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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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Broken Promises to Our Children: The 1998 State Tobacco Settlement Fifteen Years Later / A Report on the States’ Allocation of the Tobacco Settlement Dollars (PDF)

We have more evidence than ever before … tobacco prevention is one of the smartest and most fiscally responsible investments that states can make. In fact, it’s fiscally irresponsible NOT to fund tobacco prevention.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 9, 2013 14:52
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[Jamaica] RATTRAY: The Tobacco Seduction Of Our Children

we need to do more to significantly reduce the likelihood of tobacco companies luring children and young teens into becoming users of this very dangerous product. I was fortunate to have seen the Patterns of Adolescent Tobacco Use in Jamaica: Global Yout
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Nov 25, 2013 08:31
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[UK] This is what cigarettes do to you, warns anti-smoking campaigner hours before her death

It would have been natural for Maureen Hamilton to have chosen a glamorous picture as the one by which she could be remembered. ... She arranged for posters of her to be used to highlight the damage smoking can cause and wanted children to visit her so th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 21, 2013 23:21
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[South America/Caribbean] Health Minister Calls On Jamaicans To Help In The Fight Against NCDs

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, has underscored the need for persons to become very health conscious, and join in the campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which is responsible for about 70 per cent of preventable deaths.
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Oct 19, 2013 22:44
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Tob Control -- November 2013, Volume 22, Issue 6

Unplanned cigarette purchases and tobacco point of sale advertising: a potential barrier to smoking cessation / Receipt and redemption of cigarette coupons, perceptions of cigarette companies and smoking cessation / Nearly 85% of tobacco smoke is invisib
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2013 17:35
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[Asia, Malaysia] Health Ministry wants cigarette displays at cashier counters gone

drafting a new anti-tobacco law that will sweep away cigarette displays commonly seen behind cashier counters. It will also target the advertisements of lifestyle products that are related to cigarette companies. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hel
The Star (my)
added Oct 12, 2013 20:28
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[Europe, Malta] Watered down tobacco directive approved by MEPs

The vote was welcome by European health commissioner Tonio Borg, who said that the amended text would now go for negotiations between the Council and MEPs. Maltese MEP Roberta Metsola said she voted for the final report.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 8, 2013 17:29
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[Asia, Thailand] Doctors, academics to battle smoking

Doctors and academics have joined forces to form the National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) to strengthen the anti-smoking message. The alliance was officially launched Tuesday, and announced its first mission was supporting the public health poli
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:31
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[Asia, India] SRIVASTAVA: Youth is the cornerstone for tobacco control activities

The ‘International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco’, ... The ‘International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco’,
Asian Tribune
added Sep 22, 2013 06:42
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