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truth campaign grabs 4 effies, 2 big apple awards

truth® won four awards -- two golds, a silver and a bronze -- at the 2016 North American Effie Awards honoring effective marketing communications for its “Finish It” / “Left Swipe Dat” campaign encouraging youth to end tobacco use.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 4, 2016 01:25

[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria: Comments on Davidson, S and de Silva, A. Stubbing out the evidence of tobacco plain packaging efficacy (PDF)

This is a working paper that has not been scientifically peer-reviewed. It misunderstands or misrepresents -- the purpose, scope and role of the National Tobacco Plain Packaging Survey... The Davidson and de Silva paper also contains numerous errors of f
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Jun 3, 2016 18:06

LEMPERT/GLANTZ: Packaging colour research by tobacco companies: The pack as a product characteristic / Implications for FDA Review of New Tobacco Products [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA should consider any tobacco product with color changes in its packaging and labels as a “new product” subject to rigorous SE review. FDA should require full-length SE reports, rather than streamlined “Same Characteristics” reports, for all SE su
Tobacco Control
added Jun 3, 2016 17:15

Packaging colour research by tobacco companies: the pack as a product characteristic

Companies use pack colours to manipulate consumers' perceptions of the taste, strength and health impacts of the cigarettes inside the packs, thereby altering their characteristics and effectively creating new products. In countries that do not require s
Tobacco Control
added Jun 3, 2016 17:08

GLANTZ: Tobacco companies consider pack color an “ingredient” that creates “new” products; FDA should learn and reject SE claims

Lauren Lempert and I just published “Packaging colour research by tobacco companies: The pack as a product characteristic” in Tobacco Control. This paper shows that the industry treats pack color as an “ingredient” interchangeably with the contents of t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2016 17:06

[Asia, China] Plain-packaging push for tobacco products

Wu Yiqun, vice-director of the ThinkTank Research Center for Health Development, an NGO in Beijing that is committed to tobacco control, said: "China lags behind many other countries in promoting plain packaging and graphic warnings.
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:19

GLANTZ: White House ignores science linking flavors and kid use of ecigs and other products; prioritizes business over kids health

Given how many years any new rule takes, the FDA should take the 17 pages OMB deleted from the deeming rule and issue that as a new rule right now. You can read the changes the White House made from what the FDA wanted to do here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:07

Tobacco control experts awarded NCI grant

The Medical University of South Carolina's (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center was awarded a five year grant from the NCI to lead an international consortium of research designed to evaluate the impact of government policies on tobacco use behaviors and the evo
added Jun 2, 2016 17:51

[South Carolina] Cancer Institute awards MUSC Hollings $15 million to lead studies on tobacco

Do government policies geared toward reducing smoking tobacco really work? If so, will those policies drive more people to use vaporized nicotine products, such as “e-cigs?” And is that necessarily a good thing from a public health standpoint? Those are
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jun 2, 2016 17:01

Two summer movies tagged for smoking

rating system has labeled a small fraction (11%) of all the US top-grossing, youth-rated movies with tobacco...The Magnificent Seven | "Rated PG-13 ... and for historical smoking, some language and suggestive material." / Little Men | "Rated PG for thema
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:30
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