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Secondhand smoke emission levels in waterpipe cafes in Doha, Qatar

To protect the public from the dangers of secondhand tobacco smoke, and to change social norms around tobacco use, smoke-free policies that apply to all forms of combusted tobacco products, including the waterpipe, are needed.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 10:21
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The impact of tobacco taxes on mortality in the USA, 1970–2005

Our results demonstrate that higher tobacco taxes lead to lower total mortality rates and avoided deaths. Strong tobacco tax policies are essential to improving overall population health.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 10:20
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Big Tobacco Makes a Comeback in California: Even Democrats Are Taking Money From Tobacco Companies | The Snitch

The tobacco industry is tightening its grip on California politics in attempt to block anti-tobacco legislation — and its working, according to a new study from UCSF. Big tobacco has donated some $64 million to various political campaigns over the last s
San Francisco Weekly
added Oct 29, 2014 10:16
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[UK-Scotland] Health inequality ‘Scotland’s greatest challenge’

coupled with decisive action to address alcohol consumption, reduce smoking rates, encourage active living, healthy eating, and promote positive mental health.”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 10:02
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[Russia, UK] RIDLEY: WHO huffs and puffs as ebola takes a grip ($$)

In fighting e-cigarettes, the World Health Organisation is protecting tobacco and ignoring a far greater threat
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:56
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[New Zealand] Māori health fears under TPP

"Any lawsuit that had a chilling effect on tobacco control measures could jeopardise the Smokefree 2025 target which is very important in terms of reducing smoking amongst Māori. Tariana Turia.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:45
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[Tennessee] Local billboards targeting secondhand smoke

Both Hamilton County and state health officials have launch an anti-tobacco campaign aimed at educating the public about the effects of secondhand smoke on children. The campaign involves the use of large billboards that are being placed throughout South
News 12 Chattanooga, TN
added Oct 29, 2014 09:32
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Reducing the burden of tobacco: what's the endgame?

This commentary argues that the tobacco control interventions recommended by the World Health Organization are necessary but not sufficient to adequately address the consequences of tobacco use.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 28, 2014 12:18
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[Massachusetts] Local town may be first in nation to prohibit tobacco sales

Board of Health in Westminster, a small town north of Worcester, is studying a proposal to prohibit the sale of any product with tobacco or nicotine. The community would be the first in the state and the nation to ban all tobacco sales.
WFXT-TV FOX25 (Dedham, MA)
added Oct 28, 2014 12:14
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[Texas] Lubbock Smoking Ban Could Expand to Regulation Inside Cars and Homes

West Texas Smoke-Free Coalition has been in the planning process and attending city council meetings for months. The group is led by Lubbock Attorney Matthew Harris and claim that they are pursuing an expanded smoking ban in Lubbock in order to protect th
breitbart.com
added Oct 27, 2014 21:30
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