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[Australia] VIDEO: WATCH: Smoke free, still fierce

Whilst LBQ women are aware of the risk factors attached to smoking, they continue to smoke at a rate double that of their heterosexual counterparts. ACON is hoping to change all that with a new groundbreaking tobacco reduction campaign, #SmokeFreeStillFi
Gay News Network (au)
added May 2, 2016 15:29
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[California] GLANTZ: MPAA, studios, and theaters argue that First Amendment protects their right to shout “Smoke!” in a crowded theater

read their actual filings, linked below and compare what they say (or don't say) in response to the facts in the plaintiff's case. Invoking the First Amendment just to keep selling cigarettes to kids seems like overkill. Why don’t they just stop doing i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 2, 2016 14:21
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[Europe, UK] Can e-cigarette makers stub out addiction concerns?

The EU Tobacco Products Directive, which comes into force on 20 May, will, among other things, outlaw the advertising of electronic cigarettes on TV, radio and in newspapers. It will also set a limit on the nicotine content of the liquid used in the devi
The Guardian (uk)
added May 2, 2016 04:26
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[Ghana] VALD Leads Fight Against Tobacco Use

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organization, has held a pictorial health warnings (PHWs) exhibition with a call on Ghanaians to actively participate in the fight against tobacco use.
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added May 2, 2016 04:21
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[Asia] US-based funds aiding cigarette smuggling in India, says ITC chairman

The chairman of the largest cigarette maker in India, ITC Ltd., has alleged that U.S.-based organisations are aiding the anti-tobacco lobby in India and indirectly promoting tobacco/ cigarette smuggling in the country.
International Business Times
added May 1, 2016 19:25
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[Australia] Campaign targets Indigenous smokers

The federal government will target Indigenous smokers in a new $10 million advertising campaign. Rural Health Minister Fiona Nash said the Don't Make Smokes Your Story focuses on the values within Indigenous communities such as the health and wellbeing
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 1, 2016 17:30
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massachusetts the latest state to push tobacco control forward

We are eagerly watching developments in Massachusetts as their state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill filled with policies ranging from following Hawaii’s lead by raising the statewide minimum age of sale for tobacco to 21 to banning the sale of toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 1, 2016 13:49
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GLANTZ: Important new study shows immediate effects of e-cigs on the cardiovascular system as big as smoking a cigarette

A new, very well done study by Roberto Carnevale and colleagues, “Acute impact of tobacco versus electronic cigarette smoking on oxidative stress and vascular function,” published in Chest on April 11, 2016, puts this argument to rest. They show that sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2016 13:29
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[Canada] Ottawa moves to ban menthol cigarettes, citing appeal to young

Lesley James, senior manager of health policy at the Heart and Stroke Foundation, said menthol is a “gateway” flavouring agent and it is important to move forward with the proposed ban. “Menthol-flavoured cigarettes are one of the most dangerous and dec
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 30, 2016 15:28
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Heterogeneity in the measurement and reporting of outcomes in studies of electronic cigarette use in adolescents: a systematic analysis of observational studies

These studies are at risk of reporting bias, and results are difficult to interpret. A core outcome set that should be measured and reported in all observational studies is required, using structured consensus techniques.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 30, 2016 02:25
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