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A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America (PDF)

FCTC represents the compiled wisdom of decades of global efforts to reduce tobacco use, and we know it works. Countries that have fully implemented the treaty have seen dramatic success in reducing the toll of tobacco use. Uruguay, for example, saw a five
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:26
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A Half Century of Avoidable Death

New Report Offers a Global Perspective on Tobacco in America
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:19
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[USA] A Half Century Of Avoidable Death

A new report entitled "A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America," ("Avoidable Death") released today by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), examines U.S. tobacco control efforts in the fifty years since the release of
PR Newswire
added Jun 3, 2014 12:17
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[Africa, Nigeria] Hard times ahead for tobacco industry, smokers - Vanguard News

Tobacco Control Bill 2014 becomes law soon. When passed, the law comes with stiff penalties for companies and individuals who violate the regulations in the country. In 2004, Nigeria along with other nations of the world signed the World Health Organis
Vanguard (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:38
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[Indonesia] Editorial: Raise cigarette tax

Given the mysterious disappearance of the clause on tobacco in the health bill, people have reason to be suspicious. Efforts to block the passage of legal restrictions on tobacco use are occurring in a number of places, with exporting countries, includin
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 2, 2014 05:10
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World No Tobacco Day – Special Isssue

We’d also like to take this opportunity to congratulate our Editorial Board chair, Professor Ken Warner, and Economics editor, Professor Frank Chaloupka on being awarded a WHO World No Tobacco Day Award.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 6, 2014 14:13
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BATES: Letter to WHO on low risk alternatives to smoking: a reader’s guide

commentary on the text of the letter: so here is my ‘reader’s guide’. The letter text is picked out as quotes in boxes with a commentary beneath each section. Note: the commentary and interpretation are mine, and only the text is endorsed by the signat
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Jun 3, 2014 20:04
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[Pakistan] WHO urges ministry to ban tobacco marketing campaigns

(WHO) has strongly urged the ministry of national health services, regulation and coordination to comprehensively ban all tobacco marketing campaigns...to reject all claims made by tobacco industry to freely advertise their lethal product which causes eno
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 29, 2014 15:34
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[Europe, UK] Academics urge WHO over e-cigarette regulations ($$)

In a letter to Dr Margaret Chan, WHO director, 53 public health academics from 15 countries have appealed to the body to not regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco, which could see e-cigarettes facing hefty excise duty and public smoking bans.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 29, 2014 12:29
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[UK] 'Resist urge to control e-cigarettes', WHO told

A letter signed by more than 50 researchers and public health specialists is urging the World Health Organization (WHO) to "resist the urge to control and suppress e-cigarettes". The letter says the devices could be a "significant health innovation".
BBC Online
added May 29, 2014 10:45
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