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[Europe, Switzerland] Health summit offers “springboard for action”

At the 30th Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting in Geneva, government representatives endorsed a series of bold proposals, including 100 per cent smoke free public spaces;
The Commonwealth (uk)
added May 22, 2018 15:19
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DVORAK: Can Americans ditch guns the way we ditched cigarettes?

The turning point for smoking came in 1964, when Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the first report that outlined the dangers of smoking. That’s the report that health-care workers need to write about gun violence. The doctors who treat the carnage, t
Washington Post
added May 21, 2018 23:51
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STROUD: COMMENT TO THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION REGARDING NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND THEIR RISK FACTORS

taxation and regulation has been remarkably ineffective in helping smokers quit. Growing evidence from the U.S. and other countries suggests the use of less-harmful alternatives to cigarettes—such as smokeless tobacco, heat-not-burn, and electronic cigare
Heartland Institute
added May 20, 2018 17:19
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[UK] Figures coming down as midwife targets pregnant smokers in Telford

Around one in six mothers-to-be are still smoking in Telford & Wrekin – but numbers have reduced over the past year after a new role was created to tackle the problem head-on.
Shropshire Star (uk)
added May 19, 2018 19:50
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[Asia, India] SCHLUGER: Fit & Proper: Tackle tobacco to meet TB target

To make the goal achievable, India must look beyond improving diagnosis and treatment and attack the many factors that are driving tuberculosis. A win-win strategy for the government will be taking strong action to reduce tobacco use. The first World He
Business Standard (in)
added May 19, 2018 19:00
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Children Learning About Second-hand Smoke (CLASS II): a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial

CLASS II trial found that a school-based intervention (SFI) has the potential to reduce children’s exposure to SHS – an approach that has been rarely used, but has considerable merit in school-based contexts. CLASS II trial provides key information to con
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:46
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E-cigarette science and its relevance for regulatory actions and policy ($$)

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:43
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ARCHIVE: The Role of the Media in Promoting and Reducing Tobacco Use (PDF) (700pp)

1979 Philip Morris pays to have Marlboros featured in the movie Superman II. 1980 RJR contracts with Rogers & Cowan to develop a relationship with the television and movie industry that includes product placement, providing free products to key entert
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added May 19, 2018 02:49
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ARCHIVE: Superman and the Marlboro woman: The lungs of Lois Lane.

Discusses the effects on attitudes toward smoking of adolescent girls by the portrayal of Lois Lane as a Marlboro cigarette smoker in the film Superman II. The film is criticized for promoting cigarette smoking to an impressionable population
American Psychological Association
added May 18, 2018 18:16
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[UK] Effort to cut number of smokers across North East by half are praised by health chiefs

Work across the North East to almost half the number of smokers have been recognised in Parliament. Public Health Minister Steve Brine and Shadow Public Health Minister Sharon Hodgson discussed the work of Fresh during a debate to consider 70 years of t
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added May 18, 2018 15:21
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