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[Australia] Victorian campaign aims to raise awareness of high smoking rates in LGBTI community

A short film competition run by the Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) and Quit Victoria will aim to raise awareness around high smoking rates in the LGBTI community. The ‘Keep The Vibe Alive’ competition will ask filmmakers to submit a written pitch
Star Observer (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:23
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: Higher taxes show way to cut smoking

In her policy address, Carrie Lam proposed a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes in the city, fearing possible harm to health and abuse by youngsters, but one measure has already achieved results
South China Morning Post
added Oct 12, 2018 21:19
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[Switzerland] MOP1 concludes after laying the foundation for global cooperation and tobacco tracking system to crack down on illicit tobacco trade

The Meeting of the Parties (MOP1) to a new global treaty to fight the tobacco illicit market closed its first session on Wednesday after taking the first steps towards the creation of a monitoring system to track and trace the movement of tobacco products
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:11
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Big Tobacco cries foul after hard-line UN treaty

Big tobacco companies moved Thursday to counter the hard line taken by a global tobacco control treaty, including its decision that new "vaping" products should face the same restrictions as cigarettes.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 15:55
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[New York] LETTER: Quitline website revamped

The North Country Healthy Heart Network...One of our favorite tobacco-cessation resources is the New York State Smokers’ Quitline, which recently introduced a revamped, enhanced website: www.nysmokefree.com. The new website includes an online newsroom fo
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Oct 12, 2018 15:39
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American Cancer Society report says higher tobacco taxes best way to prevent cancer deaths

Tobacco control efforts such as cigarette taxes must be expanded to prevent cancer deaths, as research shows it is the top cause of cancer deaths despite lower smoking rates, the American Cancer Society said. The cancer society released a report on Wedn
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 12, 2018 14:12
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GLANTZ: PMI’s IQOS is not as new (or as safe) as PMI would like you to think

They used previously secret tobacco industry documents to examine Accord, an earlier version of IQOS that Philip Morris marketed without success between 1998 at 2006. In contrast to IQOS, PM scientists and executives consistently stated that Accord reduc
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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[Canada, UK] 'Just say no' to drug legalisation: WHO chief

similar to alcohol and tobacco, drugs like marijuana needed to be controlled because of the risk they posed outside medical settings.... He pointed to the strides nations around the world have made in curbing tobacco smoking, which the WHO considers to be
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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A blueprint for the primary prevention of cancer: Targeting established, modifiable risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking...The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest pote
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Oct 12, 2018 14:21
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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18
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