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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Amendments to Public Health Law a step in right direction — experts

Proposed changes seek to address ‘loopholes’, increase fine on smokers in public places...Tobacco-Free Jordan Association, said the association fully supports the amendments, which are consistent with international standards for tobacco control.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:20
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SENG/WARNER: Ending the tobacco scourge

"endgame strategies". Perhaps Singapore should begin this journey towards eliminating smoking completely. We would not be the first country to endorse and adopt this approach. New Zealand, Finland, Canada, Sweden and France have all endorsed the goal of
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:44
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[UK] Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched. Yorkshire Smokefree’s message is that “stopping smoking is everyone’s business”, within a year-long campaign that targets routine and manual worker
Doncaster Today (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:22
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Russia considers banning cigarettes for some

A proposal by the Russian Health Ministry would place a ban on selling cigarettes to people born after 2014, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports. The ban would continue even after they are 18, which is currently the legal smoking age in the country.
WSYR (Syracuse, NY)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:29
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Battleground of Tobacco Regulation Remains Local

"Local ordinances are probably the greatest threat to the industry," according to Thomas Briant... While much of the legislative activity swirling around local municipalities is concentrated in three states — California, Massachusetts and Minnesota — tob
Convenience Store News
added Feb 16, 2017 22:58
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Impact of CVS Pharmacy's Discontinuance of Tobacco Sales on Cigarette

After CVS’s tobacco removal, household- and population-level cigarette purchasing declined significantly. Private retailers can play a meaningful role in restricting access to tobacco. This highlights one approach to reducing tobacco use and improving pub
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 16, 2017 22:28
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CVS Health And Breathe California Announce Statewide Finalists In Student Film Contest On Youth Smoking

Student filmmakers from high schools and middle schools across the state received regional honors in the third annual Anti-Tobacco Video Contest for the Public Service Announcements (PSA) produced to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco. The contest,
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 16, 2017 22:24
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GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
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measuring disparities in tobacco advertising exposure

But how can we better measure people’s exposure to that advertising? And what effect does that exposure have? To begin to answer those questions, Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® investigator Shyanika Ros
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:56
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Tennessee Teens Talk Tobacco program

The Tennessee Teens Talk Tobacco (T4) is a program to empower teens to use their influence to create social change, educate peers and influence younger youth on the dangers of tobacco. The program equips teams to utilize peer-to-peer education to encoura
Athens (TN) Daily Post-Athenian
added Feb 16, 2017 15:18
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