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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Pan American Countries Commit to Accelerating Progress Against Tobacco – Renewed Effort Will Save Lives, Improve Public Health in Americas

Today 35 countries in the Americas announced a new commitment to accelerating progress in implementing proven tobacco control measures...adopted at the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference in Washington, D.C and outlines a vision for the Americas from 20
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:43
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Welcome to the Tobacco Control Policy tool

This website provides decision-makers and health professionals with estimates of the projected impact of four specific tobacco control policies on public health in the United States. The estimates were derived from simulations of over 2,200 policy scena
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:10
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Do youth access control policies stop young people smoking? Evidence from Ireland (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The evidence here is therefore strongly in support of continued use of MLAs as a policy measure to reduce smoking prevalence among adolescents. Tobacco control policy in Europe is lagging behind Canada and the US in that regard.
ESRI--Economic and Social Research Institute (ie)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:59
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HOW TOBACCO COMPANY CONVERTS SMOKERS TO SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS

Nuno Fazenda, Manager Scientific Engagement, in an interview with DK.RU, described how the tobacco company came to the decision to build a smoke-free future, how their conventional cigarette products would be replaced, and how the company is saving smoker
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:13
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[Latin America] STRATEGY AND PLAN OF ACTION TO STRENGTHEN TOBACCO CONTROL IN THE REGION OF THE AMERICAS 2018-2022 (PDF)

There are around 127 million smokers in the Region today. The current age-standardized prevalence of smoking among people aged 15 and over is 17.1%, with a higher prevalence in men (21.9%) than women (12.7%). However, the difference between the sexes i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:04
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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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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 (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:07
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Lung Association to Offer Quit-Smoking Programs for Residents of Public Housing with Support from Anthem Foundation

Ahead of smokefree public housing rule, Lung Association will provide Freedom From Smoking to help residents break tobacco addiction
PR Newswire
added Sep 27, 2017 21:38
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco products only through licensed shops

Shops authorised to sell tobacco products will not be permitted to sell any non-tobacco products such as biscuits, toffees and chips that are essentially meant for non-tobacco users, especially children.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:22
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[Florida] BRYANT V. PHILIP MORRIS

UPCOMINGTrial 09/27/17 – ... In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:44
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