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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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GLANTZ: UNICEF “Muted” on Tobacco Control for Children After Partnerships with Tobacco Industry Organizations

The tobacco industry manipulated the renowned children’s rights agency UNICEF for more than a dozen years, from 2003 until at least 2016, during which time UNICEF’s focus on children’s rights to a tobacco-free life was reduced, according to previously se
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:57
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GLANTZ: Even more evidence for a gateway effect for e-cigs to cigarette smoking, this time from Germany

There are now so many of these gateway studies that I have lost count. The amazing thing is the consistency of findings. All show a gateway effect for e-cigarettes with the odds of subsequent smoking increased by a factor of 2-3, except for England, wh
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:56
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[Asia, India] PRASAD: Scary, yet banal

Contrary to tobacco companies’ claims, there is now empirical evidence that large, graphic pictorial warnings on tobacco products have a telling effect on consumer behaviour. From 38% in 2009-10, the proportion of cigarette smokers in India who thought of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:39
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[Wisconsin] Bill Berry: Welcome to the United States of Addiction

My grandpa smoked Pall Mall cigarettes until the day he died of lung cancer. All the while, the tobacco industry told him cigarettes weren’t harmful... Addiction is big business
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Apr 30, 2018 18:31
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds Tobacco continues to be sole funder of Prop E, the company’s effort to repeal San Francisco’s prohibition on selling flavored tobacco products

The latest campaign finance statements are out and RJ Reynolds continues to be the sole financer of “No on E”, the referendum campaign to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on the sale of flavored tobacco products, with $9,041,824. They are saturating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:51
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[Asia, Pakistan] HALL: Enhancing the tobacco industry’s revenue base

The Network for Consumer Protection (TNCP) report, 2017, informs that Pakistan has one of the highest prevalence of tobacco use in the world. This is alarming while it is equally distressing that the already weak tax levying and collection system of Paki
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:19
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KAUFMAN: Despite Headwinds, Big Tobacco Stocks May Continue To Be A Good Investment

was last week's earning announcement enough to send Philip Morris stock down more than 16% and Altria stock down 8%? More importantly, are they good entry points to buy, and which company is a better buy?
Forbes
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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GLANTZ: When assessing models that estimate the effects of e-cigarettes, the devil is in the details

The thing that makes the big difference is the assumptions that the different modelers make about the behavioral and health effects of e-cigarettes. Despite saying that they are using “conservative” assumptions about e-cigarettes Warner and Mendez model
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:57
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are a gateway to marijuana, too

they find that any e-cigarette use at baseline about doubles the odds of using marijuana a year later. The effects of smoking cigarettes at baseline is an independent effect with about the same magnitude. The impact on younger kids was bigger.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:53
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