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Ohio gets 'F' for cigarette smoking prevention, control

Much work remains to be done to curb tobacco use in Tuscarawas County and around the state, area officials say following the release of a report critical of Ohio's efforts to prevent and control smoking and other tobacco use
New Philadelphia (OH) Times-Reporter
added Feb 10, 2016 18:34
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Growing Burden of Lifestyle Diseases in Emerging Countries

The prevalence of NCD risk factors like smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity are anticipated to grow at a faster rate in developing countries compared to developed countries during 2015–2030. However, WHO member countries are expected to be proactive
PR Newswire
added Feb 10, 2016 18:19
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[Nebraska] Organization works to reduce tobacco use in the Panhandle

Tobacco Free Nebraska (TFN) is dedicated to reducing tobacco use among young people, eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, and helping people quit. It is the state’s comprehensive tobacco prevention program that works to help people quit, eliminate e
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
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[West Virginia] James Felsen: Public health hang-up on e-cigs makes little sense (Gazette)

Either an ideological (e.g., opposition to the act of smoking/vaping per se) or financial motive is likely driving the process. We need to insist on an answer before preventable tobacco related illness and deaths occur because of e-cig policy.
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
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[UK] Sixteen cancers linked to smoking highlighted in hard-hitting campaign by Bradford public health chiefs

39 people in the Bradford district discover they have cancer caused by smoking every month, with another 28 dying due to smoking-related forms of the disease. Quit16 emphasises the 16 cancers associated with smoking and is the first region-wide anti-smok
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22
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Oklahoma's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 21st Annual National Awards Program

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards... These are Oklahoma's Distinguished Finalists for 2016: Avery Crawford, 13, of Noble, Okla., a seventh-grader at Curtis Inge Middle School, serves as secretary of her school’s chapter of Students Workshop Agai
Business Wire
added Feb 9, 2016 22:09
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The importance of continued engagement during the implementation phase of tobacco control policies in a middle-income country: the case of Costa Rica

The implementation phase continues to be a site of intensive tobacco industry political activity in low and middle-income countries. International support and earmarked tobacco taxes provide important technical and financial assistance to implement tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2016 18:33
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Costa Rica: The importance of continued engagement when implementing tobacco control policies in a middle-income country

This third paper completes the story by showing how, with continued international support, Costa Rican public health advocates were able to overcome continuing industry efforts to block successful implementation of the law. These papers demonstrate that
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:30
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[District of Columbia] #nomentholmondays: the targeted marketing of menthols and african-american history

in July 2014, the Smithsonian announced that Altria Group, owner of Philip Morris and one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, had contributed $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...The targeted marketing of menth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:24
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warner series: a conversation with the u.s. surgeon general

Truth Initiative will be hosting U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy for an engaging conversation about our nation's health. Dr. Murthy firmly believes that our nation's greatest asset has always been its people.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:22
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