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Refuting tobacco-industry funded research: empirical data shows a decline in smoking prevalence following the intro- duction of plain packaging in Australia (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

all these measures were effective. In particular, the reduction in smoking prevalence that followed the introduction of plain packaging appears to have been even greater than expected.
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Dec 1, 2015 01:58

VIDEO: Breaking News Broadcast

As you saw in the video, Big Tobacco uses their super villain tactics to market and sell a deadly consumer product. Here are some life-saving strategies that ASH, together with your help, uses to work toward the end of the tobacco epidemic.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 30, 2015 15:11

Video Exposé on a Deadly Consumer Product

ASH released a new video, Breaking News Broadcast....Using a combination of humor and real facts, ASH provides a glimpse into the evening news report that would be streaming across every outlet if tobacco products were introduced to the market today. Soci
PR Newswire
added Nov 30, 2015 15:09
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[West Virginia] Clay Marsh and Greg Hand: Let’s stop smoking from holding W.Va. back

The state’s Division of Tobacco Prevention focuses on three efforts: youth prevention, clean air and smoking cessation. They include everything from altering personal behavior to business and recreation sectors to state tax policies. All three rely on ta
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Nov 29, 2015 20:32

Factors Associated with Exposure to Passive Smoking among 12-18 year-old Students in Athens and Thessaloniki, Greece [FREE FULL TEXT]

Passive-smoking exposure is prevalent among the student population in Greece, despite the New Anti-Smoking Legislation that came into effect in July 2009. Our findings indicate that enforcement of the law and additional public health initiatives must be
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Nov 28, 2015 21:46

Refuting tobacco-industry funded research: empirical data shows decline in smoking prevalence following introduction of plain packaging in Australia [FREE FULL TEXT]

A significant decline in smoking prevalence in Australia followed introduction of plain packaging after adjustment for the impact of other tobacco control measures. This conclusion is in marked contrast to that from the industry-funded analysis.
Tobacco Prevention & Cessation (European Network of Smoking and Tobacco Prevention) (be)
added Nov 28, 2015 21:33

[Canada] The ‘common knowledge’ of Quebecers: quantifying the evidence of historians testifying for defendant tobacco companies

even by the tobacco industry's own construct, the information environment surrounding Quebec smokers in the middle 20th century included more prosmoking messages than information about the risks of smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2015 16:10

[Asia, India] A Manifesto on How to Control Tobacco Use

Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) released a manifesto... “Two videos of young children smoking has brought to light the way the tobacco industry runs. So we decided to bring a charter in the wake of the coming elections,” said S Cyri
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:57

[Australia] The National Tobacco Strategy (NTS) 2012-2018 has been developed by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs Standing Committee on Tobacco as a sub-strategy under the National Drug Strategy 2010-2015. National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018 (PDF 491 KB)

Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23

[Florida] Pasco teen leads statewide crusade against tobacco

A Pasco County high school student has been named vice chair of a statewide SWAT team. But instead of tackling crime, MyKenzie Robertson’s SWAT team is intent on wiping out smoking. As the recently named vice chair of the Youth Advocacy Board of Students
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 27, 2015 15:42
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