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[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

[Asia, Taiwan] Legislators allege misuse of tobacco tax revenues

Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) lawmakers yesterday accused the government of using tobacco tax revenues to sponsor festivals or even print calendars, instead of focusing on smoking prevention and health promotion.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:46

Secondhand smoke emission levels in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar

Elevated levels of particulate pollution were found in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar, potentially endangering the health of employees and patrons. To protect the public from the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke, and to change social norms around tobac
Tobacco Control
added Jan 8, 2015 01:39

[New York] VIDEO: Don't Be a Target

Big Tobacco is doing everything in its power to entice “replacement smokers” and to continue raking in profits by selling the ONLY consumer product that kills when used exactly as intended. #DontBeATarget & join the fight against Big Tobacco by donating v
You Tube
added Dec 10, 2014 16:17
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