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November 5th, 2013:

ASH News and Events Bulletin – 16-31 October 2013

ASH News and Events Bulletin – 16-31 October 2013

Tobacco News
Australia’s ‘plain packaging’ stubs out cigarette branding, prompting backlash
Opinion: Communication is a determinant of public health
Opinion: Menthol cigarettes: Stub out these seductive smokes
Opinion: Tobacco companies are savvy about the power of branding
Reducing tobacco consumption among low-income smokers
Scotland set to go it alone with standard packs for cigarettes
Should advertising for e-cigarettes be more tightly regulated?
Should we raise the legal age for buying cigarettes?
The benefits of Stoptober
UK medical journals will no longer consider research funded by tobacco industry
USA: Getting schooled on tobacco
What’s smoking doing to your body?
Parliamentary News
Debate: Tobacco Products Directive
Parliamentary question: E-cigarettes
Parliamentary question: E-cigarette
Parliamentary question: Smoking trends
Parliamentary question: Smoking: Young People
Parliamentary question: Passive Smoking: Children
Jane Ellison: All hands on deck
Industry Watch
Price hikes offset sliding sales at cigarette maker Philip Morris
BAT apologises for advertising e-cigarette in kids’ app
Japan Tobacco International posts revenue growth despite volume dip
US cigarette industry registered a 4% drop in sales through 2012
Are tobacco stocks no longer bulletproof?
Nicolites ‘kicks butt’ with sales campaign
Recent Research
New statistic model forecasts effect of tobacco consumption on childhood asthma
Novel delivery systems for NRT
Perceptions of users of plain and branded cigarette packs
Smoking might influence pain tolerance


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