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[Canada] INVITATION – Press conference: Plain and standardized tobacco packaging: The Honourable Nicola Roxon to share Australian experience (PDF)

As Health Minister, Ms. Roxon introduced the first plain and standardized tobacco packaging legislation in the world and in her capacity as Attorney-General successfully defended the industry’s challenge to the law before Australia's High Court.
Coalition Quebecoise pour le Controle du Tabac (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:50

World Environmental Health Day 26 September 2016

Theme for the 2016 World Environmental Health Day: Tobacco Control… a response to the global tobacco pandemic Smoking, and the use of tobacco, is the primary cause of PREVENTABLE illness and death. Six million people are killed globally by tobacco EVE
International Federation of Environmental Health (uk)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:48

[Ohio] GCHD recognizes role of environmental health in reducing smoking harm

World Environmental Health Day is September 26...This year’s theme is tobacco control and the National Environmental Health Association is focusing specifically on the negative health effects of second and third hand smoke. The Galion City Health Departm
WBCO 1540 AM (Bucyrus, OH)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:44

[Asia, India] Centre keeps industry, farm bodies off tobacco summit

Dismissing repeated representations from tobacco farmers’ and industry bodies, the Union Ministry of Health has said it can’t include them as participants in the upcoming WHO tobacco control conference to be held here as it will amount to a “conflict of i
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36

[Philippines] ‘WHO opposition to tobacco-harm reduction threatens public health’

“is dishonest and threatens public health,” the US-based think tank Reason Foundation said. A treaty created by the WHO in 2004, the FCTC seeks “to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic co
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36

Packaging colour research by tobacco companies: The pack as a product characteristic (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA should require full-length SE reports, rather than streamlined “Same Characteristics” reports, for all SE submissions with any color changes to the product’s packaging and labeling, and should conduct Social Science reviews that consider the public
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 23, 2016 20:09

The world of predatory publishing: what is it, and what might it mean for tobacco control?

For those of us conducting research in the field of tobacco control, should we be concerned about the proliferation of open access publishing? ...scholarly indexes are including predatory journals among those they cover, meaning much junk science, activi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 23, 2016 16:56

SAVE THE DATE: UCSF “It’s About a Billion Lives” annual public symposium will be Friday, February 24, 2017

Children and Tobacco 2017: Who’s Winning‎? Jonathan Klein / “Rather wreck my gums than my lungs:" Smokeless tobacco and California rural adolescent males Benjamin Chaffee / Booze, Butts or Both? Combating young adult tobacco use in bars.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:53

Vaping on Instagram: cloud chasing, hand checks and product placement

Instagram affords its users the ability to post images of e-cigarette-related behaviours and gives advertisers the opportunity to display their product. Future research should incorporate novel data streams to improve public health surveillance, survey de
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2016 16:30

Tobacco retail outlet restrictions: health and cost impacts from multistate life-table modelling in a national population

These tobacco outlet reductions reduced smoking prevalence, achieved health gains and saved health system costs....While these interventions were not as effective as tobacco tax increases (using the same model), these and other strategies could be combine
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2016 16:30
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