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[China, South Africa] Taiwanese anti-tobacco delegates blocked from joining the 17th WCTOH due to political interference from the WHO

We, registered NGO delegates from Taiwan to the 17th WCTOH in Cape Town, South Africa, were blocked from attending the World Conference. In addition, all peer-reviewed accepted scientific posters/presentations from Taiwan were first removed, and then som
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 10, 2018 19:00
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GLANTZ: Longitudinal data confirms that e-cigarette use promotes transition from experimentation to established smoking

We got beat up by a lot of e-cigarette enthusiasts because the UCSF press release used the word “gateway,” which they said could only be demonstrated with a longitudinal study that followed kids forward in time. (The criticisms are at Youth experimentati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 10, 2018 18:57
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] ARCHIVE: TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

But by the very act of including it, the TPP parties are indicating that the "safeguards" alone would be insufficient to prevent tobacco control measures from being challenged under the settlement mechanism. Allowing governments to retain the right to reg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:40
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NOEL: Nonprofit director: Secondhand smoke hits close to home for Oklahoma blacks

More than one in five black residents allows smoking in their homes, compared with fewer than one in six white citizens...iding Right Inc., an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit that addresses health and socioeconomic disparities involving African-Americans,
The Oklahoman
added Mar 10, 2018 15:54
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[Saudi Arabia, UK] DORSEY: Smoking And Drinking: Churchill Sets An Example Today’s Western Leaders Can Learn From – Analysis

Enjoying tobacco and alcohol is certain not to have featured in Ms. May’s talks this week with Prince Mohammed. Human rights...in Yemen did. In contrast to Mr. Churchill, who, perhaps insensitively and arrogantly, refused to compromise on his principles a
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:24
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GREENHUT / WADE: Cancer society’s evolving position on vaping refreshing

The eye-opener came when the ACS “recommend[ed] that clinicians support all attempts to quit the use of combustible tobacco and work with smokers to eventually stop using any tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.” ACS appears to continue struggling wi
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Mar 9, 2018 20:21
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SWEANOR: Could Big Tobacco Play a Part in Ending The Smoking Epidemic?

anti-smoking expert David Sweanor...is inviting everyone to consider a different, and perhaps more effective approach. The below is a post by Sweanor explaining this perspective, shared by public health expert Clive Bates on his blog page.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:53
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[South Africa] ARCHIVE: SALOOJEE: Multinationals use smoke and mirrors in illicit trade

The money gave the Tobacco Institute and BAT a seat on the official Illicit Tobacco Task Team...cigarette companies have hijacked the problem of tobacco smuggling, promoting misperceptions of the size of the trade, its costs to the economy, its causes and
BusinessLive (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:10
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[UK] GLANTZ: Strong evidence for a huge gateway effect for e-cigs in Britain, even stronger than in USA

Recently researchers from England, led my Ann McNeill and including prominent e-cigarette advocates, published a well-done study showing a huge gateway effect for e-cigarettes leading to cigarette smoking among youth in Great Britain. The paper, “Associ
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:51
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[Africa, South Africa] CASTRO/DAIN: Now's the time to turn tide on avoidable diseases

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and big tobacco, big food and big soda sharper than in South Africa; then on the African continent. Let’s consider some of the facts: Nearly a quarter of males in Africa smoke.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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