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- The 3rd International Workshop on Lung Health, Asthma, and COPD: Converging or diverging chronicity? in Monaco January 15-17, 2016. Congress site.
- 2016 SRNT 22ND ANNUAL MEETING
March 2-5, 2016 Chicago Sheraton Hotel. Chicago, IL, USA
- 1st Tobacco Prevention & Cessation Conference Brussels April 4th - 7th 2016
- World No Tobacco Day 31st May 2016
- 5th International City Health Conference London, 19 September 2016
- Some French high schools are allowing students to smoke on school grounds so that they don't become targets for extremists when they gather for cigarette breaks on the street outside in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks. The French legislation already prohibits smoking in schools, in covered and outdoor areas, and the entire time of attendance of students. Unfortunately, the Ministry of National Education had published a circular that give a legal support to the initiative of the school directors. The Ministry of Health, some MPs and regional health agencies have already expressed that this decision of the Ministry was illegal (Read the news in the French Le Figaro)
- TackSHS is a new research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. TackSHS_ aims to improve our understanding of second-hand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette emissions and find ways of tackling the health burden caused by exposure to these aerosols. On the 14th and 15th of Dec 2014 over 30 professionals from six countries in Europe met in Barcelona for a two-days kick-off meeting, during which each team presented their work programme for the next four years. Read more
- Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar TD, launched the 2014 Health Behaviour in School Children Survey yesterday, 9th December. Full report
- Air pollution is the single largest environmental health risk in Europe. It shortens people’s lifespan and contributes to serious illnesses such as heart disease, respiratory problems and cancer. A new report published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) estimates that air pollution continues to be responsible for more than 430 000 premature deaths in Europe.
- Anti-smoking advocate warns more lives could be lost following Commercial Court decision: Cigarette distributor JTI Ireland is seeking to prevent the implementation of plain packaging legislation. Read more here
- Professor Luke Clancy contributes to a plenary discussion on tobacco 'end game' at the ASH Scotland Conference in Edinburgh.