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[Asia] A neglected opportunity for China’s tobacco control? Shift in smoking behavior during and after wives’ pregnancy

Pregnancy offers an opportunity to decrease smoking amongst Chinese males. Intervention programs involving expectant fathers may be effective to further reduce prevalence of smoking among men in China.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:20
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Tobacco use patterns, knowledge, attitudes towards tobacco and availability of tobacco control training among school personnel from a rural area in Poland [FREE FULL TEXT]

there is an urgent need for taking actions aiming at increasing effectiveness of enforcing applicable tobacco control regulations in educational units. The necessity for systematic training dedicated to the youth to prevent their tobacco use, including ac
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 27, 2017 10:17
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The flip side of Natural American Spirit: corporate social responsibility advertising [FREE FULL TEXT]

whether exposure to the ‘Respect for Earth’ campaign exacerbates consumer misperceptions of reduced harm that several studies have demonstrated for Natural American Spirit...Marlboro’s ‘Stand for a Million’ sweepstakes encouraged consumers to enroll by us
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2017 18:27
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Global sale of tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems in community pharmacies

Seven countries (11.7%) reported that tobacco products were sold in community pharmacies, and 11 countries (18.3%) reported that ENDS were sold...there are few countries that allow the sale of tobacco products and ENDS in community pharmacies, with ENDS b
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2017 18:25
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[Asia-pacific, Papua New Guinea] Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law in PNG

The most anticipated Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law ...Smoking has devastated families especially young people in a big way so the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has resolved to passed the Act convincingly in Otober, 2016, according to the N
PNG facts
added Feb 25, 2017 18:05
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Indonesian students fight back against tobacco industry with #TolakJadiTarget (Refuse To Be a Target) campaign

child advocacy NGO Lentera Anak. According to Lentera, the way that cigarette manufacturers are marketing to children is by specifically buying advertising around schools. They recently did a study of 90 schools around Indonesia and found that cigarette a
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:49
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Students participate in anti-tobacco forum

Scores of high-school students participated in the Jamaica Cancer Society’s seventh annual Anti-Tobacco Youth Forum, held on February 23 under the theme: Mek Wi Talk Round 2. The forum, held at the Courtleigh Auditorium in Kingston, formed part of the So
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:46
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Seizing the opportunity: the future of tobacco control in Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to significantly reducing this unacceptable burden. In partnership with all Canadians, we will take action to drive down tobacco use in Canada to less than 5% by the year 2035. Deaths, illnesses and costs from toba
Canada.ca (ca)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:30
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[Africa] BAT Uganda profits drop by 65 percent

BATU is also faced with the challenge of complying with the Tobacco Control Act 2015 that came into force in May 2016.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:07
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[Africa, Kenya] Government wins Tobacco War in Protecting Public Health

The Court of Appeal yesterday ruled that the Ministry of Health has an obligation in safeguarding the health interests of Kenya by implementing regulations under the Tobacco Control Act. The regulations which come into effect with immediate effect follow
Office of the Attorney General and State Department (ke)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:06
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