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[Asia] Health Minister J P Nadda gets WHO award for India's tobacco control initiatives

Union Health Minister J P Nadda was today conferred the WHO Director-General's Special Recognition Award for accelerating India's tobacco control initiatives and taking bold measures to protect people against hazards of tobacco use.
Zee News (in)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:18
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Alcohol-flavoured tobacco products

48 types of alcohol-flavoured tobacco products marketed by 409 tobacco brands were identified....The widespread availability of alcohol-flavoured tobacco products illustrates the need to regulate characterising flavours on all tobacco products.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2017 03:20
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[Michigan] LGBTQ Community Centers Promote Smoke-Free Prides

centers across Michigan are banding together to tackle the number one killer attacking the community...tobacco...the LGBTQ community can lend its voice to promote, protect and preserve our planet by promoting a smoke-free ordinance at Pride events through
Pride Source Media Group (Livonia, MI)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:14
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FDA’s Proposed Collection of Information on the Experimental Study on Warning Statements for Cigarette Graphic Health Warnings

On May 26, 2017, we submitted this public comment on FDA's proposal to do more research on text warning labels...FDA’s Proposed Collection of Information on the Experimental Study on Warning Statements for Cigarette Graphic Health Warnings Should be Addr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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[Denmark] HUBER: Philip Morris International Asks for a Human Rights Evaluation, the Conclusion: Stop Producing and Marketing Your Products

Given the magnitude of the damage that tobacco companies cause to our world, over 7 million deaths per year and a more than 1.4 trillion US dollars loss to the global economy, isn’t it time for our society to reconsider how cigarettes are sold?
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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what makes substance abuse centers more likely to help patients quit smoking?

Yet many treatment centers for people with substance abuse disorders, a population that smokes at much higher rates, don’t offer quitting services. Truth Initiative® researchers examined six years of data on substance abuse treatment centers to determine
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:48
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[Asia, India] SHUKLA: Food, nay tobacco, for thought

unless we bring the affected community centre stage, alongside specialists and experts, we can happily (or rather sadly) keep on observing World No Tobacco Day forever.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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[Asia, India] THOMAS: Tobacco endgame is imperative for sustainable development

The greatest challenge is to fight the corrupt and devious advances of the tobacco industry, which has globally infiltrated national economies. Cloe Franko, Senior International Organizer, Challenge Big Tobacco, Corporate Accountability International, an
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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[Asia, India] OKOYE: Tobacco threatens the health of everyone

in a webinar titled “Tobacco end game is imperative for sustainable development” organized by Citizen News Service (CNS). Prof Kant cautioned that taking tobacco in any form is harmful, be it smoking cigarettes, or chewing tobacco, or using hookah/waterpi
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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[Wisconsin] Letter: Anti-smoking efforts should target Hmong, Lao

Many of the Hmong and Lao do not know smoking is dangerous to their heath and now many have become victims of cancer. The Hmong and Lao are vulnerable to the high risks of smoking and secondhand smoking. The vulnerability includes the lack of higher educ
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jun 7, 2017 01:38
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