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[Botswana] Anti tobacco war firms up

Several researchers have proven that tobacco use and second hand smoke kill more people annually than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. This was said by Minister of Health and Wellness, Ms Dorcas Makgato at a national tobacco conference in Ga
Botswana Daily News (bw)
added Jul 13, 2017 18:05
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[Africa, UK] Nations that cannot fight tobacco industry should raise taxes, says WHO

Vinayak Prasad of WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative said many African governments were at a disadvantage in the fight against the industry over regulatory controls, like graphic health warnings on packs, which are the norm in the west. They have neither the
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:19
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[Africa, Mid-east] Factors influencing the tobacco control policy process in Egypt and Iran: a scoping review

This study addresses a gap in knowledge concerning tobacco control in the Middle East and has identified multiple factors which are potentially slowing the process of enforcing policy to address tobacco consumption. Iran is the regional leader for tobacc
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:06
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt, Iran, Mid-east] Tackling tobacco consumption in the Middle East

Christina Banks, author of a research paper published today in Global Health Research and Policy, looks at Egypt and Iran, two countries with vastly differing progress on tobacco consumption and highlights the need for comparing and sharing knowledge and
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:04
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video series aims to change the narrative about tobacco in the african-american community

Their chat is captured in the first episode of a web series that Reid hopes will spark new conversations among African-Americans, a population that smokes menthol-flavored cigarettes at much higher rates. The GOAT Series, which stands for Getting Out All
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 13, 2017 00:48
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Banning tobacco price promotions, smoking-related beliefs and behaviour: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country (ITC 4C) Survey

Adopting price promotion bans could ameliorate the associations between exposure to price promotions and smoking beliefs and behaviours.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:56
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A randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention to reduce children’s exposure to secondhand smoke in the home [FREE FULL TEXT]

By reducing exposure to SHS in the homes of children who live with smokers unable or unwilling to quit, this intervention offers huge potential to reduce children’s’ tobacco-related harm.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:50
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A missing voice: the human rights of children to a tobacco-free environment

we flag the importance of taking a child-rights approach in the context of tobacco control, which is thus far unprecedented. This text was written in response to the Seventh Conference of States Parties of WHOs Framework Convention on Tobacco Control hel
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:48
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Oregon Nurses Take On Big Tobacco

The Oregon Nurses Association says there's a reason: the tobacco industry spending heavily to influence laws and policies in the state. ONA points to Oregon's low cigarette tax as one example. A pair of association reps join us to flesh out details o
KSOR - Jefferson Public Radio, Southern Oregon University (SOU)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:39
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[Africa] Gambia: Govt to Launch Tobacco Control Act 2016

The Gambia will, on the 18 July 2017, launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016(TCA), at the Arch 22 in Banjul and also present 'World No Tobacco Day awards' to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and the National Assembly of the Gambia respectively.
All-Africa.com
added Jul 12, 2017 03:09
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