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Has a Global Tobacco Treaty Made a Difference?

The sources of progress on the FCTC are about the same tactics that have long been effective in public health: identifying the strategies that work, reducing them to implementable and measureable programs, supporting and coordinating local implementation
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 28, 2015 19:39
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CHAPMAN: Smoking: new Australian data to die (or live) for

We can now say with confidence that up to two-thirds of smokers will die from their smoking, on average ten years early. Stopping smoking before age 45 appears to eliminate most of this risk. Only about one in ten smokers do not regret having started,
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 14:08
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TFK working with legislators to get spit tobacco out of baseball

Today Tobacco Free Kids launched its "Knock Tobacco Out of the Park" campaign to get spit tobacco out of Major League Baseball.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:53
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[California] Our Annual free Tobacco Documents Workshop for advocates, journalists, and regular people will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015

This one day event is to introduce advoactes, students, health professionals, journalists and anyone else is interested in how to use tobacco industry documents in their work. The workshop is at the UCSF Library at 530 Parnassus in San Francisco.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:52
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Association of Campus Tobacco Policies With Secondhand Smoke Exposure, Intention to Smoke on Campus, and Attitudes About Outdoor Smoking Restrictions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campus tobacco policies are working in California, with high compliance, less secondhand smoke exposure, and lower intentions to smoke on campus. With each successively stronger tobacco policy, fewer students report exposure to secondhand smoke and havin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:51
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SULLUM: Today's Pothead Is Yesterday's Cigarette Fiend

As symbols of all the things that might go wrong on the path from birth to maturity, drugs offer what every adult confronted by a troublesome teenager longs for: the illusion of control.
Reason Magazine
added Feb 27, 2015 13:32
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CHAN: The FCTC is 10: should we celebrate?

Mixed results, to be certain. Should we celebrate? Absolutely! No one expected the FCTC to be an instant cure. At the outset, the curve of the epidemic was simply too steep to believe that, in 10 years’ time, it could be reversed. We’ve made great strid
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:23
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The FCTC turns 10 on 27 Feb 2015

Besides celebrating this anniversary with the 180 Parties to the treaty, it’s also a time to recommit to fighting the devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences of tobacco and tobacco use. FCA will be at the World Health Organiz
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:21
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MACKAY: The WHO FCTC at 10: making a very big difference

There are challenges ahead in getting the few remaining states which have yet to adopt the treaty to do so; to fully implement the treaty after becoming a Party; to develop and implement multiple protocols, and to provide appropriate funding, especially
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:21
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The FCTC in 2025: what needs to happen in the next decade?

Framing tobacco control as a national development priority will also help get ministries other than health (and their staff and budgets) to contribute to tobacco control. And, as increasing numbers of developing country Parties are demonstrating, allocat
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:18
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