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Most Providers Skip Tobacco Discussions With Teenagers

Less than a third of adolescents in a 2011 survey reported that their healthcare providers asked them about tobacco use or advised them not to use tobacco, according to an article published online August 18 in Pediatrics.
Medical Tribune
added Aug 22, 2014 12:46
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How Do You MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality (PDF)

As the tobacco industry continues to work hard to addict more people, tobacco control efforts are not keeping up. As of June 2014, no state had passed a significant tobacco tax increase and no state had passed a comprehensive, statewide smoke-free law cov
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Aug 22, 2014 11:54
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HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

Our annual report – now in its 12th year – lays out what states can do to reduce the cancer burden and gives a snapshot of how states are doing when it comes to critical cancer issues.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Aug 22, 2014 11:49
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Report Shows Majority of States Falling Short on Policies to Fight and Prevent Cancer

This year, nearly 176,000 of the estimated 585,720 cancer deaths in the United States will be caused by tobacco use and tobacco is still the number one preventable cause of death nationwide. While smoking rates among young people have fallen, the populari
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:48
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New report shows Texas is lagging in tobacco prevention, Amarillo surging ahead

The report called How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality states Texas is falling behind in tobacco prevention. It reports that Texas has had little to no tax increase in the past 6
KVII ProNews 7 (Amarillo, TX)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:03
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[New Zealand] Modelling the implications of regular increases in tobacco taxation in the tobacco endgame

Regular increases in tobacco taxation could play an important role in helping to achieve tobacco endgames. However, this modelling in New Zealand suggests that a wider range of tobacco endgame strategies will be needed to achieve a smoke-free goal of less
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2014 07:19
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[Jamaica] Ministry reports 43% drop in tobacco cultivation

GOVERNMENT appears to be winning the war against tobacco cultivation, with the Ministry of Agriculture reporting a decline in the amount of land currently under production. Chief technical director in the ministry ... preliminary figures for 2014 show a
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 21, 2014 13:03
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[Europe] Tobacco lobbying warped EU law, British scientists 'prove'

The survey, published by the British Medical Journal last week, is the first to use “quantitative text analysis” - a method which counts the evolution of vocabulary in EU legal texts - to “prove” the impact of industry efforts. Noting that “the tobacco
EUobserver.com
added Aug 20, 2014 09:37
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[Canada] Public health officials inadvertently bolstering tobacco market with crackdown on e-cigarettes, analysts say

three London-based analysts who wrote the review say they are “more bullish on global tobacco than ever,” citing a variety of factors. One is that the threat to conventional cigarettes from e-cigarettes seems to be shrinking, partly because public-health
National Post (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:52
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[Asia, India] Cigarette Sales to be Hit on Likely Government Curbs: Analyst

The Health Ministry's recommendations to curb tobacco consumption through plain packaging on cigarette packs, among other measures, if implemented will see cigarette companies like ITC's sales impacted, says brokerage firm Prabhudas Lilladher.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:26
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