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How the industry is marketing menthol cigarettes: the audience, the message and the medium

continues to spend millions of dollars promoting menthol cigarettes through channels that preferentially target vulnerable subgroups, such as African-Americans and younger consumers. Public health campaigns to educate and combat the influence of menthol a
Tobacco Control
added Sep 2, 2014 09:10
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A systematic review on the impact of point-of-sale tobacco promotion on smoking

This review provides evidence to support the continuation of POS tobacco display bans in those jurisdictions where such legislation has been introduced, and strengthens the evidence encouraging similar policies in jurisdictions without a POS display ban.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 2, 2014 09:03
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SAVEDOFF: From law suits to e-cigarettes, how big tobacco is fighting back

The latest evolution of tobacco company strategies involves new nicotine products that make smoking attractive and confound the boundary between toxic and less toxic ...the best approaches will have to be continued implementation of the Mpower approaches
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:07
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American Cancer Society says New York should do more to prevent smoking

The Cancer Action Network at the American Cancer Society analyzed the state's efforts to combat cancer through screenings, tobacco taxes, smoking bans and restrictions on tanning booths.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2014 12:26
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RADCLIFFE: For Policy Discouraging Smoking, FDA Defies Common Sense in Weighing 'Lost Pleasure' Against Health Benefits

there is no theoretical basis for including as a cost of the policies the pleasure consumers no longer receive when, aided by the policies, they rationally choose (as Nudge puts it) "to make their lives longer, healthier, and better."
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:35
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[Russia] New WHO report on electronic cigarettes and similar products

The report on “Electronic nicotine delivery systems” (ENDS), of which electronic cigarettes are the most common prototype, is on the agenda of the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), being he
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:43
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Neighbourhood deprivation and smoking and quit behaviour among smokers in Mexico: findings from the ITC Mexico Survey

Neighbourhood socioeconomic environments in Mexico appear to operate in an opposing manner to those in HICs. Further research should investigate whether rapid implementation of strong tobacco control policies in LMICs, as occurred in Mexico during the fol
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2014 03:39
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[Asia-pacific] TPPA and tobacco control: threats to APEC countries

Twelve-member countries of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) are negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement...Trade negotiators should expand safeguards to ensure that the TPPA does no harm....exclude (carve out) tobacco control measur
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2014 03:31
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Banning cigarette smoking on US Navy submarines: a case study

Fewer problems were encountered than had been expected...Lessons learned included the importance of strong empirical support, effective framing of the issue, setting a realistic timeline, soliciting support from key personnel and providing appropriate res
Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2014 02:03
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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