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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


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

[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

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

AHA: Doctors Could Do More to Help Smokers With Poor Circulation

took a close look at the relationship between smoking and peripheral artery disease, or PAD, a narrowing of the peripheral arteries serving the legs, arms, head and stomach. More than 202 million people are affected by PAD worldwide, and many of them smok
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2018 18:35

one more reason walgreens should stop selling tobacco

Walgreens...emerged as the worst offender among several pharmacy chains that were caught selling tobacco products to minors, according to a report published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:33

[Switzerland] Framework Convention On Tobacco Control Conference Opens With Calls For More Efforts In Less-Developed Countries

the WHO reported that that nearly two-thirds of the 181 states parties to the {FCTC] have developed strategies ‘to prevent tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies.’ As a result of the treaty, countries have increased taxes on tobacco,
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
added Oct 3, 2018 17:54

The Canadian Cancer Society International Tobacco Packaging Report

An international report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) shows there is tremendous momentum worldwide for tobacco plain packaging. There are now 25 countries and territories moving forward with plain packaging, with 9 having adopted the
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 3, 2018 17:51

Tobacco control measures are working, but too slowly in less-developed countries: WHO

At an international meeting on tobacco control in Geneva, the WHO reported that that nearly two-thirds of the 181 States parties to the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) have developed strategies “to prevent tobacco industry interfe
UN News Service
added Oct 2, 2018 19:26

WHO FCTC opens 8th COP session to review progress, strengthen global fight against tobacco use

The COP8 discussions from 1 to 6 October bring together delegations from 137 countries, along with representatives of United Nations agencies, other intergovernmental organizations and civil society. Conference participants will review the progress in re
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 2, 2018 18:38
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