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[India] How tobacco victims are downing the shutters of the industry that sold them cancer

The Voice of Tobacco Victims (VOTV) has been a game-changer in pushing for a ban on chewable tobacco products. On 31 May 2008, a small group of 10 cancer patients met with oncologists and cancer researchers at Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital and said, “T
Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazine (MoneyWise) (in)
added Nov 8, 2012 11:41

[Europe] STOTESBURY: Smokeless tobacco: EU dogma or dialogue?

The emergence of smokeless tobacco in Sweden and now Norway should make the European Commission think twice about its decision to impose a ban, writes Steve Stotesbury.
added Oct 26, 2012 16:08

[Europe] MEPs look for smoking gun after Dalli resignation

Lawmakers in the European Parliament called yesterday (23 October) for the tobacco directive update to be published before the end of this year, amid requests for clarity surrounding the resignation of John Dalli as EU health commissioner last week.
added Oct 25, 2012 07:36

'Man without a Face' warns Central Louisiana students about dangers of tobacco use

Rick Bender, who lost most of his jaw to cancer, told children attending the Youth Summit on Tobacco Prevention and Control Tuesday that he used chewing tobacco because he thought it was a safe alternative to smoking.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Oct 25, 2012 06:14

[Europe, Sweden, UK] What's all the snus about? Swedish MEP dealing snuff in Brussels

As part of his campaign to make the sale of snus legalised, the fresh-faced Swedish MEP stocks up on a supply of the moist, brown powder every time he flies home to bring back with him to the Belgian capital. Once he's landed, word quickly spreads among
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 23, 2012 09:10

[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU freezes tobacco law after lobbying scandal

The European Commission has frozen work on its new anti-tobacco law, despite warnings it is falling into a tobacco industry trap. Spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde-Hansen said on Wednesday (17 October) that internal talks on the law - "inter-service consultatio
added Oct 18, 2012 03:56

[Europe, Malta, Sweden] EU health commissioner resigns in 'snus' fraud probe

The European Commission said the health and consumer policy commissioner from Malta left "with immediate effect" after informing Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso "of his decision following an investigation by OLAF, the EU's anti-fraud office, int
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 16, 2012 16:37

[India] After gutkha, tobacco on govt radar

“The gutkha ban has failed to serve its purpose. Until we also ban chewing tobacco, people will continue to get round the ban. We’re consulting our legal department to find out how can go about it (banning chewing tobacco),” a top government source said
Hindustan Times (in)
added Oct 4, 2012 08:28

RODU: Louisville professor: Smoke-free option is one Oklahoma should consider to reduce tobacco harm

A quit-smoking strategy with “the potential to save millions of lives” will be the subject of an Oklahoma legislative hearing Wednesday. . . . Quit tobacco or die, the simplistic position of prohibitionists, contributes to the horrible death toll among
The Oklahoman
added Sep 29, 2012 14:50

[India] Toons wean them off tobacco addiction

The fisherwomen are addicted to rubbing crude forms of tobacco like mashri or burnt tobacco leaves on their teeth. Doctors and social workers from Tata Memorial Hospital are trying hard to convince these women and their families to give up on smokeless f
DNA India (in)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:51
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