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[Hong Kong] Ombudsman calls out govt over poor smoking-ban enforcement

The agencies that were called out for their lapses included the Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health, the Food and Health Bureau (FHB) and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports. I
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:46
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[Alabama] WEISS: Should we just go ahead and ban smoking everywhere?

[FCTC] established a method called MPOWER in 2008 that aims to end the “global tobacco epidemic”...The way to do this is not by banning it all at once, but instead by monitoring use and prevention, protecting citizens from second-hand smoke, offering ways
Yahoo!
added Feb 2, 2018 16:53
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Negative affect, message reactance and perceived risk: how do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions?

Pictorial cigarette pack warnings increased quit intentions by increasing negative affect. Message reactance partially attenuated this increase in intentions. The opposing associations of negative affect and reactance on perceived risk may explain why pic
Tobacco Control
added Feb 1, 2018 23:56
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[Europe] CLARKSON: Can the battle against Big Tobacco be won?

The ongoing war between regulatory Davids and industry Goliaths now revolves around the implementation of a track-and-trace (T&T) system, provided for in both the TPD and the FCTC’s embattled Protocol....now up for a vote in the European Parliament, which
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 21:56
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[Oklahoma] The case for and against tapping the tobacco fund to bolster state services

“Nobody can argue that TSET hasn’t had some impact on smoking or cigarettes. But I think there’s huge concern about where else they’ve spent money,” ... Few states have protected their tobacco settlement money like Oklahoma. Most states have diverted the
The Oklahoman
added Feb 1, 2018 21:46
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Philip Morris Smoke Free Foundation: questions about independence and transparency, while top universities distance themselves

"Yach’s ‘independent foundation’ is more akin to a program of [PM], with Yach and the Foundation’s Directors...having a degree of day-to-day autonomy.. but with the fundamental settings put in place by, and enforced, by [PM]'s USD960 million.”
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 18:57
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Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison

Locally-tailored strategies are required to reduce the economic burden of cancer in developing economies. Focussing on tobacco control, vaccination programs and cancer screening, combined with access to adequate treatment, could yield significant gains fo
Cancer Epidemiology [Cancer Detection and Prevention]
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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LEVIN: Proposal undermines Florida anti-smoking efforts

As an attorney and a former 50-year smoker currently battling stage 4 lung cancer, I’ve spent the better part of my life fighting Big Tobacco... Killing Tobacco Free Florida’s advertising campaign is, quite simply, a gift to the tobacco companies.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:24
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[Japan] EDITORIAL: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

We cannot ignore how tobacco companies have worked covertly to corrupt science, create doubt and thereby delay the implementation of effective tobacco control interventions. Iida and Proctor demonstrate that this continues to the present day in Japan. The
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:32
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Dual use of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and smoked tobacco: a qualitative analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policies that discourage smoking, particularly excise tax increases on smoked tobacco and smoke-free space restrictions, appear important in prompting ENDS use. Future research could explore whether these policies also help foster complete transition fro
Tobacco Control
added Feb 1, 2018 23:55
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