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Smokers in Turkey to not receive free cancer medicine

Turkey’s social security body will not fund cancer treatment medicines for patients diagnosed with lung cancer who have ever had a smoking habit, according to a new regulation that went into effect on Feb. 3. The Social Security Institution’s (SGK) new
Hurriyet (tr)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:48

[Pakistan] Minister earns ire by attending tobacco industry event

Minister of State Tariq Fazal Chaudhry invited criticism by gracing a tree plantation event in the city on Monday. Since his ministry is devoted to make Islamabad smoke-free, some environment enthusiasts took offence to his presence at the event where th
added Feb 16, 2016 13:32

Smoking during pregnancy

Here are the top things you need to know about smoking during pregnancy: Smoking during pregnancy can cause problems for your baby, like premature birth. If you’re pregnant, don’t smoke and stay away from secondhand and thirdhand smoke. If you need he
March of Dimes
added Feb 10, 2016 18:13

[UK] Civil servants wined and dined by bankers and tobacco giants: Hospitality rules even softer than in Brussels!

The report revealed that officials from HM Revenue & Customs were entertained by firms including Unilever, Sky and Imperial Tobacco – raising further questions about the taxman’s closeness to big business.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 13:06

What actors are actually smoking and snorting in movies / If you're Liam Neeson, chamomile tea.

“You used to be able to call up a company and say, ‘I’m doing a movie and need cigarettes,’ and they would send you a case,” Butcher recalled. “For the movie Mystery Train, I remember getting a giant case of Silk Cut cigarettes and we all smoked them.”
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:31

[Maryland] Tobacco settlement aids cancer research, diagnosis and treatment

Cullen is working with state programs to fund cancer research. Much of this funding comes from the Master Settlement Agreement of 1998, which allocated restitution money paid by the tobacco companies across 46 states in an effort to combat tobacco-relate
Baltimore (MD) Post-Examiner
added Jan 6, 2016 16:43

[Asia, China] Anti-smoking activists call for ban on tobacco charity donations

Chinese anti-smoking campaigners want a ban on charity donations or activities sponsored by tobacco companies in a draft charity law. Members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the body that runs the legislature between full m
Global Times (cn)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:25

BLOOMBERG: Australia's Legal Victory on Plain Cigarette Packaging Law

Australia’s legal victory over the tobacco industry on plain packaging will save many lives, especially by helping young people who are susceptible to advertising...Bloomberg Philanthropies is committed to helping more of those countries fight back throu
added Dec 23, 2015 20:38

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Shifting priorities / Redirect settlement dollars to stop hike in smoking

The tobacco industry will spend nearly $50 dollars to promote its products for every $1 Indiana spends on prevention and cessation. That’s an imbalance that will send Hoosiers’ long-term costs on smoking-related health care ever higher.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Dec 22, 2015 14:58

The revision of the 2014 European tobacco products directive: an analysis of the tobacco industry's attempts to ‘break the health silo’ [FREE FULL TEXT]

Article 5.3 was not consistently applied by non-health Directorates of the European Commission, while the tools of the Smart Regulation appear to have facilitated TTC access...PMI's third party coalition partners, were actively involved in lobbying the Co
Tobacco Control
added Dec 18, 2015 17:06
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