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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey results

[FDA] has invested heavily in compelling, science-based campaigns to educate youth about the dangers of tobacco use...We plan to build on these vital efforts to reduce tobacco-related disease and death.
PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2017 00:17
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[Africa] Nigeria appoints Timi Dakolo, Mr Eazi as anti-tobacco lead campaigners

The Federal Government has appointed two popular musicians, Timi Dakolo and Mr Eazi, as well as Saadatu Aliyu of the World Economic Forum’s Abuja Global Shapers Hub as anti-tobacco ambassadors. A statement by the Ministry of Health said their appointment
Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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[Europe] Answer given by Mr Vella on behalf of the Commission

This illustrates that the recommendation has had a positive impact, although more has still to be done, particularly as the enforcement differs considerably across Member States.
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[Europe] Question for written answer to the Commission

3. Does it consider that the restrictions imposed on smoking in public places have had sufficient results?
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[UK] Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group media release: smoking during pregnancy rates

Good progress has been made in recent years to reduce rates of smoking in pregnant women and it is unclear why they should have stalled in the last 12 months. However, the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group [3], a coalition of health charities working
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 20:59
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[UK] Media advisory: Fall in smoking rates great news but hundreds of children still start smoking every day

On 1 July 2007 it will be the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smokefree legislation in England – a worthy date for publication of the next Tobacco Control Plan, with a commitment to delivering a smokefree future for our children.”
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 20:15
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[Asia, India] Maharashtra to soon reject all CSR and other funds from tobacco firms

Close on the heels of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, the Maharashtra government may soon disassociate itself from any sponsorships, donations or corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives offered by tobacco companies. Once the decision is finalised,
Indian Express
added Jun 15, 2017 18:47
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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Technical Report on Flavored Cigarettes at the Point-of-Sale in Latin America (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

countries should adopt and effectively implement policies that prohibit the use of tobacco product flavorings, prohibit the use of misleading packaging and labeling, and prohibit all forms of direct and indirect advertising, promotion, and sponsorship, in
Institute for Global Tobacco Control (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:47
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Social Media Use and Access to Digital Technology in US Young Adults in 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Mobile devices are a primary channel for social media, and our study highlights disparities in access to digital technologies with Internet access among US young adults by race/ethnicity, education, and subjective financial status. Findings from this stud
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:38
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