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Graphic health warnings on tobacco packets and containers: compliance status in Bangladesh

Effective implementation of GHW labels in low-income and middle-income countries requires awareness-raising among key stakeholders, combined with focused monitoring and compliance strategies. This should take into account different product categories and
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:59
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Acute perceptions of preferred cigarettes when blinded to brand

Acute perceptions of one’s own cigarette are substantially lower when smokers are simply unaware of brand, relative to those aware it is their preferred brand. Results support the notion that perceptions of smoking own brand are enhanced by marketing effo
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57
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Regulating the local availability of tobacco retailing in Madrid, Spain: a GIS study to evaluate compliance

ost tobacco stores are compliant with the regulations in Spain. However, these regulations are insufficient to reduce tobacco availability. More restrictive regulations are needed to limit the geographic distribution of tobacco retailers, and health crite
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:57
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[Canada] Judgment to be Rendered in Appeal

judgment in the following appeal will be delivered at 9:45 a.m. EDT on Friday... Her Majesty the Queen in Right of British Columbia v. [PMI]...did the British Columbia Courts err in ordering... production of the databases containing health care informati
Supreme Court of Canada (ca)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:33
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Attorney-General of Brazil to be the featured speaker at COP8

(WHO FCTC) which will take place in Geneva from 1 to 6 October. The first woman to hold the office of Attorney-General of the Union (AGU), Ms Fernandes Mendonça will share her experience in the successful February 2018 battle to uphold the constitutiona
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:24
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Industry-Funded Study on Tasty Vape Flavors Shows Why They're a Problem

But in a tobacco industry-funded paper published in the Harm Reduction Journal on Monday, researchers attempt to temper this concern, saying the flavors of these e-liquids may be key to helping people quit cigarettes. In the study, researchers from the C
Inverse
added Jul 10, 2018 13:08
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EDITORIAL: A cautionary note on electronic cigarettes and vascular health

The study by Franzen and colleagues adds to the growing evidence that acute e-cigarette use impairs vascular function. The cardiovascular impact of acute e-cigarette use provides a cautionary note on the concept that e-cigarettes are lower risk tobacco pr
Vascular Medicine
added Jul 10, 2018 13:04
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[Europe] Genuine cigarettes smuggling from Algeria gives Brussels another headache

In recent years, Europe has seen the rise of new forms of illicit tobacco trade, such as illicit cut tobacco or cheap white cigarettes. However, the increasing flow of genuine cigarettes from Algeria into Europe is giving politicians a fresh headache. T
EurActiv
added Jul 10, 2018 13:01
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SMOKING MAPPED: These are the worst places for smoking in the UK

BRITAIN'S worst towns for smoking have been revealed – and people in the poorest areas are four times more likely to light up than those in the richest./the local authority with the highest rate of male smokers is Rossendale in Lancashire, with 33.1% of
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 12:58
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Vaping Doesn’t Often Help Smokers Quit, New Study Finds ($$)

In a study published Monday in the journal PLOS One, researchers at Georgia State University found that U.S. adult smokers who didn’t use electronic vaping devices were more than twice as likely to quit as those who did.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 10, 2018 12:57
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