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[UK-Scotland] How Edinburgh University doctor Judith Mackay took on the tobacco industry in Asia

Now, for the first time the Hong Kong-based campaigner has revealed the full extent of the threats she faced in her career, during which she was branded as the most dangerous woman in the world by the international tobacco industry. She told the Sunday
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:14
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[UK] Call for Government to publish tobacco plan

Calls from a group of MPs for the Government to publish its promised new Tobacco Control Plan without further delay have been welcomed by campaign group Fresh. The Government committed to a new plan after the previous one expired in December 2015 and to p
North Tyneside Today (News Guardian) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:08
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco firms told to go all-out in campaign against underage smoking

“If tobacco companies truly want to keep cigarettes out of our children’s hands, they needs to stop advertising near schools and targeting Indonesian children with advertisements that promote tobacco use,” Lentera Anak Foundation chair Lisda Sundari said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:07
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Michael Bloomberg may be Big Tobacco’s biggest enemy

To date, the group has worked with 59 countries with a population of nearly 3.5 billion people to introduce tobacco-control laws and policies and with 36 countries to help them create systems to monitor tobacco use and policy implementation. In India, fo
Washington Post
added Dec 5, 2016 16:06
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Michael R. Bloomberg Commits $360 Million to Reduce Tobacco Use – Raising Total Giving on Tobacco Control Efforts to Nearly $1 Billion

The additional funds will enable tobacco control advocates and public health officials to expand and accelerate effective MPOWER policy strategies to Monitor tobacco use, Protect the public with smoke-free laws, Offer help to quit smoking, Warn about the
Bloomberg Philanthropies
added Dec 5, 2016 16:02
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Bloomberg Expands Effort to Curb Tobacco Use World-wide

is committing $360 million to be used between 2017 and 2022 to help raise tobacco taxes, implement smoke-free laws and pursue other strategies to curb tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries, according to Bloomberg Philanthropies, the philanthropi
Dow Jones News Service
added Dec 5, 2016 16:00
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[UK-Scotland] EDITORIAL: Help and punishment on road to smoke-free nation

A ban in public spaces on its own can also never really tackle the fundamental problem with smoking, which is one of addiction, so before we chase smokers out of every public, and private, space, we need to offer them more help to give up or move to safe
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:37
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Do cigarette graphic warnings encourage smokers to attend a smoking cessation programme: a quasi-experimental study

Smokers who received GWLs on their cigarette packs were more likely to attend a cessation programme. Thus, this study is one of the first to document a change in a directly observed behavioural outcome as a function of month-long exposure to cigarette pa
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2016 21:46
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[Taiwan] Research letter Unregulated hazards to young people: smoking in films

Current tobacco control legislations may not be adequate in protecting adolescents and young adults from being exposed to smoking imagery in films. For example, Taiwan implemented the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act (THPA) in 1997, which states that ‘smok
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2016 21:45
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[Indiana] FIDDIAN-GREEN: Vaping is not a proven way to stop smoking

In Indiana, current tobacco-control funding is one-tenth of the level recommended by national public health experts. We need to increase this funding so we can prevent Hoosiers from ever smoking and support those on the journey to quit. We don’t yet hav
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Dec 4, 2016 21:18
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