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[Asia, Israel] NGO DEMANDS IMMEDIATE PROBE INTO LITZMAN’S BEHAVIOR OVER SMOKING

The Movement for Quality Government has called on Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit to open an immediate investigation of Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman’s behavior regarding smoking and tobacco as documented by the State Comptroller Report’s ch
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:16
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[Asia, Israel] ANTI-TOBACCO FIGHTER TUVIA LEHRER DEAD AT 80

The many thousands of Israelis who quit smoking in recent decades owe their improved health and even lives to Tuvia Lehrer, the founder of the Israel Association for the Prevention of Smoking, who pioneered in teaching people addicted to tobacco to kick
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:13
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[Pennsylvania] TEENS RISE UP AND GET REAL TO END SMOKING IN PHILADELPHIA AND BEYOND

3rd Annual #RealTalkTobacco #RISE Youth Summit to help Philadelphia be the first city in the US to have a 0% Youth Smoking Rate
GlobeNewswire
added May 12, 2018 17:09
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH to explore measures to further discourage smoking, excessive sugar intake

While experts said current measures to deter smoking are laudable, they also suggested other ways to tackle the problem. Dr K Thomas Abraham, adviser to social enterprise Sata CommHealth, suggested increasing the size of health warning labels on cigaret
Straits Times (sg)
added May 12, 2018 16:50
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California Consortium for Thirdhand Smoke

Over the last decade the concept of thirdhand smoke has emerged as a distinct entity that poses health risks because hazardous compounds in THS include many that are toxic or cancer-causing agents. While the public health impacts of smoking and secondhan
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 20:19
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Turkey, a new Party to the Protocol:

The Convention Secretariat is proud to count Turkey as a new Party to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol). Turkey being the 36 Party (including the European Union (EU)) [1] to ratify the Protocol, five Parties are n
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Georgia (Country)] Georgia introduces tough new tobacco law

Georgia introduced the first part of the country’s new comprehensive tobacco control law on Tuesday, 1 May 2018. The new law, which was passed by the Parliament of Georgia last year, was warmly welcomed by the Convention Secretariat. Andrew Black, the Tea
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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Local Tobacco Regs Take a Toll

profit-generating category in the c-store universe remains tobacco... While awareness and donations are critical, being visible and establishing a relationship with the decision makers plays an important role, both with politicians and the tobacco communi
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 11, 2018 02:54
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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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Philip Morris Chairman Has Musk Moment at Shareholder Meeting

the tobacco giant’s chairman didn’t hold back as gadfly shareholders took aim at the company’s heat-not-burn iQos device, a key product in its plan to combat falling cigarette sales. “I don’t think that deserves an answer, and I wonder why you’re a share
Bloomberg News
added May 10, 2018 18:06
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