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Determinants and prevalence of e-cigarette use throughout the European Union: a secondary analysis of 26 566 youth and adults from 27 Countries

findings underscore the need to evaluate the potential long term impact of e-cigarette use on consumer health, cessation and nicotine addiction and formulate a European framework for e-cigarette regulation within the revised EU Tobacco Product Directive.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 5, 2014 11:12

[California] Seeking two tobacco control researchers to work with Prof Stanton Glantz at UCSF

two individuals interested in conducting a broad range of research projects related to tobacco control. These include: (1) State and local policymaking process as it relates to tobacco control. The project involves preparing detailed case studies on toba
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 29, 2014 13:44

Secondhand smoke emission levels in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar

To protect the public from the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke, and to change social norms around tobacco use, smoke-free policies that apply to all forms of combusted tobacco products, including the waterpipe, are needed.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 10:21

[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] Call for legislation on banning shisha smoking in public

Governments in the region should initiate legislation banning shisha smoking in public, which will help prevent and reduce the use of shisha, a top GCC health official said yesterday. Speaking at the second International Conference on Waterpipe Smoking
Gulf Times (qa)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:50

[India] Paan (pan) and paan (pan) masala should be considered tobacco products

This article calls for a universally standard classification of these smokeless carcinogenic products as tobacco products and thus, subject to the same public health and clinical protections applied to other forms of tobacco.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:40

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


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

[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

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

[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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