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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking remains health concern despite progress

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout came and went without much ado this year. ..The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37
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[Asia, China] YASHAN: Anti-smoking campaign requires more than bans

As a passive secondhand smoker, I'm more than happy to hear the news. However, it's always easy to say, hard to do....prohibition shouldn't be the only way to lower smoking rates. The government should still organize more anti-smoking campaigns to raise
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 27, 2014 12:39
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[Pennsylvania] City recognizes businesses that quit selling tobacco

Seven business owners tell their end-of-tobacco-sales stories in a series of online videos posted by SmokeFree Philly, an antismoking project run by the city Department of Public Health. One said she chose to pull tobacco from her shelves after being a s
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Nov 26, 2014 19:31
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CDC Reports Slow Decline in Adult Smoking: It’s Unacceptable U.S. Isn’t Making Greater Progress

There is an urgent need to accelerate progress against the nation’s number one cause of preventable death. It is unacceptable that 42.1 million American adults still smoke and some 480,000 Americans still die every year from smoking-related diseases. The
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:33
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[Asia, China] Tobacco control a tough task

China faces a tough challenge to control tobacco use. It has failed to do a good job in the past decade since it ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2003. Only 13 cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai, have im
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:25
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[Asia, China] Tobacco control a tough task

China faces a tough challenge to control tobacco use. It has failed to do a good job in the past decade since it ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2003. Only 13 cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai, have im
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:25
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[Canada] Ontario's flavoured tobacco ban 'comprehensive,' says researcher

The Ontario government`s move to ban flavoured tobacco, including menthol cigarettes, would make the the province a leader in tobacco laws... "Menthol is the one flavour youth actually use. So about 30 per cent of youth smokers smoke a menthol brand, tha
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:56
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[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47
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[USA] Summary of UCSF public comments to FDA on Swedish Match MRTP application

Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:32
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FDA should require that all communications from tobacco manufacturers on MRTPs be done in a way that narrowly target smokers

I just submitted this comment to FDA. The tracking number is 1jy-8fp3-7yii.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:29
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