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[New Zealand, Switzerland] GLOVER: As the WHO Gathers, Our Global Tobacco Control Framework Needs Radical Overhaul

I’m proud that New Zealand has that vision. Our delegation reported to COP8 that New Zealand will be introducing risk-proportionate regulation. Adoption of a harm reduction approach is also well underway. Will this cause delegates from other countries to
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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BULLETIN THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER 2018 (PDF)

Despite the obvious and shocking delaying tactics of a few delegates, the Committee took a gigantic step forward for FCTC implementation by endorsing the first ever Global Strategy for Tobacco Control.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 4, 2018 15:55
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Young adult susceptible non-smokers’ and smokers’ responses to capsule cigarettes

Flavour capsule cigarette variants (FCVs), which allow users to customise their smoking experience and reduce the harshness of smoking, have captured an increasing share...appear likely to recruit non-smokers and potentially increase overall smoking preva
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2018 04:40
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Basic economic gap related to smoking: reconciling tobacco tax receipts and economic costs of smoking-attributable diseases

Our findings suggest that tobacco taxes would have to be globally increased by more than four times on average in order to cover the ECS or between two and two-and-a-half times if we take private health expenditures into account. The informational pressur
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2018 04:37
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[UK] Stoptober 2018: Public Health England Campaign to quit smoking revealed

Here's all you need to know about the Stoptober campaign as well as information about the dangers of cigarette smoking, reasons to quit smoking and how to quit. Stoptober has reportedly led to hundreds of thousands of attempts to quit smoking in the UK
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 4, 2018 03:03
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[Switzerland] Cost of cigarettes must rise to reflect environmental damage from tobacco industry, WHO says

Annual tobacco production contributes almost 84 million tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions to climate change... The price of a packet of cigarettes should rise to reflect the wide-ranging environmental damage caused by the tobacco industry, fr
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:14
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Cigarette smoking: an assessment of tobacco’s global environmental footprint across its entire supply chain, and policy strategies to reduce it (PDF)

From tobacco cultivation and curing, to cigarette manufacturing, distribution, consumption and discarding, every stage in the global tobacco supply chain involves considerable resource inputs such as water, land, energy and material resources, as well
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:14
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BULLETIN WEDNESDAY 3 OCTOBER 2018 (PDF)

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS DELEGATE? DESCRIPTION: • Repeatedly proposes amendments which gut the essence of draft decisions • Grossly misrepresents past COP deliberations • Painfully obfuscates and prolongs discussions • Tediously pushes for lowest common
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 3, 2018 19:12
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[Maine] Midcoast hospitals honored for anti-smoking efforts

Three Midcoast hospitals were recognized for their efforts to address tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure at the 9th annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards celebration,.
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 3, 2018 19:01
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Electronic cigarette explosion and burn injuries, US Emergency Departments 2015–2017

There are more e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries in the USA than estimated in the past reports. Improved surveillance of e-cigarette injuries and regulation of e-cigarette devices is urgently needed. NEISS could be a valuable resource for e-cigarett
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2018 18:50
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