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Sierra Leone News: 640,000 smokers on the high side

There are an estimated 640,000 tobacco users in Sierra Leone and smoking prevalence is increasing – particularly among men and youth...calling for accelerated action to reduce tobacco consumption in Sierra Leone. The call was made at a major national mee
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26

Sierra Leone to accelerate anti-tobacco control measures

Sierra Leone is set to accelerate its anti-tobacco control efforts with the help of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners, an official said on Wednesday.Dr. Alie Wurie, Director of Non communicable Diseases, said the Health Ministry was poised (cm)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23

[UK] LIUTKUS: Can Europe successfully rein in Big Tobacco?

European Parliament will have a new chance to show they’re ready to get tough on tobacco, when they vote on the pending proposal for an EU-wide track and trace system...Perhaps a ‘dieselgate’ for the tobacco industry might be just the catalyst they need t
Modern Diplomacy
added Feb 15, 2018 20:46

Deans for Schools of Public Health Issue Statement on The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

transparency about how the research agenda was established and the public relations benefits realized by Philip Morris International, even as it increases its marketing of products that predictably will continue to kill millions of people around the world
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
added Feb 13, 2018 17:22

[UK] POPOVA: Health at Home, Death Abroad

recent revelations that the UK has been complicit in BAT’s extensive overseas lobbying efforts expose the full extent of the government’s irresponsible duplicity. Reports demonstrate that UK policymakers displayed a consistent willingness to turn a blind
Fair Observer
added Feb 12, 2018 19:05

GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing through Big Tobacco’s smokescreen

the court-ordered airing of “corrective statements” in American media does represent a victory for truth...we are calling on governments around the world to strengthen implementation of the WHO FCTC by accelerating action on the “MPOWER” tobacco control p
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:29

[Asia, Pakistan] Too taxing for health

It is alleged that cigarette companies have brought the prices of their brands down just to benefit... Yousafzai contests this plea taken by the FBR and says illicit trade, counterfeiting and tax evasion must be controlled through regulatory measures and
The News (pk)
added Feb 11, 2018 01:56

[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47

Advancing Tobacco Product Warning Labels Research Methods and Theory: A Summary of a Grantee Meeting Held by the US National Cancer Institute

To make TPWL even more effective, research is needed to confirm the mechanisms of their influence, their impact across vulnerable populations, and their effect on social media posts about tobacco products. Research is also needed on the effect of trial de
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 10, 2018 16:54

[Europe] If Diamonds are Embracing Track and Trace, where is Big Tobacco?

Big Tobacco is embarking on its most audacious gambit yet: legalizing the cigarette smuggling trade. And is using European regulations mandating the implementation of track and trace to achieve it.
Blasting News (ch)
added Feb 8, 2018 21:16
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