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GLANTZ: Health advocates need to put heat on California "GO" Committee to rescue tobacco control legislation

citizens need to use the fact that the GO members are in tough districts to turn their support for Big Tobacco into a political liability back home. These legislators need to be held accountable for their behavior in community meetings where they can’t h
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 23, 2015 13:31
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Coronation Street's Samia Ghadie Helps Launch Campaign To Stop Pregnant Women Smoking

The campaign, called 'Mind The Bump' aims to highlight the dangers of smoking when pregnant and raise awareness of the risks of passive smoking from other family members. Ghadie, who is expecting her second child later this year, met women who have all
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 23, 2015 12:41
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SIEGEL: Tobacco Control Journal Makes Fun of Vapers, Calling them Idiots

It continues to baffle me why the tobacco control movement views vaping and vapers with such venomous disdain. If we had the same disdain for smokers who slop on patches or use nicotine inhalers or chewing gum, we would be writing ourselves out of the pu
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 22, 2015 15:31
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Tobacco expert calls for strong regulation of e-cigarettes in Australia

The warning comes on the same day the ACT Government prepares to release all 242 submissions to a discussion paper of possible reform of e-cigarette legislation. Professor Srinath Reddy, a preventive cardiologist and president of the World Heart Federat
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Jul 22, 2015 15:21
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[California] Timm Herdt: Putting tobacco in a pinch

health advocates who would like to see tobacco addiction reduced want all of the above. ... And if the tobacco industry doesn’t engage with lawmakers on a tax increase now, there’s a good chance that’s exactly what health advocates will get.
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Jul 22, 2015 11:54
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World Head & Neck Cancer Day, 27 July: A call for effective tobacco & areca nut control

To draw the world’s attention to effective care and control of head and neck cancers, the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies, (IFHNOS) has marked 27th July World Head and Neck Cancer Day (WHNCD).
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 21, 2015 15:06
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[Canada] IRVINE: New 'tobacco' control bill is ill-conceived

As it stands, Quebec’s Tobacco Act (to be renamed the Tobacco Control Act) is designed to protect youth from the lure of smoking, to protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and to protect smokers from themselves by limiting their nicotine intake in va
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 21, 2015 13:38
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[Australia, France] Health ministers from ten countries meet in Paris to discuss anti-tobacco measures

MINISTERS from 10 countries, including Australia, have gathered in Paris to launch a common drive to introduce plain cigarette packaging with the aim of stubbing out high smoking rates among young people...New Zealand, South Africa and Uruguay issued a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 21, 2015 12:49
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What the Philippines can teach us about tobacco taxation

In the Philippines, we are seeing the positive and dramatic impact a significant increase in tobacco tax can cause. In 2013, the government enacted a landmark law that increased taxes on tobacco by up to 820 percent. After just one year of implementation
World Economic Forum
added Jul 21, 2015 05:31
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TOBACCO EDUCATION AND RESEARCH OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE: RE: Public Comment on Marijuana Regulation in California (PDF)

The following recommendations are offered for the consideration of the BRC in its efforts for a possible 2016 recreational marijuana ballot initiative, or for any other measure to legalize recreational marijuana. These recommendations seek to prevent or
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 21, 2015 04:53
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