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[Canada] Health minister favours warnings on cigarettes as feds outline tobacco strategy

The federal health minister says she’s in favour of putting health warnings directly on individual cigarettes in what she calls a “bold” idea.” The proposed measure is being studied by Health Department officials, Ginette Petitpas Taylor said Thursday as
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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Costs, contracts and the narrative of prosperity: an economic analysis of smallholder tobacco farming livelihoods in Kenya

Tobacco farming households enter into contract with tobacco companies to realise perceived economic benefits. The narrative that tobacco farming is a lucrative economic undertaking for smallholder farmers, however, is inaccurate in the context of Kenya.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 4, 2018 04:57
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Data the key to fighting tobacco firms, says Wong Chen

Subang Jaya MP Wong Chen today highlighted data gathering as one of the most important tools in the war against cancer. Speaking to reporters at a press conference on the status of world cancer control here today, he said data would help anti-tobacco adv
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:55
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[UK] Midwives' cash call to get pregnant women to quit smoking

More investment is needed to help pregnant women quit smoking and manage their weight, the Royal College of Midwives Wales has said. Almost one in five pregnant women in Wales still smokes 10 weeks into their term, according to the latest figures, with
BBC Online
added Jul 4, 2018 04:20
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Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

The Tips From Former Smokers campaign shares how real people’s lives were changed forever due to their smoking. Each real story represents thousands and thousands of Americans suffering from similar illnesses caused by smoking. “All of the Tips ad parti
Whidbey (WA) News-Times
added Jul 4, 2018 03:05
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what is your state doing about tobacco?

These are just a few examples from our state fact sheets, which highlight the most up-to-date information on each state. They include cigarette, cigar, smokeless and e-cigarette use rates for adults and high school students, state funding for prevention
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:34
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[France] The French still love their cigarettes. But the once chic image is going up in smoke

France has moved to feature gruesome photos of diseased lungs on cigarette packs, while also forcing companies to remove brand names from the covers and other deterrent measures such as government reimbursement of cessation aids. Steep taxes have pushed t
USA Today
added Jul 2, 2018 16:38
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Illicit Trade Protocol Becomes International Law

The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products, the first legally binding instrument adopted under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), will enter into force on 25 September 2018, following its ratification by the Unit
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 30, 2018 22:06
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Cancer Council Victoria critique of KMPG LLP report on Illicit Tobacco in Australia, 2017

the Australian Tax Office has recently released an independent assessment of the extent of use of illicit tobacco in Australia. This puts the problem at $731m in lost revenue in 2015-16 ($594m once you add back in the recovered tobacco from raids). This
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Jun 30, 2018 16:15
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BERO: Ten tips for spotting industry involvement in science policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

analysis of the development of the Brussels Declaration on ethics and principles for science and society policy-making shows that it ‘fails to address the need for safeguards to protect the integrity of science or policy from corporate interests’.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2018 16:10
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