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Economic cost of tobacco-related cancers in Sri Lanka [FREE FULL TEXT]

Burden of tobacco smoking and ST-related cancers as reflected in these economic costs is enormous: affecting the healthcare system and country’s economy. Policymakers should take note of this burden and address tobacco consumption control as a priority.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2017 23:27
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free legislation and paediatric hospitalisations for acute respiratory tract infections: national quasi-experimental study with unexpected findings and important methodological implications

We investigated whether Scottish implementation of smoke-free legislation was associated with a reduction in unplanned hospitalisations or deaths (‘events’) due to respiratory tract infections (RTIs) among children....When accounting for this break point,
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2017 23:25
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Unequal society helps push people into smoking – it’s time for change

ASH Scotland signed the recent joint letter calling on Scotland’s political parties to give robust support to the new Poverty and Inequalities ­Commission, and to guarantee its independence by giving it secure legal status and having it report only to the
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:01
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco industry-funded Foundation fits in a long-established and sinister pattern of corporate chicanery

[WHO] and other public health organizations and leaders around the world have publicly spoken out against Philip Morris International and its new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World...Here are excerpts from statements by the WHO and other public health orga
Asian Tribune
added Oct 27, 2017 15:00
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[Uruguay] Beating NCDs through scaling up FCTC implementation

Speaking at the WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases in Montevideo on October 18, Head of the Convention Secretariat, Dr Vera da Costa e Silva, told delegates that implementation of the WHO FCTC had generated a wealth of knowledge which coul
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 27, 2017 14:49
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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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