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Secondhand Smoking, Children’s Health and Ghana’s Tobacco Control Law

“The availability of single sticks of cigarette allows individuals with few resources, such as the youth and the poor to buy tobacco products. In addition, the fact that single sticks are widely available and promoted, underscores the fact that they are
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:11
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Promotion of tobacco products on Facebook: policy versus practice

widespread tobacco promotion and sales were found at variance with the company’s policies governing advertising, commerce, page content and under age access. Vetting could be improved by automated screening in partnership with human reviewers.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 23:20
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Cigarettes point of purchase patterns in 19 low-income and middle-income countries: Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2008–2012

stores and kiosks were the main cigarette purchase locations in 18 of the 19 countries assessed. Knowledge of where cigarette purchases occur could help guide interventions to reduce cigarette accessibility and use.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 23:18
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[Florida] AUDIO: Initiative To Address Health Disparities Among Smokers

The 2018 observance marks the tenth anniversary of the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida Week. This year the campaign is focused on curbing smoking in certain populations and features the launch of a new initiative called Achieving Hea
WUWF (Pensacola, FL)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:27
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[Vermont] Veronika Jedlovszky: Use tobacco settlement for tobacco prevention

As a pulmonologist who treats patients with lung disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer, I see the terrible impacts that tobacco use has on our patients and their families. Nicotine is a highly addictive and smoki
VTDigger.org
added Apr 5, 2018 19:12
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[Canada, USA] MORIAL / WIMMER: Tackling smoking in the black community — a step toward eliminating health disparities

[FDA] has found that African-Americans who use menthol cigarettes have less success quitting... Our two organization, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League are working to change that. We have formed a unique partnership to combat s
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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A New Front – and a New Ally – in the Tobacco Wars

As DIHR stated, existing human rights norms are already implicated. Like many other aspects of society, human rights theory has “grown up” during the rise of the smoking epidemic, and has been blinded to its devastating toll. As the purveyor of products
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 5, 2018 16:11
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WHO at 70 - working for better health for everyone, everywhere

Over the past 7 decades, WHO has spearheaded efforts to rid the world of killer diseases like smallpox and to fight against deadly habits like tobacco use. This year, World Health Day is dedicated to one of WHO’s founding principles: “The enjoyment of t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 5, 2018 15:48
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[Maine] Vaping and teens: What parents need to know

electronic cigarette companies have been targeting teens with brightly colored ads, showing kids having fun while vaping candy-flavored liquids. And it is working. Last year in York County, one in three high school students reported trying an e-cigarett
Foster's Democrat
added Apr 5, 2018 15:36
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American Lung Association to Offer Assistance with Implementing HUD's Smokefree Housing Rule

will help facilitate successful implementation of the rule through the Smokefree Public Housing Initiative. The American Lung Association will assist public housing agencies (PHAs) through this new initiative in fostering a smooth transition in select sta
PR Newswire
added Apr 5, 2018 15:32
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