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DAUBE: Questions for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Who appointed the Directors?... When were the Board and its Committee members appointed or elected? When was Dr Yach appointed President, and by whom? Prior to the February 1 announcement, who made decisions on issues such as appointment of a President
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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Congress Shouldn’t Cut Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Programs

House of Representatives today is considering a continuing resolution to fund the federal government until March 23 and to extend funding for important health programs...it is irresponsible for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutt
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:21
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Population exposure to smoking and tobacco branding in the UK reality show ‘Love Island’

Despite advertising legislation and broadcasting regulations intended to protect children from smoking imagery in UK television, series 3 of Love Island delivered millions of general and branded tobacco impressions both to children and adults in the UK. M
Tobacco Control
added Feb 6, 2018 04:30
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[New York] CNY group talks tobacco epidemic in Albany

The Tobacco Free Network of CNY visited Albany Feb. 6 to stress the need to reduce the burden of tobacco addiction on New Yorkers. “We’ve made great strides in combating the tobacco epidemic, but more work needs to be done to reduce the significantly hi
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Feb 8, 2018 04:52
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A review of risk perception measurement in tobacco control research [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is little consistency across risk perception measures in tobacco research. There may be value in developing and disseminating best practices for assessing tobacco risk perceptions. A set of risk perception consensus measures may also benefit researc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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what is juul?

in just two years on the market, JUUL, a new type of e-cigarette, has become so popular among young people that it has already amassed nearly half of the e-cigarette market share. The product’s quick rise in popularity prompted The Boston Globe to call i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:22
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[Minnesota] HUMPHREY III: Big tobacco is finally forced to tell the truth

as a veteran of the tobacco trials of the 1990s, I know how hard they can fight...Health advocates including the Association for Nonsmokers Minnesota, ClearWay... have launched their own campaign to “correct the corrective statements.” The health coaliti
MinnPost.com
added Feb 5, 2018 19:31
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A Casino goes smoke free: a longitudinal study of secondhand and thirdhand smoke pollution and exposure

Long-term smoking in a casino creates deep THS reservoirs that persist for months after a smoking ban. A complete smoking ban immediately improves air quality and significantly reduces exposure to SHS and THS. However, THS reservoirs contribute to continu
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:49
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WHO targets Samoan children with anti-smoking move

The World Health Organisation says a tobacco control team in Samoa is making the protection of children a priority over the next five years. The WHO's team coordinator for non communicable diseases says Samoa has been chosen as one of several countries
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Feb 4, 2018 19:01
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[Pakistan] More Awareness Needed On Tobacco Usage Among Youngsters: Experts

Medical experts on Sunday have expressed serious concern over growing trend of tobacco use among youths, calling for strict implementation of laws relating to sale of cigarettes, Gutka and chaliya. Cancer Specialist Prof Mohammad Zubair Khan, in an inter
Urdu Point (pk)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:10
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