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[Wisconsin] LETTER: From The Star's Mailbag: Celebrate Black History Month by reducing tobacco disparities

One additional inequity often overlooked that continues to this day is the burden that tobacco places on the African-American community...Join the Tobacco-Free Columbia Dane County Coalition (TFCDC), like I did, to help in the effort. Visit
Sun Prairie (WI) Star
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53

[UK] FMCG Brands Under Attack

International Food & Drink Event, London ExCel... “JTI has been on the front line fighting bad regulation for several years, and as regulators look to hit food and drinks companies with the same punitive taxes, pictorial health warnings and even ‘plain’ p
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:39

justice department should recuse lawyers who represented tobacco companies from tobacco cases

Before Mr. Readler joined the DOJ, the department vigorously defended the FDA rule. With Mr. Readler now on the case, the government filed a motion requesting an extension “to more fully consider the issues raised.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:20

[Africa, Botswana] Gov’t to strengthen tobacco control laws

“The Government of Botswana in recognising that tobacco use is a health and development priority, has committed to strengthen national tobacco control laws by repealing the Control of Smoking Act of 2004 to be compliant with the WHO FCTC. The legislation
Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:26

[UK] North Yorkshire Tobacco Control 2016 Report: One Year On (PDF)

This report highlights the activity that has taken place over the last year to support our vision to inspire a smokefree generation in North Yorkshire. This report provides updates under the 5 priorities of the North Yorkshire Tobacco Control Strateg
North Yorkshire Partnerships (uk)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:05

[UK] Report highlights success of tobacco control strategy

“This report highlights the diverse approach taken in North Yorkshire to tackle tobacco in our communities and to help us to realise our ambition of a smoke-free generation by 2025. “
North East Connected (uk)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:00

Daily chart / Why smoking is still so widespread

Turkey was the sole country to have followed the WHO's recommendations on all five measures...The Lancet study makes it clear that the governments of countries where smoking is still popular largely have themselves to blame.
The Economist
added Mar 27, 2017 14:51

Avoiding “A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond”:The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implications: This is the first detailed account of tobacco industry interference with tobacco legislation in Africa. The emergence of tobacco control in Nigeria threatened the tobacco industry, which believed that success in Nigeria would have a “domi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:55

The effect of excise tax increases on cigarette prices in South Africa [FREE FULL TEXT]

South Africa’s experience indicates that tobacco companies’ ability to pass through the excise tax is constrained by the degree of competition in the market. This has implications for the effectiveness of excise tax increases as a tobacco control tool.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56

[Mississippi] Director spreads tobacco-free message

With several events under her belt, the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Alcorn and Tippah Counties’ new project director has many more activities on the horizon. Stacy Brooks, new project director for MTFC, began taking on her new duties in mid-Ja
Corinth (MS) Daily Corinthian
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55
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