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GLANTZ: Calif Health Watchdog Finds High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals in the Majority of Nearly 100 E-cigarettes Tested

They have also filed a notice to sue the e-cigarette companies under California Proposition 65. Filing that action gives California Attorney General Kamala Harris (who is running for US Senate) 60 days to take up the case on behalf of the people of Cali
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:35

Kerala: India’s first tobacco ad-free state

The first step was successfully abolishing tobacco advertisements at the points-of-sale – an effective and easy option used to create a sustained reminder about these dangerously addictive products. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2009-10,
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 4, 2015 11:05

a changing Legacy A MESSAGE FROM LEGACY:

In September we will officially become Truth Initiative, and you will know us for Inspiring Tobacco-Free Lives. Our organization will always be the legacy of the states and territories that waged a bold and historic battle with Big Tobacco. It is our na
American Legacy Foundation
added Sep 3, 2015 20:42

Miley Cyrus-Hosted VMAs Criticized for Glorifying Marijuana

An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV's parent company about the program's multiple references to marijuana and said it sent the wrong message to young viewers. Show host Miley Cyrus was
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2015 20:30

[California] EDITORIAL: Making the most of a cigarette tax hike

A well-crafted cigarette tax is a thing of beauty. Not only does it raise revenue, but it helps reduce smoking rates and deters teenagers from developing a cigarette habit, preventing many premature deaths. California, whose cigarette taxes are in the bo
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 3, 2015 11:46
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[Asia] Prevention and management of lung cancer in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

a comprehensive, multidisciplinary process is needed among departments of respiratory diseases, thoracic surgery, medical imaging, pathology, etc, to follow individuals who have abnormal LDCT results. After a step-by-step expansion, most patients with lu
added Sep 3, 2015 11:32

[Asia] Implementation of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in China: An arduous and long-term task [FREE FULL TEXT]

Because tobacco permeates the fabric of society, business, commerce, and politics in China, commitments and actions from the government are crucial, and implementing the WHO FCTC in China will be an arduous and long-term task. C
added Sep 3, 2015 11:02

[Asia] TOC: Special Issue: Lung Cancer in China

China has increasingly borne more and more of the burden of the lung cancer epidemic, with lung cancer mortality rates increasing significantly between 1990 and 2010. This Special Issue of Cancer was undertaken to examine the state of the art in lung canc
added Sep 3, 2015 10:50
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[Asia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco and China: The worst is yet to come [FREE FULL TEXT]

Together, these articles paint a grim picture of the future of tobacco-related cancers in China unless immediate, comprehensive measures are implemented within the country to significantly reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke. This is not a
added Sep 3, 2015 10:49

[Asia] India may be grilled at WHO meet on failure to implement larger pictorial warnings on tobacco packs

India may have to face tough questions on tobacco control at the upcoming south-east Asia regional committee meeting of the World Health Organization next week. Assessment of tobacco control measures taken by various countries in the region is among the
Times of India
added Sep 2, 2015 20:34
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