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[Asia, China] Tribute to Hong Kong academic Anthony Hedley, a tenacious opponent of smoking and air pollution

When Hedley came to Hong Kong in 1987 he took on two main challenges: smoking and air pollution. He worked relentlessly to improve tobacco control measures and air pollution regulations and was fiercely critical of the government for its slow progress on
South China Morning Post
added Dec 22, 2014 13:36
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[Australia] Pioneering anti-smoking doctor Nigel Gray dead at 85

Former Cancer Council Victoria director (1968-1995) Nigel Gray is remembered by his colleagues as a "fearless" opponent of the tobacco industry. Dr Gray's groundbreaking work included spearheading a public anti-smoking campaign that led to Victoria's 19
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 22, 2014 13:34
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[Australia] Heart Foundation remembers tireless efforts of Dr Nigel Gray

The National Heart Foundation of Australia, CEO, Ms Mary Barry has today sent her heartfelt condolences to the family of former Cancer Council Victoria director (1968-1995) Nigel Gray has died from pneumonia aged 85.
Medianet (au)
added Dec 22, 2014 13:33
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Addressing the Social Determinants of Health to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities

the way tobacco control policies and programs have been adopted and implemented to reach and impact the most vulnerable segments of the population that have the highest rates of smoking; e.g., those with lower education and incomes. Education and income a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:51
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More evidence that youth are using e-cigs to initiate nicotine addiction, also growing evidence for moving on to cigarettes

There are four surveys that have been recently published that show increaing e-cigarette use among youth from Wales, Scotland, Hawaii, and Connecticut. These data support earlier findings in young adults that e-cigarette use is associated with higher su
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:28
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GLANTZ: FDA discounts value of menu labeling because of lost pleasure of not eating junk food. What's next?

we raised a concern that the FDA would expand its practice of discounting health benefits of other public health regulations that would encourage healthy eating. On December 8, 2014 Reuters reporter Sharon Begley reported that the FDA did just that in t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:23
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GLANTZ: A sampling of Clive Bates on Twitter

I hear a lot of calls for civility in the debate over e-cigarettes. A friend sent this summary of some recent tweets from Clive Bates, in just the past couple of weeks. Cowardly public health 'boot boys' and their smearing, sneering, jeering letter (C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:21
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GLANTZ: PunditFact (part of Poltifact) scores Stossel's denial that SHS kills "false"

One of Stossel's staff had called me a few days before he made the statement and tried to get me to agree with him and say that the CDC conclusions were wrong. I spend about an hour explaining how people get risk estimates and compute attributable risks
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:16
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GLANTZ: More details on how e-cigarettes are recruiting kids to nicotine addiction

Taken with other recent papers on details of e-cigarette use patterns in kids, we can now conclude that e-cigarette use is Expanding the population of kids addicted to nicotine beyond those who would start smoking cigarettes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 05:18
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GLANTZ: CDC makes case for including e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws

makes the point (consistent with our paper) that prohibiting sales of e-cigs to youth is a necessary, but not sufficient, step in controlling use and mentions industry interference. It comments on how industry-favored youth access laws are passing but no
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:59
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