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Tobacco marketing at the point-of-sale

There is an urgent need to understand how diverse tobacco products are marketed in retailers that youth visit and how promotion differs by store type and neighbourhood demographics. We examined 1-year changes in the availability and advertising of non-cig
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:23
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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco Control Bill shelved

The much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill was sent back for further amendment...the draft law, whose purpose is to align local tobacco control efforts with the [FCTC], did not go through as planned ...“What they are basically asking for is that the structure
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:57
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q&a: how to train emerging activists to support a social movement

we’ve trained hundreds of young people to be community activists through our National Summit on Youth Activism, an annual training program for youth and young adults. At this year’s summit, 148 high school students spent four days just outside Washington,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:39
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[Massachusetts] Canton considers measures to end tobacco sales

Under proposed regulations being reviewed by the local Board of Health, no new stores would be permitted to sell tobacco products, with some exceptions...“The ultimate goal is to slowly, over time, reduce the number of tobacco permits, without inconvenien
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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[Colorado] Aspen voters asked to vote on new sales tax

Prices for cigarettes and other tobacco products in Aspen will see a substantial increase in the event that voters approve a local tobacco sales tax this fall...."Future leases (in which the city is landlord) should exclude tobacco sales from moving forwa
Vail (CO) Daily News
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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Cigars Fend Off Challengers

The impact that taxes, bans and restrictions have on cigar sales are often difficult to measure. The effect of a flavor ban can prove devastating for retailers that bump against another jurisdiction that does not have a ban. The same goes for taxes. In s
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36
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[Tennessee] PARIS TN: Health Department lauded for anti-smoking drives

The Henry County Health Department recently received an award from Tennessee Commissioner of Health John Dreyzehner for making improvements towards its three-year goals for reducing smoking. Rachel Matlock, health educator with the Henry County Health D
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 9, 2017 15:18
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[Canada, Finland, New Zealand, UK] The Global War on Smoking Is Really Heating Up

Gottlieb suggested mandating drastic cuts in nicotine levels, public-health experts in New Zealand last week published an action plan recommending such reductions within five years. Canada and Finland say they’re looking into regulating amounts of the dru
Bloomberg News
added Aug 9, 2017 14:41
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[India] Awareness on tobacco and drugs at central jail, Dmu

An awareness programme on tobacco and drugs for inmates of central jail Dimapur was held on Tuesday wherein National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP), district nodal officer, Dr. C Tetseo, gave a power point presentation on the harmful effects of tobacco
Nagaland Post (in)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:43
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Comparing the cancer potencies of emissions from vapourised nicotine products including e-cigarettes with those of tobacco smoke

Optimal combinations of device settings, liquid formulation and vaping behaviour normally result in e-cigarette emissions with much less carcinogenic potency than tobacco smoke, notwithstanding there are circumstances in which the cancer risks of e-cigare
Tobacco Control
added Aug 8, 2017 20:08
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