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[South America/Caribbean] Jamaica committed to meeting tobacco control obligations

Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson said Jamaica remains committed to satisfying its obligations under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Dr Ferguson who made the commitment during a courtesy visit by a team from the Secretariat of th
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:09

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University of Michigan Tobacco Resource Network
added Aug 9, 2014 09:48

[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56

[Canada, UK] McLAREN: Flirting with a smoke-free future

Making smoking illegal for those born in the new millennium sends a clear message: That it’s not normal or responsible to smoke, even if your parents or your older brother do it. As all parents instinctively know, sometimes a flawed rule is better than n
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 3, 2014 17:28


When Al Feldstein, the long-time editor of Mad magazine, died, in April, no one mentioned one of his major accomplishments: warning millions of impressionable boys and girls of the perils of smoking. Had the tobacco industry paid more attention, he might
The New Yorker
added Jun 30, 2014 13:25

July 2014, Volume 23, Issue 4: TOC

Second-hand smoke exposure and psychological distress in adolescents / Testing messages to reduce smokers’ openness to using novel smokeless tobacco products / ‘To quarterback behind the scenes, third-party efforts’: the tobacco industry and the Tea Party
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2014 09:56

Egypt seeks to discourage tobacco use

The Egyptian government's recent decision to prevent the country from hosting an international shisha competition highlights its efforts to reduce smoking among Egypt's nine million smokers. (USCENTCOM)
added May 17, 2014 16:04

GLANTZ: FDA should use information in the 2014 Surgeon General Report when finalizing its deeming rule

I just submitted this public comment on the FDA deeming rule on May 4, 2014 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 8, 2014 10:03

Turkey 5th in Europe in anti-smoking efforts

Luk Joossens, tobacco control advocacy officer at the European Cancer League, presented the list and a report on tobacco control activities at the event. Countries on the list are assessed for the measures they took against smoking.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:36

[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: Amazing progress in Latin American and Caribbean; industry fighting back hard

The conference, organized by the Costa Rica Ministry of Health and Interamerican Heart Foundation ... There was way too much going on to provide a detailed report, but in many ways the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries are well ahead of the USA
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 1, 2014 13:16
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