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[California] Virginia student wins anti-tobacco video contest

A Virginia Commonwealth University student who created a video about the dangers of smoking has won a national contest sponsored by the U.S. surgeon general's office.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2012 03:41
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction

shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
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[Trinidad And Tobago] ‘Curry duck’ picong spices up tobacco debate

Robinson-Regis was at the time slamming the Government as she contributed to the debate on the motion to approve the Tobacco Control Regulations. “You need an invitation to a curry duck lime,” Maharaj taunted.
Trinidad Express (tt)
added Dec 11, 2013 02:03
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[China] Anti-smoking Activist Wu Yiqun

Yet smoking opponents trying to prevent those deaths are not regarded as frontline heroes saving lives, said Wu Yiqun, one of China's most aggressive anti-smoking activists.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jun 2, 2012 18:30
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FDA's misplaced priorities: premarket review under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

We conclude that FDA has not implemented the premarket review process in a manner that prioritises the protection of public health. In particular, FDA has (1) prioritised the review of premarket applications that allow for the introduction of new tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2016 22:50
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[Korea - South] Korea's 2015 cigarette tax increases

This commentary suggests two lessons for public finance practitioners. Substantive tax increases are crucial to reducing tobacco use... Second, as a rule of thumb, governments cannot afford to neglect the annual increases that ensure that tobacco taxes do
Tobacco Control
added Feb 12, 2015 10:47
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Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017

as of January 2017 strong, uniform packaging policies will be in place in three countries covering 170 million people in our Region. In addition Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will also implement those regulations once they attain full membership of the Customs
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29
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HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52
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National Prevention Strategy

The National Prevention Strategy, released June 16, 2011, aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. ... The seven Priorities are: Tobacco Free Living
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:50
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