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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Clear roadmap needed on journey to becoming smoke-free

In contrast, Hong Kong's daily smoking rate among those aged 15 and above has already been brought down to 10.5 per cent, as of 2015, an all-time low. Much of Hong Kong's success can be credited to the tireless efforts of champion anti-tobacco advocate
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 3, 2017 13:56
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Report: Mississippi needs more policies to fight cancer

The state that led the fight against "Big Tobacco" in the nineties has no state-wide law guaranteeing smoke-free restaurants, bars and workplaces.... "I don't think raising taxes is a way to solve a budget issue or a bad habit," said Rep. Sam Mims, R-McCo
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Aug 3, 2017 09:17
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Crestview teen to help lead Florida’s anti-tobacco movement

Students Working Against Tobacco, Florida’s statewide youth-led movement to combat the tobacco industry, announced the names of its new Youth Advocacy Board members. The group named Crestview resident Kendra O’Malley its Youth Advocacy Board leader, whic
Crestview (FL) News-Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:53
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[Asia] Countries must fulfill their legal obligations to implement life-saving tobacco control policies - WHO

A significant increase in the number of countries implementing the proven, life-saving strategies called for by the international tobacco control treaty, the [FCTC] is marked in the report. This evidence is clear that we can win the fight against tobacco
Asian Tribune
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45
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[Latin America] With Marijuana Legal, Uruguay Should Heed Lessons From the Illicit Tobacco Trade

While the government’s strict regulations are likely to limit the emergence of a booming marijuana industry, what impact could full legalization have in Uruguay and beyond? Some lessons and warnings may be found in the illicit trade not of drugs, but of
World Politics Review
added Aug 4, 2017 19:01
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[Africa] Cameroon: Smoking Remains Dangerous

About 1.1 million people consume tobacco and its products in Cameroon. Although 75,4 per cent have read health warnings against smoking on cigarette packets, only 35,5 per cent have envisaged to stop smoking in spite of risks such as cardiovascular disea
All-Africa.com
added Aug 4, 2017 18:22
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[New Zealand] Marewa Glover & David Sweanor: Vaping can make us smoke-free by 2025

The question remains, will these changes go far enough to achieve the Smokefree 2025 goal? Some anti-smokers think not and they have proposed a regressive abolitionist plan that frankly could have been written last century.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Aug 4, 2017 01:16
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New Zealand Campaigners Seek Tobacco Tax Hike

Researchers and experts in tobacco control, led by the University of Otago, Wellington, and Maori and Pacific peoples interest group Hapai Te Hauora suggested the increase alongside other measures aimed at cutting down smoking in New Zealand. Their mode
Tax-News.com
added Aug 3, 2017 14:01
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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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Progression to established patterns of cigarette smoking among young adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

Three discrete classes of cigarette use patterns were identified in this study... Intervening prior to age 21 has the potential to disrupt progression to established smoking and reduce the long-term health consequences of smoking in this age group.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 18, 2017 20:50
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