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[Asia] Azerbaijani parliament passes bill restricting tobacco use

The bill which consists of 3 chapters and 17 articles lists non-smoking places, anti-tobacco measures, etc. The bill was put to the vote and adopted in the first reading.
News.az
added May 17, 2017 03:37
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Effect of message congruency on attention and recall in pictorial health warning labels

The nine pictorial health warning labels (PWLs) proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration vary ....Our results suggest that message congruency between visual and textual information is beneficial to recall of label content. Moreover, images captured
Tobacco Control
added May 17, 2017 02:54
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[Montana] DPHHS: Tobacco industry finds new way to target kids

Forums in Missoula and Helena this week will focus on the number of kids using electronic cigarettes...there are no laws preventing companies from marketing e-cigarettes to kids. Tobacco company ads tout e-cigarettes as an alternative to, or for people
The Missoulian
added May 16, 2017 13:48
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[UK] The global health law trilogy: towards a safer, healthier, and fairer world [FREE FULL TEXT]

No state acting alone can ward off health threats that span borders, requiring international solutions. A trilogy of global health law—the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, International Health Regulations (2005), and Pandemic Influenza Preparednes
The Lancet (uk)
added May 19, 2017 05:16
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[Australia] MILLIKEN: Tobacco takes a soft-power hit

For many countries, “WTO agreements are the only potential legal issue regarding plain packaging.” Regardless of legal outcomes, Australia’s influence has already spread. “Australia’s Nicola Roxon was genuinely impressive in how she pressed forward, des
Inside Story (Institute for Social Research (H53) / Swinburne University of Technology) (au)
added May 16, 2017 15:00
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how twitter can help de-normalize menthol cigarettes

menthol cigarettes and Twitter share something in common: their users are more often racial minorities, youth and young adults. Because of that, researchers turned to the social network to learn more about how menthol is perceived—information that could
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 16, 2017 14:24
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The huff and puff surrounding e-cigarette regulation in South Africa

the vape solutions used in e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco and, therefore, these products do not qualify as tobacco products in terms of the Tobacco Products Act. In terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act of 1965 (“Medicines Act”), nicoti
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added May 15, 2017 20:18
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[North Dakota] Tobacco program begins move to health department

The head of the state’s tobacco prevention agency expressed disappointment as she characterized the end of BreatheND as overturning the will of the people. Jeanne Prom, the executive director of BreatheND, says she will be watching to see if the state wi
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added May 15, 2017 20:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health ministry launches anti-tobacco awareness drive through TV, radio stations

Under the campaign called ‘Sponge’, which would continue till the World No Tobacco Day on May 31, thousands of TV and radio ads would be aired during prime time and off peak periods, a health ministry press said here on Monday.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 15, 2017 17:48
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[Australia, UK] Tobacco's unbranding could be a wake-up call for other brands

industry is not sitting back. Japan Tobacco International... "The future of brands" makes the case that the creep of regulation won’t stop at fag packets: if brands don’t stand up and act, then alcohol, soft drinks and confectionery could be next.
Campaign US
added May 15, 2017 15:53
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