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[California] Study: Tobacco laws cited for 28% lower lung cancer rate in Calif.

Lung cancer deaths are 28 percent lower in California compared with the rest of the country -- with strong tobacco control in the Golden State cited as the primary reason, according to a study. R
UPI
added Oct 11, 2018 13:24
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Lung cancer will remain major health issue, despite falling rates

"We found that future smoking and lung cancer rates and deaths will continue to decrease," said Meza, who is the coordinating principal investigator of the CISNET Lung group, adding those decreases are the result of tobacco control measures implemented u
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 15, 2018 23:20
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[California] GLANTZ: Putting the successful defense of San Francisco’s prohibition on sale of flavored tobacco products in context

San Francisco voters showed that with appropriate support for public health campaigns, it is possible to overcome more heavily financed efforts by Big Tobacco if there is enough funding to spread the message. RJR's attempt to roll back the law illustrate
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:56
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BULLETIN TUESDAY 9 OCTOBER 2018: SLOW DOWN, WE JUST GOT HERE! (PDF)

how can the ITP Secretariat mobilise existing organisations and international arrangements to effectively help implement the Protocol? If the ITP is implemented in isolation, the Secretariat will find itself constantly re-inventing the wheel. For exampl
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 16:59
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[Canada] No surge in illicit cigarettes after implementation of menthol ban in Nova Scotia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the tobacco industry’s assertions, there was no surge in illicit cigarettes after the 2015 ban on menthol cigarette sales in Nova Scotia. Credible, industry-independent evidence on illicit cigarette trade is desperately needed to support the i
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2018 00:40
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McDONALD: Meet the Rich Moms Who Want to Ban Vaping

Parents Against Vaping e-cigarettes. Formed this year at the height of JUUL fever, PAVe is led by wealthy and influential New Yorkers who take their moralistic war on vaping very seriously, or at least they seem like they do. And unlike an organization yo
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Oct 11, 2018 19:15
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NETHERLANDS TO HOST GLOBAL ANTI-TOBACCO CONFERENCE IN 2020

The Netherlands will organize and host a global World Health Organization conference against tobacco in 2020, was announced in Geneva on Saturday during the closing ceremony of the 8th Conference of Parties of the so-called WHO-FCTC treaty. State Secreta
NL Times (nl)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:31
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VIDEO: Follow the Data Podcast: Tobacco Industry Watchdogs

The Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP) competition...The University of Bath’s Tobacco Control Research Group, the Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disea
Bloomberg Philanthropies
added Oct 9, 2018 19:12
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BULLETIN MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018: L’ASSISTANCE TECHNIQUE: UN ÉLÉMENT CLÉ DE LA MISE EN OEUVRE DU PROTOCOLE (PDF)

INSIDE THIS ISSUE A QUICK GUIDE TO TRACKING AND TRACING 2 THE PROTOCOL TO ELIMINATE ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO PRODUCTS: A BRIEF HISTORY 3 HOW BIG TOBACCO THREATENS THE ILLICIT TRADE PROTOCOL 4
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:08
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BULLETIN MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: A KEY ELEMENT FOR IMPLEMENTING THE PROTOCOL (PDF) [English]

The tobacco industry is already at work pushing its own monitoring system on countries; a system which it presents as Protocol-compliant, in order to keep tracking and tracing in its control. It is, therefore, important for the Secretariat to have a spec
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:08
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