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[Asia, Israel] LITZMAN REFUSED ALL MY INITIATIVES FOR SMOKING PREVENTION, SAYS CHAIRMAN OF NGO

A four-part investigation on Channel 2 that began Monday night and shows aides to Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman taking cash in exchange for meetings between him and a fictional importer of electronic cigarettes have elicited an angry denial from Litzma
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 10, 2017 22:43
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a better way to measure a young adult’s socioeconomic status

People who earn less money, have lower levels of education and work blue-collar jobs are much more likely to smoke and suffer from tobacco-related diseases. Researchers typically use objective standards to assess socioeconomic status (SES), such as annua
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:58
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[North Dakota] ND anti-smoking agency could be snuffed out over budget concerns

North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy may find itself fighting for air in the coming weeks, as state lawmakers hope to tap the agency's trust fund as a way to shore up the North Dakota's sagging budget. Best known as BreatheND, th
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jan 10, 2017 18:02
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] No smoking campaign warns women of ruining their looks

Tobacco and Narcotics Combat Charity Society (Kafa) in the Red Sea city of Jeddah told the students that smoking was bad for their health and for their appearances. Under the “Do Not Spoil Your Beauty” campaign, the girls are given presentations on the ne
Gulf News (ae)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:40
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NCI-WHO Report: Tobacco Use Costs Countries Over $1 Trillion Annually, Making Fight Against Tobacco a Public Health and Economic Priority

The report underscores that tobacco use disproportionally harms the world’s most vulnerable populations. In the United States and around the world, tobacco use is increasingly concentrated among the poor and other vulnerable groups and accounts for a sig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:05
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NCI Tobacco Control Monograph Series 21 - The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

This monograph, a collaboration between the National Cancer Institute and WHO, examines the current research and evidence base surrounding the economics of tobacco control—including tobacco use, tobacco growing, manufacturing and trade, tobacco product t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:21
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Tobacco control can save billions of dollars and millions of lives

Policies to control tobacco use, including tobacco tax and price increases, can generate significant government revenues for health and development work, according to a new landmark global report from WHO and the National Cancer Institute of the United St
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:20
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[Bangladesh] Speakers for strict enforcement of tobacco control law

Strict enforcement of the amended Tobacco Control Law has become an urgent need for freeing the public places from smoking, said speakers at a discussion on Sunday. They said gross violation of the act continues in restricted areas including public place
Financial Express (bd)
added Jan 9, 2017 22:13
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[Europe, India] Nicotine not an EU target

The EU Commission has no intention of proposing that the nicotine content of cigarettes should be reduced. In a preamble to a question submitted to the Commission before the November meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the World Health Org
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 9, 2017 21:01
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what helps smokers stick with an internet quit smoking program?

“This study showed that the combination of a social network approach and a free course of medication increased overall use of the program.”
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 9, 2017 17:31
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