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Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies

The Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool shows that raising the minimum age to 21 nationwide would save 306,000 lives. The tool was built by University of Michigan researchers and the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) lung conso
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 28, 2017 15:07
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Australians want more spent on drug education and treatment – survey

The report also found that while smoking rates have been on a long-term downward trend since 1991, the daily smoking rate had not significantly declined between 2013 and 2016. In 2016 smoking rates were at 12.2% compared to 12.8% three years earlier. Abo
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:05

[UK] Models of delivery for stop smoking services: Options and evidence (PDF)

This briefing is intended to support directors of public health ... In it we: • describe interventions to support smokers to stop and evidence of effectiveness (service components) • set out the different models for delivering these interventions cur
added Sep 27, 2017 22:52

[Asia, Pakistan] EDITORIAL: Decision on tobacco

Allegations of interference by the tobacco industry in price reductions should be investigated instead of being taken lightly as it is unethical for the corporate sector to influence government orders. This was done in the way of the Ministries of Nation
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:33

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Hasten passing of tobacco laws tobacco control

With such blatant disregard to legal provisions and international treaty obligations, the tobacco industry’s typical threats of loss of employment, loss to tobacco farmers, increasing illicit cigarettes and now the increased use of illicit cigarettes by
The Star (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:29

[Asia, Pakistan] NHSR&C Ministry directed to implement WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman) has directed Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) to strictly implement the obligatory articles 6 & 15 of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:27

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Secretariat’s statement on the launch of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

any collaboration with this Foundation, due to its current funding arrangement that comes from a tobacco multinational, would constitute a clear breach of Article 5.3 of the Convention concerning tobacco industry interference. Parties to the Convention ha
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:39

[UK, USA] REED: Vaping debate: Are health officials deceiving us for our own good?

ow can the medical establishments of the two most prominent English-language nations be so at odds on the basic question of whether vaping is safe? For that matter, given the sharply varying conclusions reached by different researchers, how do the health
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 27, 2017 07:19

Committees: Tobacco Committee

Stacey Gagosian Truth Initiative / Joseph Graham Gitchell Pinney Associates, Inc. / Dennis Henigan Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids / Ondrej Koumal Philip Morris International / Marina A. Murphy British American Tobacco / Valerie B. Solomon Reynolds Americ
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:07

KOZLOWSKI/SWEANOR: ‘Not harmless’ messages without comparisons disserve consumers, potential consumers, and public health approaches to tobacco/nicotine products

Information on relative risks needs to be combined with measures that facilitate the ability to use that information. Arguably, one of the most significant casualties of the misinformation campaigns has been the limiting of choices for those using the mos
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 27, 2017 06:56
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