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[Taiwan] Research letter: Unregulated hazards to young people: smoking in films

Current tobacco control legislations may not be adequate in protecting adolescents and young adults from being exposed to smoking imagery in films. For example, Taiwan implemented the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act...The act eliminated many forms of adver
Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2016 14:07

[Asia, China] Tobacco industry still rakes in major profit despite anti-smoking laws

People around the world are smoking about as many cigarettes as ever nearly 6 trillion per year. It's an incredible number, translating into big business - and profit - for tobacco makers. But as new cigarette laws go into effect, are they having any imp
CCTV America
added Dec 6, 2016 13:58

[Canada] MARTIAL: Sounding the alarm

In Canada, the vapor industry is facing both federal and provincial governments, intent on overregulating their products and activities. It is worth noting at the outset that Canadian governments have a low tolerance for accountability. Public consultati
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 5, 2016 23:34

CDC Reports Winnable Battles Results

There were meaningful reductions seen in tobacco-related harms. Smoking has been the leading cause of preventable death since 2010. Adult cigarette smoking decreased 27 percent and youth cigarette smoking decreased 45 percent from 2009 to 2015. Approxima
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 5, 2016 23:26


Tobacco Decrease the percent of adults who smoke cigarettes by 17.5% . Decrease the percent of youth who smoke cigarettes by 12% . Increase the proportion of the U.S. population covered by smoke-free laws by 59% .
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 5, 2016 23:13

Volume 25, Suppl 2: Flavoured Tobacco Products in the United States [FREE FULL TEXTS]

Flavour preferences in youth versus adults: a review / Tobacco industry use of flavourings to promote smokeless tobacco products / Adolescents' interest in trying flavoured e-cigarettes / Cigarette smoking and electronic cigarette vaping patterns as a f
Tobacco Control
added Dec 5, 2016 22:54

six highlights from the tobacco control special issue on flavors

A new special issue of Tobacco Control takes on flavored tobacco with 13 studies spanning a spectrum of products. In the journal’s opening editorial, four researchers featured in the issue, including Dr. Andrea Villanti, director for Regulatory Science a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:48

Michael Bloomberg Continues His Life-Saving Leadership in Global Fight Against Tobacco

Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use is likely to have saved more lives, more quickly, and have as great an impact on the health of people around the world as any other public health initiative... The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is honored to be
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:46

Global public health advocates open new fronts in war on tobacco

at IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC)...."Because of this, there are now 35 tobacco-free pension funds in Australia - just over 40 percent of all funds. Many more will soon follow and each tobacco-free announcement is met with resounding pu
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 5, 2016 22:23

[UK-Scotland] How Edinburgh University doctor Judith Mackay took on the tobacco industry in Asia

Now, for the first time the Hong Kong-based campaigner has revealed the full extent of the threats she faced in her career, during which she was branded as the most dangerous woman in the world by the international tobacco industry. She told the Sunday
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 16:14
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