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International Encyclopedia of Public Health: 2016 Edition - Research and Markets

Key Topics Covered: . . . Tobacco / Alcohol / Drugs
Business Wire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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Cardiovascular Screenings Increase After the ACA, Study in The American Journal of Managed Care® Finds

More physicians screened patients for diabetes and hypertension and especially for tobacco use in the years after 2010, when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) required that payers cover preventive screenings without out-of-pocket costs to patients, according
Business Wire
added Nov 29, 2017 00:23
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Nicotine content in cigarettes sold in Kenya, Africa market higher than in Western countries

More worrying is the new trend where youngsters are smoking shisha, which is 10 times more harmful as compared to cigarettes. The nicotine found in cigarettes in African countries is 25 per cent more concentrated than the ones sold in Western countries,
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:46
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Did independent and convenience (small) retailers comply with standardised tobacco packaging in the UK?

Given the value of such research in gauging the effectiveness of retailer-related tobacco policy,6 we examined independent and convenience (small) retailer compliance with standardised packaging legislation in the UK. Small retailers are an important grou
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2017 21:39
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[Kentucky] New Study Shows Lower Lung Cancer Rates in Communities with Strong Smoke-free Laws

A recent study by University of Kentucky BREATHE researchers shows that fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. The study, "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances"
University of Kentucky
added Nov 28, 2017 21:38
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DINERSTEIN: Pot's Secondhand Smoke Gets A Free Pass

A recent editorial in JAMA Marijuana, Secondhand Smoke, and Social Acceptability... The authors are correct when they state that marijuana shouldn’t be given a free pass concerning secondhand smoke because it is more acceptable. They are right in using s
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Nov 28, 2017 21:33
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[Kentucky] Smoking bans help lower lung cancer rates, study finds

That conclusion might seem obvious, but the study by anti-smoking advocate Ellen Hahn of the UK College of Nursing is the first to show that lung cancer rates go down when smoke-free laws cover workers and the general public from the dangers of second-ha
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 28, 2017 20:40
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[Kentucky] Communities with Strong Anti-Smoking Laws Seeing Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. ... "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances" was published in Cancer
SurfKY News
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

To Comment on the Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTP Applications You may submit comments including data, research, and other related information to docket FDA-2017-D-3001. On November 21, FDA issued a notice in the Federal Register extending the comment
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 28, 2017 18:41
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[UK-Scotland] NHS report recommends minimum cigarette pricing and licence fee to sell tobacco

Minimum pricing on cigarettes and a licence fee to sell tobacco should be central to a new national tobacco strategy in Scotland, according to a report which is expected to guide the Scottish Government’s strategy in 2018. The report by NHS Health Scotla
Talking Retail (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:37
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