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Urgent action to amend Austria’s tobacco control laws

While smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption decreased on average in the European Union, an opposite trend has occurred in Austria. Child smoking has increased dramatically since the 1990s. Cigarettes are available around the clock in thousands of ven
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 5, 2015 17:37


The FDA has taken its first steps to regulate e-cigarettes, hookah and many kinds of cigars with draft regulations introduced a year ago. "If the steep increase in e-cigarette and hookah use by youth does anything, it should reinforce how important it is
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 13:59

[South Africa] NICHOLSON: World Conference on Tobacco or Health: keeping the focus on the tobacco industry

The conference closed with the announcement that South Africa had won the bid for the 17th WCTOH, the first time the conference will be hosted by an African nation. The challenge was set with the words of Nelson Mandela: “I have walked that long road to
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 15, 2015 09:00

[Africa, Nigeria] OGUNLADE: Tobacco: Imperative of circumspect regulation

the entire tobacco industry has agreed that tobacco production, sale, promotion and consumption among others need to operate within a legal and properly regulated framework....the tobacco industry itself is one of the most aggressive advocates of tobacco
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:09

GLANTZ: New industry claim that e-cigarettes will save Medicaid billions depends on people not carefully reading the "policy analysis"

E-cigarettes Poised to Save Medicaid Billions, prepared by J. Scott Moody…State Budget Solutions, has started popping up state legislatures…like other industry-inspired “policy analyses,” there is a lot less to this one than meets the eye
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:58

[Massachusetts] Raising the minimum buying age for tobacco could mean fewer people start to smoke

In the past two years, communities around the country have begun to follow Needham's lead. To date, more than 50 communities in seven states have raised their tobacco sales age to 21, including New York City in 2014. And the momentum keeps growing. And a
Medical Xpress (
added Apr 3, 2015 23:06

GLANTZ: Meta-analysis of all available population studies continues to show smokers who use e-cigs less likely to quit smoking

There are now 11 pubilshed studies that compare quitting smoking among smokers who use e-cigarettes compared to smokers who do not use e-cigarettes ... Using all these estimates in a random effects meta-analysis shows a significant drop in quitting with a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:39

Questions and answers on plain packaging in Australia (PDF)

Prevalence of smoking in Australia fell dramatically between 2010 and 2013. The available evidence suggests that plain packaging is likely to continue to contribute along with Australia’s other tobacco control policies to further reducing the prevalence
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:37

GLANTZ: Merchants of Doubt opening this week

It starts out with Big Tobacco (and me wearing a suit) talking about how the tobacco companies invented modern science denial... I've done a lot of media work over the years and this is one of the best things I've ever helped with.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:07

[Florida] Who's who in the tobacco wars? Chapter One | Naked Politics

The lobbying team suited up to do battle this year to pass a single sentence into law to save the embattled tobacco industry millions of dollars is a virtual constellation of both new and old stars. All were selected for their unique ability to "enlighten
Miami (FL) Herald blogs
added Feb 19, 2015 11:43
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