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TackSHS project final conference & press release – 8 October 2019, European Parliament, Brussels

8 October 2019, European Parliament, Brussels Tackling tobacco-related chronic diseases in Europe: Novel data from the Horizon 2020 TackSHS project reveals the results of exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) from cigarettes and second-hand aerosols (SHA) from electronic cigarettes on the respiratory health of European population, the burden of associated mortality and morbidity, and economic consequences...



The Hellenic Cancer Society and the George D. Behrakis RESEARCH LAB, was unanimously elected as coordinator of this demanding project. Smoking and other forms of tobacco consumption are considered the single most important cause of preventable morbidity and premature mortality worldwide. Efforts to reduce the devastation of tobacco-related deaths and illness in the EU consist...



As of November the 1st 2015, through the Hellenic Cancer Society,  the Lab participates in  the TACK-SHS project, a Collaborative Project under the European Commission H2020 Framework Program. The purpose of this project is to: “Tackle secondhand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette emissions: Exposure assessment, novel interventions, impact on lung diseases and economic burden in diverse...