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Electronic cigarette use among US adults in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, 2013–2014

Conclusions The majority of e-cigarette users in this study reported less than daily use. Compared with non-daily use, daily use was associated with being a former smoker; however, cross-sectional data limits our ability to establish the temporality or
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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Correlates of self-reported exposure to advertising of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes across 28 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ten years after ratification of [FCTC], self-reported exposure to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising in the EU is higher in e-cigarette and tobacco users, as well as those with internet access. The implementation of the Tobacco Products Directive may res
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 15:01
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Menthol levels in cigarettes from eight manufacturers

The amount of menthol measured in the whole cigarettes ranged from 2.9 to 19.6 mg/cigarette for menthol-flavoured cigarettes and from 0.002 to 0.07 mg/cigarette for cigarettes without a detectable menthol flavour.5 In an effort to understand how menthol m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 14:56
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New PSA Campaign to Increase Awareness of Groundbreaking Lung Cancer Screening

the American Lung Association‘s LUNG FORCE initiative has partnered with the Ad Council to launch the first national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to educate Americans about a groundbreaking lung cancer screening for those at high risk. This p
Ethical Marketing News (uk)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:15
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[New Zealand] Tobacco retail outlet restrictions: health and cost impacts from multistate life-table modelling in a national population [FREE FULL TEXT]

These tobacco outlet reductions reduced smoking prevalence, achieved health gains and saved health system costs. Effects would be larger if outlet reductions have additional spill-over effects (eg, smoking denormalisation). While these interventions were
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09
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Levels and trends in cigarette contraband in Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data presented suggest that policies to tackle cigarette contraband introduced from the mid-2000s to late 2000s, at both federal and provincial levels, may have dampened the demand for contraband cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there is limited evidence to inform tobacco control policies in custodial settings, outcomes of this review suggest that cessation programmes/bans can be an effective mechanism to interrupt prisoner smoking behaviour when properly enforced.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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TOC: September 2016 - Volume 26 - 5

Die Another Day, James Bond's smoking over six decades / When smokers quit: exposure to nicotine and carcinogens persists from thirdhand smoke pollution / Vaping on Instagram: cloud chasing, hand checks and product placement / Industry watch: heat-not-bu
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 15:58
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Cigarette stick as valuable communicative real estate: a content analysis of cigarettes from 14 low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarette sticks are clearly valuable ‘real estate’ that tobacco companies are using for communicative purposes. Across all countries and brands, the stick communicates branding via text, colour and imagery.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 15:54
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