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Government of Canada Launches Public Consultation on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

a 7-week public consultation on the future of tobacco control in Canada to renew the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy. The proposed strategy will seek to reduce Canada’s rate of tobacco use to less than 5% by 2035. This goal will require aggressive new m (ca)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:26

GLANTZ: Evidence that e-cigs depress quitting cigarettes keeps piling up, this time from Japan

They conducted a national cross-sectional study of 9055 people in Japan who had tried to quit smoking cigarettes in the last 5 years and found that people who used e-cigarettes were 38% less likely to have stopped smoking than people who didn’t use e-cig
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:17

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] YAP: Can we have courage in our tobacco policy-making?

It seems that harsher laws against smoking would be most effective in tandem with the availability of alternative tobacco or nicotine products, with a complete smoking ban as the end game. Perhaps Singapore can lead the world in this area as well, and b
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:22

Breathless in North Dakota

The US state of North Dakota (ND) is thinking of diverting tobacco lawsuit settlement money previously used for tobacco control policies to ‘other public programs’. A February 20 story on KFYR-TV-Ch.5, out of Bismark, ND, said the state’s voters had hel
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 21, 2017 21:07

[Kentucky] CHANDLER: Two Tobacco-Related Bills Are Disease-Prevention Bills

Bills that reduce Kentucky’s smoking rate are disease-prevention bills. As residents of a state with some of the worst health statistics in the nation, I hope we can all do the right thing and get behind these two bills.
Hazard (KY) Herald
added Feb 21, 2017 19:05
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[UK] E-cig shop owner blasts decision to stop face-to-face stop smoking support in Staffordshire

An ex-smoker and cancer survivor who now sells e-cigarettes to help other people quit the habit says it is a real shame that there is now no face-to-face support available for people in Burton who want to give up, after the county council scrapped a sche
Burton Mail (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:24
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[California] Solano fails American Lung Association’s tobacco report

failed six of seven Solano cities (Vallejo received a D) and rural Solano for a “lack of tobacco control policies,” though many local leaders dismissed the study as meaningless. “You can never do enough. No matter how good of a job we do, they’re always
Vacaville (CA) Reporter
added Feb 21, 2017 02:45

[North Dakota] Breathe ND in danger of closing after committee votes to defund it

The voters of North Dakota helped form the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, also known as Breathe ND, when they voted to dedicate tobacco lawsuit settlement money to preventing future use. Now, some think the group is no longer needed.
KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:36

[Africa, Kenya] Tobacco groups want smoking zones upgraded

While reacting yesterday to last Friday’s Court of Appeal ruling that upheld the country’s 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, civil society organisations championing tobacco laws said the smoking zones in Nairobi, Mombasa and Nakuru do not meet World Heal
added Feb 21, 2017 02:32

[Minnesota] Changes in cigarette expenditure minimising strategies before and after a cigarette tax increase

smokers with lower education were more purchase discount brands, roll their own cigarettes, use coupons/promotions and cut back on smoking...Socially disadvantaged smokers were most likely to use CEMS and continue smoking after a cigarette tax
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2017 02:30
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