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Obama 'more optimistic' about Pacific trade deal

Obama…said one "big bugaboo" was a concern that tobacco companies could use the deal to sue poorer countries ... said he was optimistic negotiators could find a way that tobacco companies could abide by local safety rules by ensuring the laws "are not bei
The Hill
added Dec 14, 2014 14:22

Anti-Smoking Campaign Successful and Cost-Effective, CDC Says

A national anti-smoking campaign featuring tips from former smokers was highly successful and cost-effective, a new study reports. The 2012 Tips From Former Smokers campaign spent $480 per smoker who quit and $393 per year of life saved, the U.S. Center
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2014 23:52

[Canada] 41 commitments For a Tobacco-Free Generation from the director of public health and the Montréal sans tabac network

have launched a report entitled For a Tobacco-Free Generation. With 41 commitments, nearly 100 partners from health and social services and education, as well as municipal stakeholders, pharmacists and tobacco control groups have clearly expressed their w
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:47

[New York] VIDEO: New Ad Calls Out Big Tobacco For Targeting Kids

Anti-smoking activists say tobacco companies are targeting children so they are fighting back with a new ad campaign, and comes as smoking rates steadily increase in the city. NY1's Cheryl Wills filed the following report.
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 10, 2014 16:19

[New York] VIDEO: Don't Be a Target

Big Tobacco is doing everything in its power to entice “replacement smokers” and to continue raking in profits by selling the ONLY consumer product that kills when used exactly as intended. #DontBeATarget & join the fight against Big Tobacco by donating v
You Tube
added Dec 10, 2014 16:17

[UK] We will stamp the smoking habit out, insist Blackburn with Darwen health bosses

last night signed up to a Lancashire-wide anti-tobacco strategy. The move was hailed as a major step forward in the battle against smoking by Lancashire County Health boss Azhar Ali.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:29

[New Zealand] Minister marks smokefree anniversary

Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says the 10 year anniversary of the passing of the Smoke-free Environments Act is a good opportunity to look forward to further gains in tobacco control.
New Zealand News Online (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:18

[Africa] Kenya Launches Anti-Tobacco Mass Media Campaign

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the World Lung Foundation and Tobacco Control Civil Society Organizations in Kenya, today (Dec 02, 2014) marked a significant milestone in the fight against Tobacco with the launch of a Mass Media campaign.
Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance (KETCA) (ke)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:47

[New Zealand] Calls grow to ban outdoor smoking

The Heart Foundation credits the smokefree law with a dramatic reduction in smoking rates but said to achieve the Government's goal of "Smokefree Aotearoa 2025" there needs to be a ban on smoking in all public places - particularly the outdoor areas of b
New Zealand Herald
added Dec 8, 2014 14:18

[Armenia] Number of women smoking in public places has also gone up

The results of the Public Awareness about the Harmful Impact of the Use of Cigarettes and Second-Hand Smoking Program were presented on December 5. As the PR Service of the Youth Foundation of Armenia reports to "ArmenPress", the program was carried out b
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:16
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