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[UK] The King's warning: expert says George VI should be anti-smoking image

Top surgeon suggests images of the Queen’s father, who died at 56 of coronary thrombosis – 90% due to smoking – should serve as warning on cigarette packets...Professor Harold Ellis said George VI’s death in 1952 at the age of only 56 should serve as a na
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 28, 2015 13:17

Marijuana Use and Heart Disease: Potential Effects of Public Exposure to Smoke

similarity of the chemical composition of secondhand smoke from tobacco and marijuana, along with our observation that both kinds of smoke can impair blood vessel function, indicate that marijuana secondhand smoke is not harmless and that legal limitation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:50

[China] Georgia State Names Partner Cities for Tobacco Control Project

School of Public Health has named five major municipalities in China that will partner with the school on efforts to improve policies and programs to reduce smoking in a nation that produces more tobacco and has more smokers than any other in the world.
added Apr 28, 2015 12:12
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT: Ministry withholding vital details on Tobacco Act

has accused the Ministry of Health of refusing to provide crucial information on the Tobacco Control Act, saying this has hampered its production. In an application before High Court Judge Mumbi Ngugi, the cigarette maker claims it could not comply with s
The Standard (ke)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:13
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Call Nancy Pelosi at (202) 225-4965 and tell her to publicly oppose fast track and the TPP. In your own words, tell her why she should publicly oppose the TPP. Here are a few suggestions:
Corporate Accountability International
added Apr 28, 2015 07:45

Cigarette brands with flavour capsules in the filter: trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers in the USA, Mexico and Australia, 2012–2014

Results indicate that use of cigarettes with flavour capsules is growing, is associated with misperceptions of relative harm, and differentiates brands in ways that justify regulatory action.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 28, 2015 07:15

[Asia, India] Pix: Varun Dhawan launches an anti-tobacco film

Bollywood star Varun Dhawan launched ‘Be Smart. Don't Start’ -- an anti-tobacco short film -- in Mumbai. Varun Dhawan interacted with the media and said: “I think only a fool would say that smoking is good for you. We all know how harmful it is. I have (India Express) (in)
added Apr 28, 2015 00:01

[Asia, China] WHO Announces ‘Smoke Free’ #RUFREE# Campaign Ahead of June 1 Smoking Ban

#RUFREE# campaign ('Are you free’), or 你有控吗 in Chinese. The main aim of the campaign is to question your own role in creating smoke-free environments and to create a community-wide desire for reduced smoking in public, and private, places.
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:22

GLANTZ: New Surgeon General says getting smoking out of kid movies would save 1 million kids’ lives

On April 22, 2015, Vivek H. Murthy took the oath of office to serve as US Surgeon General for the next four years. His wide-ranging speech...Murthy has reminded everyone that getting smoking out of youth-rated films (i.e., R rating films with smoking) w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:49

Grant aimed at stopping pregnant smokers in Kentucky

Kentucky Department for Public Health has announced a grant to address the issue of women who smoke while pregnant. The Anthem Foundation is supplying the $140,000 grant, which will help fund the Giving Infants and Families Tobacco Free Starts
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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