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[UK] NCD Countdown 2030: worldwide trends in non-communicable disease mortality and progress towards Sustainable Development Goal target [FREE FULL TEXT]

Substantial reduction of NCD mortality requires policies that considerably reduce tobacco and alcohol use and blood pressure, and equitable access to efficacious and high-quality preventive and curative care for acute and chronic NCDs.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:54
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[UK] Child awareness of and access to cigarettes: impacts of the point-of-sale display ban in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco point-of-sale display bans in England reduced the exposure of children to cigarettes in shops and coincided with a decrease in buying cigarettes in shops. However, children do not report increased difficulty in obtaining cigarettes from shops, hig
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2018 13:51
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[UK] Tobacco display ban linked to fewer children buying cigarettes

Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17%, according to new research. Imperial College London, which carried out the study, said the findings suggest tobacco display bans may hav
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:50
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Potential Benefits and Risks of High-Nicotine e-Cigarettes

Stopping e-cigarette use, such as with JUUL devices and other products, among vulnerable age groups will require stronger regulatory actions and sustained efforts by policy makers, medical professionals, public health activists, and the manufacturers who
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 21, 2018 13:48
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The Toxic Air We Breathe

Doug Brugge tells us otherwise in his new book Particles in the Air: The Deadliest Pollutant Is the One You Breathe Every Day (Springer). In fact, he points out that three of the ten top causes of ill health and death worldwide are due to particulate matt
Tufts University
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[UK] BAT/vaping: cigarette break

Try this. It may kill you. That has long been the marketing dilemma of the world’s biggest cigarette groups.
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:25
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[UK] One person quits smoking every 80 seconds in England as official figures show only 10% will smoke in 5 years and the killer habit will be completely eradicated by 2030

health chiefs predict the end of the killer habit is in sight. Public Health England estimates only one in ten people will still be smokers......health chiefs are sending smokers to controversial vaping shops despite growing fears over safety.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:11
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[Pennsylvania] Penn researchers receive $18 million grant for Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

The center will examine the effects of advertising, packaging, and labeling on perceptions, use, and exposure to tobacco products
EurekAlert
added Sep 20, 2018 17:01
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[Minnesota] Study: How do you make people quit smoking? Make cigarettes suck

Out of the study’s 1,250-smoker sample, volunteers who had their smokes’ nicotine levels dramatically reduced right away – down to just 2 or 3 percent of what you’d find in a market-grade cigarette – smoked less and had fewer carcinogens throwing a party
City Pages
added Sep 20, 2018 16:55
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Prenatal smoking exposure and cardio-metabolic risk factors in adulthood: a general population study and a meta-analysis

prenatal smoking exposure is associated with an increased odds ratio of overweight, obesity, and GDM in adulthood, but not with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, waist circumference, or total cholesterol. These findings highlight the importance of abstaining
International Journal of Obesity
added Sep 20, 2018 16:46
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