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[China, South Africa] Ensuring a transparent, inclusive, civilian and scientific-oriented World Tobacco Control Conference – statement from Taiwanese delegates

On the last day of the World Conference, we asked the conference secretariat for an explanation and justification of the revocation of Taiwanese delegates’ conference registration.... For what reason(s) were the delegates excluded? 3. Why was this WCTOH
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 01:58
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Containing diffusion: the tobacco industry’s multipronged trade strategy to block tobacco standardised packaging

Governments seeking to implement SP [standardised packaging] need to be prepared to resist and counter the industry’s multipronged trade strategy by avoiding trade diversions, exposing false industry legal and reputational claims, and monitoring third-par
Tobacco Control
added Apr 23, 2018 00:20
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[Asia-pacific, China] Are e-cigarettes all smoke and mirrors? One man’s quest for clean Hong Kong air

Antonio Kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, is worried about a new trend targeted at young people or those who want to quit smoking
South China Morning Post
added Apr 21, 2018 16:06
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[Asia, China] Retired soldier waging war against litterbugs in Xi'an

he signed up for the civilian service, not realizing at the time that his new adversary would be cigarette butts and that the streets of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, would be his new field of battle. "One day, I bumped into sanitation workers picking up cig
China Daily (cn)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:38
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how tobacco products harm the environment from their manufacture to consumption

The process of growing tobacco, manufacturing tobacco products and delivering them to retailers causes severe and irreversible damage to the environment..."From start to finish, the tobacco life cycle is an overwhelmingly polluting and damaging process,"
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:01
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tax increases that were implemented during 2009–2015 were not enough to increase tobacco product prices sufficiently to outweigh the effect of income growth, and to reduce tobacco consumption. The findings from this research inform policymakers that i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 23:38
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Authors’ guardian angels: our 2017 Reviewers of the Year [FREE FULL TEXT]

Each year, Tobacco Control’s senior editorial team nominates a set of Reviewers of the Year, who are regarded as outstanding in this important role. There are always multiple nominations, because we have a truly stellar pool of reviewers who care about t
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 23:37
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Effect of message congruency on attention and recall in pictorial health warning labels [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results suggest that message congruency between visual and textual information is beneficial to recall of label content. Moreover, images captured and held smokers’ attention better than the text.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:13
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[Mid-east] Evaluating the pictorial warnings on tobacco products in Arabian Gulf countries against other international pictorial warnings [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study shows PWs originating from the GCC had significantly lower ratings than those implemented in Australia and the UK. The GCC countries may need to re-evaluate the currently implemented PWs and update them periodically.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:13
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Factual text and emotional pictures: overcoming a false dichotomy of cigarette warning labels [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our findings contradict courts’ conclusions that pictorial messages are emotional and not factual. Pictorial labels are rated as informative and factual, textual labels evoke emotion, and emotionality and informativeness are strongly correlated. These fin
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:11
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