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[Africa, Nigeria] GARBA: Yes, Senate On Point With Tobacco Resolution

it is coming at a time in our history when the major players in the tobacco business have succeeded in inducting a very sizeable population of our kids into smoking with their sights set on getting more to begin the toxic journey that ends in life-long ad
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:31
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bold and bright: how tobacco companies market flavored products to appeal to youth

Federal law bans flavors in cigarettes — except for menthol — but not in other tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco, cigars, hookah and e-cigarettes. This gap in product regulation allows the tobacco industry to continue to use flavors to attract
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:34
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Impact of tobacco control policies on smoking prevalence and quit ratios in 27 European Union countries from 2006 to 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

In EU27, countries with higher scores in the TCS, which indicates higher tobacco control efforts, have lower prevalence of smokers, higher quit ratios and higher relative decreases in their prevalence rates of smokers over the last decade. The correlatio
Tobacco Control
added Feb 22, 2018 23:25
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Adolescent tobacco coupon receipt, vulnerability characteristics and subsequent tobacco use: analysis of PATH Study, Waves 1 and 2

One in 13 US youth (7.6%) received coupons. Vulnerable youth had the greatest odds of coupon receipt. Coupon recipients had greater odds of tobacco use among never users, trying a new tobacco product and current use. Coupon bans, limits on youth coupon ex
Tobacco Control
added Feb 22, 2018 23:25
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Pledging to make KL smoke-free

KUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) aims to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the city as part of its latest initiative to create a Smoke-Free Kuala Lumpur. The initiative was launched today as part of the Partnership For Healthy Cities, a global network of
The Star (my)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:30
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[Florida] EDITORIAL: County to do 'Through With Chew Week'

Support the tobacco-resistance efforts currently ongoing in Citrus County schools, including this week’s Through With Chew poster contest. Help spread the word about the dangers to body and wallet of continued tobacco use. Urge both youth and adults you k
Citrus County (FL) Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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how state public health agencies can reduce menthol cigarette use

Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute® researchers Shyanika Rose and Jessica Rath joined Delmonte Jefferson, executive director of the National African American Tobacco Prevention Network, to discuss these points in a blog post for the Association of Stat
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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Governor Cuomo Announces Lowest Adult Smoking Rates In New York State History

"These record lows demonstrate that New York's anti-smoking efforts are working," said Governor Cuomo. "Reducing smoking -- and the death and misery that come with it -- is critical to protecting public health and we will continue our work to create a sa
LongIsland.com (NY)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:42
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ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: Great expectorations! The decline of public spitting: lessons for passive smoking?

The first mention of passive smoking appeared in 1974." A mere 21 years on, smoking is banned on most short haul and many longer airline flights, in all Californian and larger New York City restaurants, and in many workplaces. In Australia, well over 90%
British Medical Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 14:36
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Are 'Vaccine Skeptics' Responsible for Flu Deaths?

Morse suggested that perhaps there is much that the public health community might learn from the approach of anti-tobacco organizations, such as the Truth Initiative, when talking about the dangers of not getting vaccinated: "We act as if the value of a
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2018 20:54
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