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Evidence that smoking in movies causes young people to smoke expands to Norway

, “Exposure to smoking in films and smoking behavior among Norwegian 15- to 20-year olds: A cross-sectional study,” which shows that, similar to other countries all over the world, Norwegian youth who see a lot of smoking in movies are about twice as like
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 1, 2015 15:15

[Canada] Alberta ban on menthol tobacco takes effect Thursday

Smokers across Alberta were stocking up Wednesday ahead of a province-wide ban on menthol tobacco products that comes into effect at midnight. The province announced the ban last May as part of a larger effort to eliminate flavoured products that critics
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 30, 2015 17:39

California anti-smoking drive cut rates in half

Smoking in California has dropped by more than 50 percent since the state launched its Tobacco Control Program in 1988, according to a Department of Public Health report. In 1988, the report says, 23.7 per cent of California adults were puffing away, bu
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 30, 2015 17:07

California Tobacco Facts and Figures 2015: 25 Years of Tobacco Control in California (PDF)

This document provides tables, graphs, and information about tobacco use in California as a quick reference for individuals or groups working to eliminate tobacco use. The Appendix provides tables listing prevalence rates for those graphs that do not
California Department of Public Health
added Sep 30, 2015 17:01

NITZKIN: Endgame proposals and a wake-up call to the tobacco-control community

A world in which tobacco-related addiction, illness and death have been reduced to trivial public-health problems could be achieved within our lifetimes. Achieving this goal will require reorienting tobacco control from a crusade against all things “tobac
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 30, 2015 16:23

The lower effectiveness of text-only health warnings in China compared to pictorial warnings in Malaysia: findings from the ITC project [FREE FULL TEXT]

Compared to Malaysia, the weak text-only warning labels in China led to a significant change in only two of six key indicators of health warning effectiveness: forgoing cigarettes and reading the warning labels...delay in implementing pictorial warnings i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 30, 2015 09:41

fall tour continues to take the “finish it” message across the united states

truth® is heading back out on the road this fall. The campaign will participate at 16 stops on the High School Nation Tour, a traveling Music & Arts Festival that visits public high schools all across the country, to let teens know that this will be the g
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:28

[New York] Uruguay Slams Big Tobacco, Defends Marijuana Policy

During his speech before the UN General Assembly, Tuesday, Vasquez singled out Phillip Morris for suing Uruguay over the country's anti-smoking campaign. ... “It is not ethical that tribunals of multinational organizations can give priorities to trade as
teleSUR (ve)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:05

[Africa] Kenya's stand on tobacco use

The letter of support from the 40 organisations urged the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Health, James Macharia and the Kenyan government to stand strong against the BAT attempts to derail policy advancements that protect Kenyans from tobacco’s highly addi
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Sep 29, 2015 20:56

[California] Save the date for 2016 UCSF It's About a Billion Lives Symposium: January 22, 2016. All are welcome.

Celebrating Tobacco Research and Education at UCSF
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 29, 2015 09:27
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