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$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
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[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
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[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
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[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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GLANTZ: Sneak Preview Available for new UCSF Legacy Tobacco Documents Library

For the past year we have been developing a new LTDL with expanded functionality and an updated look. We would like your help in testing the beta site so we can iron out the wrinkles as we continue to add new features. If you’re curious, click here t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 27, 2014 15:08
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GLANTZ: Best study on e-cigs for cessation so far shows they don't help and likely hurt

an exceptionally well-done longitudinal study, "Electronic Cigarette Use Among Patients with Cancer,' on how use of e-cigarettes affects success in people trying to quit smoking as part of an organized smoking cessation program. It showed that, at best,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 27, 2014 15:06
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GLANTZ: Electronic Cigarettes Are a Source of Thirdhand Exposure to Nicotine

Maciej L. Goniewicz and Lily Lee have published a paper, "Electronic Cigarettes Are a Source of Thirdhand Exposure to Nicotine" in Nicotine and Tobacco Research. The title says it all, but here is the abstract:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 27, 2014 15:05
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[Africa] Nigeria Senate passes first stage of tobacco control

The bill seeks to provide a legal framework for the regulation of manufacture, sales, advertising and production of tobacco products in Nigeria. It also seeks to monitor and control the usage of tobacco in the country.
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:44
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[Canada] MAHOOD: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55
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The prevalence of brand switching among adult smokers in the USA, 2006–2011: findings from the ITC US surveys

Nearly half of smokers in the USA switched their cigarette brand or brand style within a year. Switching between brands may be more price motivated, while switching within brands may be motivated by price and other brand characteristics such as product le
Tobacco Control
added Sep 27, 2014 13:50
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