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Income disparities in smoking cessation and the diffusion of smoke-free homes among U.S. smokers: Results from two longitudinal surveys

PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:23

Aldehydes Dominant Carcinogen in Tobacco Smoke

"We found that aldehydes in tobacco smoke are the major driving forces in inducing DNA damage and inhibiting DNA repair, the two major forces that cause cancer," a coauthor said in a statement.
added Jul 29, 2018 22:42

Health Groups Call on FDA to Speed Up Regulation of E-Cig, Cigars

Close to a dozen major health groups are lending support to a lawsuit charging the FDA with harming the health of children, teens, and young adults by delaying regulation of non-cigarette tobacco products. The lawsuit, filed in March by the American Aca
MedPage Today
added Jul 28, 2018 03:33

[New Zealand] Insights into why dairies sell tobacco

“Understanding what drives dairies to keep selling tobacco is an important step towards working with them and other suppliers on a national approach to achieve Smokefree Aotearoa 2025,” says Heather Kimber, Health Promoter at Community & Public Health, C
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:32

[UK] Warning after shocking number of potentially dangerous cigarettes found in Burton

Staffordshire County Council's trading standards team seized a total of a quarter of a million illicit cigarettes and 56kg of tobacco across the county - hitting the taxpayers' pockets by £2million in lost duty.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:44
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Vaping Medical Pot May Not Ease COPD Symptoms: Study

A feeling of breathlessness is the hallmark of the respiratory ailment known as COPD. Now, Canadian researchers say vaping marijuana failed to ease that symptom for most people in their study. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a progressive
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41

Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22

Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk f
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:57
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Association between tax structure and cigarette consumption: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project

a change from a specific to an ad valorem structure is associated with a 6%–11% higher cigarette consumption. In addition, a change from uniform to tiered structure is associated with a 34%–65% higher cigarette consumption. The results are consistent with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:56

Return of cartoon to market e-cigarette-related products

e-cigarette companies are using cartoons to market their products and many of these companies’ logos are cartoons. Empirical data are needed to determine whether cartoon marketing strategies impact perceived risk and benefits, product appeal, the intentio
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:53
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