Signatures to joint E-Cigarettes Declaration

A Declaration on E-Cigarettes was endorsed and signed on Wednesday June 10th by the chairpersons of the two International Networks working with health professionals and health services. Pictured with the signed Declaration is Raffaele Zoratti (Italy, chairperson of the International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services (HPH) and  Miriam Gunning (Ireland) chairperson of the ENSH-Global Network of Tobacco Free Health Care Services (ENSH-Global). The main thrust of the Declaration is ...

E-Cigarettes – Will history repeat itself or will public health learn the lessons from history?

The concluding question posed by Prof. Luke Clancy and Kate Babineau in their article entitled “E-cigarettes: effective cessation tools or public health threat?,”recently published in QJM:An International Journal of Medicine, 2016, 79–81.

Noway considers legislation for E-cigarettes with nicotine

Norway will shortly discuss legislation on the sale and distribution of nicotine containing e - cigarettes.  ENSH Norway, an integral entity within HPH Norway is delighted to be in a position to bring the co-signed ENSH-Global and International HPH Declaration on E -Cigarettes to the attention of the Norwegian government. As a background to their discuss the Norwegian government is take into consideration theEU directive 2014/40/ on EU. tobacco and tobacco ...

Uruguay recieved the first MPOWER “O” award

The award was given to Uruguay in recognition of the importance given to tobacco dependence treatment within their overall tobacco control policy. Uruguay received this prestigious award in March 2015 during the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Tobacco Control Awards ceremony at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  The ENSH-Global, revised Standards and implementation criteria, emphasis the importance of tobacco dependence treatment with healthcare services ...

ENSH-Global - 3 Year Strategy

ENSH-Global has developed and launch on January 1st 2016,  a 3 Year Strategy  to guide and support ENSH-Global progress over the coming years. The Strategy sets out clear priorities, goals and actions to be achieved and re-affirms the commitment of ENSH-Global to the delivery of safe quality care in relation to tobacco for every service user, every time and everywhere.

Why smoking bans may have advantage over higher tobacco taxes

Mike Vuolo, assistant professor of sociology at The Ohio State University and lead author of this study claimed "If you think of casual smoking as the beginning of the path to addiction, then bans might be the way to go".A first-of-its-kind Ohio state study found that bans worked best at limiting smoking among more casual users: Those who smoked less than a pack a day. Heavy taxes worked best with those ...

Nursing student program named "Project of the Month”

In January 2016, the astra-program was selected as the "Project of the Month". This program, an initiative of the German Federal Drug Commissioner, supports student nurses to stay or to become smoke-free again.The aim of the astra-program is to cut down the high smoking prevalence of nursing students by increasing their skills in coping with stress and creating a smoke-free environment. Various tobacco cessation supports are also offered and students ...

NEW TOBACCO POUCH FROM SWEDISH MATCH IS FIRST TO GO THROUGH FDA REVIEW

Startling news highlight by Action to Quit. The newsletter reported to an article published by usnews.com that the Scandanavian use of Snus is now a growing part of the U.S. smokeless tobacco market.USNEWS.COM: 

November - Tobacco Control Seminars in Barcelona

WHO-CC Tobacco Control Unit - Institut Català d’Oncologia is announces new seminar for November.  Language:SpanishThe Seminars are open to professionals and students in the wide field of tobacco control

Tobacco finds its way into Food

 A little tobacco in your chai? Leaf finds its way on to menus around the world. An article recently published in the UK by the Guardian 

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E-Cigarettes – Will history repeat itself or will public health learn the lessons from history?

The concluding question posed by Prof. Luke Clancy and Kate Babineau in their article entitled “E-cigarettes: effective cessation tools or public health threat?,”recently published in QJM:An International Journal of Medicine, 2016, 79–81. ...

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Uruguay recieved the first MPOWER “O” award

The award was given to Uruguay in recognition of the importance given to tobacco dependence treatment within their overall tobacco control policy. Uruguay received this prestigious award in March 2015 during the Bloomberg ...

read more here


Noway considers legislation for E-cigarettes with nicotine

Norway will shortly discuss legislation on the sale and distribution of nicotine containing e - cigarettes.  ENSH Norway, an integral entity within HPH Norway is delighted to be in a position to ...

read more here