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[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

CARBON monoxide, lead, arsenic and benzene are poisons that most of us go out of our way to avoid. But this is the toxic cocktail in tobacco smoke inhaled by smokers and potentially their families in the home and car. That’s the warning from Fresh as th
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:37
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[South Africa] WHO’s Director-General flagged three ways to control the tobacco epidemic

During the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH 2018), Dr Tedros, Director-General of the WHO, opened the plenary with a remarkable speech where he stressed that global tobacco control efforts are gaining accelerated momentum but there is mu
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:39
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Over half a million children in India are smoking cigarettes everyday

For all the government’s efforts to discourage smoking, it remains a common sight across India. What’s worse is that the deadly habit can begin incredibly early, affecting children as young as 10 years old. There are over 625,000 Indian children (pdf) a
Quartz
added Mar 20, 2018 22:18
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Majority of U.S. Adults Have Poor Heart Health: Study

"We can encourage diet and exercise by increasing access to healthy foods and safe places to exercise. These are influenced by communities and policy makers. Smoking rates can be influenced by tobacco control policies, such as smoking restrictions, tax p
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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CVS Health Launches Year Three of Be The First, Its $50 Million Initiative To Help Deliver a Tobacco-Free Generation

Company to award $10 million in 2018 to promote youth smoking prevention, education and healthy behavior programming / Grants made to expand interactive gaming app and tobacco curriculum from Yale Center for Health & Learning Games and Stanford University
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2018 15:23
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CVS Intensifies Anti-Tobacco Fight In Third Year

CVS Health isn’t wavering from its push to curtail smoking and the use of tobacco products, more than three years after its move to end cigarette sales grabbed national headlines and bipartisan praise. On Monday, CVS said it will spend $10 million this
Forbes
added Mar 20, 2018 01:50
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[Australia] BUGA UP founder made unique push to ban tobacco advertising

Bill Snow was one of the founders of BUGA UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions), a movement that used witty and subversive graffiti to expose the glossy falsehoods of powerful corporations. As a civic minded graffitist and ant
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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the 3 main reasons youth use e-cigarettes

consumers can’t determine differences between products and their relative harms. That’s why Truth Initiative® is pushing the FDA to reconsider its decision to delay fully regulating e-cigarettes until 2022 and calling on the administration to fully regula
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:14
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Tobacco-Free Kids Training Program Reaches Over 1 Million Youth in First Year

Taking Down Tobacco, a comprehensive youth advocacy training program created by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in partnership with the CVS Health Foundation, has reached over 1 million youth nationwide. In its first year, Taking Down Tobacco has been
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:12
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[UK] Oldham teacher face of campaign to make smoking history in Greater

Anna Swailes, Head of Expressive and Performing Arts, at The Hathershaw College, is part of the Make Smoking History movement which is particularly targetting Oldham where almost one in five people smoke. The shocking statistic is significantly worse th
Oldham Times (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 15:10
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