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The California tobacco control campaign goes back to the future with e-cigarette ads reminiscent of its early media campaign

. It is the best thing out there so far. You can view the two TV ads here and here and a collection of the print ads here. The program has a great highly interactive website at
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 24, 2015 02:19

California launches campaign against e-cigarettes

“This campaign is nothing more than propaganda, with state bureaucrats more concerned with tax revenues than helping 3.6 million Californians quit smoking,” said Gregory Conley, president of the New Jersey-based American Vaping Association, which advocat
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Mar 24, 2015 01:52
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[UK] Award for anti-smoking charity inspired by memory of Vogue health editor who lived in Highbury Fields

A CHARITY set up in memory of a health editor at Vogue magazine has won a prestigious £30,000 award for its work in preventing children smoking....Deborah Hutton...A smoker for about eight years in her teens and early 20s, she died of lung cancer in 2005
Islington Tribune (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 01:33

[Asia, Nepal, Pakistan] World body urges India to resist tobacco industry pressure

(WCTOH) has urged countries including India, Pakistan and Nepal - that are planning to implement adopt stricter tobacco control regulation, to stand firm against the tobacco industry pressure. This comes even as there is speculation that the Indian gover
Times of India
added Mar 24, 2015 00:59

Tobacco industry 'using well-resourced tactics' to prevent global tobacco control

The Tobacco Atlas. The report details the effects of tobacco use on health worldwide and claims the tobacco industry is using a "well-resourced array of tactics" that are hindering global interventions to reduce tobacco use.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 23, 2015 18:57

[China, Washington] EDITORIAL: Global tobacco fight grows

encouraging news indeed to hear that health-minded philanthropists Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg are establishing a fund... Perhaps after the anti-tobacco litigation fund gets underway, philanthropists can establish a fund specifically to convince Chin
Everett (WA) Herald
added Mar 23, 2015 06:31

TPP would hurt public health in Australia

The report, Negotiating Healthy Trade in Australia, was published in February by the University of New South Wales' Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation ...This could be used against laws to protect public health, such as Australia's
Green Left Weekly (au)
added Mar 23, 2015 06:22

Negotiating Healthy Trade in Australia: Health Impact Assessment of the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (PDF)

TPP provisions pose risks to the ability of Government to regulate and restrict tobacco advertising. This could potentially lead to increased tobacco use and smoking prevalence, resulting in increases in tobacco related health harms across the community
HIA Connect (Health Impact Assessment) (au)
added Mar 23, 2015 06:00

Nepal leading tobacco control in South Asia: Will it spiral domino effect on other nations?

Nepal received the Bloomberg award for advancing ahead with biggest-ever pictorial graphic health warnings on all tobacco packs from15th May 2015. Beginning May 15, 2015, picture and text warnings must be placed on 90 percent of the front and back of all
Media for Freedom
added Mar 22, 2015 16:07

[Latin America, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Argentina Lags Behind in Terms of Tobacco Control

Argentina remains one in seven U.N. member states — and the only one in South America — to have not yet ratified, after initially signing, a landmark treaty that aims to reduce tobacco consumption and advertising.
Latin America News Dispatch
added Mar 22, 2015 16:06
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