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[India] Fortify, scale-up life-saving tobacco control measures across SE Asia Region

More people than ever before are covered by life-saving tobacco control policies, including in the South-East Asia Region. That’s one of the findings of a new WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, which documents how 63% of the world’s population is
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2017 22:45
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Save the date; UCSF "It's About a Billion Lives" symposium will be Friday Feb 2, 2018

Keynote: Smokefree or Up in Smoke? Reinvigorated tobacco control policy in an era of legalized marijuana... This is a public symposium open to all members of the University community, public health and health professionals, the media, and the public
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH gov’t can do more in anti-smoking drive

The Philippine government should maximize resources derived from tobacco taxes by intensifying smoking-prevention programs up to the local government level, according to the latest report of the World Health Organization (WHO) on smoking. In the report,
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:28
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Predictors of postpartum return to smoking: a systematic review

Finding effective ways to help pregnant women quit smoking and remain abstinent is a major public health issue. Approximately half of UK women who smoke attempt cessation after conception; unfortunately, up to 75% return to smoking within 12 months postp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 27, 2017 06:46
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[UK-Scotland] Even more evidence that ecigs increase risk of starting to smoke cigs, this time from Scotland and Canada

While the evidence that kids who initiate tobacco product use is already pretty bulletproof, all the studies so far have been from the US. Now two new studies, one from Scotland and one from Canada, are taking the case global.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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[California] RJR spending big money to overturn SF flavor/menthol ordinance

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has been keeping an eye on the campaign expenditures for the “local concerned citizens”...has spent $723,769 in support of the Let’s Be Real referendum to undo the SF flavor ordinance. That includes $600,000 in loans a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:41
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how one student led her apartment complex to go tobacco-free

after her presentation on the harms of secondhand smoke and the benefits of smoke-free environments, Katelynd Todd faced crowds of a few hundred college students—all residents of her apartment complex in Berkeley, Calif.—and awaited their vote on a new t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:04
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Improve implementation of tobacco tax policies, ASEAN urged

This was the recommendation under the tobacco tax index issued by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA). The index was released during a regional workshop on strengthening tobacco tax administration in Siem Reap recently, which was attend
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:17
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Senate Should Vote No On Health Care Bill – Proposal Would Take Away Health Coverage from Millions and Harm Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use

eliminating programs that we know are working, such as the CDC’s Tips from Former Smokers (Tips) media campaign, which has motivated about five million smokers to try to quit and helped 500,000 smokers to quit successfully since its launch in 2012. Repeal
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 25, 2017 22:50
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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