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Over 1,000 babies born smokefree in Somerset

Smokefree Somerset Alliance recently celebrated the news that over 1,000 babies have now been born smokefree as a result of the Mums2Be Smokefree service since its start.
Somerset County Council (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:57
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[Australia] Tobacco health warnings are burning out

Explicit images and dire health warnings advertised on tobacco packaging to deter smokers have lost their impact, a Queensland researcher has found. Aaron Drovandi, a pharmacy lecturer and PhD candidate at James Cook University, has found the messaging,
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 25, 2018 17:47
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[New Zealand] Experts tell Government to ban cigarette sales by 2025 as smoke free goal 'a train wreck for Maori and Pasifika'

A Maori health leader and anti-smoking campaigner have today told politicians they should pass a law now to make selling cigarettes illegal by 2025. 'We will not hit 2025 smoke free New Zealand on the current rate of mahi' Play Video01:27 Health leaders
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:46
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[New Zealand] Smokefree activist says a ban on cigarettes would be premature: 'You make criminals of people previously addicted'

"There's probably a few things we need to do beforehand, and one of them is we need to discriminate against tobacco with legislation," Mr Broughton said. "We need to make it unpalatable, we need to make it unaffordable, and we need to make sure that the
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:44
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Association between tax structure and cigarette consumption: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

study provides important empirical evidence of a relationship between tax structure and cigarette consumption. ... The results are consistent with existing evidence and suggest that a uniform and specific tax structure is the most effective tax structure
Tobacco Control
added May 25, 2018 11:37
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World Health Assembly delegates agree new five-year strategic plan

It sets three targets: to ensure that by 2023, 1 billion more people benefit from universal health coverage; 1 billion more people are better protected from health emergencies; and 1 billion more people enjoy better health and wellbeing. WHO estimates th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 25, 2018 11:02
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May 2018: Newsletter - CTPConnect

In This Issue… Learn about recent FDA actions under the agency’s nicotine-focused tobacco regulatory framework and Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan—all with the common goal of reducing tobacco’s disease and death toll in the United States. On this page:
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 25, 2018 10:18
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[New Zealand] Ban cigarette sales by 2025 and encourage vaping to hit smokefree goal, MPs told

The Government will have to ban the sale of cigarettes if it wants to reach its goal of making New Zealand smoke-free by 2025, MPs have been told. Public health advocates and academics also said the Government needs to more aggressively encourage less h
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 25, 2018 03:08
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[New Zealand] Government needs to act to meet Smokefree 2025

The Health and Maori Affairs Select Committees received a blunt message yesterday – act now or we will fail to meet our Smokefree by 2025 goal, National MP Nicky Wagner says. “Yesterday’s meeting heard from organisations that are working to end smoking
Scoop (nz)
added May 25, 2018 00:34
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what would happen if new tobacco products ‘akin to iphones’ were sold in the u.s.?

[FDA] is expected to decide in coming months whether [PMI] can bring IQOS to the U.S., and if it can be marketed as a less harmful alternative to cigarettes...more interested in IQOS because of marketing efforts that portray the product as “akin to iPhone
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:49
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