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Vietnam wins int’l award on tobacco control

The Health Ministry of Vietnam has won an award of the Bloomberg Philanthropies for its efforts in monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies. The ministry is among six winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global Tobacco Control, which w
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:10
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[Asia-pacific] US charity hails Vietnam for trying to stub out tobacco use

Vietnam’s health ministry received global recognition on Wednesday for its efforts to end the use of tobacco, which is killing millions of people worldwide every year. The ministry was among six winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global
VnExpress.net
added Mar 8, 2018 15:08
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Smoking Bans May Not Rid Casinos of Smoke

Toxic residue from smoking remains on surfaces inside a casino for months after smoking has been banned there, a new study has found. "Casinos are unusual environments because of the amount of smoking that takes place 24/7 over long periods of time," sai
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 6, 2018 15:09
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GREENHUT: Are Health Advocates Finally Wising Up About the Nature of Risk?

I'm not about to start smoking cigarettes. But those who do smoke need fewer bans and less hectoring—and more access to products such as e-cigarettes that might save their lives.
Reason Magazine
added Mar 3, 2018 18:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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[California] Change is NOT as bad as it first appears as most people underestimate their ability to cope, confirm scientists

It has also been shown that public opinion softens after change has occurred... The research was based on public acceptance of three separate events. One was a ban on single-use plastic water bottles in San Francisco, a smoking ban in Ontario, and accep
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Luczon: Burning questions in tobacco control

despite all this, its implementation remains a challenge. Even the owner of that store in Cogon still sells cigarette sticks and even in cases. This is a reality that is still lamented by the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines, A
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:59
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[Canada] Does taxing tobacco motivate smokers to butt out?

The Canadian Cancer Society thinks it does, and applauds the tobacco increase announced in Tuesday’s federal budget. The tax for a carton of cigarettes increased by $1 – in addition to a $1.29 inflation tax adjustment for a carton of 200 cigarettes — f
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:17
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LUNG FORCE: State of Lung Cancer: Key Findings

The report also serves as both a guidepost and rallying call, providing policymakers, researchers, healthcare practitioners, as well as patients, caregivers and others committed to ending lung cancer with a one-stop resource for identifying where their s
American Lung Association
added Feb 28, 2018 17:09
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Evaluating State-Level Differences in E-cigarette and Cigarette Use Among Adults in the United States Between 2012 and 2014: Findings From the National Adult Tobacco Survey

e-cigarette use was highest in Oklahoma (10.3%) and lowest in Delaware (2.7%)...Enforcing existing tobacco control measures likely interacts with e-cigarette use despite being cigarette-focused. Continuing to monitor e-cigarette use is critical to establi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:13
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