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[Canada] Letter from Christy Clark, BC Premier to Terry Lake, BC Minister of Health

Your mandate for the following year is as follows: ... 12. Work with the federal government to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes and flavoured tobacco to minors in British Columbia or in the absence of a federal strategy, move to introduce legislation.
Government of British Columbia (ca)
added Jun 27, 2014 11:49

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Guyana needs multi-sectoral action on tobacco control

PAHO/WHO Country Representative Dr William Adu-Krow has suggested tobacco control interventions should be integrated into Guyana’s development programmes and related investment initiatives.
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 8, 2014 12:58

[Australia] Your Future is Not Pretty: Why young women should give up smoking for good

Rachael Finch before her 'Your Future is Not Pretty' make-under.Rachael Finch signed on to the 'Your Future is Not Pretty' campaign, to see what she’d look like if she was a smoker. Source: Supplied
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 30, 2014 06:22

[Africa, Uganda] Traders’ body denounces tobacco control bill

He said if the bill was passed in its current form, it would cost Ugandans billions of shillings in taxes, let alone jobs to hundreds of farmers growing tobacco in north-western Uganda. “One of the problems is that our brothers from the neighbouring cou
The Observer (ug)
added May 29, 2014 00:04

SIEGEL: How Sad? Journal Article Needs to Remind Tobacco Control Researchers to Be Honest and Rigorous

An editorial published in the current issue of Addiction recounts the many ways in which tobacco control researchers have been dishonest with the public about the science regarding electronic cigarettes. It then discusses what needs to happen moving forw
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 26, 2014 12:21

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] Uruguay president sends Obama more than smoke signals

Mujica told Obama, a former smoker, that 8 million people die worldwide due to smoking related illnesses. “This is more than World War I [and] World War II,” said Mujica through an interpreter. “It’s murder. We are in an arduous fight – very arduous – an
Al Jazeera
added May 12, 2014 20:24

LETTERS: CONNOLLY/PINKERTON: Re:No evidence that the tobacco industry evaded the FDA's ban on 'Light' cigarette descriptors

This comment summarizes, but mischaracterizes the findings and conclusions of our study. Our analyses and interpretation are based strictly on the letter of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (FSPTCA) and its requirements, including Sec
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2014 18:14

Presentation Abstract / Presentation Title: The role of product regulation: FDA actions under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Author Block: Mitchell Zeller. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, MD
Abstracts Online
added Apr 7, 2014 15:47

Tobacco industry manipulation of data on and press coverage of the illicit tobacco trade in the UK [FREE FULL TEXT]

TTCs are exaggerating the threat of illicit tobacco by commissioning surveys whose methodology and validity remain uncertain, planting misleading stories and misquoting government data. Industry data on levels of illicit should be treated with extreme cau
Tobacco Control
added Mar 11, 2014 09:42

Snus use and rejection in the USA

The low rate of adoption of snus suggests that neither the hopes nor the fears surrounding this new product are likely to be realised in the USA with the current marketing patterns.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2014 12:35
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