The US-Russia Civil Society Partnership Program (CSPP) was launched in May 2011. The program is implemented by Eurasia Foundation (USA) in partnership with the New Eurasia Foundation. The program runs until May 2013.
Author: Manfred Neuberger, Medical University of Vienna
Austria, the ash-tray of Europe
A recent scientific study (see below) shows that a total of 3,726 smoking related deaths have been prevented in Ireland, since the introduction of the workplace smoking ban (March 2004). This new scientific paper published this week on Plos One, involved researchers from Brunel University, London, The Environmental Health Sciences Institute, Dublin Institute of Technology, and the TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland.
Kabir Z, Daly S, Clarke V, Keogan S, Clancy L
Smoking Ban and Small-For-Gestational Age Births in Ireland
This latest publication by the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) examines in detail the effectiveness of pictorial health warnings on tobacco packages.
A new report published by the Irish Cancer Society has revealed that almost one in three Irish women smoke and one in two younger and more disadvantaged women are addicted to tobacco. Speaking at the launch of the report, Kathleen O'Meara, Head of Advocacy and Communications at the Irish Cancer Society, said there was a "major concern" about the high rates of smoking among Irish women, particularly as lung cancer has now overtaken breast cancer as the main cause of cancer death among women in Ireland.
Research paper: Illicit cigarettes and hand-rolled tobacco in 18 European countries: a cross-sectional surveySubmitted by Webmaster on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:54
Luk Joossens, Alessandra Lugo, Carlo La Vecchia, Anna B Gilmore, Luke Clancy, Silvano Gallus
Little evidence, other than that commissioned by the tobacco industry, exists on the size of the illicit tobacco trade. This study addresses this gap by examining the level and nature of illicit cigarettes and hand-rolled tobacco in 18 European countries.
Abstract available online at BMJ Tobacco Control.
ENSP Status Report on Oral Tobacco 2003
European Smoking Cessation Guidelines: The authoritative guide to a comprehensive understanding of the implications and implementation of treatments and strategies to treat tobacco dependenceSubmitted by Webmaster on Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:51