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[Australia] VIDEO: For the next year, TV, newspapers, and the web will run massive ads from tobacco companies admitting that their products kill people, that they were engineered to be addictive, and that they covered this up

Antismoking groups abroad are paying to run these ads elsewhere; for example, the Cancer Council Western Australia is replicating the ads in Australian media. One ad reads "Smoking is highly addictive. Nicotine is the addictive drug in tobacco," the ad
Boing Boing
added Nov 26, 2017 23:18

[Europe] Shift prevention/treatment imbalance in health budgets, EU says

the Commission...cited ageing populations, obesity, alcohol and tobacco-related disease and budgetary restraints as some of the main pressures on national health care systems.
added Nov 25, 2017 04:57

[UK] Tobacco groups join forces to prop up Palmer and Harvey

comes as Palmer and Harvey battles to meet a £50 million debt repayment deadline. The group, which had revenues of £4.4 billion but made a £17.3 million loss last year, has been attempting to cut its costs to make it more attractive to possible buyers.
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:13

UN Agency Defers Action Cutting Ties to Tobacco Industry

International Labour Organization (ILO)...has postponed once again its decision on whether or not to cut ILO’s ties with the tobacco industry. The executive body’s deliberations remained deadlocked at a meeting in early November resulting in a second pos
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:28

China's Deep Ties to Zimbabwe Could Grow After Mugabe Era

Chinese tobacco company Tianze, meanwhile, has given interest-free loans and training to farmers, many of whom work on land seized from white farmers, to help beef up production and help fill cigarette demand back home.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2017 14:23

[Europe, UK] Sarah Jakes keynote speech at the E-Cig Summit 2017

Just a month before that first summit vapers had succeeded in overturning the impending regulation and they did it simply with their stories. Thousands of people wrote to their representatives in the EU parliament and told them about their switch from sm
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:37

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Lee Bee Wah: Fearless in not taking 'no' for an answer

She decided that if the NEA was not going to do it, she would do it herself. She raised money from business owners and other Nee Soon supporters who shared her vision - and they have rolled out 42 designated smoking points. They are aiming for 50 of the
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 19, 2017 00:46

Obamacare May Have Helped More Americans Quit Smoking

States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a greater increase in low-income adults who quit smoking than did states that did not expand Medicaid, a new study found. Under the health care act, states that expanded Medicaid had to offe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2017 23:06

3 benefits of tobacco-free policies at colleges and universities

Besides helping to reduce smoking rates, smoke- and tobacco-free policies also change attitudes toward tobacco use, eliminate secondhand smoke exposure and make it easier for smokers to quit. Working to prevent tobacco use among college students is espec
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:21

VOLPP/SAULSGIVER: How Can We Help People Quit Smoking? Pay Them.

While awareness and public education campaigns are well-intended, providing information alone isn’t enough to help smokers change their behavior. Campaigns should use additional tactics...introduce smokers to evidence-based approaches and groups that help
Fortune Magazine
added Nov 17, 2017 15:22
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