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Campaign for a revised Tobacco Products Directive in the European Union: lessons learnt

Securing the TPD in 2014 was a significant success in European tobacco control and will serve to strengthen certain tobacco control policies across all 28 EU Member States (MS) on its implementation in May 2016. It was a hard-fought battle against one of
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 16:11

Raw and real: an innovative communication approach to smokeless tobacco control messaging in low and middle-income countries

objective of these case studies is to use lessons learnt from high-income country tobacco control communication programmes, and adapt practical approaches to provide cost-effective, culturally nuanced, graphic and personalised messages from tobacco victi
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 16:10

Preventive behaviours in avoiding indoor secondhand smoke exposure among pregnant women in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings of this study highlight the difficulties of pregnant Chinese women in avoiding complete exposure to SHS and point to the urgent need to promote a complete ban on home smoking and restrictions on smoking in public places and workplaces in Chin
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 16:07

Smoking ban in Turkey, 7 years later, turns tide on prevalent habit

Today, the country with a high prevalence of smokers marks the seventh year since the most comprehensive smoking ban came into force. Figures show the ban, along with escalated taxes and free treatment for smokers, helped decrease smoking in the country.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 19, 2016 16:02

[Australia, New Zealand] Tobacco campaigner pushing for plain packaging

Kylie Lindorff, chair of Cancer Council Australia's tobacco issues committee, this week flew in to help drum up support for the measure, which she wanted introduced as soon as possible. Since standardised packaging was enforced in Australia in 2012, ther
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:51
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[Europe, UK] STEVENS: The radical blueprint the NHS needs to survive life after Brexit

First, if you’re concerned about life chances you need to act on prevention and health inequalities. While smoking explains half the difference in longevity between rich and poor, obesity is the new smoking: poor diet is now our biggest avoidable cause o
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:35

Campaign for a revised Tobacco Products Directive in the European Union: lessons learnt

This article will emphasise the importance and limitations of the 2014 TPD, the factors that led to its successful adoption and the key transferable lessons for future tobacco control policy advocacy from the perspective of the Smoke Free Partnership (SFP
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 15:33

[Latin America] Big Tobacco Gets Crushed by Tiny Uruguay

More than a blow to corporate clout, the unanimous ruling by the Washington-based trade body also may have been a tipping point in the global tussle between Big Tobacco and its discontents. Shortly after the unanimous decision, anti-smoking activists wer
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2016 19:53

[Africa, Nigeria] FG Vows To Enforce Tobacco Law, Inaugurates Advisory Committee

The Federal government will adopt all legal and administrative measures to ensure effective implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act, the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said. The Minister who spoke in Abuja on Tuesday at the
added Jul 18, 2016 12:56

FDA Extends Authority to e-Cigarettes: Implications for Smoking Cessation?

The concerns bring to light the health conundrum presented by e-cigarettes: do these devices deliver a recreational drug or a medicine? If they can do both, which some experts argue is likely the reality, how do health agencies and health care professio
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:20
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