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[Africa, Asia, Mid-east] Report: Big tobacco is targeting the world's most vulnerable to increase profits

The sixth edition of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org finds the tobacco industry is increasingly targeting vulnerable populations in emerging markets, such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, where people are not protected b
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:59
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12 Key Findings from the New Edition of The Tobacco Atlas

The 6th edition of the book and companion website was produced by the American Cancer Society and Vital Strategies. Click through the slideshow to see some of the most interesting findings...VIEW bar graph which shows that the implementation of key toba
American Cancer Society
added Mar 9, 2018 15:57
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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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[South Africa] Africa’s a tobacco target, but public health leaders are fighting back

A new “Tobacco Atlas” was launched Thursday at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, and it shows the continued trend in the tobacco industry to target vulnerable populations in Africa. Co-authored by American Cancer Society (ACS) and
Africa Times
added Mar 9, 2018 15:00
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[Asia, Mid-east] Illegal 'white' cigarettes make up a third of UAE's sales: report

The Tobacco Atlas report of 2018 has warned of the growth of markets supporting illicit ‘white’ cigarettes claiming a third of manufacturers are operating from free trade zones. Cheap whites, or illicit whites, are products made legally in a factory wit
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:27
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[Africa, South Africa] E-cigarettes don't help you quit smoking and are actually harmful: experts

Gravely told the World Conference on Tobacco or Health that the trend of “vaping” has risen exponentially globally over the years, even though it comes with substantial health risks. The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has found that “whil
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:06
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[Africa, South Africa] CASTRO/DAIN: Now's the time to turn tide on avoidable diseases

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and big tobacco, big food and big soda sharper than in South Africa; then on the African continent. Let’s consider some of the facts: Nearly a quarter of males in Africa smoke.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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[South Africa] Experts warn on e-cigarettes: Creating new nicotine addicts

Experts at an anti-tobacco conference have warned that while e-cigarettes were marketed as devices to help smokers quit, they are actually creating 'new nicotine addicts', while also making it harder for smokers to quit. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:46
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[South Africa] 2018 LUTHER L. TERRY AWARDS

The 2018 Luther L. Terry Award winners will be honored at the American Cancer Society lunchtime plenary session, during the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health on March 8, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:29
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[South Africa] Secretariat of UN tobacco treaty launches Knowledge Hub on Tobacco Taxation and African Tobacco Industry Monitoring

Secretariat launched the Economics of Tobacco Control Project on tobacco taxation and the elimination of illicit trade of tobacco products, housed at Cape Town University. It also launched the Africa Centre for Tobacco Industry Monitoring and Policy Resea
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:25
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