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Tobacco Interests Contribute a Portion Of the $109 Million Raised by SU2C

The trio identified by Blum is: SIEMENS, Safeway Foundation and the Steve Tisch Foundation... Instead of responding to specific questions, Kathleen Lobb, co-founder and spokesperson for SU2C, said in a statement to The Cancer Letter: "The mission of Sta
The Cancer Letter
added Sep 15, 2014 17:34

“Stand Up To Cancer” Not Standing Up to Cigarette Promoters; Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Alan Blum

“It is shameful,” Blum said, “that after decades of efforts to end the leading cause of cancer, the organizers of this cause would welcome the participation of manufacturers, promoters and sellers of cigarettes.”
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 15, 2014 17:26

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Revisit use of tobacco settlement

Why It Matters: he original intent of the 1998 settlement was to fund tobacco cessation program and improve health, not make Wall Street richer... As politicians beat their chests about the great fiscal comeback being enjoyed in Minnesota, it is time we
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Sep 15, 2014 15:06

Smoking, smoking cessation and tobacco control in rural China: a qualitative study in Shandong Province

Smoking cessation measures are not likely to achieve large scale effect unless the prevailing cigarette sharing and gifting custom is drastically changed. More educations of the hazards of smoking and second-hand smoking to village residents and educatio
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 15, 2014 14:49

[Asia] Gathering support: ‘Naya Pakistan should be tobacco free’

A consumer rights campaigner has urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairperson Imran Khan to direct Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to eradicate tobacco cultivation from the province.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54

[Asia, Pakistan] Imran urged to eradicate tobacco cultivation from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who is mobilising support in the name of ‘Naya Pakistan,’ has been asked to publicly promise that his ‘Naya Pakistan’ will be tobacco-free. Drawing the attention of the PTI chairman towards hundreds of tobacco fields in Khyber
The News (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54

[Asia, India] 10 new tobacco cessation clinics on anvil for TN

bacco cessation clinics at district-level hospitals in places including Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchi, Salem and Dindigul. These clinics will have a doctor and a staff nurse, and offer both counselling and pharmacological options to those who are attempti
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:50

[Europe] Poland ‘can offer economic recipe’ to the EU

not all changes brought by EU membership are necessarily positive for the Polish economy. The last year has witnessed a significant campaign in the Polish media criticizing the new Tobacco Directive. Its introduction threatens the strong tobacco industry
added Sep 14, 2014 11:44

Response to McNeill et al criticism of the report we prepared for WHO and subsequent review paper in Circulation on ecigs

a detailed response to the McNeill et al paper prepared by David W Bareham, which I reproduce in full below... I am a respiratory clinician with a great interest in this issue, and I would like to point out that, from the first, I DO refer people to the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:18

[Korea - South] South Korea Takes Aim at High Smoking Rate

South Korea might get its first cigarette price hike in a decade. The government announced proposed anti-tobacco measures on Thursday, including an 80% price increase, banning manufacturers and retailers from advertising tobacco products and requiring p
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Sep 13, 2014 21:03
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