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Cancer Society: Oregon falls short in fighting Big Tobacco

The annual report “How Do You Measure Up? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality” finds Oregon achieves the benchmark in three of the nine public policy areas. Oregon can improve in three categories and e
KTVZ Channel 21 (Bend, OR)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:45
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[India] Johns Hopkins to hold S Asia Tobacco Control Leadership Program in Nov in Indonesia

The five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Program, helmed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), today ended with organisers hoping that its participants would emerge as "ambassadors of change" in combating the tobacco menace.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:43
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: NJ makes low-cost effort to reverse smoking-cessation neglect

Past governors have been sharply criticized for spending little or nothing to combat smoking while the state rakes in hundreds of millions from the tobacco settlement and taxes. Sometime next year figures from the CDC and American Lung Association should
The Press of Atlantic City
added Aug 10, 2018 18:03
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[Arizona] The changing landscape in the fight against tobacco use among youth

UA College of Nursing professor Judith Gordon realized when she helped develop “Click City: Tobacco,” a smoking prevention computer program designed for fifth graders... “The environment around e-cigarettes is trying to sell the product as something cool
Tucson Explorer Newspaper (Tucson Local Media )
added Aug 10, 2018 18:00
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are e-cigarettes really the seatbelts and condoms of tobacco-caused disease prevention?

Dr Joe Kosterich...repeated the factoid that e-cigarettes reduce harm by 95%, said there was “absolutely no evidence” of e-cigarettes being gateways to later uptake of smoking in teenagers and boldly claimed that “dual use [smoking as well as vaping) is
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:33
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GLANTZ: Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

In this paper, we used previously secret tobacco industry documents to show how the tobacco companies have worked for decades to promote the myth than nicotine does not have any adverse effects and, in fact, has benefits. We are hearing echoes of these e
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:15
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the illegal juul copycats that are flooding the market

“It feels like there is a new pod system released every day and we receive tons of them … So many in fact that there is no way we can review them all.” These products are not only putting a generation of youth at risk of nicotine addiction, but they appea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:05
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4 marketing tactics e-cigarette companies use to target youth

from introducing candy-flavored tobacco products to offering college scholarships, manufacturers and sellers of e-cigarettes aggressively target young people. There are few federal restrictions on e-cigarette marketing, allowing companies to promote the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2018 04:05
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[Ohio] Smoking cessation program begins

A new billboard has gone up in the East End of East Liverpool, promoting a smoking cessation program started by the city health department and its Maternal and Child Health Task Force. Health Commissioner Carol Cowan said the East Liverpool City Fire D
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added Aug 10, 2018 03:58
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Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine

After publication of the 1988 Surgeon General’s report on nicotine addiction, tobacco companies (particularly RJ Reynolds) intensified efforts to promote the benefits of nicotine while downplaying its addictiveness and health risks.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 23:02
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