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GLANTZ: The SRNT meeting was great this year

Society for Nicotine and Tobacco Research meeting last week and it was one of the best meetings on tobacco control I ever attended. All the presentations I saw were intelligent and well-balanced and I learned a lot.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:15
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GLANTZ: ACS. Harvard, and NCI researchers conclude that smoking causes breast cancer: This is important to all women

It is time to actively integrate breast cancer into tobacco control efforts, particularly for the CDC and US Surgeon General to add breast cancer to the official list of disease smoking and secondhand smoke “causes.” This recognition will be particularl
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:13
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GLANTZ: Merchants of Doubt opening this week

It starts out with Big Tobacco (and me wearing a suit) talking about how the tobacco companies invented modern science denial... I've done a lot of media work over the years and this is one of the best things I've ever helped with.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:07
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[Philippines] Advocates push tighter tobacco control

Dr. Mary Assunta, SEATCA policy advisor, said the number of deaths from smoking is now at an alarming level as the group urged the Aquino administration to review the tobacco control program to minimize the number of casualties.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Mar 1, 2015 20:27
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WHO: Treaty Making Inroads in Global Tobacco Epidemic

But as it observes the 10th anniversary of the entry into force of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the U.N. agency warns the fight to prevent millions of tobacco-related premature deaths is far from over.
VOANews.com (Voice of America)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39
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A Pinney for your thoughts / New partnership aims at helping Reynolds chart a future less dependent on traditional cigarettes

The Journal asked Pinney Associates' chief executive John Pinney and president Joe Gitchell for their perspective on why they agreed to the partnership, especially given the potential for a backlash from public health advocates and other tobacco industry
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 1, 2015 09:46
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Has a Global Tobacco Treaty Made a Difference?

The sources of progress on the FCTC are about the same tactics that have long been effective in public health: identifying the strategies that work, reducing them to implementable and measureable programs, supporting and coordinating local implementation
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 28, 2015 19:39
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CHAPMAN: Smoking: new Australian data to die (or live) for

We can now say with confidence that up to two-thirds of smokers will die from their smoking, on average ten years early. Stopping smoking before age 45 appears to eliminate most of this risk. Only about one in ten smokers do not regret having started,
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 14:08
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TFK working with legislators to get spit tobacco out of baseball

Today Tobacco Free Kids launched its "Knock Tobacco Out of the Park" campaign to get spit tobacco out of Major League Baseball.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:53
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[California] Our Annual free Tobacco Documents Workshop for advocates, journalists, and regular people will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015

This one day event is to introduce advoactes, students, health professionals, journalists and anyone else is interested in how to use tobacco industry documents in their work. The workshop is at the UCSF Library at 530 Parnassus in San Francisco.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:52
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