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[Kentucky, North Carolina] KASPEROWICZ: UN Health Group Plotting Massive Global Tax on Tobacco, Without U.S. Input

The World Health Organization will meet behind closed doors in Russia later this month to vote on a proposal that would encourage most of world’s countries to impose a huge tax on tobacco, one that would double or even triple the price of cigarettes and
The Blaze
added Oct 1, 2014 15:40

[UK-Scotland] Smokers in poor areas quit the habit

EFFORTS to help people living in some of the most deprived areas of Scotland to stop smoking appear to be having an impact, according to new figures. In deprived communities 70,162 people said they had successfully given up smoking for at least a month
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:21

[UK-Scotland] Quit targets met in smoking drive

Efforts to help people living in some of the most deprived areas of Scotland to stop smoking appear to be having an impact, according to new figures.
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:20

Shareholders Challenge Major Hollywood Studios to Account for 1,000,000 Smoking Deaths

faith-based shareholders, who are part of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and the shareholder advocacy organization As You Sow, filed shareholder resolutions with The Walt Disney Company and Viacom (parent of Paramount) asking the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 1, 2014 06:47

The Museum as a platform for tobacco promotion in China

China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai is the largest in China, consisting of seven pavilions of tobacco-related exhibits. A focus group and previous survey data revealed that the museum conveys messages that make tobacco use appealing. Of the pavilions, three
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2014 05:45

[Asia, Bangladesh] Mirpur superstore Prince Bazar fined for violating tobacco control law

Superstore ‘Prince Bazar’ at capital Dhaka’s Mirpur has been fined again for a breach of the tobacco control law. This time a Dhaka mobile court penalised it Tk 150,000 on Tuesday, nearly twice the amount it was slapped with in April this year for displa (bd)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:48

$211 Million in Community Prevention Grants go to 193 Organizations in Every State / TFAH Applauds CDC for the Announcement

Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the awarding today of a new set of Community Prevention Grants by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).... These grants: Support community-driven prevention efforts targeted at reducing toba
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:24

[Canada] SIENIUC: Public health officers tackle hazy issue of e-cigarettes

In an effort to make sense of the regulations, the e-cigarette issue is on the agenda for provincial and territorial health ministers, who are meeting in Banff, Alta., on Monday and Tuesday. What authority do medical officers have to protect public heal
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:16

[Asia, Korea - South] [Editorial] War against smoking / Tobacco tax hike should be upheld

The government, therefore, should push more nonprice-related policies aimed at lowering the smoking rate and make sure the new tax revenues are not diverted to spending programs unrelated to antismoking and health programs.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:28

[Australia] VIDEOS: Paying tribute to Professor Tony McMichael: one of the world’s public health champions

“Professor McMichael has made seminal contributions to scientific and human understanding of the health implications of tobacco, the health risks from lead production, uranium mining, rubber production, and ozone depletion as well as climate change.
Crikey (au)
added Sep 28, 2014 06:44
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