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Eight priorities identified for tobacco control research

A new set of research priorities to support tobacco control will help ensure future research provides the greatest benefit to public health and value for money, according to an international group led by Oxford University researchers.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 8, 2017 14:11
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[China] Shanghai sees fewer public smokers due to strict ban

Shanghai has released notable results concerning the curbing of smoking, six months after the city launched its so-called 'strictest-ever smoking ban'. According to Shanghai's Health Promotion Department (SHPD), as of the end of June, the rate of smoki
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Not ‘kiddie pack’ but mini pack, and there are reasons: Tobacco firms (corrected)

TOBACCO companies have said there are reasons for introducing small cigarette packs in Malaysia. Responding to The Star, they also pointed out that these were not “kiddie packs”, but smaller packs of 10 sticks.
The Star (my)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:34
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[California] Referendum will target San Francisco ban on flavored tobacco products

An ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products in San Francisco is going to a voter referendum in June after nearly 34,000 individuals signed a petition. ...[RAI] is participating in the petition effort led by Let’s Be Real San Francisco...it has spent
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 7, 2017 15:31
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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 09/11/17

plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:29
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Philip Morris International Announces First Round of Projects to Be Funded Through PMI IMPACT, a USD 100 Million Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Trade

announced today 32 projects selected in the first funding round of PMI IMPACT, a global initiative to support organizations in developing and implementing projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes. The PMI IMPACT Expert Council revie
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:13
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[Asia, India] Cancer specialist asks PM for tobacco probe

Kailash Sharma, director of academics at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, has cited leaked government and tobacco industry documents to seek a probe into whether a Union home ministry note allegedly depicting tobacco control as an unhealthy activity
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:08
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Perioperative tobacco use treatments: putting them into practice [FREE FULL TEXT]

This review examines the principles of tobacco use treatment, the rationale for tobacco use treatment in the perioperative period, and how treatment can be incorporated into the routine care of surgical patients. The discipline of implementation science h
British Medical Journal
added Sep 7, 2017 15:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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Exclusive e-cigarette use predicts cigarette initiation among college students

Findings extend existing research by showing that ENDS use by young adults is a specific risk factor for later cigarette initiation and not an extension of a constellation of existing tobacco use behaviors.
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 6, 2017 16:40
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