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[Asia, Sri Lanka] PALIPANE: ‘Let’s combat tobacco smoking’

This article is a tribute to the President of Sri Lanka who valiantly carries out an effective campaign against tobacco smoking.... As an Occupational Physician I wish to draw the attention of employers as well as workers to combat collectively against s
The Island (lk)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:46

WADE: California needs to think twice about banning flavored e-cigarettes

If reducing the health risks associated with cigarettes is a top priority for California, making e-cigarettes available in a variety of flavors to encourage people to switch to these vastly safer products should also be top priority.
The Hill
added Jun 2, 2017 21:44

[Missouri] CARTER: There was a snus convention in St. Louis!

History is replete with small events involving just a few people getting together and triggering massive changes in culture and politics. Something is brewing, something big, among the lovers of the most popular low-risk tobacco product. Mark well this pa
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:05

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Cheaper cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco slows smoking’s downward spiral

the first time in two decades that a statistically significant fall was not recorded. There are several factors likely to be responsible for the previously brake-less downward slide in smoking. Long-time campaigners Mike Daube and Todd Harper have set o
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:28

[UK] TINDALL/BOWMAN: Following the decision by a group of investors to quit the tobacco industry, should others follow suit?

Q: Following the decision by a group of investors to quit the tobacco industry, should others follow suit? YES – Adam Tindall, chief executive of AMP Capital / NO – Sam Bowman, executive director of the Adam Smith Institute.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 2, 2017 16:59

MARQUEZ: World No Tobacco Day 2017: Why Does It Matter?

those of us working at the World Bank Group should also reaffirm our commitment to “walking the walk and not only the talk” to help countries control the development threat posed by tobacco use... To advance the tobacco control agenda into the future, we
World Bank blogs
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Montana] KINGFISHER: Tobacco industry threatens sustainable development

Local activities in Missoula will include an End of Year BBQ scheduled for Friday, June 2, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., at McCormick Park in collaboration with Missoula County Public Schools Indian Education for All Department and Missoula Urban Indian Healt
The Missoulian
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29

[Asia, India] KATDARE: Why Tobacco Is Never Safe—Not Even In An E-Cigarette Or Hookah

E-cigarettes are known to contain particulate matter (in addition to tobacco), which is implicated in causing asthma, coronary artery disease along with lung cancer. They come in interesting flavours to entice young people. In kids consuming these can le
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:47
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[Africa, Nigeria] AGWU/SUCCESS: Tobacco: Whiff of death on a stick

The delay in the implementation of this law is still exposing our youths to the dangers of tobacco use as the manufacturers and importers freely flood the country with their products without restriction or control by the government. The world celebrated
Daily Sun (ng)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:30

[Australia] BATH: Government's stance on e-cigarettes 'doesn't make sense'

Millions of Australians are missing out on what could be a lifesaving technology, while the rest of the planet struggle to understand the Australian Government’s unique stance against e-cigarettes. There are over 2.6 million smokers in Australia, and st
Tamworth (NSW) Northern Daily Leader (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:04
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