Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Tobacco Control 43,155 headlines found

4 Views

[Asia, Sri Lanka] Rajitha claims drug & tobacco lobbies conspiring against him

previous governments did not permit the then health ministers to act against tobacco companies exploiting our people. Our battle against tobacco would never end and we are not afraid of the pharmaceutical and tobacco mafia. I know that they are behind th
The Island (lk)
added Aug 28, 2017 03:11
5 Views

Audacious Philanthropy: Case Studies

Bridgespan Group has produced case studies of 15 world-changing initiatives, from public libraries and polio eradication to tobacco control...One takeaway: 90 percent of the initiatives took more than 20 years to come to broad fruition.
Public.
added Aug 28, 2017 02:54
0 Views

[Maryland] Health Department has $4,000 in tobacco prevention grants available

The Carroll County Health Department has grant funding available for organizations and businesses interested in smoking cessation and prevention projects. Proposed projects can take many forms, but the goals of the project should fit into one of three g
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Aug 27, 2017 07:19
1 View

[California] Hoping for a smoke free downtown policy

“Tobacco continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and disease, and in Kings County our smoking rate is 17.8 percent compared to the state rate of 11.3 percent,” said Vallejo. Although California was the second state to raise the minimum sm
Hanford (CA) Sentinel
added Aug 26, 2017 17:18
9 Views

[Asia] Banning e-cigarettes may do more harm than good in India: Experts

While tobacco-associated cancer is easily preventable by cessation of tobacco usage, a prohibitive environment may do more harm than allowing smokers, who wish to cease tobacco use, an alternative option based on nicotine replacement via e-cigarettes, th
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 26, 2017 14:41
4 Views

A missed opportunity: The US Helsinki Commission hearing on the illicit tobacco trade in the OSCE region

The involvement of a representative of a leading transnational tobacco company in the panel seems particularly incongruous given substantial evidence of historical tobacco industry complicity in cigarette smuggling (see examples here and here) and repor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 25, 2017 19:05
5 Views

[UK, USA] PRICE HIKE Adding 80p to a pack of cigarettes ‘could help millions of smokers quit’ – as experts say smoking bans DON’T work

The research, published in the journal Epidemiology, did show that smoking bans in bars and restaurants did not appear to have any effect on smoking behaviour. While more investigations are needed to see if this is true, Dr Mayne said it's possible that
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 19:01
2 Views

capitalizing on a “captive audience”: how tobacco companies targeted troops on military bases

“captive audience” is a phrase found in many tobacco company planning documents about marketing to military service members. That’s because companies sought to capitalize on, as one company put it: “the self-imposed confinement of the military family to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:33
5 Views

[UK-Scotland] Measuring for change: the road to smoke-free prisons

One large occupational group that has been required to work within smoking-permitted environments in the United Kingdom is prison staff. Almost three-quarters of prisoners are current smokers, levels not seen amongst men in the general population since a
Oxford University Press Blog
added Aug 25, 2017 18:24
2 Views

[UK] Official Development Assistance Project: Strengthening tobacco control in low and middle income countries (PDF)

The UK Government, as a global leader in tobacco control, has invested £15 million of Official Development Assistance funding in the [FCTC] 2030 project to support the implementation of tobacco control measures in LMICs in order to reduce the burden o
GOV.UK
added Aug 25, 2017 18:11
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines