Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Tobacco Control 37,516 headlines found

5 Views

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
0 Views

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
4 Views

[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
2 Views

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
5 Views

[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
12 Views

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
12 Views

[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
11 Views

[Asia] How former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg plans to get India to stop smoking

the identical ad is also available in Russian, played on Bangladeshi televisions in Bengali and dubbed in English with an Australian accent. These advertisements are party of several global campaigns run by the World Lung Foundation, an organisation th
Scroll.in (in)
added Aug 27, 2014 21:35
5 Views

Ban Indoor Use of E-Cigarettes, U.N. Health Agency Says

Joining a number of other health agencies, the United Nations' World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday recommended that countries regulate electronic cigarettes and ban their use indoors until studies prove that "vaping" is harmless to bystanders. WHO
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 27, 2014 12:04
13 Views

Celebrity Smokers: The Unpaid Tobacco Sponsors / Are famous puffers making young people smoke more?

Spokespeople for Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Emma Watson; who are all called out in the campaign; have not accepted the request for comment. Other celebrities which have sparked the controversy are Lady Gaga, Engli
Neon Nettle (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 12:02
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines