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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Join hands to make the dream of smoke-free society, a reality!

representatives from 6 countries-- Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Nepal - met in Bali, Indonesia, to take part in a workshop on 'Enforcement and Monitoring of Pictorial Health Warnings' organized by International Union Against Tube
The Hans India (in)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:21

[Asia, India] 17 Rajasthan districts yet to send anti-tobacco oath letters

More than half the total districts in Rajasthan have failed to send oath letters to the state government under the anti-tobacco drive which was launched here in August, a report said. ... part of the initiative in which girls were asked to make their bro
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 2, 2015 21:22

[Argentina, Latin America] Assessing tobacco marketing receptivity among youth: integrating point of sale marketing, cigarette package branding and branded merchandise

The marketing receptivity index was associated with important variation in smoking-related perceptions, intentions and behaviour among Argentine adolescents. Future research should determine the predictive validity and generalisability of this measure to
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:20

Economic burden from smoking-related diseases in Thailand

The total economic loss from smoking-related diseases highlights the significant loss to the society, health sector and the country's economy. Such information is crucial for informing national public health policy, particularly when a conflict arises be
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19
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Research letter: A cigar by any other name would taste as sweet

(FDA) banned cigarettes with ‘characterising flavours’ like candy, clove and fruit, with the exception of menthol. Importantly, these regulations do not currently apply to cigars, which remain a heavily flavoured market
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19

[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Doctors for Healthy Trade

“The 4th UN Sustainable Development Goal aims to ‘Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all’. Almost top of the list for healthy lives is tobacco control. New Zealand’s world leading approach to smoke-free environments ushered in by Ms Clark wo
Scoop (nz)
added Oct 2, 2015 14:20

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Industry Interference Index / 2015 ASEAN Report on Implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 (PDF)

Main Findings Interference from the tobacco industry remains a big problem in countries in the ASEAN region. There is marginal improvement in the implementation of Article 5.3 in the region. There is no change in the overall ranking of the countries: Brun
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Oct 2, 2015 11:05

[Asia-pacific] Southeast Asia: Tobacco Industry Interference Index

Tobacco industry interference in public health policy making continues to be a significant problem in ASEAN countries. This is the main finding... The ASEAN region has about 125 million smokers and more than 500,000 tobacco-related deaths a year. The t
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 2, 2015 10:53

reduced-nicotine cigarettes — a promising regulatory pathway

The new evidence that low nicotine products can reduce addictiveness and lead to quitting, all without the unintended consequence of prompting more smoking to compensate for lower nicotine, could be a game changer. The FDA should be jumping on policy opti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22

New study shows smokers smoke less and quit more after big cuts in nicotine in cigarettes

Today the New England Journal of Medicine published an important and very well done study. “Randomized Trial of Reduced-Nicotine Standards for Cigarettes,” that showed that this does not have to be the case.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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