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[Virginia] Vital Signs: Create smoke-free environments for your family

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Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Jun 25, 2017 22:50
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India: steep decline in tobacco consumption in India reported in second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2017)

For a large and diverse country like India, effective tobacco control has always been a daunting task. In the last five years, the country has witnessed a number of legal battles between the government and the tobacco industry. At one point, a parliament
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 25, 2017 15:03
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Impact of five tobacco endgame strategies on future smoking prevalence, population health and health system costs: two modelling studies to inform the tobacco endgame

Conclusions Implementing endgame strategies is needed to achieve tobacco endgame targets and reduce inequalities in smoking. Given such strategies are new, modelling studies provide provisional information on what approaches may be best.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2017 06:29
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Chemicals in Cigarettes: From Plant to Product to Puff

Do you know how many harmful chemicals are in cigarettes or how they get into the product? FDA created these videos and interactive tools to lay the foundation for an important public health goal: we aim to publish a list of the levels of harmful and pot
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 24, 2017 18:23
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Teenagers binge-drink because they hate their bodies - not because they're being rebellious - new study suggests

Being unhappy with their appearance leads both boys and girls – who are known to be vulnerable to fat-shaming - to boozing and smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[North Carolina] Comparison of sampling strategies for tobacco retailer inspections to maximize coverage in vulnerable areas and minimize cost

The authors present a model tobacco retailer sampling strategy for promoting compliance and reducing costs that could be used by U.S. states and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The design is feasible to implement in North Carolina. Use of the sam
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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Reduced thalamus volume may reflect nicotine severity in young male smokers

Nicotine dependence severity and cumulative effect was assessed with Fagerström Test for Nicotine Dependence (FTND) .... Relative to nonsmokers, the young smokers showed reduced volume of bilateral thalamus. In addition, the left thalamus volume was corr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[Hong Kong] Feasibility, Efficacy and Cost Analysis of Promoting Smoking Cessation at Outdoor Smoking “hotspots”: a Pre-post Study

To motivate smokers to quit, there is a need for enhanced smoking cessation (SC) recruitment and for innovative and proactive approaches to SC. This study evaluated the feasibility, efficacy and cost of promoting SC in public outdoor areas where smokers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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6 Ways Cigarette Smoking Can Lead To Fertility Problems

There are a million reasons not to smoke; for couples who want to get pregnant, here are six ways smoking can lead to infertility in both men and women.
IBT - International Business Times
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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TRACY: Study suggests e-cigs are just as harmful as tobacco—but there’s a catch

One study after the next has reached a similar conclusion. So it’s not surprising when studies with contradictory findings are met with skepticism. UConn’s study, which used an untested 3D-printed device, has come under heavy fire since it was released.
The Daily Dot (blog)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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