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[Indiana] Promoting prevention

Gwen Siekman has a new banner with 20 signatures from teens who have pledged to never start using tobacco products — and she’s aiming to get more. Siekman, of Buckskin, took over as the coordinator for a Tobacco Free Gibson County about five years ago. I
Princeton (IN) Daily Clarion
added Oct 23, 2014 09:51
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The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China

The adverse health effects of SHS exposure result in a large economic burden in China. Tobacco control policies that reduce SHS exposure could have an impact on reducing healthcare costs in China.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:03
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A content analysis of electronic cigarette manufacturer websites in China

Better regulation of e-cigarette marketing messages on manufacturers’ websites is needed in China. The frequent claims of health benefits, smoking cessation, strategies appealing to youth and women are concerning, especially targeting women. Regulators s
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:02
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Relation between national-level tobacco control policies and individual-level voluntary home smoking bans in Europe

Conclusions Government tobacco control policies are positively related to the individual-level tobacco policy of having an in-home smoking ban.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:01
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[Europe] Cigarette design and marketing features are associated with increased smoking susceptibility and perception of reduced harm among smokers in 27 EU countries

findings call for a stronger regulation of tobacco ingredients, packaging features and other marketing strategies that may increase the attractiveness of tobacco products or promote perceptions of harm reduction.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:59
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Toxic metal and nicotine content of cigarettes sold in China, 2009 and 2012

Tobacco in Chinese cigarettes purchased in seven geographically disbursed cities contains consistently high levels of metals, including carcinogens like Cd. One source may be the improper use of fertilisers. These numbers should be monitored more carefull
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:58
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[India] Paan (pan) and paan (pan) masala should be considered tobacco products

This article calls for a universally standard classification of these smokeless carcinogenic products as tobacco products and thus, subject to the same public health and clinical protections applied to other forms of tobacco.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:40
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[Canada] Anti-smoking tour arrives in Regina

Resener's story is a common one in Regina, and a new initiative hopes to put a more definite stop to smoking. The Biggest Break-Up tour is a collaboration between Health Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society and advertising agency Newad that seeks to raise
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:50
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[Russia] WHO tobacco treaty makes significant progress despite mounting pressure from tobacco industry

concluded today in Moscow. Several landmark decisions were adopted in the course of the six-day session... Despite increased efforts by tobacco industry to undermine the WHO FCTC, important decisions were passed. “Parties have taken courageous steps forw
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:53
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[Russia] Meeting agrees advances to fight tobacco epidemic; governments must make them an immediate priority (PDF)

Topping their work plans should be implementing guidelines that will assist governments to apply taxes to tobacco more effectively. It is generally accepted that raising the price of tobacco products, including through tax increases, is the most effectiv
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:19
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