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[Africa, Nigeria] Signing of Tobacco Bill Will Be Lasting Health Legacy, Groups Tell Jonathan

A coalition of civil society groups have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to sign the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) passed by the Senate and House of Representatives recently as a parting gift to Nigerians.
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added May 26, 2015 08:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] Experts Call For Stringent Measures Against Tobacco Smoking

Experts on Monday called for controlled measures against tobacco and smoking to reduce the severe negative implications to health. The experts spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos ahead of the 2015 World No Tobacco Day om May 31.
Leadership (ng)
added May 25, 2015 22:45
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[Canada] This is the template of the letters sent to attorneys general and ministers of health in the provinces. (PDF)

Research now shows that when smokers become aware of the industry’s ugly behaviour, smoking cessation attempts increase. And when this occurs, illness is prevented and lives are saved. But if Canadians are totally unaware of the predatory practices behind
Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud [ Campagne pour obtenir justice face à la fraude du tabac] (ca)
added May 25, 2015 16:27
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[Russia, UAE: Abu Dhabi, Uae: Dubai] GREENFIELD: Bloomberg Takes Tobacco Ban to Dictatorships

UAE, an actual tyranny, meeting with “leaders” to promote a tobacco ban....Dubai is built on slave labor. Bloomberg visited a place described as a 21st century slave state to warn about the dangers of smoking. Here’s what is really hazardous in the UAE…
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added May 24, 2015 20:59
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[Virginia] No easy solutions for illicit tobacco trade

Chaloupka... spoke last week at the annual meeting of the Tobacco Merchants Association in Williamsburg, a gathering of industry representatives and some public health advocates .... ...“If you can get low-tax states to bring their taxes up to some minimu
Richmond.com
added May 24, 2015 18:04
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Forum editorial: Minnesota tobacco use down

work of ClearWay Minnesota in conjunction with other tobacco cessation efforts has had remarkable results in reducing smoking rates among all age groups in Minnesota. It’s a record worthy of high praise. It’s unambiguous evidence that focused, science-bas
Fargo (ND) InForum
added May 24, 2015 10:47
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One little letter 1 [R] will save a million lives. (PDF)

Since MPAA-member studios learned that smoking on screen recruits kids to smoke, in December 2003,they have released more than 360 films rated G, PG and PG-13 featuring nearly 9,300 tobacco incidents. Overall, the major studios have delivered 175 billio
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added May 23, 2015 16:36
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GLANTZ: New Smoke Free Movies ad lists the number of kids each movie company delivers to Big Tobacco

Are the studios in the movie or the tobacco advertising business? The ad is also at http://smokefreemovies.ucsf.edu/sfm-ads/ad-105 It appears in The Hollywood Reporter on May 26 and Variety on May 27, 2015.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 23, 2015 16:26
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GLANTZ: On screen, smoking is 99.93% healthy

Four thousand different characters have smoked in 1,100 top-grossing movies since 2002. If only three of these film characters were diagnosed with lung cancer or heart failure, that’s a (potential) on-screen mortality rate of 0.07 percent (less than one-
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 23, 2015 16:24
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Portrayal of tobacco in Mongolian language YouTube videos: policy gaps

Given the popularity of Mongolian YouTube videos that promote smoking, policy changes are urgently required to control this medium, and more effectively protect youth and young adults from insidious tobacco marketing.
Tobacco Control
added May 23, 2015 14:32
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