A multi-factorial approach to the endgame of the tobacco epidemic in Italy

The word "endgame" of the tobacco epidemic evokes many emotions, especially in researchers and clinicians. In the history of medicine only 2 times this goal has been achieved: on the 8th of May 1980, the WHO declared that smallpox was eradicated, and in June…Read More

Towards a smoke free Europe

"China After Tobacco: the lesson of crop substitution in Yunnan Province" is a video done by Rocco Rorandelli in Yunnan, China, on a very successful program supporting farmers to shift from tobacco to other crops.

http://www.terraproject.net/en/journal/2013/08/23/new-video--tobacco-crop-substitution-in-china#.Ulwxt1B7LxQ The work was produced with the support of University of California at Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Yuxi Municipal Bureau of Agriculture,…Read More

Should Cigarettes Be Illegal?

A proposed bill in Oregon to make the possession of cigarettes illegal is well-intended, but from a practical standpoint, it's unlikely to happen, bioethicists and public health experts say. The ban, sponsored by State Rep. Mitch Greenlick of Portland, would…Read More


SCOTLAND is to become "smoke-free" under ambitious plans being drawn up by Government ministers. The SNP is to unveil its radical proposal to effectively end tobacco consumption in Scotland over the next two decades. At the moment, New Zealand and Finland…Read More

Plainly no need to feel sorry for big tobacco

Why tobacco firms have failed to act on radioactivity in cigarettes

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