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Factors Associated with Exposure to Passive Smoking among 12-18 year-old Students in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece [FREE FULL TEXT]

Passive-smoking exposure is prevalent among the student population in Greece, despite the New Anti-Smoking Legislation that came into effect in July 2009. Our findings indicate that enforcement of the law and additional public health initiatives must be
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Nov 28, 2015 21:46
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Refuting tobacco-industry funded research: empirical data shows decline in smoking prevalence following introduction of plain packaging in Australia [FREE FULL TEXT]

A significant decline in smoking prevalence in Australia followed introduction of plain packaging after adjustment for the impact of other tobacco control measures. This conclusion is in marked contrast to that from the industry-funded analysis.
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Nov 28, 2015 21:33

[Canada] The ‘common knowledge’ of Quebecers: quantifying the evidence of historians testifying for defendant tobacco companies

even by the tobacco industry's own construct, the information environment surrounding Quebec smokers in the middle 20th century included more prosmoking messages than information about the risks of smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2015 16:10

[Asia, India] A Manifesto on How to Control Tobacco Use

Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) released a manifesto... “Two videos of young children smoking has brought to light the way the tobacco industry runs. So we decided to bring a charter in the wake of the coming elections,” said S Cyri
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:57

[Australia] The National Tobacco Strategy (NTS) 2012-2018 has been developed by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs Standing Committee on Tobacco as a sub-strategy under the National Drug Strategy 2010-2015. National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018 (PDF 491 KB)

Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23
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[Florida] Pasco teen leads statewide crusade against tobacco

A Pasco County high school student has been named vice chair of a statewide SWAT team. But instead of tackling crime, MyKenzie Robertson’s SWAT team is intent on wiping out smoking. As the recently named vice chair of the Youth Advocacy Board of Students
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 27, 2015 15:42

[Asia] Daesh in new anti-smoking campaign in Syria

many residents smoke in private homes, paying astronomical sums of money to smuggle cigarettes...has ordered an anti-smoking campaign on the billboards of al-Raqqa and in their online propaganda—testimony, if anything, t
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:20

[Canada] Passage of An Act to bolster tobacco control in Quebec - A major gain in the fight against cancer

The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) – Quebec Division welcomes the passage of An Act to bolster tobacco control... "The industry knows it well: flavoured products are a foot in the door to tobacco addiction. The same applies to the slender packaging of supe
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:00

[Africa, Nigeria] Eight million risk dying of tobacco use by 2030

the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said that if measures are not urgently put in place to halt the rate of tobacco smoking, about eight million people are estimated to be at risk of loosing their lives by the year 2030. CISLAC, th
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 27, 2015 09:57

[Asia] Conflicts of interest in tobacco control in India: an exploratory study

Conflicts of interest are rampant in India and operate in many different ways. These conflicts can lead to negative consequences for tobacco control with far-reaching effects. Varied strategies using legal, administrative and legislative tools need to be
Tobacco Control
added Nov 27, 2015 09:33
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