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Towards ‘a balanced delegation’ or enhancing global health governance? Analysis of parties’ participation in the Conference of the Parties to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

attendance by low-income countries has a strong correlation with implementation of advertising bans, while attendance among high-income and lower-middle-income countries shows a moderate correlation with implementation of tobacco taxes. Conclusions Suppo
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2018 15:12
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Heated tobacco products and combusted cigarettes: comparing global prices and taxes

The tax advantages being given to HTPs may instead of providing a price signal to a consumer looking to switch, be providing a profit signal to tobacco companies to switch over to selling more HTPs and fewer combusted cigarettes. The implications of these
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2018 15:10
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[Minnesota] HINDRAKER: RAMPANT BIAS AND MISINFORMATION AT THE GUARDIAN

email...from Jessica Glenza, a reporter for the Guardian US...drips with arrogance, ignorance and prejudice...Our research demonstrates...Center of the American Experiment opposed measures that would tax cigarettes. At the same time, the group accepted do
PowerLine blog
added Nov 1, 2018 14:59
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Open Letter to the ILO Governing Body

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: The expiration of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) contract with Japan Tobacco International – the organization’s last contract with the tobacco industry – this December creates an opportun
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 30, 2018 23:20
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teens are 16 times more likely to use juul than older age groups

while the maker of the e-cigarette JUUL claims it is “only for adults,” new Truth Initiative® research shows that teenagers are more likely to use the device than older age groups. In fact, 15- to 17-year-olds have over 16 times greater odds of being c
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 30, 2018 22:49
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[UK] MITCHELL: Philip Morris’ cigarette ad – a classic case of smokes and mirrors

So, by implication, the firm is still keen to sell cigarettes in other parts of the world, where the public is perhaps less conscious of their life-shortening effects. But in the UK, the jig is up and so the company is hoping to find other pointless addi
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 22:46
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Prevalence and correlates of JUUL use among a national sample of youth and young adults

JUUL use was significantly higher among young people, with those under 21 having significantly higher odds of ever and current use. Frequency of use patterns suggest youth may not be experimenting with the device but using it regularly. Given the high nic
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 22:13
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Evidence of compensation among waterpipe smokers using harm reduction components

Waterpipe smokers engaged in compensation (i.e., increased and more intense puffing) to make up for decreased mainstream nicotine delivery from the same tobacco heated two ways. Waterpipe components can affect human puffing behaviours, exposures and subje
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 22:11
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Cigarette smoking among those with mental disorders in the US population: 2012–2013 update

smoking remains extraordinarily more common among those with mood, anxiety and substance use disorders, with highest rates among those with bipolar and substance use disorders.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 22:10
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Is blue the new green? Repackaging menthol cigarettes in response to a flavour ban in Ontario, Canada

attempted to maintain menthol smokers in Ontario by aggressive preban promotion of menthol capsule cigarettes, continued promotion of innovative filter technologies and by directing smokers to non-menthol alternatives whose packaging both in text and in c
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 22:09
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