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The Real Cost Campaign

“The Real Cost” CampaignFDA's award-winning youth tobacco prevention campaign, "The Real Cost," seeks to educate at-risk teens about the harmful effects of tobacco use. The goal is to prevent youth who are open to tobacco from trying it and to reduce the
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2018 19:37
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Spotlight on Science — Winter 2018

On this page… Eminent Nicotine and Tobacco Science Meeting Features FDA Commissioner, CTP Leaders and Researchers / E-Cigarettes and Public Health: Findings of the National Academies Reminder: PATH Study Biospecimen Access Dates for Review Cycle 2 CTP Re
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2018 19:34
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12 Key Findings from the New Edition of The Tobacco Atlas

The 6th edition of the book and companion website was produced by the American Cancer Society and Vital Strategies. Click through the slideshow to see some of the most interesting findings...VIEW bar graph which shows that the implementation of key toba
American Cancer Society
added Mar 9, 2018 15:57
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[South Africa] Africa new frontline in anti-tobacco fight: activists

Africa and other developing regions are becoming increasingly significant battlegrounds in the effort to combat the spread of smoking, an anti-smoking campaign group warned on Thursday. But most countries in sub-Saharan Africa have inadequate monitoring
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:08
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[South Africa] Africa’s a tobacco target, but public health leaders are fighting back

A new “Tobacco Atlas” was launched Thursday at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, and it shows the continued trend in the tobacco industry to target vulnerable populations in Africa. Co-authored by American Cancer Society (ACS) and
Africa Times
added Mar 9, 2018 15:00
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[Africa, South Africa] Secondhand smoking kills more women than men

Nearly 600 000 women died from secondhand smoke-related deaths in 2016, more than double the number of men during the same period Picture: File Twice as many women die of exposure to second-hand smoke as men, according to the global Tobacco Atlas launche
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 9, 2018 14:50
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Appalling geo-politics at @WCTOH2018 where China seems to have bullied the conference organisers to exclude Taiwanese delegates AFTER they arrived in South Africa.

Full compensation & apology required
Twitter
added Mar 9, 2018 00:41
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Recommendations to the European Commission implementing a priority list of additives that should have more stringent reporting requirements: the opinion of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks [FREE FULL TEXT]

In line with Article 6 of the TPD, more stringent reporting obligations, in the form of comprehensive studies, will apply for additives placed on a priority list to be adopted by the European Commission, taking into account the intended use of the produc
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:12
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Preliminary evidence that high levels of nicotine on children’s hands may contribute to overall tobacco smoke exposure [FREE FULL TEXT]

The higher-than-expected nicotine levels and significant association with cotinine indicate that THS may play a role in the overall exposure of young children to tobacco smoke toxicants and that hand wipes could be a useful marker of overall tobacco smoke
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:10
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Defending strong tobacco packaging and labelling regulations in Uruguay: transnational tobacco control network versus Philip Morris International [FREE FULL TEXT]

To replicate Uruguay’s success, other countries need to recognise that strong political support, an actively engaged local civil society and financial and technical support are important factors in overcoming tobacco industry’s legal threats to defend str
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 00:05
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