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[Asia, India] SRIVASTAVA: Youth is the cornerstone for tobacco control activities

The ‘International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco’, ... The ‘International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco’,
Asian Tribune
added Sep 22, 2013 06:42

[Africa, South Africa] SA smoking study reveals shocking details

South African researchers have uncovered shocking details of how smoking kills South Africans ... by adding a simple yes/no question regarding smoking history to routine death certification, researchers had gained access to over 480 000 death records betw
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 19, 2013 09:44

E-Smoking Among Teenagers

The Food and Drug Administration has expressed “great concern” .... new rules ought to ban sales or marketing of electronic cigarettes to those under 18 and outlaw flavorings clearly designed to entice children.
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2013 23:32

[USA] E-cigarette market lights up in the US

Anti-smoking organisations in the US are watching the spread of e-cigarettes warily, cautioning smokers against placing too much faith in them as a safe alternative to regular cigarettes.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:25

Young Smokers Turn to Flavored Cigars

With a 2009 federal law prohibiting flavors in cigarettes but not cigars, young smokers have increasingly turned to flavored cigars, the Associated Press reports Rather than ban flavors in cigars in 2009, Congress delegated regulatory authority to the Fo
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 20, 2013 14:36

[Malaysia] Alarm As 'Shisha' Smoking Takes Urban Tanzania By Storm

- A new 'fashionable' trend of Shisha smoking among the youth especially young girls in the Tanzanian capital city Dar es Salaam is proving to be a concern. The Head of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Unit in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfa
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 1, 2013 14:33


New entertainment integrations and social media initiatives move the “ugly truth” campaign into a new phase this month, further seeding important tobacco-related facts and messages with teens and young adults. The latest advertising campaign from truth –
PR Newswire
added Jun 27, 2013 14:31

[Massachusetts] Mass. high court partially overturns landmark tobacco case award

The Supreme Judicial Court upheld the award of compensatory damages to the woman’s son and her estate, but struck down the award of punitive damages. “We affirm the judgment only in part,” the court said in a unanimous 82-page opinion written by Justic
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 11, 2013 11:47

Republic of Congo passes anti-smoking law

Minister of Health Francois Ibovi said Friday the law prohibits the consumption, purchase and possession of tobacco for minors, pregnant women and the mentally ill, with fines for those selling to that population starting at nearly $400. It also prohibit
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2013 09:54

Really Philip Morris? You don’t market to kids?

CEO Louis Camilleri answered a question from a youth tobacco control advocate by denying that the company markets to kids, saying “That’s just not true. It’s a fable.” Sorry Mr. Camilleri, we can’t keep quiet on this one. Here are just a few recent exam
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 15, 2013 19:49
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