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United Nations Global Compact: an ‘Inroad’ into the UN and reputation boost for the tobacco industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

Excluding tobacco manufacturers from UNGC participation is an important step to limit the tobacco industry’s ability to influence the UN and promote its image and, by extension, its deadly products. It is important to monitor enforcement of this policy an
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 01:50
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco: EU Law / HM Treasury written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The government is continuing to study the draft implementing legislation for Articles 15 and 16 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive and is discussing the drafts with the Commission and other Member States. We are aware of concerns raised by businesses af
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:24
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[Asia, UK] Judith Longstaff Mackay: The art of war on tobacco

In 1984 Judith Mackay gave up clinical practice in Hong Kong to devote herself to tobacco control in low and middle income countries—unpaid and virtually alone, but driven by her rage at the industry’s lies and misrepresentations. Now 74, she has advised
British Medical Journal
added Nov 3, 2017 00:19
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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‘Tobacco Nation’ Left Behind

Smoking rates have plummeted nationwide over the past 20 years, but a stretch of 12 states ranging from the upper Midwest to the South has been left behind, with disastrous health consequences, according to an October report.
U.S. News & World Report
added Nov 3, 2017 00:01
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[Michigan] Social Justice and Tobacco Control: Impact on Underserved Populations

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, starting at 5 p.m. Location: U-M School of Public Health... Leading up to the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service (TCS) will host the panel discussion, “Social Justic
University of Michigan
added Nov 1, 2017 10:26
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Behind this Battle of the Sexes, a Philip Morris brand

displays or mentions the Virginia Slims brand thirteen times, among its eighty tobacco incidents....delivered more than 100 million tobacco impressions...Philip Morris (now Altria) and Fox (formerly News Corp.) have many corporate connections: • Fox's C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:14
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Ethiopia’s First Survey on Tobacco Use Shows Urgent Need for Government Action to Save Lives

shows that millions of Ethiopians are using tobacco or are exposed to secondhand smoke – an alarming trend that requires swift action. According to the survey, 3.2 million Ethiopians currently use tobacco. The new survey demonstrates the need for Ethiopia
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:02
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GLANTZ: 11th longitudinal study shows that kids who start with ecigs more likely to go on to cigs, this time from Canada

The paper is especially interesting because nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are illegal in Canada, which strongly suggests that the gateway effect of e-cigarette use does not simply depend on the availability of nicotine. Nicotine containing e-cigs are
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:11
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Budget 2018 is the best way to break the smoking habit

The government must use the golden opportunity of the upcoming Budget 2018 announcement this week to address smoking addiction among Malaysians and the sale of cigarettes in the country. The issue can no longer be tolerated, as it will affect the health
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:58
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