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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] New Tobacco Atlas details scale, harms of tobacco epidemic

graphically details the scale of the tobacco epidemic; the harmful influence of tobacco on health, poverty, social justice, and the environment; the progress being made in tobacco control; and the latest products and tactics being used by the industry to
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 21, 2015 21:56
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015

Non-smoking is becoming the new norm worldwide, according to a new online WHO Global Report on Trends in Tobacco Smoking, launched today during the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which opened 17 March in Abu Dhabi and ends on 21 March.
India Environment Portal (in)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:14
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WCTOH survey of global expertise in tobacco control

The Executive Committee of the WCTOH Scientific Programme Committee is conducting a survey to help to document international tobacco control expertise and activities, and to foster communication and collaboration in support of global tobacco control acti
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:13
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Tobacco use declining but major intensification needed in reduction and control efforts

governments must intensify action to combat the tobacco industry and dramatically reduce consumption of tobacco products ... Non-smoking is becoming the new norm worldwide, according to a new online WHO Global Report on Trends in Tobacco Smoking, launched
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:29
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New Global Fund to Help Countries Defend Smoking Laws

The fund is modest, at least so far, with a total of $4 million from the two charities.... The fund was set up to counter what health experts say has been a strategy by tobacco companies to block smoking laws in poorer countries through legal means. In a
New York Times
added Mar 18, 2015 14:37
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HEFLER: Austria: government chooses tobacco industry interests over citizens’ health

Faced with a clear choice between popular opinion, scientific evidence and the health and wellbeing of its citizens on the one hand, and craven political expediency and subservience to the tobacco industry on the other, the Austrian government chose the
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 02:01
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Africa’s Deepening Battle with Big Tobacco

PMI is not the only company taking this approach, and many of the industry’s most nefarious tactics are aimed squarely at Africa. Facing dwindling fortunes in Europe and America due to strong regulations, the tobacco industry has made Africa the new fron
Fair Observer
added Mar 14, 2018 17:22
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SWEANOR: Could Big Tobacco Play a Part in Ending The Smoking Epidemic?

anti-smoking expert David Sweanor...is inviting everyone to consider a different, and perhaps more effective approach. The below is a post by Sweanor explaining this perspective, shared by public health expert Clive Bates on his blog page.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:53
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How children around the world are exposed to cigarette advertising

Research in more than 22 countries found cigarettes are being sold and promoted near schools by an industry that needs to recruit the young to maintain profits
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:04
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Michael Bloomberg launches tobacco industry watchdog

A new global watchdog agency ... The funding for the agency, named Stop (Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products), comes from Bloomberg Philanthropies... The agency will “aggressively monitor deceptive tobacco industry tactics and practices to underm
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:33
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