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[Missouri] Effort to ban indoor smoking in St. Charles County takes another step toward

Health groups on Wednesday morning turned in petitions with about 34,000 signatures aimed at putting a strict countywide indoor smoking ban on the Nov. 6 election ballot.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
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Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Policy Dystopia Model and WHO categories of industry interference provide a helpful framework for understanding tobacco control debates in low/middle-income countries (LMICs) as in high-income countries. One difference in LMIC is the important rol
Tobacco Control
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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[Asia] ‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to industry claims, SRF was never meant to be independent or neutral. With active support from foreign cigarette manufacturers, SRF represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:14
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More Action on e-Cigarettes Needed, AACR Tells Lawmakers

American Association for Cancer Research...is pushing for faster and stronger action....persons younger than 18 years are prohibited from buying e-cigarettes, but an FDA crackdown on retailers earlier this year found multiple violations, especially in sal
Medical Tribune
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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Corporate Manipulation of Research: Strategies Are Similar across Five Industries ($$)

Using a previously developed framework, (3) we compare the strategies used by the tobacco, pharmaceutical, lead, vinyl chloride, and silicosis-generating industries (mining, foundries, sandblasting, and others) to manipulate research. Strategies included
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Jul 24, 2018 00:37
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: New bill makes it harder for smokers to choose reduced risk products

The proposed Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, currently open for public comment, seeks to limit the marketing and information that retailers can give to customers...• Warren Dreyer is the owner of JJ Cale Tobacconists.
News24 (za)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:56
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[Asia, Israel] Doctors demand Finance Minister raise tax on rolling tobacco

Doctors, nurses, sign letter demanding Finance Minister Kahlon equate taxes on rolling tobacco with those of regular cigarettes.
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[UK] Institute of Public Affairs

(IPA) is a think tank with a history of opposition to tobacco control. The Institute has also been funded by the tobacco industry, in the past as well as in the present. An internal document from British American Tobacco in 1993, for instance, notes tha
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[Australia] Gina Rinehart company revealed as $4.5m donor to climate sceptic thinktank

Billionaire’s company gave significant donations to the Institute of Public Affairs in 2016 and 2017
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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[UK] Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a quar
Retford Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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