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Marijuana as a ‘concept’ flavour for cigar products: availability and price near California schools

Understanding how the tobacco industry manipulates cigar products and marketing to capitalise on the appeal of marijuana to youth and other priority populations is important to inform regulation, particularly for flavoured tobacco products. In addition, t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:28
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[Canada] Package size matters: tobacco packaging, retail merchandising and its influence on trial and impulse sales

most of consumer purchase is on impulse—decided at the point-of-sale’. Given such dynamics, BAT indicated that ‘it becomes clear that merchandising materials must have high positive impact at point of sales, to draw consumer attention and generate the des
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:27
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[Japan] They’re heating up: Internet search query trends reveal significant public interest in heat-not-burn tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Public health practitioners should expand heat-not-burn tobacco product surveillance, adjust existing tobacco control strategies to account for heat-not-burn tobacco products, and preemptively study the health risks/benefits, popular perceptions, and heal
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:01
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[Australia] Indigenous smoking deaths on the rise despite people butting out

Lead researcher Dr Ray Lovett said the study found the lag between smoking and the onset of smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer means the number of smoking deaths was likely to keep climbing. "We have seen significant declines in smoking among I
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:57
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Softening Among U.S. Smokers With Psychological Distress: More Quit Attempts and Lower Consumption as Smoking Drops [FREE FULL TEXT]

smokers with psychological distress, like the general population, are softening over time. To improve health outcomes and increase health equity, tobacco control policies should continue moving all subgroups of smokers down these softening curves, while s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 12, 2017 16:35
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[Australia] The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking epidemic: what stage are we at, and what does it mean?

we expect tobacco-related cancer mortality to remain high, but peak within the next decade; however, there is a critical need for improved evidence to make an accurate assessment. The continuation and expansion of comprehensive tobacco reduction measures
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:32
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As Part Of 'Tobacco Nation,' Indiana Has A Smoking Rate On Par With Developing Countries

Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Dean Paul Halverson was not surprised to see Indiana highlighted in the report. “We are horrible when it comes to funding public health,” he said. “We’re ranked 49th in 50 states in our per capita investment
WMOT (Murfreesboro, TN)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:00
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'Heat-Not-Burn Cigarettes' Aiming for U.S. Market

"We don't know enough about the health implications of heat-not-burn tobacco products, and that lack of knowledge is extremely dangerous for public health," said Theodore Caputi, the study's lead author...."We know from experience that the tobacco industr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 12, 2017 01:00
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[UK] NICE to back use of e-cigarettes in new smoking cessation guidance

NICE is planning to back use of e-cigarettes in an update of guidelines on smoking cessation, according to new draft guidance. In the guidance, published last month, NICE said: ‘Some smokers have found them helpful to quit smoking cigarettes and there i
Pulse (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:42
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Hard-Core Smokers are Softening Over Time

“Even though they smoke more than the general population, smokers with high psychological distress have been smoking less and trying to quit more, as the overall level of smoking has decreased,” said Margarete C. Kulik, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow with th
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:26
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