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GLANTZ: Indoor air expert publishes risk assessment of e-cigarettes

In the June 2014 issue of ASHRAE Journal... We conclude that e-cigarettes emit harmful chemicals into the air and need to be regulated in the same manner as tobacco smoking. There is evidence that nitrosamines, a group of carcinogens found specifically i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 24, 2014 13:05
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[Botswana] FIGHTING ILLICIT TOBACCO TRADE

The Anti Tobacco Network of Botswana (ATNB) has reiterated its commitment to fight illicit tobacco trade in the country. The organisation held a press conference this week to brief the media about tobacco activities and policies. They also enlightened jo
The Voice [The Francistowner] (bw)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:28
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[Canada] Calling it like they see it: Big Tobacco Lies

The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for young recruits to help with campaign / Day of action rallies are held across Ontario to raise awareness about how the tobacco industry ropes in and ties down youth to tobacco-use and addiction.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 1, 2014 15:40
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Azerbaijan celebrates World No Tobacco day

Azerbaijan celebrates World No Tobacco day 04-07-2014 On 31 May 2014, the second "No Smoking Film Festival" was launched in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. There were many prominent people that participated in the event - the Ministry of Health, the mem
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 4, 2014 11:02
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[Indonesia] Pictorial warning on tobacco products ineffective: YLKI

The Indonesian Consumer Foundation (YLKI) says pictorial warnings showing the health dangers of tobacco use on cigarette packs do not lead to a significant decrease in the numbers of smokers in Indonesia. “Therefore, apart from the pictorial warnings, t
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 1, 2014 12:19
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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