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Bates: “Disinformation from anti-vaping activists more harmful than from tobacco industry”

My greatest concern right now is that many in the tobacco control and public health community are doing what the tobacco industry used to do 30 years ago. I think that misleading people and policy makers by pretending that e-cigarettes are more harmful th
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 26, 2016 17:18
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[Africa, Tanzania] Ban on smoking in public places hailed

THE Tanzania Non-communicable Diseases Alliance (TANCDA) has hailed the recent directive by the government to restrict rampant smoking of cigarettes and shisha (sheesha) in public places owing to their negative effects on human health.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jul 26, 2016 16:55

[Asia] Are retailers compliant with zoning regulations that ban tobacco sales near schools in Changsha, China? [FREE FULL TEXT]

We observed low enforcement of the regulation that bans tobacco retail sales near schools and high prevalence of tobacco displays that target children in Changsha, China. Chinese officials should act to effectively enforce the regulation bans of tobacco s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2016 13:45

[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] All about the nicotine

IF Malaysia regulates e-cigs as a pharmaceutical product, the industry here could face challenges similar to our neighbour Down Under. In Australia, states are extending tobacco control laws to include e-cigs, Sydney-based tobacco treatment specialist D
The Star (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:16

[Canada] Will plain-packaged smokes help bring about the 'endgame' for tobacco?

Plain packaging — now in Australia, the United Kingdom and France and being considered in 10 other countries from Sweden to Singapore — is a necessary step in ending “a tragedy of the 20th century,” according to Cynthia Callard of Physicians for a Smoke-
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:29

An observational study of compliance with North Dakota's smoke-free law among retail stores that sell electronic smoking devices

The use of e-cigarettes, or evidence of use, occurred in the stores where it is prohibited by law. Overall compliance with the smoke-free law was low. These stores should be licensed by the state, as are other tobacco retailers, because this may assist in
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2016 15:17

REED: In France, smoking still has that certain je ne sais quoi

My gut tells me that my country’s own culture is partly to blame for this, as smoking in France is still very much associated with the arts and joyous debauchery, rather than fecklessness or a lack of self-control. And to explain this further, I’m afraid
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:22

[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] National anti-smoking plan

A team from the Ministry of Public Health and concerned authorities are working on a national anti-smoking programme to unify efforts of institutions on the issue. The programme is expected to be implemented in November and will see collaboration between
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:06

[UK-Northern Ireland] Move to combat children taking up smoking

The Western Trust is rolling out a wide range of measures to tackle smoking among children, as it emerged almost 5 per cent of local 11 to 16-year-olds have taken up the habit. Smoking prevention programmes are being taken into classrooms and youth cent
Derry Journal (uk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:57
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