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[UK] Lincoln smokers react to new tobacco laws starting next month

Lincolnshire Trading Standards have been involved in several cases recently regarding the sale of illicit tobacco products and believe the new laws on plain tobacco packaging will make it harder for products to be faked. For some time now, all legal tob
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 21:24

[UK] ASH leads ‘Week of Action’ against tobacco industry exploitation

Today, the day of the BAT AGM, marks the start of ASH’s Week of Action against the exploitation and damage caused by the tobacco industry. Youth groups, charities and international organisations are joining a social media protest to highlight how the tob
ASH London (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:48

[Asia] Turkmenistan’s Anti-tobacco Drive Causes Cigarette Prices Going up

Cigarettes have again disappeared from state-owned stores in Turkmenistan in April, as the "Month of Health" is being held in the country, the Chronicles of Turkmenistan independent website reports. Shop assistants report that the verbal instruction was
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Apr 26, 2017 12:44

[Europe] EU names sensory panel

The EU Commission has appointed the six members of its newly-established independent advisory panel (IAP) assisting member states and the Commission in determining whether tobacco products have a characterizing flavour. It has published also a reserve l
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 26, 2017 12:48

[UK-Scotland] A Tobacco Endgame for Scotland?

Attendees at a recent meeting on developing Scotland’s tobacco ‘endgame’ strategy identified three key policy priorities for a Scottish ‘tobacco endgame’: restricting availability of tobacco; pursuing a ‘polluter pays’ approach with tobacco industry profi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 25, 2017 17:04

GLANTZ: Factual text vs emotional pictures in cigarette warning labels is a false dichotomy

The FDA’s initial effort to implement graphic warning labels was blocked by the courts because warnings are supposed to be “factual” not “emotional.” Lucy Popova and colleagues just published a nice paper showing that this is a false dichotomy. The pap
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08

[Europe, UK] Mother-of-two, 42, is ‘horrified’ after ‘finding absolutely disgusting picture of her dying FATHER being used on cigarette packets without the family’s permission’

The hospital denies that the photo is of David Ross, pictured, and the EU Commission claims the image is of someone else but Jodi says she is yet to receive proof of that
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 19:02

Obesity will kill you far earlier than cigarettes, diabetes, or hypertension, study warns

Researchers studied causes of death in the US in 2014, the latest figures They found obesity causes 47 percent more early deaths than tobacco Smoking deaths have plummeted in 15 years thanks to tobacco control efforts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:57

doctors’ offices: a missed opportunity in tobacco control

physicians aren’t always asking adolescents if they smoke, according to a new Truth Initiative® study. The research, published in Tobacco Induced Diseases, shows major gaps in youth tobacco use prevention and cessation efforts in the clinical setting. Fe
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:43

Food, drink and tobacco sector

Employment in both tobacco manufacturing and cultivation continued to fall in the past decade. Nonetheless, the sector remains an economic activity in which millions of women and men earn their living. Tobacco is grown in more than 100 developing and tra
International Labour Organization (ch)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:24
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