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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43

[UK, USA] Public Health England Consensus On E-Cigarettes Is Opposite Of America

The debate won't end soon and e-cigarette proponents have to share some of the blame. They have begun to argue that they should be used for recreation and to rail against even sensible regulations related to kids and safety. That makes it difficult to ha
Science 2.0
added Apr 8, 2016 00:23

[USA] Americans May Now Legally Smoke Cuban Cigars, But Only Outside the U.S.

While most Americans are aware that bringing Cuban cigars or rum into the country was a big no-no, not many of us knew that we were in violation of the U.S. embargo while buying them in other countries for local consumption. Under 2004 regulations, the U
Lexology (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 01:26

[Canada, USA] MLB and its rules around tobacco products

A Toronto city councillor wants to ban tobacco products at all of the city’s sports facilities — including the Rogers Centre — which would prohibit Blue Jays players from chewing or dipping in their home ballpark.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 17:27

[China, USA] Suffering in Silence: Impact of Tobacco Use on Communication Dynamics Within Vietnamese and Chinese Immigrant Families (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2016 22:32

[Canada, USA] 2016 Oscars red carpet reality check: Tobacco in movies recruits 1/3 of youth smokers

This year, 84 percent of the movies with smoking nominated in major Oscar categories were youth-rated in BC – whereas just 23 percent of those same films rated for youth audiences in the US. Earlier this the month, the World Health Organization (WHO) rele
Indo-Canadian Voice (ca)
added Feb 25, 2016 03:34

[USA] Russia's enemy No. 1? Mystery campaign smears Obama

In the campaign’s latest stage, posters began appearing in glass display cases at bus stops across Moscow that depict the US president smoking a cigarette with the message: "Smoking kills more people than Obama, though he's killed a lot of people."
Christian Science Monitor
added Feb 25, 2016 02:43

[USA] Obama Plans Visit to Cuba, as Talks on Expanding Trade Begin

Mr. Malmierca called on Mr. Obama to do more unilaterally, including allowing the dollar to be used in transactions with Cuba. On Tuesday, he said the president should lift the ban against imports of top Cuban products like rum and cigars and end the proh
New York Times
added Feb 19, 2016 21:16

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Smokers With Depression Have A Higher Motivation To Quit, But More Likely To Relapse

Smokers with depression may be struggling with a Catch-22 — the first option, smoking, harms their health, but when they try and quit, they're more likely to fail, and are more depressed afterward. New research published Thursday in the scientific journa
Medical Daily
added Feb 18, 2016 23:11

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Smokers with depression try to quit more often but find it harder

A survey of 6811 participants from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the USA, published today in the scientific journal Addiction, found that although depressed smokers tried to quit smoking more often than other smokers, they were more likely t
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 18, 2016 12:09
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