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[UK] Health matters: preventing ill health from alcohol and tobacco NHS England

Tackling smoking provides the biggest opportunity for making services across the entire health and care system more sustainable. Smoking costs the NHS in England approximately £2.5 billion a year for treating diseases caused by smoking, according to Towar
GOV.UK
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Women’s groups against kiddie pack

THE National Council of Women’s Organisations, Malaysia (NCWO) lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:47
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Cigarette constituent health communications for smokers: impact of chemical, imagery, and source

Multiple elements of a constituent message, including type of constituent, imagery, and message source, impact their reception among smokers. Specifically, communication campaigns targeting smokers that utilize arsenic as the tobacco constituent, visual
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:24
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apply now: ‘reinvent the reel’ grants will support groups to get smoking off movie screens

Truth Initiative and Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic healthcare systems in the country, will award approximately 10 “Reinvent the Reel” grants of up to $2,500 each. The grants will support youth-serving groups that will educate and engage you
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:57
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IRELAND’S PLAIN PACKAGING RULES FOR TOBACCO NOW IN EFFECT

New plain packaging laws for tobacco products have gone into effect in Ireland, though it will be a while before the bland new look for cigar boxes completely overtake store shelves. According to a guidance document issued by the country’s department of
HalfWheel
added Oct 4, 2017 11:02
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WHO Headquarters Leadership Team

Deputy Directors-General Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director-General for Programmes Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed Deputy Director General for Programmes (DDP). A pediatrician from India and a globally recognized researcher on tuberculosi
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:02
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[Oregon] BENTON COUNTY, OR: Tobacco 21 Enforcement Begins January 2018; Retailer Training To Be Held In October

Oregon Governor Kate Brown's recent signing of SB 754, known as Tobacco 21 and recently passed by the Oregon Legislature, makes Oregon the fifth state to increase the age to purchase tobacco, after California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey. The new law ta
Public.
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No kiddie pack. Every life counts — National Council of Women’s Organisations

NCWO lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the [FCTC]...In 2010 the Government also took a strong stand in banning the sale of small cigarette packs also known as “kiddie packs”. This is
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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Investors should get hooked on tobacco stocks’ earnings growth and pricing power, Morgan Stanley writes

“Our view is that any action is likely to be many years away, and is arguably balanced by the opportunity in next-generation products for those who are well positioned,” it wrote in a report exclusively provided to MarketWatch.
CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 3, 2017 13:10
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco should be used as test case for policies to manage illegal drugs

Australia should do nothing that turns tobacco into just another illegal or quasi-illegal drug that profits only criminals. Instead we should use tobacco as a proving ground for policies that can be used to manage other drugs which are currently illegal,
The Age (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:55
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