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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

EDITORIAL: CHALOUPKA: Tobacco Control Policy and Electronic Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

While much remains to be learned about the public health benefits and/or consequences of ENDS use, their exponential growth in recent years, including their rapid uptake among youths, makes it clear that policy makers need to act quickly. Adopting the ri
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Mar 6, 2014 14:32

VIDEO: Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the Surgeon General's Report

chronicles the fear, foot-dragging, and squandering of funds on the part of public health agencies, universities, and organized medicine alike in ending the smoking pandemic. Topics of discussion in this film include: the record profits of the nation's l
You Tube
added Feb 7, 2014 14:26

‘Action. Adventure. Special Offers.’: how Marlboro engages consumers on its website ($$)

epitomises the industry's creative use of online platforms to engage consumers consistently over extended time periods. Most recently, the tagline for the Marlboro brand's website promises ‘Action. Adventure. Special Offers. Find it all at MARLBORO.COM.’1
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2014 01:26

Leading Health Groups Call for Bold Action To End the Tobacco Epidemic In the United States

Nation Challenged to Cut Smoking Rates to Under 10 Percent in 10 Years and Protect All Americans from Secondhand Smoke within 5 years
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 8, 2014 23:56

Historic Smoking Report Marks 50th Anniversary

While the U.S. smoking rate has fallen by more than half to 18 percent, that still translates to more than 43 million smokers. Smoking is still far and away the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. Some experts predict large numbers of Americans
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 4, 2014 13:14

Towards a greater understanding of the illicit tobacco trade in Europe: a review of the PMI funded ‘Project Star’ report [FREE FULL TEXT]

PS overestimates illicit cigarette levels in some European countries and suggests PMI's supply chain control is inadequate. Its publication serves the interests of PMI over those of the EU and its member states. PS requires greater transparency, external
Tobacco Control
added Dec 12, 2013 02:21
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