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[Czech Republic] Beer-loving Czechs stub out cigarettes as pubs go smoke-free

Pubs in the Czech capital Prague filled up on Tuesday night and some held special events as smokers lit up for the last time before a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants took effect. The ban, which started at midnight, gives the beer-loving nation so
Reuters
added May 31, 2017 17:53
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Why Your Brain Craves Cigarettes When You Drink

the urge to smoke is two-pronged. The first part results from the way nicotine affects memory, but the other is in how nicotine combines with alcohol to reduce dopamine levels. Together the two mechanisms make cigarettes seem delicious. Let's break that
Vice.com
added May 31, 2017 17:37
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[Ireland] Fewer Irish children are smoking, getting drunk and using cannabis

Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children study...analysed data on almost 50,000...children smoking fell from 22.6 per cent in 1998 to 8.3 per cent in 2014, while the number who reported having smoked their first cigarette before the age of 13 fell from 61
Times Of London (uk)
added May 31, 2017 13:47
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What could keep young people away from alcohol and cigarettes? Findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Joint interventions to promote happiness and harm awareness could help young adolescents from engaging with drinking alcohol or smoking cigarettes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 25, 2017 15:52
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Happiness and harm awareness could keep young people from drinking and smoking

Researchers at UCL, UK found that young people who were happier and more aware of the harms of alcohol and cigarettes were more likely to never drink or smoke than those who were less aware or perceived themselves as less happy.
EurekAlert
added May 25, 2017 01:06
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[UK] North East councils run £1.3m alcohol and tobacco 'de-normalisation' campaign

PR is at the heart of a new push to reduce levels... Existing government-funded programmes Fresh and Balance, which work to reduce rates of drinking and smoking respectively, will drive the new project, now underway and scheduled to run until 2020.
PR Week US
added May 24, 2017 15:32
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Smoke-Free Laws and Hazardous Drinking: A Cross-Sectional Study among U.S. Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

our study ... provides further evidence that policymakers can implement smoke-free laws to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke exposure (which contribute to reducing smoking) without increasing risk of alcohol-related health issues among drinkers.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2017 05:03
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For young adults, cigarettes more pleasurable with alcohol than with pot

The study is the first to document that tobacco accompanied by alcohol provides cigarette smokers with a greater perceived reward than when they smoke cigarettes while using marijuana. The study will be published online April 18 in the journal Addiction
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 18, 2017 12:47
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PAHO Encourages Caribbean Countries to Tax Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages to Reduce Burden of Noncommunicable Disease

PAHO/WHO is bringing together health and finance officials from 17 countries and territories for the Caribbean Subregional Workshop on Alcohol, Tobacco, and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Barbados May 16-18, to discuss the benefits of adopting such measures
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 17, 2017 20:58
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The slippery slope / The Domino Effect of Tobacco Regulation on Other Consumer Goods

More and more, the [FCTC] is used as a blueprint by public health advocates to propose global regulatory frameworks that address other health concerns like obesity or excessive alcohol consumption. Such measures include tax increases, advertising restric
The Future of Brands (JTI)
added May 15, 2017 17:59
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