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Standardised cigarette packaging may reduce the implied safety of Natural American Spirit cigarettes

Conclusion The results suggest that NAS cigarette packaging conveys that its cigarettes are ‘safer’ and that such perceptions are lower with standardised packaging, both with and without warning images.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 22, 2017 02:25
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World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco and heart disease / Date: 31 May 2018

The campaign will increase awareness on the: link between tobacco and heart and other cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including stroke, which combined are the world’s leading causes of death; feasible actions and measures that key audiences, including gov
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:01
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LUKOWSKI: Big Tobacco continues to target the poor

If you look at a map of where tobacco use is highest, the states with the most smokers tend to be those with the fewest laws to keep tobacco marketing and other challenges in check. Laws work.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:58
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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Critics Accuse New Foundation of Acting as Smoke-Screen for Big Tobacco

Controversy is swirling around the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. This new non-profit organization has come under intense criticism from health agencies and anti-tobacco campaigners who accuse it of acting as a smoke-screen for Big Tobacco, a charge
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:39
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Tired of waiting for the feds, local groups target menthol cigarettes

In recent months, cities ranging from Oakland and Los Gatos, Calif., to Minneapolis and St. Paul have passed laws limiting the availability of menthol cigarettes, which health advocates say have a particular appeal to beginning smokers. St. Paul is the l
Salon Magazine
added Dec 20, 2017 22:37
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[Italy] Major initiative seeks to combat U.S. soldiers’ weight problems and injuries

In one checkout aisle, customers see nothing but cigarettes... Out of a force of 3,150 soldiers stationed in Italy, 11.4 percent are obese, 23.2 percent use tobacco and 8.4 percent suffer from a sleep disorder. What’s even more worrisome? These numbers a
Washington Post
added Dec 20, 2017 22:03
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former navy secretary ray mabus on the culture of smoking in the military

“it’s one of the most embedded things that you ever see,” said former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Ray Mabus in an interview with Truth Initiative®... A pro-tobacco culture infiltrated the military, thanks in part to the heavy targeting of service members
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:59
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are video games glamorizing tobacco use?

Participants in a Truth Initiative study of video game players said that they felt tobacco, or nicotine, was portrayed negatively in only 6.5 percent of games where tobacco use appeared. The survey respondents — 200 video game players aged 18 and over —
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:57
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[Canada] What we heard through the online public consultation

This report provides an overview of what we heard... In 2016 and 2017, a three-step consultation approach took place to hear from Canadians on proposed measures that would help reach Canada's target for tobacco use reduction. The consultation combined ta
Canada.ca (ca)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:44
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