News tagged with tobacco control

China tobacco profits undermine anti-smoking push

(AP) -- China's addiction to huge revenues from its state-owned tobacco monopoly is hindering anti-smoking measures, potentially costing millions of lives in the country with the world's largest number of ...

Jan 06, 2011
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Europe reins in the smoking habit

A study led by the Smoking Control Unit of the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO) has confirmed that the anti-tobacco laws in Europe have a direct effect on the reduction in consumption and passive exposure ...

Jan 04, 2011
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Tobacco: Out of sight, out of mind?

Putting tobacco out of sight in shops can change the attitude of young people to smoking, while not hitting retailers in the pocket, researchers at The University of Nottingham have discovered.

Nov 23, 2010
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Tobacco industry lobbies for flavorful cigarettes

(AP) -- Public health officials from around the world agreed this week on some new anti-smoking rules, but others that could have sharply reduced global tobacco consumption remained out of reach at an international ...

Nov 20, 2010
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