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[Zimbabwe] BRANSWELL: How a blunder over Robert Mugabe has cost the WHO goodwill it needs

The global health community is struggling to make sense of a blunder that has shaken confidence in the new director-general of the World Health Organization and given rise to concerns — both outside and within the WHO — about the impact the episode will
statnews.com
added Oct 26, 2017 21:22
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Action on Smoking and Health: 50 Years–Turning the Tide in the Tobacco War 1967-2017 (PDF)

it is time to reconsider how we allow tobacco companies to operate in the 21st century. We must reopen the debate on where and how cigarettes are sold, and we must hold the tobacco industry responsible under the law for all of the damage they c
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 21:09
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Why Tobacco Control still won’t publish tobacco industry funded work, even if the funding is laundered through PMI’s new ‘independent’ foundation

The tobacco industry will continue to exploit the harm reduction agenda to reposition itself as a legitimate stakeholder in health research and policy. Regardless of our individual views on the potential harms and benefits of emerging nicotine delivery d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 26, 2017 20:59
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[Uruguay, District of Columbia] REPORT ON 50 YEARS: A Future with ZERO Tobacco Deaths

should a product that kills when used as intended be sold as a consumer good that is available everywhere?.. WHAT: ASH 50th Anniversary Event and Report Launch WHO: Keynote Address: Sharon Eubanks, Former Department of Justice attorney
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:49
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STATEMENT FROM ASH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR LAURENT HUBER ON NEW PMI FOUNDATION

Remembering the principle of the irreconcilable conflict to which we in public health adhere, and remembering the long history of tobacco industry lies, fraud and manipulation, it would be folly to take any action other than to condemn PMI’s foundational
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:45
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Connecticut lawmakers pass $41.3 billion budget nearly four months late

closes a $3.5 billion deficit over the two years, in part with tax and fee hikes on tobacco products... It also raids a host of funds - for everything from school bus seats to clean energy and tobacco cessation - for money that will be swept into the gene
Reuters
added Oct 26, 2017 20:34
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[Canada] ARAYA: Ottawa’s out to beat the black market on marijuana. Why not tobacco, too?

Jorge Araya: There is a glaring inconsistency in the government’s approach to marijuana and tobacco... While the government is rightly concerned with ensuring the competitiveness of the legal marijuana industry, its tobacco control policies provide advant
Financial Post (ca)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:23
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[North Dakota] Lawmakers, governor criticize severance for closed agency

The center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, or BreatheND, closed June 20 and its nine employees were each given six months of salary and a cash payout equal to the cost of six months of health insurance... The severance package was far sweeter
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2017 20:21
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Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016

These findings underscore the importance of continued implementation of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco product use, including current use of multiple products among working adults. To maximize the health of workers, employers could also
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:42
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GLANTZ: New evidence that e-cigs damage human lungs more than conventional cigs

They found “a unique e-cigarette-induced innate lung response that includes markers of aberrant neutrophilic response and altered mucin secretion and indicate that the effects of e-cigarettes are overlapping with yet distinct from those observed in otherw
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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