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Australia's plain tobacco packs: anticipated and actual responses among adolescents and young adults 2010–2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The actual response of youth to plain packaging was greater than anticipated prior to their introduction, and support for plain packaging increased from preimplementation to postimplementation among all groups of youth. Jurisdictions planning to implement
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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EDITORIAL: A “Frank Statement” for the 21st Century? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The global movement public health activists built over decades of toiling in the trenches must stand together and not allow PMI to buy more time by executing a 21 st century version of the ‘Frank Statement.’
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, we look at reactions to the Philip Morris International (PMI) initiative ‘Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’. It is fitting to recall a quote from Robert Kennedy in his address to the first World Conference on Smoking and Health (as it was
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 13:50
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Sperm age calculator tells men how decrepit their sperm are

A SPERM age calculator can tell men how “old” their sperm is, revealing changes caused by smoking.
New Scientist
added Oct 24, 2017 13:40
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[UK] Young People's Use of E-Cigarettes across the United Kingdom: Findings from Five Surveys 2015-2017.

surveys across the UK show a consistent pattern: most e-cigarette experimentation does not turn into regular use, and levels of regular use in young people who have never smoked remain very low.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Oct 24, 2017 13:39
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[California] Associations of Electronic Cigarette Nicotine Concentration With Subsequent Cigarette Smoking and Vaping Levels in Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

The results of this study provide preliminary evidence that use of e-cigarettes with higher nicotine concentrations by youths may increase subsequent frequency and intensity of smoking and vaping.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:36
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[UK] The Lancet Commission on pollution and health

The Lancet Commission on pollution and health addresses the full health and economic costs of air, water, and soil pollution. Through analyses of existing and emerging data, the Commission reveals pollution’s severe and underreported contribution to the
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:31
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New York State Bans Vaping Anywhere Cigarettes Are Prohibited

“These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes, but the reality is they also carry long-term risks to the health of users and those around them,” Mr. Cuomo said in a statement. “This measure closes another dangerous loophole in the
New York Times
added Oct 24, 2017 05:05
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Sleep as a Target for Optimized Response to Smoking Cessation Treatment

The extent to which unhealthy sleep in smokers may be a viable intervention target for promoting response to smoking cessation treatment is considered. Ultimately, this review provides conceptual support for sleep therapy as an adjunctive treatment for sm
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 23, 2017 23:18
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Recall of Point-of-Sale Marketing Predicts Cigar and E-Cigarette Use among Texas Youth

Students’ recall of signs marketing e-cigarettes at baseline predicted ever e-cigarette use and increased susceptibility to use e-cigarettes at follow-up across all store types. Recall of e-cigarette displays only predicted susceptibility to use e-cigare
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 23, 2017 23:18
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