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[Asia, India] Police plan to turn Kerala capital ‘tobacco-free’

city police taking several initiatives, including strict implementation of anti-tobacco laws. Close on the heels of the state government increasing the tax on cigarette, the city police has joined hands with “janamaithri” personnel, the community police w
Indian Express
added Sep 23, 2014 06:42
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ARCHIVE: It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: findings from the 1997–2004 National Health Interview Survey−National Death Index linkage study

overall, mortality risk is smaller in overweight or obese ex-smokers than normal-weight smokers. Smoking cessation interventions can tailor messages that highlight the greater reduction in mortality associated with quitting, compared with potential weight
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2014 15:23
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[Australia] FRENCH: Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?

This paper concerns the use of those processes by private investors to bring claims against countries which are parties to bilateral investment treaties ('BITs') or free trade agreements ('FTAs'). Its focus is on the tension that can exist between those
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:45
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Chief justice of Australia raises concerns about investor-state provisions of free trade agreements as threat to democracy

French, gave a thoughtful speech entitled "Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?" to the Supreme and Federal Courts Judges' Conference on 9 July 2014. It is well-worth reading by anyone interested in how investor-state provisions of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:40
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E-cigarettes buy their way into movies

Ryan Kavanaugh, CEO of the “mini-major” movie studio Relativity, serves on an e-cigarette company’s board and aims to use mainstream films to promote the products. Billionaire Ron Burkle, a major political contributor, is Relativity’s second-largest inves
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:38
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[USA] ASH releases FCTC implementation guide for US states and localities

Action on Smoking and Health released an excellent report on what localities and states in the US can do to implement the WHO FCTC, including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:35
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[Kansas] 100 years ago: Haskell football captain leads the way in campus anti-tobacco campaign

Sept. 20, 1914: "The captain of the football team at Haskell arose last night at the conclusion of an enthusiastic anti-tobacco meeting and said he desired to sign the list of membership first. He said that the ten other members of the club desired to fol
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Sep 21, 2014 23:55
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking group submits photos of tobacco victims for 'graphic health warning' designs

The New Vois Association Philippines (NVAP) has submitted four actual photos of cancer victims to the Department of Health as possible templates for the implementation of the Graphic Health Warning (GHW) Law.
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:35
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[Ireland] Former health minister took on the tobacco industry

But, in the dark recesses of his gulag, Reilly must be wondering if his anti-fag legislation has any chance now of being implemented; and what did he do to deserve such a fate? More importantly, who is responsible for the public health aspect of his anti
The Southern Star (ie)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:34
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[Asia, Bangladesh] BATB holds concert, violates tobacco control law

An anti-tobacco body, PROGAA, which has deployed a team to investigate the tricky advertisement of tobacco products and companies across Bangladesh, found that the British American Tobacco (BAT) started the concert from Friday. “It is to promote a new b
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Sep 21, 2014 22:58
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