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[Africa] Gambia Contribute to the International World No Tobacco Day

The federal government’s Million Hearts® initiative aims to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. It’s important to know your risk for heart disease and stroke and to take action to reduce that risk. A good place to start is with the ABCS
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added May 28, 2018 02:44
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[California] GLANTZ: Scientific evidence that getting rid of flavored tobacco products will improve health

The public comment we just submitted to FDA in response to their Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on flavors sums up the current state of the science: Flavors attract kids to tobacco products Flavors make it easier for kids to consume tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2018 22:45
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UCSF submits public comment to FDA telling it to implement the rule on flavored tobacco products that Obama killed

FDA should implement its proposed rule that manufacturers must present scientific evidence demonstrating that any flavored tobacco product is appropriate for the protection of the public health before receiving marketing authorization to use that flavor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2018 22:44
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[Asia, India] Bihar extends ban on tobacco items for one year

The food safety wing of state health department has extended the ban on the manufacture, sales and distribution of products containing tobacco and nicotine for one more year with effect from May 21. A notice was issued by principal secretary (health) and
Times of India
added May 25, 2018 22:43
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[Latin America] President of Uruguay to receive WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day

Dr. Tabaré Vázquez, is to be honored with the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award for World No Tobacco Day, the only Special Recognition to be given this year. Dr. Vázquez was selected for the award in acknowledgement of his achievements sc
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 25, 2018 22:23
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Sara Kay of Honolulu, Hawaii, As National Youth Champion

Sara Kay, 18, of Honolulu, Hawaii, has been named the 2018 National Youth Champion by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Sara received the organization's highest youth honor yesterday in Washington, D.C.
PR Newswire
added May 25, 2018 22:06
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[Mississippi] Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Gabrielle Kennedy of Puckett, Miss., As Youth Advocate of the Year

Gabrielle Kennedy, 18, of Puckett, Miss., has been named a Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Gabby was honored for her leadership in the fight against tobacco last night in Washington, D.C.
PR Newswire
added May 25, 2018 22:05
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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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