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[California] Solano Coalition for Better Health: Curbing tobacco through policy change

Solano County’s Tobacco Prevention and Education Program (TPEP) will be leading the way in combatting the tobacco industry’s aggressive marketing strategies through its four-year plan. The new plan includes activities such as working with local cities to
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Aug 6, 2018 14:01
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[Asia] Five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Programme kicks off tomorrow in Goa

Over 75 participants, including health and policy-making experts from India and abroad, have gathered in South Goa as part of a national tobacco-control leadership programme that starts tomorrow. The five-day programme aimed at effective implementation o
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 6, 2018 13:58
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[Switzerland] FCA gears up for FCTC Conference of the Parties success in Geneva

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) recently announced a limited number of travel grants to select individuals from member organisations in low-and middle-income countries – where more than 1 billion of the world’s smokers live –, to attend the Eight
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:24
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POLYAKOVA/GONZALEZ: The U.S. anti-smoking campaign is a great model for fighting disinformation

In the case of smoking, American corporations were selling cigarettes to turn a profit. Today, however, foreign actors are deploying misleading content to actively undermine our democracy. For this reason, the FBI and other U.S. intelligence agencies shou
Washington Post
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[Indiana] Mark Bennett: Dr. Garcia helped give Vigo Countians smoke-free workplaces

That effort went on for most of Garcia’s 11 years as chief health officer. His courage and tenacity in continuing to push for a countywide clean-air ordinance was one of many highlights of his life. Garcia died last Friday at 84. Today, most of us don’t
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is difficult to determine if or what progress has been made...Strengthening FCTC reporting instruments to include standardised indigenous-specific data will help to realise the FCTC Guiding Principles by holding States Parties to account and building m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 3, 2018 22:19
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[Asia, China] Chinese tobacco regulators call for ban on e-cigarettes

"We are currently calling for relevant departments to look into regulation for standardized control on e-cigarettes and prohibit its public use like tobacco," says Zhang Jianshu, president of the Beijing Tobacco Control Association. Currently there’re n
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:51
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[UK-Scotland] New life breathed into Dumfries and Galloway smoking strategy

NHS Dumfries and Galloway's Smoking Matters service expects to fall short of its target for helping people in deprived areas kick the habit. It is now looking at ways to update the strategy and increase use. Among the new ideas are projects to reach ou
BBC Online
added Aug 3, 2018 21:49
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[California] GLANTZ: Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the count
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:41
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FDA's Comprehensive Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

FDA's comprehensive plan places nicotine, and the issue of addiction, at the center of the agency's tobacco regulation efforts. This plan serves as a multi-year roadmap to better protect youth and help addicted adult smokers quit, significantly reducing t
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 2, 2018 20:22
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