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[District of Columbia] 3 innovative ways a dc consortium is tackling tobacco use disparities

The study uses MeTRIC as a case example... “D.C., plagued with extraordinarily high tobacco rates in its most diverse neighborhoods, is also home to some of the top tobacco control scientists in the world and a dedicated cadre of health officials. Yet th
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 26, 2017 21:30
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[UK] Lincoln smokers react to new tobacco laws starting next month

Lincolnshire Trading Standards have been involved in several cases recently regarding the sale of illicit tobacco products and believe the new laws on plain tobacco packaging will make it harder for products to be faked. For some time now, all legal tob
The Lincolnite (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 21:24
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[UK] ASH leads ‘Week of Action’ against tobacco industry exploitation

Today, the day of the BAT AGM, marks the start of ASH’s Week of Action against the exploitation and damage caused by the tobacco industry. Youth groups, charities and international organisations are joining a social media protest to highlight how the tob
ASH London (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:48
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[Europe] EU names sensory panel

The EU Commission has appointed the six members of its newly-established independent advisory panel (IAP) assisting member states and the Commission in determining whether tobacco products have a characterizing flavour. It has published also a reserve l
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 26, 2017 12:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Putting off smokers with a higher price

Hiking up the price to RM21.50 a packet, coupled with stronger enforce­ment and anti-smoking policies, will also deter about 2.1 million Malaysians from picking up the habit, according to a study by the Health Ministry and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
The Star (my)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia] Turkmenistan’s Anti-tobacco Drive Causes Cigarette Prices Going up

Cigarettes have again disappeared from state-owned stores in Turkmenistan in April, as the "Month of Health" is being held in the country, the Chronicles of Turkmenistan independent website reports. Shop assistants report that the verbal instruction was
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Apr 26, 2017 12:44
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[Europe] 2014 EU TOBACCO DIRECTIVE

Directive 2014/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and sale of tobacco and related pr
Official Journal of the European Union (OJ)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:44
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[UK-Scotland] A Tobacco Endgame for Scotland?

Attendees at a recent meeting on developing Scotland’s tobacco ‘endgame’ strategy identified three key policy priorities for a Scottish ‘tobacco endgame’: restricting availability of tobacco; pursuing a ‘polluter pays’ approach with tobacco industry profi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 25, 2017 17:04
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Australia’s $40 per pack cigarette tax plans: the need to consider equity [FREE FULL TEXT]

we offer strategies that might be used by policymakers to mitigate potential harms. While this paper focuses on the impacts primarily on populations in Australia, the consequences and strategies offered may be useful to other countries implementing tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Apr 25, 2017 16:49
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GLANTZ: Factual text vs emotional pictures in cigarette warning labels is a false dichotomy

The FDA’s initial effort to implement graphic warning labels was blocked by the courts because warnings are supposed to be “factual” not “emotional.” Lucy Popova and colleagues just published a nice paper showing that this is a false dichotomy. The pap
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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