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[South Africa] Ex-WHO expert banned from tobacco conference after links to Marlboro maker

Today, the South African-born doctor is a pariah in the tobacco control world, after his appointment in September 2017 to head a multimillion rand venture, the Foundation for a Smoke Free World, which is being bankrolled by Philip Morris International (P
Health24 News [INACTIVE]
added Mar 8, 2018 00:42
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[South Africa] Bloomberg launches $20 million fund to fight tobacco companies

Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced it would provide $20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products (STOP), a new global watchdog that will aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry ta
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47

comprehensive review provides further proof that fda should ban menthol cigarettes

a Truth Initiative® review of more than 80 studies on menthol tobacco products provides additional proof that the Food and Drug Administration should immediately ban the products to benefit public health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47

[South Africa] Tobacco industry still selling cigarettes in single sticks in Nigeria, other African countries – Report

The report, released in Cape Town on Tuesday, identified the British American Tobacco (BAT), Philip Morris International (PMI), and Imperial Brands as the main perpetrators of the practice in 10 African countries surveyed. The affected countries include
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:05

[Africa, South Africa] ‘Pariah’ Yach told to stay away from global tobacco conference

The attendance section of the 17th World Conference of “Tobacco or Health” website expressly forbids access to anyone associated with the new foundation or any tobacco company. In an unusually blunt statement, the WHO condemned the new foundation, sayin
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:01

Michael Bloomberg launches tobacco industry watchdog

A new global watchdog agency ... The funding for the agency, named Stop (Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products), comes from Bloomberg Philanthropies... The agency will “aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry tactics and practices to underm
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:33

[Denmark] Increasing numbers of young Danes smoking, report reveals

Slogans telling people that smoking kills, combined with graphic pictures of the deformities caused by smoking on cigarette packets, don’t seem to be having the desired effect anymore...increase in the number of people between 16 and 45 who smoke daily, r
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:41
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[Arizona] Retailers Face Hurdles Fighting Local Regulation

Anti-tobacco organizations that receive funding to lobby for proposals such as flavored-tobacco bans or higher taxes have “natural bridges and alliances” with local health departments and schools, a ready network that retailers don’t have access to, acco
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:30

[South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Will Feature Discussion on the FDA’s Plan to Dramatically Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes

22nd Century Group...announces the nicotine reduction mandate planned by the [FDA] is attracting the interest of public health officials and scientists...the 17th [WCOTH] will feature several speakers from the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). A Pa
Business Wire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:51

[South Africa] Achieve Life Sciences Announces Cytisine Symposium at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

The cytisine symposium titled "Is a Globally Affordable Medication to Treat Tobacco Dependence Achievable? The Case of Cytisine." will be held on Friday, March 9th at 7:45am. Nancy Rigotti, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Director,
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:32
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