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three tips for quitting smoking from an expert

members of Truth Initiative’s® web-based quit smoking program, BecomeAnEX, have posted more than 87,000 blog entries to ask questions, share resources or just talk about their day and how their quit attempt is going.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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Tobacco control measures found to be cost-effective, says WHO report

are highly cost-effective, but under-used in some countries. The report also states that tobacco control doesn’t harm economies, and reduces the impact smoking has on poorer communities. ...Tobacco control measures include tax increases, bans on adve
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Asia-pacific] Samoa Cancer Society welcomes new report on Tobacco Control

In its PATIS report for period 2007-2011, the Samoa Ministry of Health listed lung and cervical cancers as 2 of the 7 leading cancers (cervical cancer being classed as a smoking related cancer). This includes environmental tobacco smoke (also known as s
Talamua (ws)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:30
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Supporting the urban poor to quit tobacco: adding years to lives

more than 30% of smokers in LMICs attempted to quit in the previous year (15% in China).7 However, in most countries in particular LMICs, cessation advice or services are not available.8 Even where they are, the urban poor are least likely to receive cess
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:23
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SUNDAWA: Rise in tobacco excise won’t curb smoking ($$)

However, with about a 5 percent increase in annual inflation, and an annual increase in wages, the 10 percent hike in tobacco excise is not high enough. The cigarette price in Indonesia ranges between Rp 13,000 (about...
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:16
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Despite the clear path forward set forth by the FCTC and abundant evidence on the effectiveness of increasing taxes to reduce tobacco consumption, taxation remains the least widely implemented FCTC measure. This is largely due to industry tactics
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jan 13, 2017 19:36
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[Asia, Massachusetts] Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center announced on Jan. 9 seven Boston programs will share more than $300,000 in grants to educate the city’s Asian community about a deadly drug: tobacco. “Nationwide, we are starting to see a decline in cigarette smoking in many ethnic
Sampan Newspaper
added Jan 13, 2017 16:39
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MYDIN: Do more to curb smoking, and vaping

“Health policies and programmes have the ability to either promote or violate human rights, including the right to health, depending on the way they are designed or implemented. “Taking steps to respect and protect human rights upholds the health sector’s
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:36
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[Canada] National Non-Smoking Week: January 15-21, 2017

Weedless Wednesday: January 18th, 2017 This year's theme is: Tobacco Free for Life... Choose Now!
National Non-Smoking Week (Canadian Council for Tobacco Control) (ca)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:05
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The Framework Convention On Global Health: A Call For Leadership From The Global Health Trio

As the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control demonstrates, the norms that a treaty establishes on health-promoting policies and globally shared expectations may be transformative. Further, treaties stand to increase accountability through courts and ot
Health Affairs (ca)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03
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