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[Asia, India] Odisha: Pictorial warnings bring down smoking by 3.3 per cent

The pictorial warnings on packages of tobacco products seem to have worked well as the number of tobacco smokers in the State has come down. The prevalence of smoking has declined by 3.3 per cent in last eight years and only seven per cent adults, above 1
New Indian Express (in)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:27

Most People Who Try One Cigarette Likely To Become Habitual Smokers: Study

The results of the study found that about 60.3 percent of the people claimed they had tried a cigarette at some point in their lives, and around 68.9 percent among them developed a regular habit. In other words, around three out of five people who tried
Tech Times
added Jan 13, 2018 14:43

Smoke-Free Car Legislation and Student Exposure to Smoking

CONCLUSIONS: These findings support the legislative intent that public policies that are designed to protect children from exposure to smoking in vehicles will yield better adolescent health outcomes and a lower risk of future adolescent cigarette smokin
added Jan 13, 2018 14:38

[Florida] Battle Over Whether Smoking or Dental Problems Caused Man's Fatal Mouth Cancer, as Trial Against RJR Begins

R.J. Reynolds’ role in a broad scheme to hide the dangers of cigarettes ultimately caused the mouth cancer that killed a 53-year-old Florida smoker, an attorney for the smoker’s widow claimed Thursday as trial began against the tobacco giant. Kelsey v. R.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 12, 2018 22:14

Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Applications

Clarification: No Deadline Set for Public Comments on Philip Morris Products S.A. MRTP Applications
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 12, 2018 22:13

Sharp drop in Australian teenagers’ use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco

Study’s authors attribute the fall to stricter parental attitudes and law reforms that have reduced availability of substances...between 1999 and 2015...Tobacco use dropped from 45% to 10% over the same period – the steepest decline of all substances
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00


In January 2018 the Smokefree Action Coalition launched the NHS Smokefree Pledge. The Pledge is designed to be a clear and visible way for NHS organisations to show their commitment to helping smokers to quit and to providing smokefree environments which
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:44
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[UK] North campaigners call for NHS to do more to prevent hospital admissions and deaths from smoking

Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:41

Do Less Harm: E-Cigarettes a Safer Option Than Smoking

“Studies show that if most current American smokers switched to vaping e-cigarettes over the next 10 years, there could be as many as 6.6 million fewer premature deaths and 86.7 million fewer life years would be lost,” said David Abrams, PhD, professor of
New York University
added Jan 12, 2018 13:40

Effect of Real-Time Monitoring and Notification of Smoking Episodes on Smoking Reduction: A Pilot Study of a Novel Smoking Cessation App. Dar R1.

CONCLUSION: These preliminary results suggest that automatic monitoring of smoking episodes and alerting the smoker in real time may facilitate smoking reduction in motivated smokers.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 12, 2018 13:34
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