In the first study to address cigarette packaging in low/middle-income country, researchers found that regulations mandated by the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in Guatemala have not been fulfilled. Read more about the study…
Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and e-liquids are readily available in Guatemala. While marketed as a way to sidestep the smoke-free law, these products are not regulated and do not contain warnings unlike like cigarette marketing protocols. Joaquin Barnoya, MD, MPH, associate professor of surgery, conducted the first study analyzing e-cigarettes and e-liquids in a low/middle income […]
Cigarette ads have long been absent from television, radio and billboards in the United States due to federal bans. But that doesn’t mean the tobacco industry isn’t pitching its products to potential buyers.
The Center for Community Health Partnership and Research is supporting the fast moving initiative Tobacco 21/STL. Support includes getting the word out to community-based organizations and community members concerned about the health risks for kids and young adults related to tobacco use. Tobacco 21/STL is a movement spreading across the state of Missouri. Kansas City and Columbia, […]