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PARSONS: How Did We Become a Society Suspicious of Science?

. By generating doubt about the science, Big Tobacco avoided meaningful regulation for years. What worked for Big Tobacco now works even better for Big Oil and Big Coal. By funding obscurantist opposition to climate science, they have effectively scuttled
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:23
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Out of Sight and Out of Mind? Evaluating the Impact of Point-of-Sale Tobacco Display Bans on Smoking-Related Beliefs and Behaviors in a Sample of Australian Adolescents and Young Adults

These results suggest that removing tobacco displays from retail environments can positively contribute to the denormalization of smoking among youth.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:58
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[Australia] Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs: How Long Before the Effects on Adolescents Wear Out?

When novel, GHWL on cigarette packs increase cognitive processing among adolescents. However, this effect diminishes after 5 years, suggesting more regular message refreshment is needed. Australia’s adoption of plain packaging is intended to undermine pos
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:57
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[Africa, India, Russia] BULLETIN Day 4 (PDF)

the Article 17 & 18 working group report poses a serious threat to the integrity of Article 5.3 and will give tobacco manufacturers and their agents a guaranteed back door to tobacco control policy discussions, if guiding principle 2 is adopted in its pr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 15, 2014 20:43
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[France, Ireland, North Carolina] NC governor decries French, Irish cigarette plans - SFGate

McCrory has written letters to French and Irish officials decrying plans in those countries to force manufacturers to package their cigarettes in plain containers. McCrory argues farmers and manufacturers in the top U.S. tobacco-producing state would be h
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 15, 2014 16:16
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Outdoor smoking ban plan in Sweden

Smoking should be banned at bus stops, outdoor cafes and playgrounds according to a new report from Sweden's Public Health Agency, which is being considered by the government.
The Local Europe (se)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:06
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Is Guam smoking more? Tobacco tax revenue up by $1.6 million

Gov. Eddie Calvo on Monday said fewer Guam residents are smoking cigarettes, but taxes collected from the sale of tobacco products tell a different story. As of August, the government of Guam had collected $10.16 million in cigarette taxes -- $1.6 milli
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:04
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[Africa] Ghana to introduce pictorial health warning on cigarettes

Ghana would introduce pictorial health warnings on cigarette pack by the close of the year, Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, Leader of the Ghanaian delegation to the 2014 6th Session of Conference of Party (COP6), announced. He said in 2013/2014 Ghana has stren
GhanaWeb (nl)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:02
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[Sweden, Nevada] 2014 NACS Show Tobacco Beat

LAS VEGAS -- Who says it’s all about the e-liquids? A jaunt across the expansive NACS trade-show floor would suggest the real business is going to be in hardware: namely closing the gap between cig-alikes and vaporizers, and/or making the hot-button “ope
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:59
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$18 Billion Tobacco Toll in California

Smoking took an $18.1 billion toll in California – $487 for each resident – and was responsible for more than one in seven deaths in the state, more than from AIDS, influenza, diabetes or many other causes, according to the first comprehensive analysis i
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:21
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