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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Sara Kay of Honolulu, Hawaii, As National Youth Champion

Sara Kay, 18, of Honolulu, Hawaii, has been named the 2018 National Youth Champion by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Sara received the organization's highest youth honor yesterday in Washington, D.C.
PR Newswire
added May 25, 2018 22:06
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[Mississippi] Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Gabrielle Kennedy of Puckett, Miss., As Youth Advocate of the Year

Gabrielle Kennedy, 18, of Puckett, Miss., has been named a Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Gabby was honored for her leadership in the fight against tobacco last night in Washington, D.C.
PR Newswire
added May 25, 2018 22:05
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[Minnesota] BRAUN: Smoke-free housing helps everyone, regardless of income

On March 27, the Richfield City Council passed a resolution to endorse smoke-free housing within the city. This is a great step toward improving rental housing living spaces so that they are healthy places to live for all, no matter one’s income or soci
ECM Publishers
added May 25, 2018 22:04
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Automated telephone follow-up for smoking cessation in smokers with coronary heart disease: a randomized controlled trial

Automated telephone follow-up exerts its effect by reinforcing participants’ efforts to be smoke-free and by proactively linking people requiring assistance to individualized support (e.g., telephone counseling). This study shows that automated telephone
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:28
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Distal Measurements can Produce False Negative Results: A Prospective Secondary Analysis of a Natural History Study

analysis compares 6-week (distal) and daily (proximal) changes in cigarettes per day (CPD) as predictors of making a QA....found that distal tests did not, but proximal tests did predict quit attempts. Relying on distal measurements may result in false ne
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:27
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Longitudinal Associations of Cigarette Prices with Smoking Cessation: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study

Results suggest higher cigarette prices promote smoking cessation among young to middle-aged adults, and that price sensitivity may differ by socioeconomic status.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:25
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales reach $355 million

The Daily News (zw)
added May 25, 2018 18:08
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[UK] Smoking ban plan for playgrounds and hospital grounds

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has launched a consultation with the ban planned for summer 2019 and those who break it could face a fine. Voluntary bans are currently in place in some school and hospital grounds and also in public playgrounds. If the
BBC Online
added May 25, 2018 18:01
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[UK-Wales] Wales set to be the first country in the UK to extend smoking ban to outdoor areas

Under the new plans, smoke-free areas are expected to be in place in hospital grounds, school grounds and playgrounds by summer 2019. The Welsh Government says the move will protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and de-normalise smoking for childre
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:59
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[UK-Wales] Wales to ban smoking outside hospitals and schools in UK first

Wales is to become the first country in the UK to ban smoking in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The Labour-led government said on Friday it would bring in the restriction by summer 2019, arguing it would protect people from sec
The Guardian (uk)
added May 25, 2018 17:58
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