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[UK] NHS Statement of Support for Tobacco Control

The NHS Statement of Support for Tobacco Control has been developed to enable the health community to support colleagues in local government in their tobacco control work. It has been developed alongside the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Contr
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:18
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[UK] NHS organisations take stand on smoking

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, was today joined in Parliament by the public health community, Parliamentarians and NHS professionals at the launch of the NHS Statement of Support for Tobacco Control [1]. The NHS Statement, which is endors
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:17
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[Australia, UK] Experts debate smoking ban in outdoor public spaces

Writing in the British Medical Journal, former Labour Health Minister Lord Darzi and others argue it would encourage people to make healthier lifestyle choices...Prof Simon Chapman of the University of Sydney called the idea "paternalistic".
BBC Online
added Feb 26, 2015 08:48
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[Australia] Is a smoking ban in UK parks and outdoor spaces a good idea?

Ara Darzi and Oliver P Keown want a ban to help smokers quit and to protect children from seeing people lighting up. But, argues Simon Chapman, there is no scientific justification for such a draconian attack on basic freedoms
British Medical Journal
added Feb 26, 2015 08:44
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Cigarette taxes and smoking: Will higher taxes yield a public benefit?

adult smoking is largely unaffected by taxes. At best, cigarette tax increases may have a small negative association with cigarette consumption, although it is difficult to distinguish the effect from zero.
Regulation: The Cato Review of Business & Government
added Feb 26, 2015 08:39
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[Kentucky] Foundations Look at Electronic Cigarettes - GrantWatch Blog

Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, pointed out in the release that the Bluegrass State is among many states that prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. ... Legacy issued a December 16 press release on the newe
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 25, 2015 20:05
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[Utah] States Look to Tax E-Cigarettes

With an eye on the twin concerns of public health and raising revenue, Utah is one of many states considering taxing electronic cigarettes
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Feb 25, 2015 20:00
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HEATH: Say yes to Kentucky Smoke-free Act

The science is clear. Tobacco smoke is deadly — to smokers and to all of us who share the air. The truth is that, as a result, too many Kentuckians are working in unhealthy environments.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:16
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SIEGEL: Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Exposes Campaign of Deception About E-Cigarettes, Shows How Anti-Smoking Groups are Harming the Public's Health

many of the anti-smoking groups are so blinded by ideology that they have come to a pre-determined conclusion and don't actually care about the scientific evidence. Or, they are displaying the confirmation bias, where they interpret the evidence to fit th
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 25, 2015 13:15
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A comparison of two methods for assessing awareness of antitobacco television advertisements

When incorporating streaming video, researchers should consider accessibility and report possible response bias. Researchers should fully define the measures they use, specify any viewing accessibility issues, and make ad comparisons only when using compa
Tobacco Control
added Feb 25, 2015 13:15
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