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AHMED: Tobacco in Pakistan: Deadly Economics

Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination needs to comply and enforce Article 11 of FCTC, requiring a health warning to be printed on the front side and the back side of the cigarette packets and printed cigarette out
The Diplomat (us)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:44
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[California] Researcher accuses UCSF professor of ‘leering’ at her breasts in new lawsuit

UCSF said in an emailed statement, “UCSF takes any allegations of a hostile work environment seriously. An internal investigation is being conducted under applicable UC policies. In the meantime, we don’t comment on pending litigation or active investiga
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 7, 2017 22:07
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truth® campaign prevents more than 300,000 young people from smoking in one year

an estimated 301,930 youth and young adults did not become smokers over the course of one year because of the truth campaign, according to a new study published in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:44
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Standardised cigarette packaging may reduce the implied safety of Natural American Spirit cigarettes

Conclusion The results suggest that NAS cigarette packaging conveys that its cigarettes are ‘safer’ and that such perceptions are lower with standardised packaging, both with and without warning images.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 22, 2017 02:25
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Illicit cigarette sales in Indian cities: findings from a retail survey

Conclusion Our estimate of the illicit cigarette market share of 2.73% casts serious doubt on the tobacco industry estimate of 20% and Euromonitor’s estimate of 21.3%.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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New Smokefree Movies ad sums up 2017 and highlights the health groups' challenge to Hollywood to implement R by June 2018

The latest ad has been posted to Smokefree Movies. It’s running in The Hollywood Reporter on December 6 and in Variety on December 18.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:45
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Will the FDA’s New Tobacco Strategy Be a Game Changer? [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-Cigarettes might have a role in helping smokers quit, but delaying their regulation won’t help motivate manufacturers to demonstrate that their products are safe and effective as smoking cessation aids, Fiore said.
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Dec 8, 2017 17:55
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Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the benefits of increasing the UK tobacco duty escalator to public health and economic outcomes

Increasing the UK TDE to 5% above inflation could effectively reduce smoking prevalence, prevent diseases and avoid healthcare costs. It would deliver substantial progress towards a tobacco-free society and should be implemented by the UK Government with
Tobacco Control
added Dec 7, 2017 13:41
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5 strategies for passing local laws against flavored tobacco

Young people — especially African-American youth — are getting hooked on tobacco by first trying these flavored products. In fact, in 2014, the majority of high school students who smoked a cigarette in the past 30 days used menthol cigarettes, mint-flav
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[UK] Holiday healthcare heroes: ‘I want to reduce the lost years of smokers’

Linda Robinson leads East Coast Community Healthcare’s (ECCH) Stop Smoking team in Great Yarmouth – with the help of her guide dog Arrow. Arrow joins Linda, who has been partially sighted since the removal of a pituitary tumour six years ago, in every e
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:26
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