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The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking among socioeconomic groups in nine European countries, 1990-2007.

This study shows that tobacco control policies as implemented in the available European countries have helped to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the total population, particularly in lower socioeconomic groups. Widening inequalities in smoking may be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[Europe, Germany] EU’s flavors ban up for discussion

The 2016 CORESTA Congress is scheduled to host, beyond its official program, a specific workshop on the characterising-flavors ban included in the EU’s revised Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). The Congress, which is due to be held at the Hilton Berlin,
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 25, 2016 13:00
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[Europe, UK] Menthol cigarettes ban 'could be ditched after Brexit'

An incoming ban on menthol cigarettes could be scrapped on account of Britain leaving the European Union... Britain is currently planning to go further than these EU rules and also introduce plain packaging for cigarettes. Asked about whether the ban on
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:09
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The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking among socioeconomic groups in nine European countries, 1990-2007.

Socioeconomic inequalities in smoking widened between the 1990s and the 2000s in Europe. During the same period, there were intensified tobacco control policies in many European countries. It is uncertain whether tobacco control policies have contributed
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2016 03:12
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About six million Europeans have quit smoking with e-cigarette use: Study

"These are probably the highest rates of smoking cessation and reduction ever observed in such a large population study," said principal investigator of the study Konstantinos Farsalinos from University of Patras, Rio, Greece. Representational image. Reut
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 19, 2016 20:01
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[Europe, UK] Brexit will not roll back the clock on smoking

According to a briefing carried out by ASH with the CIEH and the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, measures taken to reduce the harm done by smoking will not unravel due to Brexit... ‘Tobacco controls are embedded in UK law and won’t change unless t
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 18, 2016 13:58
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[Europe] Chemometric and trace element profiling methodologies for authenticating, crossmatching and constraining the provenance of illicit tobacco products

the major brands are shown to be remarkably consistent in composition, in marked contrast to counterfeits bearing the same brand name. Analysis of 35 illicit products seized in the European Union (EU) indicates that 18 are indistinguishable or closely sim
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2016 05:24
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Europe, Hong Kong] World’s vaping industry under thick cloud as HK moves to complete ban

Hong Kong is one step closer to imposing a complete ban...planning to table an amendment bill in the 2016/2017 legislative year to “completely prohibit the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and advertising of e-cigarettes”.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Aug 10, 2016 18:58
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[UK] Smokers pay more for cigarettes in Britain than anywhere else in Europe except Norway

Prices are sky-high in the UK due to taxes making up around £6.90 per pack Packs in Slovakia cost £2.61, Croatia £2.65, Romania £2.75 and Poland £2.86, research by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association found. And in Ukraine 20 cigarettes cost just 63p
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 9, 2016 16:41
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[Europe] Potential health gains and health losses in eleven EU countries attainable through feasible prevalences of the life-style related risk factors alcohol, BMI, and smoking: a quantitative health impact assessment [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking is still the risk-factor with the largest potential health gains...Future research should aim to improve knowledge of how policies can influence and shape individual and aggregated life-style-related risk-factor behavior.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:12
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