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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

Regulatory moves that could one day make smoking an obsolete habit get underway next week when U.S. regulators hold a public meeting on a closely watched cigarette alternative. The proposal from the Food and Drug Administration is two-fold: cut nicotine
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2018 10:15
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CDC Reports Nearly 38 Million U.S. Adults Still Smoke – Bold Action Needed to Accelerate Progress and Address Smoking Disparities

This report shows why the fight against tobacco – the nation’s No. 1 cause of preventable death – must remain a national priority and why proven strategies to reduce tobacco use must be fully implemented to reach all Americans, particularly vulnerable gro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:09
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VIDEO: MANN: The problem with raiding Tobacco Free Florida funds for cancer research

The money that funds Tobacco Free Florida has proven to be money well spent. Independent evaluations have shown that appropriated funds have been used effectively and efficiently. Florida is the third most populous state and continues to grow daily. Yet
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2018 09:59
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these 10 youth-serving groups want to get smoking off movie screens

ten youth-serving groups received grants from Truth Initiative® and Trinity Health to get rid of smoking in movies, one of the few places where it continues to be portrayed positively, as a normal social behavior and as glamorous, rebellious and edgy. E
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:07
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Strict enforcement of tobacco act stressed

As the anti-tobacco campaign is carried out at a considerable scale, tobacco companies are changing strategies to hinder success in the policy-making process by inspiring farmers in tobacco cultivation offering them lucrative profits, they said. The opin
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:04
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flavored tobacco use among youth and young adults

Youth and young adults use flavored tobacco products more than other age groups. Additionally, flavored products are often the first tobacco products youth and young adults ever use.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[UK] Pioneering work to tackle smoking in the battle against cancer

The pioneering work of NHS bodies and councils in the region has been highlighted in Westminster. Professor Sean Duffy, leader of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance, was invited to address the Parliamentary launch of an NHS 'Smokefree' ple
Keighley News (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:18
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Origins of tobacco harm reduction in the UK: the ‘Product Modification Programme' (1972–1991)

1972 to 1991, the British government sought to investigate safer smoking...Current tobacco harm reduction premises and policies supported...and leading British public health organisations may reflect the historical influence of the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 16:00
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Global evidence on the effect of point-of-sale display bans on smoking prevalence

Results Having a POS display ban reduced overall adult daily smoking, male smoking and female smoking by about 7%, 6% and 9%, respectively. Conclusions Having a POS display ban is likely to reduce smoking prevalence and generate public health benefits.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:43
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Impacts of Canada’s minimum age for tobacco sales (MATS) laws on youth smoking behaviour, 2000–2014

Surprisingly few studies, however, have assessed the potential impacts of minimum-age tobacco restrictions on youth smoking...The study provides relevant evidence supporting the effectiveness of Canadian MATS laws for limiting smoking among tobacco-restri
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:41
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