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[UK, Uruguay] And now, a headline you NEVER thought you'd read: Despot Robert Mugabe is appointed a 'GOODWILL ambassador' by the World Health Organisation - after life expectancy in Zimbabwe plummets under him

The appointment additionally drew condemnation from 24 international health organisations including Cancer Research UK, the World Heart Federation and Action Against Smoking. They said they were ‘shocked and deeply concerned’ by the decision, citing Muga
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 21, 2017 23:13
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[Uruguay, Zimbabwe] Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

Britain said Mugabe’s appointment was “surprising and disappointing” and added that it risked overshadowing the WHO’s global work. The United States, which has imposed sanctions on Mugabe for alleged human rights violations, said it was “disappointed.”
Reuters
added Oct 21, 2017 22:58
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[Arkansas] Coalition to launch campaign asking for LR city leaders to close indoor smoking loopholes

The Smoke Free Little Rock coalition will launch a campaign in November to urge residents to petition city directors to draft a local ordinance to close loopholes in the state's Indoor Clean Air Act.
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
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Evaluation of strategies to communicate harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) information through cigarette package inserts: a discrete choice experiment [FREE FULL TEXT]

Numeric HPHC information on inserts appears to produce misunderstandings that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. Furthermore, brief narratives that link HPHCs to smoking-related disease may promote cessation versus communications that do not ex
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2017 22:31
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Influence of Natural American Spirit advertising on current and former smokers’ perceptions and intentions

health-related beliefs predict attitudes towards NAS for current and former smokers, and mediate intentions to use NAS. Conclusions The findings of this study provide causal support for the need for further regulatory action to address the potentially ha
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2017 22:30
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[Africa, Uruguay, Zimbabwe] WHO chief 'rethinking' after Mugabe honour outrage

The head of the World Health Organization said Saturday that he was "rethinking" his decision to name Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassador, as global outrage over the move mounted. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general of t
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 21, 2017 20:04
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[Uruguay, Zimbabwe] Appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa / Statement of 23 International Public Health Organizations

Given these systematic abuses and his approach to NCDs and tobacco control in the past, NCD civil society present in Montevideo believe that President Mugabe’s appointment as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs cannot be justified.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:58
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[South Africa] Hoist with his own petard

(WCTOH) has said that anyone affiliated with ‘Philip Morris International’s Foundation for a Smoke-free World’ is ineligible...founder and president-designate of the Foundation, Dr. Derek Yach, was one...responsible for initiating the FCTC.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 20, 2017 18:41
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[Kentucky] State coalition launched to improve health, reduce costs of smoking

more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered in the Capitol Wednesday to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow. The broad-based statewide alliance will support state and local policy changes to improve Kentucky's health by reduc
Kentucky New Era
added Oct 20, 2017 14:06
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LETTER: The mixed messages that led to an e-cigarette shambles

However achieved, reduction is smoking rates is most welcome but, from afar, it seems extraordinary that the impact of plain tobacco packaging and an unprecedented decline in tobacco affordability is discounted in favour of a unidimensional view that all
British Medical Journal
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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