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[District of Columbia] Youth Leaders Sharpen Skills for Fight against Tobacco

we welcomed more than 30 youth activists from across the country to Washington, DC, for our 11th Youth Advocacy Symposium — a series of skill-building workshops on leadership, advocacy and communications.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2014 13:00
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[UK] Kicking the habit with a running challenge

RUNNERS are being given the opportunity to help run smoking out of town by claiming a free place at one of the region’s popular sporting events. Redcar and Cleveland and Middlesbrough Councils’ Smokefree Alliances are offering 100 runners a paid for pla
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 28, 2014 11:14
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[Ohio] WALTON: Why a tobacco heir isn't fuming

I first met Mr. Reynolds several years ago, when The Blade was editorializing vigorously for such a ban in Lucas County and later pushing for a statewide ban... But if Mr. Reynolds’ crusade to keep young people from starting to smoke in the first place g
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 05:11
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[India] After polio, Big B open to associate with anti-tobacco campaign

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been long associated with campaigns for polio eradication in India, won't mind working on anti-tobacco projects too. The "Bhoothnath Returns" star has been actively campaigning for polio eradication since 2002 and was a
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Jul 27, 2014 18:47
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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[UK] Smoking rates among children in England fall to record low

What made the difference? Government action including banning tobacco advertising, putting large health warnings on packs and making all enclosed public places smokefree. But more needs to be done....Every day’s delay means hundreds more children start s
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:34
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“Super High” Nicotine Youth Appealing Electronic Cigarette Flavors

Maya Ben-Efraim and Robert Jackler from Stanford just submitted this comment to the FDA ...These e-liquids are marketed online with bright and colorful images (see accompanying Powerpoint) and dispensed in similarly colorful bottles. It is quite evident
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:25
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NICHOLSON: Time travel, flapjacks & smoking - a psychological take on social media: part one

Cognitive dissonance theory suggests that humans are capable of holding multiple conflicting beliefs (cognitions) in parallel, e.g. "I know that smoking is bad for me, yet I smoke anyway."...cognitions are pliable. They can be enforced, or repressed thro
Econsultancy
added Jul 24, 2014 15:18
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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders laud Reps over tobacco control bill

Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Mr. Dele Sotuba, commended the National Assembly for the planned law as it will go a long way in sanitising the industry. . He further advised that th
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:09
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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