International Updates

WHO urges enforcement of tobacco ad bans at sporting events

14 March 2018 Agence France Presse: The World Health Organization called Thursday for better enforcement of bans on tobacco advertising at sporting events, after tobacco companies discretely reentered sponsorship deals with Formula 1 teams. “WHO […]

International Updates

Tobacco Industry Targets Women in Asia

14 March 2019 Marry Assunta and Wendell Balderas Inter Press Service: BANGKOK, Thailand, Mar 14 2019 (IPS) – International Women’s Day on 8 March recognized and celebrated the progress women are making globally. The day also […]

International Updates

Vaping is probably bad for your heart

8 March 2019 Nicole Wetsman Popular Science: Public health conversations around vaping usually focus on the challenges of keeping young, non-smokers away from the devices, and how to reconcile that with their potential ability to […]

International Updates

Tokyo 2020: Venues will be smoke-free

5 March 2019 Paralympic.org: Ban extended to heated tobacco products and other vaping devices. The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced that smoking will not be permitted at any of the Olympic or Paralympic venues for the duration […]