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Global Community to Accelerate Action Against Tobacco Smoking

Washington — In a special session of the U.N. General Assembly September 19-20, the world community is expected to agree on an “action-oriented” plan for combating noncommunicable diseases (NCD). According to a State Department official, the plan is expected to have an emphasis on healthy lifestyles as the key step in prevention of these disorders, which include cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, cancer and diabetes.

Will smokers heed the warning on cigarette packaging?

Area health officials have mixed opinions on what impact graphic new warning labels on cigarette packs will have on smokers.tobacco warning

Pictorial warnings on chewing tobacco soon

The Centre will soon notify new pictorial warnings on tobacco products, which will be “harsher” for chewing tobacco, as it has been found more harmful than smoking.

UCLA researcher James Enstrom not reappointed to position

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Epidemiologist James Enstrom’s appointment ended today because his research on air pollution did not align with the department mission and failed to reach funding requirements, according to a June 9 layoff notice from Richard Jackson, environmental health sciences department chair.

Feds slow to cough up new rules for cigarette warnings

OTTAWA — Tobacco companies can breathe a sigh of relief thanks to the delay of Health Canada’s plan to force them to increase the size of health warnings to cover most of the surface of cigarette packages.

Seeds of doubt against climate science

If some of the ongoing attacks on the credibility of climate science feel familiar, there’s a reason. With their unattributed claims climat changedownplaying the severity of the problem and their vague allegations of scientific impropriety, the assaults are the latest in a long tradition of organized efforts by industry and free-market enthusiasts to undermine the credibility of science they don’t like.

Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming

No matter how overwhelmingly the scientific community may back a research study, naysayers can always find a scientist to support the global tobacco warmingopposing view on issues ranging from tobacco smoke to global warming.

Cairo smokers shocked by sex anti-tobacco warning

CAIRO, Egypt — A picture may be worth a thousand words, but many Egyptians are speechless over an image that recently hit the anti smoking warningstreets in this bustling capital city.

New pictorial warning for tobacco products to come into effect from 1st June in India

As per the provisions of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008, subsequently amended in 2008 and 2009, the specified health warning rules notified by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on 31.5.2009 have to be rotated after every 12 months and the next rotation is due on 31.5.2010. As a signatory to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control the MoHFW has to rotate the health warnings on tobacco product packs on a regular basis.