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[UK, USA] Top Universities Reject Big Tobacco’s Research Funding

The Wire contacted all the academic institutions targeted in the leaked emails. With the exception of Harvard and Columbia, the rest replied saying they would not be accepting funding linked to the tobacco industry and directed to their already establish
The Wire (in)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:03
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[USA] Editorial: Japan's Olympics-size challenge: Ban smoking

Japanese restaurateurs and entrepreneurs who seek to attract the widest possible international clientele during the Olympics — and after — will ban smoking. Wouldn’t it be terrific if the Tokyo Olympics sparked a Great Japanese Smokeout?
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 22, 2017 20:46
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[Canada, Europe, UK, USA] Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

Varenicline, which is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US and Champix in Europe, significantly raises users' chances of being hospitalized or visiting an emergency room for a cardiovascular-related event even if it is taken for the recommen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:14
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[USA] FOJTIK: U.S., FDA Can Learn from Japan How to Reduce Smoking

The reason that cigarette sales have declined so dramatically this year is because Japanese smokers are making a rapid and notable switch away from a deadly combustible product to “heat-not-burn” products dominated currently by Philip Morris’ innovative I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:28
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[USA] U.S. says China is still failing to notify WTO of state-backed firms

The other names on the new U.S. list are China Tobacco International Inc
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 18:20
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[Africa, Kenya, USA] Tobacco firms ordered to revise warnings on packs

Early this year, Kenyan courts adopted similar measures after a case challenging new laws governing the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products was dismissed, allowing the rules to take effect immediately. A Court of Appeal declined to gra
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:45
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries

HWL disparagement was assessed as the frequency of making fun of HWLs in the past month...HWL disparagement among smokers may indicate greater warning relevance and processing and does not result in counterproductive effects on cessation efforts.
Health Education Research
added Nov 17, 2017 20:03
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[USA] Lung cancer increasingly affects non-smokers, but stigma in Canada persists

The increase was seen across age, sex and ethnicity, leading researchers to conclude that the actual incidence in lung cancer among non-smokers has jumped. In Canada, doctors have noticed a similar trend. Dr. Rosalyn Juergens, chair of the Lung Cancer Dis
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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[Canada, USA] KREISMAN: Dr. Stuart Kreisman: New NDP government must do more to fight early tobacco deaths

The Tobacco 21 movement has been sweeping across the U.S...We challenge the new NDP government to take up these issues and again make B.C. a leader in Canada and to save thousands of our children from shortened lives due to an inevitably ultimately regre
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[USA] Japanese Company Offers Extra Days Off to Workers Who Don’t Smoke

Just under 50 percent of major American employers surveyed last year said they included a surcharge on insurance policies for smokers, at a median rate of $600 annually, according to Willis Towers Watson, the benefits consultant that conducted the survey
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:55
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