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[Mid-east] EDITORIAL: Stop Rising Tobacco Use in Africa and the Middle East: Editorial

Public health specialists in developed countries have spent decades learning how to fight back — and have saved lives by the millions. Countries in the Middle East and Africa simply need to follow suit.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 28, 2018 03:45
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[UK] The public and the NHS What’s the deal? (PDF)

While there was some appetite for more advice from government, there was mistrust of a ‘nanny state’, although many examples of government intervention (such as the smoking ban) were widely supported.
King's Fund (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:37
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[Malaysia, UK] The Kuala Lumpur Charter on Smoke-Free Homes

academic scientists, clinicians and tobacco control specialists held a workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 7-9 May 2018 to consider the research and policy needs in relation to smoke-free homes in both the UK and Malaysia, with a view to wider policy trans
British Medical Journal
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11
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[California] LVUSD Awarded $1 Million Grant To Combat Underage Smoking, Vaping

CALABASAS, CA – Las Virgenes Unified School District has been awarded a state grant of $1,075,000 by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, funded by Proposition 56, the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016, the scho
Patch.org
added Jun 28, 2018 02:11
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[Australia] Anti-smoking advocates urge governments to plug gaps in smoke-free laws

Heart Foundation and Quit Victoria are urging all employers, especially those whose staff work outdoors, to follow Eastlink's lead and introduce smoke-free policies and state governments to plug gaps in existing smoke-free legislation, which leave many p
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:10
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[Massachusetts] Evaluation of a Train-the-trainer Program to Build Capacity for Training Tobacco Treatment Specialists

The Trainer-led model expanded the number of UMass-trained TTSs with equivalent participant knowledge and perceived improvement in ability to deliver effective tobacco dependence treatment compared to the gold-standard training model. It offers a potenti
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 25, 2018 14:52
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[China] New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men

Reflecting a global trend, Chinese men in New York City smoke at much higher rates than men or women in any other ethnic group — and deaths from lung cancer among them have soared. As a result, the city’s health department launched a public service ad ca
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2018 16:15
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The entry into force of the Protocol is becoming imminent with Chad’s and Brazil’s accession

With the accession by Chad and Brazil, respectively on 13th and 14th June 2018, the Protocol now has 39 Parties and only two more are needed [1] by 2nd of July for the Protocol to enter into force on time to hold the first session of the Meeting of the P
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:37
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Public Health Leaders Note Great Progress in National Adult Smoking Rate Reduction, But More Needs to be Done

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) believes that these findings represent a major public health success, but more work needs to be done, as cigarette smoking is responsible for almost 500,000 deaths each year and the toll of
PR Newswire
added Jun 23, 2018 10:49
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truth and the vans warped tour take their final ride

truth, one of the largest and most successful youth tobacco prevention campaigns and its crew of tour riders are on the road with the Vans Warped Tour® for their 19th and final summer. From June to August, truth will travel to 35 stops and reach thousand
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:49
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