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[New Hampshire] MCNALLY: Your Words: November was a big month in the world of tobacco prevention and cessation

First, locally, the Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco Free Communities hosted its second Butt Stop initiative to increase access to tobacco cessation resources throughout the region. Nearly 20 trained volunteer tobacco treatment coaches were stationed aroun
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Nov 30, 2017 04:42
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Tobacco industry admissions should strengthen global resolve on tobacco control

“But by being ordered by the courts to issue these corrective statements in American newspapers and on TV stations, the industry itself has been forced to come clean and acknowledge once and for all that its tobacco products kill.”
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 29, 2017 17:12
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[UK-Scotland] Call to make pregnant women key focus of anti-smoking strategy

called on the Scottish Government to make helping pregnant women stop smoking a key focus of its new tobacco control strategy. Cancer Research UK said ensuring expectant mothers can access local stop smoking services gives them the best chance of quitting
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:55
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[Asia] Tobacco consumption: Why bidi, not cigarette, is bigger challenge for India

As these adverts hit US screens, it seems like a good time for India to evaluate if it is doing enough to curb the prevalence of tobacco among its citizens. After all, India is the second-largest consumer and producer of the product.
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:38
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Marketers Say Big Tobacco’s Court-Mandated Anti-Smoking Ads Are Too Little, Too Late

“They made an ad they hoped no one would see,”... Koval said Truth and 72andSunny are working to bring the tobacco companies’ messages to digital and social platforms to “make sure” the mobile-driven, Netflix-watching population of the U.S. sees them. Sh
Ad Week
added Nov 28, 2017 20:42
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[Nigeria] U.S. Court tightens noose on tobacco usage as companies intensify campaign in Africa

Mr. Oluwafemi noted that PMI’s training of journalists in Kenya was a continuation of its orchestrated misinformation campaign and attempt to “buy media influence” and silence rising public support for effective tobacco control laws across Africa. “Gover
Premium Times (ng)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:11
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Industry Interference Index (PDF)

Summary Findings:... •While Philippines and Thailand have instituted concrete measures to prevent or reduce tobacco industry interference, there is not much improvement across the region. Many countries still have not implemented a procedure for disclosin
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:53
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SIEGEL: Tobacco Control Researcher Calls for Boycott of Journal, Apparently Because the Editor Supports E-Cigarettes for Harm Reduction

Dr. Thomas Eissenberg--a researcher studying electronic cigarettes at Virginia Commonwealth University--called for a boycott of the journal Addiction because of his claim that the editor of the journal exhibited bias in fast-tracking an article that repor
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:40
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Did independent and convenience (small) retailers comply with standardised tobacco packaging in the UK?

Given the value of such research in gauging the effectiveness of retailer-related tobacco policy,6 we examined independent and convenience (small) retailer compliance with standardised packaging legislation in the UK. Small retailers are an important grou
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2017 21:39
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[Asia-pacific] Blow to tobacco control treaty as industry wins tax fight in south-east Asia

The powerful tobacco lobby last year stopped proposed cigarette tax increases in Malaysia and Indonesia, while Vietnam waived all duties on dried tobacco imports from Cambodia, the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance said in a report released on Mond
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:56
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