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adult smoking rates continue to underscore health disparities

reinforces the fact that tobacco continues to disproportionately affect certain populations. For example, the report found that: Tobacco use ranged from 9 percent among Asians to 26.6 percent among American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:41
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[Hong Kong] International conference tackles tobacco use and challenges of novel smoking products

The Department of Health (DH) and the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) today (December 1) jointly launched a conference entitled "Towards a Tobacco Endgame in Hong Kong" to mark the 35th year milestone for the achievements in tobacco control
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:41
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[Connecticut] Tobacco Industry Launches Ads On Dangers Of Smoking

“The budget that was just passed by the legislature also eliminates the funding for tobacco control for the next two years,” he said. “So assuming no changes are made, we will go four years without a single cent being earmarked for tobacco control, despi
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:05
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[Asia-pacific, China] Call for Hong Kong tobacco tax hike next year, and cigarette ban in 10 years

In pushing its “tobacco endgame plan”, the Council on Smoking and Health repeated its previous call to raise the tobacco tax by 100 per cent, claiming it could push smoking prevalence from 10.5 per cent in 2015 to below 5 per cent in 2027, paving the way
South China Morning Post
added Dec 1, 2017 15:35
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COPD is on the European Commission’s agenda, EU health chief says

European Commission does not plan specific targets or a harmonised approach for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Instead, it says it will ensure tobacco control policies are properly implemented in the member states.
EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:10
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GLANTZ: IQOS emissions create risks of immunosuppression and pulmonary toxicity, so FDA should not accept PMI reduced risk claim

My colleagues at the UCSF TCORS just submitted this public comment to the FDA and PMI's application to market IQOS as a modified (less) risk tobacco product.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:50
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[Asia] Hong Kong group suggests heavier tax on cigarettes to reduce smokers

The Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) on Thursday suggested a heavier tax on cigarettes so as to double cigarette prices in an effort to cut the number of smokers in Hong Kong. According to COSH, about 10.5 percent of people in Hong Kong are
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 1, 2017 02:21
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BLUMENTHAL: Big Tobacco Is Still In The Business Of Deceiving Americans

began nearly 25 years ago when a handful of state Attorneys General sued cigarette manufacturers in state court. I was one of them...States must commit to using a significant amount of the millions of dollars they receive each year from the state tobacc
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:20
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[Asia, India] HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt reply on plea to regulate e-cigarettes sale

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the response of the Centre and the AAP government on a plea seeking to regulate the sale and consumption of e-cigarettes. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:54
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PMI left a lot of important things out of its toxicology studies of IQOS submitted to the FDA

My colleagues at the UCSF TCOS just put this public comment...Because PMI application did not report the full range of HPHCs in IQOS aerosol, characterize HPHCs in sidestream emissions, include a non-targeted analysis of chemicals in emissions, or conduct
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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