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TOC: May 2016, Volume 25, Issue 3

Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study / Community reductions in youth smoking after raising the minimum tobacco sales age to 21 / Is the illicit cigarette market really growing? The tobacco indus
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:26

Pictorial cigarette pack warnings: a meta-analysis of experimental studies [FREE FULL TEXT]

The evidence from this international body of literature supports pictorial cigarette pack warnings as more effective than text-only warnings. Gaps in the literature include a lack of assessment of smoking behaviour and a dearth of theory-based research on
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:23

Randomised clinical trial of snus versus medicinal nicotine among smokers interested in product switching

Snus performed similarly to nicotine gum in cigarette smokers who were interested in completely switching to these products, but was associated with less satisfaction and greater toxicant exposure than nicotine gum.
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:19

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In a win for ignoring the end result of a company's success, Philip Morris has been named the best place to work in Israel. The honour was bestowed by Top Employers Institute which, according to its website, “certifies excellence in the conditions that
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:18

Assessment of the European Union's illicit trade agreements with the four major Transnational Tobacco Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

the seizure payments represent a tiny fraction of the revenue lost from cigarette smuggling, between 2004 and 2012, 0.08% of the estimated losses due to illicit cigarette trade in the EU. Our evidence suggests the EU should end these agreements.
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:16

FDA's misplaced priorities: premarket review under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Despite the premarket review requirements, there is evidence that the tobacco industry is introducing new products that have not been authorised by FDA, and the agency has yet to take an action to stop or prevent this practice despite the fact that the i
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:07

ARCHIVE: Hungry for tobacco: an analysis of the economic impact of tobacco consumption on the poor in Bangladesh [FREE FULL TEXT]

largely neglected by those working in poverty and tobacco control. Strong tobacco control measures could have immediate impact on the health of the poor by decreasing tobacco expenditures and thus significantly increasing the resources of the poor. Addres
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:04

[Asia, India] Not contagious but deadly: More and more women are dying of non-communicable diseases

lung cancer was found to be the leading site of cancer in 10 out of 27 cancer registries and the second or third leading site in another nine registries. “Smoking triggers lung cancer. More women in India are taking up smoking and there is a rise in cas
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 28, 2016 17:00

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Despite smokers decrease, Vietnam listed in 15 nations with most smokers

Though the number of Vietnamese smokers reduced, the country is still one of nations who have high rate of smokers in the world, said the Ministry of Health at a meeting held yesterday in response to the No Tobacco Week and the World No Tobacco Day
Vietnam Net
added May 27, 2016 22:21

Vaping medicinal cannabis healthier than smoking the drug with tobacco

Electronic cigarettes can be a safe and effective way to deliver cannabis for medicinal purposes. Scientists at the University of Lausanne created cannabis-laden oils for e-cigarettes and found that vaping the infusions could deliver useful levels of the
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added May 27, 2016 22:01
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