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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing through Big Tobacco’s smokescreen

the court-ordered airing of “corrective statements” in American media does represent a victory for truth...we are calling on governments around the world to strengthen implementation of the WHO FCTC by accelerating action on the “MPOWER” tobacco control p
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:29
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Lung Association’s Grades On Connecticut Tobacco Policies Are Abysmal, Again

“When states, the federal government, and even municipalities score high on these policies, we see fewer youths using tobacco products, more successful programs helping adults quit smoking, and reducing everyone’s overall exposure to second-hand smoke,”
Newtown (CT) Bee
added Feb 10, 2018 18:44
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Ask Dr. Scott: Taiwan newspaper article details country’s battle against tobacco

The Taiwanese philosophy toward medicine may be more prescriptive than what we are accustomed to, in our individualistic culture. We can learn, however, from the experiences of other nations that grapple with this vexing challenge. Let’s keep our eyes op
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Feb 10, 2018 16:37
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[UK] Campaign for a Smokefree Sheffield launched

Set up to help smokers, non-smokers, quitters and the whole community work towards a future without tobacco, Smokefree Sheffield brings the city’s tobacco control board and local services together under one umbrella. It has launched a new website – www.
Sheffield City Council (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:02
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WHO condemns misleading use of its name in marketing of heated tobacco products

(BAT) is launching a new heated tobacco product, “glo”. In materials promoting the launch of the product,...BAT has made statements that could be incorrectly perceived as implying that [WHO] is endorsing this product as a less harmful alternative to ciga
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 12, 2018 21:03
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GLANTZ: Public Health England goes even more overboard on e-cigs; when I first heard this I this I thought it was a joke

Public Health England’s latest report on e-cigarettes that recommended allowing e-cigarette use in hospitals and by pregnant women, I thought it was a joke, real fake news. But it is real, so here are some reactions to their press release (reproduced
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:33
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EDITORIAL: Oklahoma lawmakers should focus on reducing tobacco use

lawmakers have not only failed to raise cigarette taxes, but have also put little focus on advancing those alternative measures. “Oklahoma is woefully behind in tobacco policy,” said John Woods, executive director of the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endow
The Oklahoman
added Feb 10, 2018 02:08
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[UK] A Qualitative Exploration of the Role of Vape Shop Environments in Supporting Smoking Abstinence

Vape shops can provide effective behavioural support to quitters to maintain smoking abstinence. Health professionals could capitalise on this through partnership working with shops, to ensure best outcomes for clients wanting to use e-cigarettes to quit
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Feb 9, 2018 18:10
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Evaluation of strategies to communicate harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) information through cigarette package inserts: a discrete choice experiment

Numeric HPHC information on inserts appears to produce misunderstandings that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. Furthermore, brief narratives that link HPHCs to smoking-related disease may promote cessation versus communications that do not ex
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:48
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Swisher Sweets ‘Artist Project’: using musical events to promote cigars

Swisher Sweets promotes and supports musical artists, has a branded presence at concerts and holds pop-up music events in convenience stores that are promoted on its website and social media (figure 1).
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:46
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