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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Civil organizations urge gov’t to step up tobacco control regulations

More than 72 civil organizations in Taiwan submitted a petition to lawmakers to update the decade-old Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act ahead of the World No Tobacco Month in May, following latest international studies indicating a rise in smoking related de
Taiwan News (tw)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:18
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truth initiative and cvs launch program to help hbcus and community colleges go tobacco-free

are joining together to help historically black colleges and universities and community colleges across the country implement comprehensive smoke- or tobacco-free campus policies. Less than half of the 102 federally-recognized HBCUs and about one-third o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 13, 2017 14:54
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[UK-Scotland] FLAVOURS UP IN SMOKE? Flavoured e-cigarettes should be BANNED to stop enticing kids to try them, health experts urge

Critics of the electronic devices say the flavours encourage kids to try them, and could create a new generation of nicotine addicts...But, leading charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the Independent British Vape Trade Association said flavoure
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 12:27
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a lot of youth think they aren’t vaping nicotine, but is that true?

results of a new study suggest they may be unaware or misinformed about what is in their e-cigarettes because of unregulated labeling and marketing.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:38
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[Asia] Moving past the problematisation of tobacco farming: insights from South India

The paper ultimately advocates further research on locally specific settings to better understand why tobacco cash crop remains so resilient in the Global South today, and a move beyond problematisations of the tobacco industry alone when looking at produ
Tobacco Control
added Apr 13, 2017 11:17
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Turkey only country to follow WHO advice on tobacco

Vice President Seylan has said Turkey's fight against tobacco is a model to the rest of the world, highlighting that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was presented with an award by the WHO due to his success in the fight against tobacco use.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:16
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[Georgia] Dude Sues Over Getting Hit With A Skateboard During HELLYEAH At Mayhem Fest

Dugas was struck in the back of the head with one of the skateboards given out by the anti-smoking group Truth and "became dazed and confused upon being hit in the head and went in and out of consciousness," according to the lawsuit reported in the Atlant
Metal Injection
added Apr 12, 2017 20:35
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[Asia, India] Higher tax on tobacco can save millions of lives

Analysing tobacco consumption trends, they found South Asia with a population of 1.1 billion adults, has about 170 million adult smokers - mostly men from India. The rates of tobacco cessation are very low and happens in India only after contracting a di
Deccan Herald (in)
added Apr 12, 2017 19:07
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[India, South Africa] Raising taxes key to accelerate tobacco control in South Asia

Here, we mostly focus on initiatives to control smoking because smoked tobacco causes more systemic diseases and has higher overall risks for the user than other forms of tobacco use. We also briefly review the status of smokeless tobacco.
British Medical Journal
added Apr 12, 2017 19:06
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[Indiana] Issues with vaping law left unresolved

House and Senate members are hashing out differences over a bill that will overhaul the state’s current vaping law, which created a monopoly in the industry. “In general the bill is in the form I like it in. There may be some minor tweaks,” Sen. Randy H
NUVO (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:06
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