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GLANTZ: The UN Global Compact (finally) throws the tobacco industry out

it has always been irritating that the UNGC allowed them as members. The industry, of course, then used their membership as part of the “corporate social responsibility” PR efforts. In particular, the industry has worked to undermine implementation of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:10

EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed

we need to consider the whole population (youth and adults) and longer term goals, such as a cigarette endgame. The goal of policy making should be to achieve the optimal regulatory balance that reduces any potential risks that vaping products may pose to
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2017 19:48

[Iowa] Waterloo man pushes for park smoking ban

The 40-year-old resident has been flagging cigarette butts he finds in Lafayette Park to raise awareness for his campaign to ban smoking and tobacco products from his hometown's park system. He's particularly concerned about the health effects of second
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38

Tanzania's Zanzibar enforces ban on public smoking

Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago has begun enforcing the Tobacco Control Regulations, which bans smoking in public places...the decision to enforce the anti-smoking regulations came after realizing that there is a rise of health problems li
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 17, 2017 14:08

[Israel] IDF Moves to Stem Smoking Among Soldiers

The plan includes reducing the number of areas on army bases where soldiers are allowed to smoke, and as of November 1st, all sales of cigarettes on bases will be halted. In addition, disciplinary penalties will for the first time be imposed on soldiers w
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 17, 2017 14:06

[Korea - South, USA] GLANTZ: More evidence that the US permissive policy environment for e-cigs is expanding the tobacco epidemic

We found that In Korea adolescent e-cigarette use remained stable at a low level, whereas in the United States e-cigarette use increased. Most important, combined e-cigarette plus cigarette use declined in Korea whereas it increased in the US. The restr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 15, 2017 22:47

95 Health Groups to Philip Morris International: Stop Selling Cigarettes

published an open letter to Philip Morris International (PMI) demanding that they immediately cease the production, marketing and sale of cigarettes. The move was prompted by a similar recommendation from the Danish Institute for Human Rights, which had b
PR Newswire
added Sep 15, 2017 17:48

McDONALD: Why is Phillip Morris spending $1 billion to end smoking?

there may not be room in Yach’s low-risk nicotine worldview for the donut-shop business model of the independent vape industry...A concerted effort by the tobacco control and public health establishment to smear anyone who accepts money from the FSFW migh
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:44

Monograph 22: A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD) across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—a
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:15

A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities (PDF) (564pp)

The persistence of disparities in tobacco use and subsequent tobacco-related disease underscores the importance of focusing on understanding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD). The goal of this NCI monograph... is to synthesize the research lite
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:14
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