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Updated position of the European Respiratory Society on new tobacco products

European Respiratory Society (ERS) has issued an updated position on new tobacco products, stating that it cannot recommend “harm reduction” as a population -based strategy to reduce smoking. The statement underlines that there is not enough evidence to support the…

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Tobacco advertising: 480 thousand euros imposed in fines for infractions

The Directorate-General for Consumer Affairs (DGC) imposed fines worth 480 thousand euros following the inspection of advertising messages about tobacco and will reinforce these actions regarding the advertising of this heated product, it was announced this Thursday. Heated tobacco has…

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WHO warns about harmful effects of electronic cigarettes on health

According to the World Health Organization, Governments around the world must take decisive action to curb the use of electronic cigarettes. In a recently released note, the agency highlights the importance of treating these products in the same way as…

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”Today is a good day to stop smoking” CNN Portugal

The Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP) was present at the mythical race The Tall Ship Race in Lisbon. We recall the presence of Dr. Teresa Almodovar, president of the GECP board, in CNN Saturday, CNN Portugal, in an interview where…

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World No Tobacco Day – TV Record Europa

Today we remember the presence of Dr. Carina Gaspar, pulmonologist and member of the Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP), on the program Fala Portugal, on TV Record Europa, within the framework of World No Tobacco Day. Dr.ª Carina Gaspar begins…

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World No Tobacco Day – SIC news

In the aftermath of World No Tobacco Day, we recall the participation of Dr Ana Figueiredo, member of the Board of the Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP) in the morning of SIC Notícias. Smoking cessation consultations were the first topic…

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World No Tobacco Day – Porto Channel

To mark World No Tobacco Day, Dr. Paulo Costa, member of the Board of the Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP), was present today at the Open Consultation section of the Porto Canal Informative Morning. Tobacco kills around 12,000 Portuguese people…

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World No Tobacco Day

As part of World No Tobacco Day, which is celebrated on May 31, the Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP) launches the campaign “one less cigarette is one more day”, which recalls the impact that the decision to Quitting smoking has…

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SPP_SBPT press release on the UK campaign Swap to Stop Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are the order of the day and the reasons are not the best. On April 11, the British Minister of Health, Neil O’Brien, announced the “swap to stop” campaign, which consists of the free distribution of electronic cigarette…

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Open Consultation – the Informative Morning of Porto Canal

Yesterday, the Lung Cancer Study Group (GECP) was present at the Open Consultation section of the Porto Canal Informative Morning, with Dr. Paulo Costa, member of the Board. It was almost 10 minutes of conversation that began by clarifying the…

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