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WHO Headquarters Leadership Team

Deputy Directors-General Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director-General for Programmes Dr. Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed Deputy Director General for Programmes (DDP). A pediatrician from India and a globally recognized researcher on tuberculosi
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:02
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[Oregon] BENTON COUNTY, OR: Tobacco 21 Enforcement Begins January 2018; Retailer Training To Be Held In October

Oregon Governor Kate Brown's recent signing of SB 754, known as Tobacco 21 and recently passed by the Oregon Legislature, makes Oregon the fifth state to increase the age to purchase tobacco, after California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey. The new law ta
Public.
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No kiddie pack. Every life counts — National Council of Women’s Organisations

NCWO lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the [FCTC]...In 2010 the Government also took a strong stand in banning the sale of small cigarette packs also known as “kiddie packs”. This is
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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Investors should get hooked on tobacco stocks’ earnings growth and pricing power, Morgan Stanley writes

“Our view is that any action is likely to be many years away, and is arguably balanced by the opportunity in next-generation products for those who are well positioned,” it wrote in a report exclusively provided to MarketWatch.
CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 3, 2017 13:10
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco should be used as test case for policies to manage illegal drugs

Australia should do nothing that turns tobacco into just another illegal or quasi-illegal drug that profits only criminals. Instead we should use tobacco as a proving ground for policies that can be used to manage other drugs which are currently illegal,
The Age (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:55
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Burden of Tobacco in Pakistan: Findings From Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2014

Besides 19.1% tobacco users, the majority (86%) were exposed to second-hand smoke at public places indicating that ban on tobacco use in public places is not being followed. A quarter of current smokers wants to quit smoking who may be provided assistanc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:26
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philip morris announcement to spend nearly $1 billion to end smoking sounds like fake news

The new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World raises the specter of the era when Philip Morris and other tobacco companies sought to establish industry-favorable research via the creation and funding of alleged independent research organizations, such as the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:16
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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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FDA needs to extend the public comment period on PM MRTP for iQOS for 180 days after the FULL application is public

Dear Mr. Zeller: I am writing on behalf of UCSF TCORS ...on the modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs) for IQOS system with Marlboro Heatsticks, IQOS system with Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks, and IQOS system with Marlboro Fresh Menth
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 3, 2017 14:35
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State task force recommends making university tobacco-free

Penn State Smoke-Free/Tobacco-Free Task Force has recommended that the university become tobacco-free. ... The task force also recommends creating an Office for Tobacco-Free Penn State, having a soft launch of the policy for the Spring 2018 semester, crea
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:54
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