Non-Smokers' Rights Association
The NSRA is an award-winning national health advocacy organization internationally recognized for its role in fighting for public policy changes on tobacco. The NSRA has sparked precedent-setting law reform initiatives a...
Ontario Public Health Association Supports a Renewed Ontario Government Commitment to Tobacco Control
Ontario Public Health Association
Ontario Public Health Association supports new tobacco control recommendations as outlined in, "Building on Our Gains, Taking Action Now: Ontario’s Tobacco Control Strategy for 2011-2016", which was r...
The Lung Association welcomes fines levied against tobacco industry
Canadian Lung Association
The $1.15 billion in fines levied against the tobacco industry by the federal and provincial governments is good news. It underscores the need to hold the tobacco industry to account for the tactics t...
Indonesia's Smoking Epidemic
An old problem getting younger
Cigarettes are a rite of passage for boys in Indonesia, where 70% of the adult male population smokes. Activists and health care professionals are advocating for age restrictions on tobacco products a...
Merchants of Doubt
How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
Oreskes, Naomi; Conway, Erik M.
Investigative reportage on how private interests and lobbies in America use hired gun scientists to spread doubt and misinformation. The media's binary understanding of balanced repoting has given the...