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AUDIO: The program helping Indigenous Australians quit smoking

A program in Sydney that's helping Indigenous people quit smoking is also exploring the deeper reasons why it's still the norm for roughly a third of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults. Organisers behind the "Talking About Tobacco Use" (TATU)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 28, 2018 00:16

'Troubling signs': Health Canada to review tobacco strategy as smoking rate spikes

Health Canada is asking contractors to prepare a report on the "value for money" of the longstanding, multi-million-dollar program that has sought to reduce the number of smokers in this country. The review would look back at how well the Federal Tobacco
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 28, 2018 00:01

[Indiana] E-cigarettes shift smoking progress

“I can see the attraction in the design, how it looks, how it feels,” McMahan said. “That's going to be really hard for us to challenge. It's just dangerous. This is going to be a problem for the next 10, 20, 40 years.” Cigarette use among high school s
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 27, 2018 21:43

[Korea - South] Cigarette sales in S. Korea keep falling in 2018

Cigarette sales in South Korea kept falling this year on higher price and the government-led anti-smoking campaign, a government report showed Monday. The number of 20-cigarette packs sold here was 28.98 million for the first 10 months of this year, down
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 28, 2018 00:13

[South Africa] New tobacco rules will choke healthier products, says Philip Morris

sees SA’s mooted tobacco regulations as an impediment to its plan to phase out its cigarette brands, such as Marlboro, in favour of healthier alternatives. The New York-listed cigarette and tobacco giant wants to ultimately replace all its cigarettes wit
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:44

On 20th Anniversary of State Tobacco Settlement (the MSA), It’s Time for Bold Action to Finish the Fight Against Tobacco

The 20th anniversary of the tobacco settlement is an opportunity to review our progress and remaining challenges...policymakers at all levels must fully implement the proven strategies that have driven our progress and ensure they reach all Americans. The
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:45

[North Carolina] Master Settlement Agreement remains flawed enigma even after 20 years

Despite the hefty sums, the MSA has been dogged by high expectations, criticized as inadequate and deemed a flawed disappointment by public-health advocates for not delivering a crippling blow to the traditional-cigarette sector. There’s little doubt th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 26, 2018 05:17

[Canada, USA] Smoking Cessation: More than Just Lip Service

Canadian and U.S. lung cancer specialists share how they built and launched successful quit-smoking programs / In 2012, CCO implemented a "Framework for Smoking Cessation" at 14 regional centers. "This framework included the '5As- -- asking about whethe
MedPage Today
added Nov 24, 2018 15:39

[UK-Scotland] Lies, damned lies and illicit tobacco statistics

The spectre of the illicit trade is used to oppose public health measures such as standardised packaging and duty increases. Advertisements are taken out by tobacco companies promoting the possibility of an increase in criminal activity. Neither HMRC nor
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:19

Board of Directors

The FCA Board of Directors includes members representing each World Health Organization region, as well as at-large members.Elections to the Board are held annually. Only FCA member organisations can vote in the general assembly. The FCA Articles of Inco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 23, 2018 22:03
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