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[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] PAHO warns of tobacco epidemic in the Caribbean

Etienne, has warned about what she described as the tobacco epidemic in the Americas, including the Caribbean, saying that though the devastating health effects of tobacco use are well known, tobacco’s negative repercussions extend well beyond the obvious
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jan 11, 2017 14:06

[California] Calif. Gov. Brown announces Appointments for Jan. 9, 2017 including to Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee

Alan Carnell Henderson, 72, of San Luis Obispo, has been reappointed to the Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee, where he has served since 2001. Henderson was a professor and chairman at National University of Health and Human Services fr
California Newswire
added Jan 11, 2017 14:04

Electronic cigarette use and indoor air quality in a natural setting

PM2.5 concentrations observed at the ECIG event were higher than concentrations reported previously in hookah cafés and bars that allow cigarette smoking. This study indicates that indoor ECIG use exposes non-users to secondhand ECIG aerosol. Regulatory b
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 13:59

TOC: January 2017, Volume 26, Issue 1

Secondhand hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees / Estimating the size of illicit tobacco consumption in Brazil: findings from the global adult tobacco survey / More tobacco is used in cigarette tubes than is taxed as roll-your-own
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 13:54

GLANTZ: Indoor air pollution from e-cigs can be as bad as secondhand tobacco smoke in a smoky bar

results of measuring the levels of air pollution at an “e-cigarette event” in a hotel meeting room where they measured the levels of fine particle air pollution during the event. Specifically, they found very high levels of particles, varying between 30
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:49

Poorer countries fail to act on smoking due to big tobacco threats, says WHO

Many low- and middle-income countries are too scared by the threats and misinformation of big tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes, even though it would hugely benefit both health and the economy, according to a major new report.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:07

Why getting farmers to switch from tobacco crops is a struggle

Crop diversification in the world’s top tobacco producers can lower smoking rates in low-income countries, but infrastructure limitations and industry subsidies make it a hard pitch to sell to farmers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
added Jan 11, 2017 12:45

Emerging economies buck trend for decline in smoking

Tobacco use is becoming increasingly concentrated in low- and middle-income countries that are home to 80 per cent of the world’s 1bn smokers, according to the World Health Organisation. According to a study out today from the National Cancer Institute
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:40

[Africa, Nigeria] ERA Calls on FG to Impose 150% Special Levy on Tobacco Products

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has urged the federal government to as a matter of necessity immediately impose a minimum of 150 per cent special levies on all tobacco products. The group said it was a means of ra
This Day (ng)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:38

[Asia, Turkmenistan]

Turkmen president Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov banned the sale of all tobacco products. ...Unfortunately, those lavishing praise on Berdymukhammedov have failed to realise that his government is now using its new anti-tobacco legislation to stifle dissent (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:37
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