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[UK] RSPH deeply concerned by brutal cuts to public health budgets

Short-sighted cuts to sexual health, drug misuse and stop smoking services are a false economy – saving money in the short term but costing far more over coming decades, while jeopardising precious gains we have made to cut the number of smokers and effor
Royal Society for Public Health (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:31
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[Africa, Mid-east] Factors influencing the tobacco control policy process in Egypt and Iran: a scoping review

This study addresses a gap in knowledge concerning tobacco control in the Middle East and has identified multiple factors which are potentially slowing the process of enforcing policy to address tobacco consumption. Iran is the regional leader for tobacc
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:06
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt, Iran, Mid-east] Tackling tobacco consumption in the Middle East

Christina Banks, author of a research paper published today in Global Health Research and Policy, looks at Egypt and Iran, two countries with vastly differing progress on tobacco consumption and highlights the need for comparing and sharing knowledge and
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:04
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Tobacco: a deadly business – about this series

This series is focused on the damage caused by the tobacco industry... This content is funded by support provided, in part, by Vital Strategies with funding by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Content is editorially independent and its purpose is to shine a lig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:40
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[UK] How big tobacco has survived death and taxes

Between them in 2016, they shipped 2.27tn cigarettes, more than 300 for every man, woman and child on the planet, racking up combined sales of $150bn (£115bn). Their combined profits reached $35bn (£27bn), allowing investors in those companies to receive
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:34
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Sampoerna Inaugurates Solar Power Generation System in Karawang and Surabaya

Following the steps of its parent company Phillip Morris International (PMI), who are ranked among the top fast-moving consumer goods companies in terms of its environmental footprint, PT HM Sampoerna Tbk. (Sampoerna) have made great progress in contribu
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:43
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[Asia, India] Health department wants tobacco firm to build government hospitals

BENGALURU: A recent move by the Karnataka health and family welfare department exploring a partnership with a tobacco major to build super specialty government hospitals has sparked a controversy, with public health activists terming it a case of conflict
Times of India
added Jul 11, 2017 21:56
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Sarah Silverman A Match For ‘Battle Of The Sexes’

is set to play Gladys Heldman. She was the founder of World Tennis magazine; she supported Billie Jean King and other female players who formed the Virginia Slims Tour in the early 1970s that was the precursor of today’s WTA Tour. She is a member of the I
Deadline Hollywood
added Jul 11, 2017 18:44
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[New York] ARCHIVE: HERBERT: In America; 'If I Had Known'

Sackman was 17...this afternoon at Madison Square Garden we have the finals of the Virginia Slims tennis championships, and the continuing irony of exceptionally vital and very young women being used to promote cigarettes, a product that destroys life.
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:11
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ARCHIVE: LETTER: KING: Women Tennis Pros Are Not 'Being Used' to Promote Smoking

Women in the professional tennis community are proud of our relationship with an enlightened company like Philip Morris and the people associated with Virginia Slims. I feel I can speak for women in professional tennis when I say Mr. Herbert has done us
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 18:08
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