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[Indiana] CAP plans smoke free housing workshop

Community Action Program Inc. of Western Indiana is offering training on smoke free housing to landlords and managers of multi-unit housing complexes in Benton, Montgomery, Fountain, Parke, Vermillion, and Warren counties. Smoke free housing is growing i
Crawfordsville (IN) Journal Review
added Oct 25, 2016 13:34
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[UK] ASH sets out to wean indies off their reliance on tobacco ($$)

The group claims indies could make more money if they cut down on tobacco to focus on more profitable lines. Does it have a point?
The Grocer (uk)
added Oct 25, 2016 13:08

Obesity and Smoking: can we Kill Two Birds with one Tax?

we propose a dynamic rational model where eating, smoking, and physical exercise are simultaneous choices that jointly affect body weight and addiction to smoking. Focusing on direct and cross-price effects, we study the impact of tobacco and food taxes,
Wiley Online Library
added Oct 24, 2016 21:19

HATCHARD: Big Tobacco’s dirty tricks in opposing plain packaging

Opponents of plain packaging tend to have links to the tobacco industry. So much so that three-quarters of organisations identified in our study... A compulsory register of tobacco companies’ memberships, political activities and associated spending would
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 24, 2016 12:36

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Zico performs with winners of anti-smoking campaign

Korean hip-hop artist Zico held a collaboration performance with finalists of an anti-smoking campaign audition where each competitor performed a self-composed rap with Zico. Known as a non-smoker, Zico has been promoting the Ministry of Health and Welf
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:38

[Asia] Shadow report exposes real scenario of tobacco use in Pakistan

In an attempt to show the true picture behind the “all good” veiled arguments of the federal ministry of health, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection Friday launched the first of its kind shadow report, an analysis of official government report on the Fram
The News (pk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:33

[Colombia, South America/Caribbean, Uruguay] LYNN: In Memoriam: Yul Francisco Dorado Was a True Champion for People and the Environment

Dorado, who served as the Latin America director of the nonprofit Corporate Accountability International...Philip Morris International lost its lawsuit against the country of Uruguay for passing strong public health laws.... Dorado played an important ro
added Oct 23, 2016 13:52

AUDIO: Tobacco Free Florida, Workforce Board Partner To Help Unemployed Floridians Who Smoke

Back in August, the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida launched its “Quit Your Way” campaign. The goal is to expand the tools smokers can use to quit smoking. Now, Tobacco Free Florida is working with CareerSource Florida to help tobacco
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

Throw Open the Doors: The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

[FCTC] is a closed long as the sole strategy is supply and demand reduction and the dominant tactic is to use exclusion to silence debate, little progress will be evident. These weaknesses can be overcome by throwing open the doors of the Conven
added Oct 22, 2016 19:35

[Asia, India] JOHNS: WHO Must Allow Wider Debate on Dealing With Worldwide Smoking Problem

A report called Throw Open the Doors, launched by the Australian Institute for Progress, and penned by me, raises a host of serious issues...For the sake of smokers worldwide, the next director-general must embrace a progressive agenda and throw open its
Caixin Online (cn)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:31
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