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Turkey 5th in Europe in anti-smoking efforts

Luk Joossens, tobacco control advocacy officer at the European Cancer League, presented the list and a report on tobacco control activities at the event. Countries on the list are assessed for the measures they took against smoking.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:36
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SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Researchers Attack Tobacco Companies for Complying with the Law

The article and commentary criticize tobacco companies for changing their labeling of "light" and "ultra-light" cigarette brands ... unless the anti-smoking groups shift the blame over to the tobacco companies, then the fact that these groups lied to the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:34
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Announces Record Drop in Chicago Youth Smoking Rates

smoking among Chicago high school students has decreased by more than 20 percent since 2011 ... Emanuel has a long history of working to address smoking and the associated health risks, having worked on these critical issues as a U.S. Congressman and as C
City of Chicago
added Apr 16, 2014 10:49
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LETTER: Court ruling frees millions for anti-smoking program in Pennsylvania

We at the American Lung Association are thankful for the court ruling that will allow Pennsylvania to recoup nearly $120 million in contested tobacco-lawsuit settlement funds. Spent wisely, this recovered subsidy could be the aid our state so desperately
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Apr 16, 2014 09:27
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Tobacco imagery on prime time UK television

Television programming is a source of significant exposure of youth to tobacco imagery, before and after the watershed. Tobacco branding is particularly common in Coronation Street, a soap opera popular among youth audiences. More stringent controls on to
Tobacco Control
added Apr 16, 2014 09:16
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Portrayal of tobacco use in prime-time TV dramas: trends and associations with adult cigarette consumption—USA, 1955–2010

The correlation between tobacco portrayal in TV dramas and adult cigarette consumption is consistent with well-established effects of exposure to tobacco cues that create craving for cigarettes in adult smokers. Although tobacco use in TV dramas along wi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 16, 2014 09:13
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ARCHIVE: Dependence measures for non-cigarette tobacco products within the context of the global epidemic: a systematic review [FREE FULL TEXT]

For purposes of global surveillance of tobacco dependence, there is a compelling need for validated measures to apply universally across social contexts and a multitude of tobacco products. Alternatively, effective tobacco control interventions require
Tobacco Control
added Apr 15, 2014 17:48
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[Europe, USA] JARMAN: Public health and the Transatlantic trade and investment partnership

Public health advocates should be wary of TTIP... To call TTIP a ‘trade deal’ is to ignore some of its most important features with big consequences for health: regulatory convergence, measures allowing foreign investors to sue governments and strong int
European Journal of Public Health
added Apr 15, 2014 17:17
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ZELLER: Crossing the Country to Connect with the Cancer Research Community

about 10 FDA staff members and I participated in the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) ... Tobacco-related cancer researchers are key partners of FDA as we work toward our goal of ending the epidemic of tobacco use. He
FDA Blogs
added Apr 15, 2014 13:15
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Fifty Years On, Half As Many Americans Now Smoke, but… …Too Many Are Still Dying Prematurely

Experts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the report here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2014 celebrated the progress that has been made, but emphasized that much remains to be done. "Tobacco is the largest preventable ca
Medical Tribune
added Apr 14, 2014 20:10
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