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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to prom
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

New tobacco control investment supports MPOWER roll-out

WHO welcomes today's announcement from Bloomberg Philanthropies on a new commitment of $360 million for the global fight against tobacco. The new funding announced by Bloomberg Philanthropies aims to build on the success of the MPOWER package of effectiv
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

[Texas] Alumnus earns spot in FDA Center for Tobacco Products

José L. Medina, an alumnus of UTHealth School of Public Health in Austin, recently began working for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). Previously, Medina was a Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellow at the FDA. The
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

[Kentucky] One puff spurs nursing researcher's lifelong career investigating tobacco and mental illness

University of Kentucky College of Nursing Assistant Professor Chizimuzo Okoli picked up his first and last cigarette when he was 6 years old. The mistake landed him in the emergency room. But the experience inspired his life's work studying mental illnes
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco activists call for complete ban on gutka in Karnataka

Anti-Tobacco Forum (ATF) and Cancer Patients’ Aid Association on Tuesday urged the State government to remove the ambiguity in its notification on chewing tobacco and implement the ban on gutka effectively.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:01

[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Banning e-cigarettes could increase cancer ($$)

CANCER Council NSW’s latest ­advice to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes like ­tobacco products is
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:01
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Poorer countries fail to act on smoking due to big tobacco threats, says WHO

Many low- and middle-income countries are too scared by the threats and misinformation of big tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes, even though it would hugely benefit both health and the economy, according to a major new report.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 12, 2017 21:57

MEDIA ALERT: American Lung Association to Release ‘State of Tobacco Control’ Report, New Grading Category for Tobacco 21

15th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report...has expanded this year to include a new grading category for states' efforts to prevent youth tobacco use with laws to increase the age of sale for tobacco products to 21 or "Tobacco 21" laws.
American Lung Association
added Jan 12, 2017 16:39

[Asia, China] National tobacco control law described as priority

"A Civil Society Perspective on Tobacco Control in China 2016", was published on Tuesday by ThinkTank Research Center for Health Development...."national tobacco control law is imperative to provide a legal basis for fighting, in particular, passive smoki
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Jan 12, 2017 15:03

North Dakota’s tobacco prevention agency under fire

The director of North Dakota’s tobacco prevention agency appealed Wednesday to state lawmakers to keep the agency intact, saying it has contributed to lowering smoking rates among youth and adults. “We made a lot of progress to reduce tobacco use in our s
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2017 05:46
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