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United Nations Global Compact: an ‘Inroad’ into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry

Tobacco companies sought to join the UNGC for two reasons: (1) to improve their reputation, in keeping with other corporate social responsibility efforts; (2) to gain proximity to UN agencies and weaken the WHO’s influence, part of an overall strategy to
Tobacco Control
added Nov 19, 2017 01:11
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[Spain] Several health organizations have adopted the 5A’s brief intervention model (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange...Factors associated with implementation of the 5A’s smoking cessation model [FREE FULL TEXT]

clinical healthcare workers do not perform the 5A’s completely. The main barriers identified suggest the need of training and making available practical guidelines in healthcare services. Organizational support is essential for moving towards the implemen
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:49
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new report: tobacco industry spends nearly $1 million per hour marketing tobacco products

[FTC] reports on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco... The reports, released last week, show that tobacco industry spending on cigarette advertising and promotion rose from $8.03 billion in 2014 to $8.24 billion in 2015. The amount of money spent on marketi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 3, 2017 02:11
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The impact of flavour, device type and warning messages on youth preferences for electronic nicotine delivery systems: evidence from an online discrete choice experiment [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions and relevance Restricting fruit/sweets/beverage flavours in ENDS, regulating modifiable vaping devices and adopting strong health warning messages may reduce the uptake of ENDS among youth.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 01:53
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United Nations Global Compact: an ‘Inroad’ into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

Excluding tobacco manufacturers from UNGC participation is an important step to limit the tobacco industry’s ability to influence the UN and promote its image and, by extension, its deadly products. It is important to monitor enforcement of this policy an
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 01:50
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‘Tobacco Nation’ Left Behind

Smoking rates have plummeted nationwide over the past 20 years, but a stretch of 12 states ranging from the upper Midwest to the South has been left behind, with disastrous health consequences, according to an October report.
U.S. News & World Report
added Nov 3, 2017 00:01
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco: EU Law / HM Treasury written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The government is continuing to study the draft implementing legislation for Articles 15 and 16 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive and is discussing the drafts with the Commission and other Member States. We are aware of concerns raised by businesses af
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:24
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[Asia, UK] Judith Longstaff Mackay: The art of war on tobacco

In 1984 Judith Mackay gave up clinical practice in Hong Kong to devote herself to tobacco control in low and middle income countries—unpaid and virtually alone, but driven by her rage at the industry’s lies and misrepresentations. Now 74, she has advised
British Medical Journal
added Nov 3, 2017 00:19
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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[Michigan] Social Justice and Tobacco Control: Impact on Underserved Populations

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, starting at 5 p.m. Location: U-M School of Public Health... Leading up to the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service (TCS) will host the panel discussion, “Social Justic
University of Michigan
added Nov 1, 2017 10:26
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