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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

Swedish Match said that "a pragmatic tobacco legislation should contain a mix between strong smoking control and tobacco harm reduction measures".
EurActiv
added Sep 28, 2017 18:26
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FDA halts monkey research denounced by Jane Goodall as ‘shameful’

has suspended experiments on the effects of nicotine in squirrel monkeys, research aimed at better understanding one of the most pernicious of addictions. Two weeks ago, British primatologist Jane Goodall wrote to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, urging
Washington Post
added Sep 28, 2017 17:48
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WHO Statement on Philip Morris funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI engages in large scale lobbying and prolonged and expensive litigation against evidence-based tobacco control policies... The tobacco industry and its front groups have misled the public about the risks associated with other tobacco products. This inc
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:20
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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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Nearly Three Quarters of UK Smokers Avoid Paying Tobacco Duties

The trade association for the UK tobacco industry is today publishing ....shows the problem being made worse by new draconian regulations introduced this year including plain packaging.
PR Newswire
added Sep 28, 2017 16:09
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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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[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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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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