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[Canada] Will plain-packaged smokes help bring about the 'endgame' for tobacco?

Plain packaging — now in Australia, the United Kingdom and France and being considered in 10 other countries from Sweden to Singapore — is a necessary step in ending “a tragedy of the 20th century,” according to Cynthia Callard of Physicians for a Smoke-
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:29
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An observational study of compliance with North Dakota's smoke-free law among retail stores that sell electronic smoking devices

The use of e-cigarettes, or evidence of use, occurred in the stores where it is prohibited by law. Overall compliance with the smoke-free law was low. These stores should be licensed by the state, as are other tobacco retailers, because this may assist in
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2016 15:17
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REED: In France, smoking still has that certain je ne sais quoi

My gut tells me that my country’s own culture is partly to blame for this, as smoking in France is still very much associated with the arts and joyous debauchery, rather than fecklessness or a lack of self-control. And to explain this further, I’m afraid
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:22
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] National anti-smoking plan

A team from the Ministry of Public Health and concerned authorities are working on a national anti-smoking programme to unify efforts of institutions on the issue. The programme is expected to be implemented in November and will see collaboration between
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:06
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Move to combat children taking up smoking

The Western Trust is rolling out a wide range of measures to tackle smoking among children, as it emerged almost 5 per cent of local 11 to 16-year-olds have taken up the habit. Smoking prevention programmes are being taken into classrooms and youth cent
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:57
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[California] Duncan/Channon Named Ad Age’s 2016 Silver Small Agency of the Year in the West

Duncan/Channon’s AdAge Small Agency of the Year honors comes on the heels of several accolades for the agency’s “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie in the Advocacy category, Campaign of th
Business Wire
added Jul 22, 2016 17:31
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naacp delegates endorse push to say no to menthols

“We congratulate the NAACP leaders who adopted this resolution, who recognized Big Tobacco’s history of targeting the African American community and who positioned the organization as a leading voice in the fight to end tobacco use. Tobacco use is the le
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:44
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[Florida] 2016 national summit on youth activism concludes

truth Initiative recently held its second annual National Summit on Youth Activism, a summer tobacco-control training program for youth who are recruited to attend from community-serving organizations around the country. Seventy high school students ran
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:43
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[Oceania] Tiny Vanuatu approves world’s largest tobacco pack warnings

Vanuatu has joined Nepal with the world’s largest graphic health warnings (GHWs) on tobacco packages, covering 90 percent of the pack surface. Officials in Vanuatu responsible for the measure say that they also considered implementing plain packaging (
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2016 21:14
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Tobacco industry response to menthol cigarette bans in Alberta and Nova Scotia, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The redesign of menthol packs to connote ‘smooth’ taste and flavouring may undermine the public health benefits of the menthol ban. ... may indicate the beginnings of market testing by tobacco companies, or conversely, might suggest that menthol replaceme
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2016 09:55
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