Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019

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U.S. FDA: Statement on consumer warning to stop using THC vaping products amid ongoing investigation into lung illnesses

Statement from Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., on consumer warning to stop using THC vaping products amid ongoing investigation into lung illnesses

American Lung Association and Anthem Foundation Reach More than 10,000 Public Housing Residents with Quit Smoking Support

American Lung Association helps residents affected by smokefree public housing rule break tobacco addiction

U.S. FDA: Statement from Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., and CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D., on federal and state collaboration to investigate respiratory illnesses reported after use of e-cigarette products

Both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working tirelessly to investigate the distressing incidents of severe respiratory disease associated with use of e-cigarette products

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: New Report Highlights Big Tobacco's Dangerous Attempts to Co-opt Promising Public Health Policies to Serve Their Own Agenda

Report Also Finds States Are Missing Opportunities to Reduce Suffering and Death from Cancer by Failing to Pass and Implement Evidence-Based Policies

U.S. FDA: Launches its first youth e-cigarette prevention TV ads, plans new educational resources as agency approaches one-year anniversary of public education campaign

“The Real Cost” Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign aims to reach nearly 10.7 million at-risk youth through TV, digital platforms, social media, in-school ads and posters nationwide

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Foundation funded by Philip Morris ‘hijacks’ SEATCA’s Smoke-Free Index

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) has accused the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) funded by Philip Morris International (PMI) of hijacking the former Smoke-Free Index.

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO: British American Tobacco unveils transformed science website

British American Tobacco’s dedicated science website, bat-science.com, has been transformed to showcase the science and innovation behind the company’s potentially reduced-risk products (PRRPs).

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Secondhand Smoke Is Much More Than Just a Smelly Nuisance

Many of us still mourn the death of the much-loved disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, affectionately known as Pak Topo, who, despite stage-four lung cancer, continued to provide regular updates on the country’s inordinate number of natural disasters.

GLOBAL CENTER FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE IN TOBACCO CONTROL: Public Statement in relation to the invitation to attend tobacco industry-backed ‘Smoke Free Dialogue’

GGTC received invitations for two officers to attend the Smoke Free Dialogue, an event organized by SustainAbility, which is funded by the Foundation for a Smoke Free World (FSFW), on July 25 in Bangkok, Thailand.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Philippines: Time to quit?

Cigarette packs contain warnings about the health hazards of smoking. And with so few public places where people are allowed to smoke, one has to wonder—why do people still smoke?

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Indonesia: Small step for health

Treading softly and ever so cautiously is the hallmark of our policy on tobacco, the livelihood for millions of farmers and their families. The industry, among the country’s largest taxpayers, has been identified as a major contributor to heart disease and stroke, adding pressure to a bleeding national health insurance program.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE: Indonesia: Southeast Asia tobacco control alliance praises Indonesia’s ad ban

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) has applauded Indonesia for its move to block online cigarette advertising, as an attempt to protect young people from being exposed to tobacco, and urged other countries to follow suit.

HEALTH JUSTICE PHILIPPINES: Sin Tax Hike Guarantees Funds for Universal Health Care, Benefits for Tobacco Growers

46-year old tobacco farmer Clarito Raganit looks forward to the passage of the new tobacco tax hike that will ensure additional funding for universal health care for all Filipinos and provide support to tobacco growers like him.

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