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Alarm over Cameroon child smokers

Forty-four per cent of pupils in Cameroonian schools have already had their first contact with tobacco and the gory statistic could get worse, an anti-tobacco organisation has warned. The Cameroon Coalition Against Tobacco further states that 15 per cen
Africa Review (ke)
added Feb 14, 2013 16:49
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Where There's Smoke There's Worse Asthma

The researchers used data from 2,250 kids and teens, aged 4 to 19, who had asthma during the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys in 1988-1994, 1999-2004 and 2005-2010. The researchers measured the levels of cotinine - the chemical that nic
DailyRx
added Feb 11, 2013 20:12
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Money at the Root of Nation's Tobacco Problem

annual "State of Tobacco Control" report reveals a tragic money trail leading to tobacco-caused death and disease that shows federal and state governments are largely failing to combat tobacco industry tactics, while diverting or misusing life-saving tob
American Lung Association
added Jan 16, 2013 07:22
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FDA allocates $188m in anti-tobacco work to firms ($$)

PR Week US
added Dec 3, 2012 09:36
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Current Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Women of Reproductive Age — 14 Countries, 2008–2010

To examine current tobacco use and SHS exposure in women aged 15–49 years, data were analyzed from the 2008–2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) from 14 low- and middle-income countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Philippines, Pol
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:58
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[Canada] Day 64: Marketing and Controversy

witness was Peter J. Hoult, who is both a former president of RJR-Macdonald (now JTI-Macdonald) and a former senior marketing executive with other branches of the now-reformulated Reynolds tobacco empire. His testimony was a whirl-wind tour of major theme
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 2, 2012 12:13
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[Indiana] FELDMAN: Encouraging new, 'fun' ways to smoke

Currently, legislation has been introduced in Congress that would diminish the FDA's authority over some of these alternative tobacco products. If enacted, this legislation would only serve to facilitate the tobacco industry's efforts to maintain adult n
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Sep 22, 2012 07:01
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A cross-sectional analysis of how young adults perceive tobacco brands: implications for FCTC signatories

Given this evidence, signatories should see plain packaging policies as a priority consistent with their FCTC obligations to eliminate all tobacco advertising and promotion.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 18, 2012 01:12
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[New York] LETTER: We need to stop big tobacco from targeting Staten Island's youth

United Activities Unlimited is an agency dedicated to helping Staten Island youth grow responsible. UAU is joining with other youth-serving organizations to put an end to this deadly epidemic.
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Sep 16, 2012 22:18
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[Rhode Island] Providence takes on big tobacco in federal court over ordinances to curb tobacco sales to teens

City leaders in January passed ordinances prohibiting stores from selling discounted tobacco and non-cigarette fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco products, such as cigars and cigarillos. The National Association of Tobacco Outlets and tobacco companies su
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Aug 24, 2012 01:44
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