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[UK] Back of pack health warnings make little impact on teen smokers

suggests research published online in Tobacco Control. Pictorial warnings work better than text alone, but if positioned on the back of the pack are less visible and less effective, say the researchers. In 2008 the UK became the third European Union cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:40
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[North Carolina] Peer Efforts Contribute to Historic Low in NC Teen Smoking Rates

A DHHS press release notes an apparent correlation between tobacco prevention efforts and the lowered rates. Since September 2007, the release says, nearly 10,000 North Carolina high school and middle school youths have pledged to stay tobacco-free in a
Southern Pines (NC) Pilot
added Aug 13, 2012 11:53
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Evaluation of Tobacco Use and Cardiovascular Diseases

The purpose of this contract is to provide FDA with the required resources to conduct a study with subjects that meet the objectives and specifications detailed below. The ultimate objectives of the study are: 1) To evaluate whether and how individuals w
Federal Business Opportunities
added Aug 10, 2012 19:45
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[China] Chinese smokers make tobacco companies feel fine

the growth of the tobacco industry is ensured by the enormous number of smokers in Asia and first of all in China. The WHO blames the Chinese authorities for the failure of the global anti-smoking campaign.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 17, 2012 12:29
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Polaris Oncology System Encourages Smokers to Quit

Polaris Health Directions' oncology distress management system includes a tobacco screener and referral generator to encourage cancer patients to quit smoking. Dropping the habit may help improve the body's ability to heal and respond to treatment.
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Jul 17, 2012 05:27
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[Canada] ZAWERTAILO: Jury still out on the impact of vaping on your health

there’s still not enough good evidence showing that it’s harmless...For tobacco companies, this has the potential not just to recoup the lost revenue from falling cigarette sales, but it may also be a new way to get new people hooked on their products.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 10:58
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[Australia] Public Health and Plain Packaging of Cigarettes / Legal Issues

authors’ analysis sheds light on broader questions relating to the capacity of governments to regulate tobacco products and the tobacco industry, and to regulate in the interests of public health more generally. The answers to these questions are of vital
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Nov 19, 2014 16:12
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[Canada] AGAR: Rush is on to ban e-cigarettes

I asked whether he and his council should have evidence of harm before they ban something. Dawe said, "The municipal act is very clear in terms of if we have a concern ... Moving forward in the absence of evidence, without even attempting to gather it,
Sun News Network (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:26
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[China] TRANSFORMERS TURNS AN AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES INTO A LOUD CIGAR COMMERCIAL

TRANSFORMERS MAKES 3 BILLION TOBACCO IMPRESSIONS ON CHINA AND USA In three short weeks, Transformers: Age of Extinction (PG-13) has delivered an estimated 2.4 billion tobacco impressions in China and 1.5 billion tobacco impressions in the US and Canad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 14:02
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Nevada leads nation in secondhand smoke exposure

More than two-thirds of adult Nevadans are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the highest rate in the nation, according to a federal study. In fact, the No. 2 state for secondhand smoke was almost 10 percentage points behind Nevada.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 26, 2014 07:04
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