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as smoking rates decline, hollywood isn’t getting the picture

the majority of 2018 Oscar nominees in major categories — 86 percent — feature tobacco imagery on screen, which has been proven to initiate smoking among youth.... an increase in instances of tobacco imagery over nominees in previous years. Over the past
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:46

GREENHUT: Are Health Advocates Finally Wising Up About the Nature of Risk?

I'm not about to start smoking cigarettes. But those who do smoke need fewer bans and less hectoring—and more access to products such as e-cigarettes that might save their lives.
Reason Magazine
added Mar 3, 2018 18:44
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[South Africa] Global Cancer Ambassador For Ghana To Attend World Conference On Tobacco

The Global Cancer Ambassador for Ghana, Mr Jeorge Wilson Kingson, will this weekend leave Ghana for South Africa as a participant in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which is expected to from March 4-9, 2018.
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:32
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HACKETT: Adequate Funding Can Turn Around Nevada’s Tobacco Grades (Opinion)

Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition (NPTC) and its statewide partners urge state lawmakers to enact proven measures to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke by: Improving Nevada’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include all indoor places. There is
ThisisReno (NV)
added Mar 3, 2018 16:27

[Kenya] Nyeri County to set up smoking zones

Nyeri County will in the next financial year set aside Ksh1.5million for the construction of smoking zones at it steps up campaign against tobacco usage and enforcement of public smoking ban. Alongside this development, Deputy Director in charge of Publ
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (ke)
added Mar 3, 2018 01:36

[Ireland] The future of cigarette packets is here and it’s plain

From September 2018 all cigarettes and all other tobacco products will have to be sold in plain or standardised packaging in accordance with the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Act 2015. However, products using the new plain packaging
Irish Department of Health and Children (ie)
added Mar 2, 2018 23:35

$9.80 a pack: France aims to curb smoking with price increase

France’s one-euro increase Thursday in the price of cigarettes brings the average price of a pack to 8 euros, or $9.80 U.S.... Cigarette manufacturers estimate that the decline in French sales in 2018 will be 10 to 15 percent. Some have attempted to mini
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2018 18:08

Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

The historical and cultural significance of traditional tobacco was used to validate commercially available tobacco....Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and cou
Tobacco Control
added Mar 2, 2018 02:03

4 big concerns about selling iqos heat-not-burn cigarettes in the us

Here are four big concerns about bringing IQOS to the U.S.... Truth Initiative recommends that the FDA require that Philip Morris submit additional information, specifically on the impact of its marketing and product development plans on America’s youth.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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State-level tobacco control policies likely influence e-cigarette use

States with robust tobacco control policies and regulations, such as smoke free air laws and taxes on cigarettes, not only have fewer cigarette users but also fewer e-cigarette users, according to research from NYU School of Medicine and the NYU College
added Mar 1, 2018 23:54
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