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Item development and performance of tobacco product and regulation perception items for the Health Information National Trends Survey

A “don’t know” response option is helpful for items assessing many emerging tobacco products, but presents several analytic challenges that should be carefully considered. Multiple items assessing specific tobacco product and regulation perception items
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2018 19:10
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco threatens youth: Ministers

Senior government officials opened an international conference on tobacco control on the resort island of Bali on Thursday with the message that Indonesia must reduce its tobacco consumption to protect its younger generations.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Longitudinal and Reciprocal Relationships Between Psychological Well-Being and Smoking

Findings warrant further exploration of the relationships between PWB and smoking, and support the incorporation of PWB-boosting components into existing treatments.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 18, 2018 19:08
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GLANTZ: Heated tobacco products: another tobacco industry global strategy to slow progress in tobacco control

the latest round of heated tobacco products fits into and supports the tobacco companies’ political efforts to avoid meaningful regulation and protect their ability to sell all their products – including conventional cigarettes. We see these products as
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:45
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[New York] Affordable vaping for smokers in poor countries branded 'a human rights issue'

Addressing a 300-strong audience of tobacco and vaping industry representatives, Helen Redmond, an expert in substance use at [NYU]'s Silver School of Social Work, said people in poor countries should not be priced out of nicotine-based products that cou
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, China] She took on the tobacco industry, and taught a city about sex: a Hong Kong doctor’s life

For 50 years, Dr Judith Mackay was one of Big Tobacco’s biggest enemies, and her battle to curb smoking had a major impact across the globe. She looks back on that and much else besides, including raising a family
South China Morning Post
added Sep 15, 2018 04:08
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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2018 03:41
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High rates of smoking in people with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

research conducted in 25 sub-Saharan African countries and published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research. After taking into account other factors associated with tobacco use, people living with HIV were approximately 12% more likely to smoke cigarettes and o
aidsmap (uk)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:23
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WHO: 9.6 million cancer deaths, 18 million new cases this year

"However, given that the tobacco epidemic is at different stages in different regions and in men and women, the results highlight the need to continue to put in place targeted and effective tobacco control policies in every country of the world."
UPI
added Sep 14, 2018 17:06
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[Africa] AFRO region mulls tobacco industry interference and transparency of COP8 delegations

Speaking at the event in Lomé, Togo, FCA Executive Director Francis Thompson explained that Africa is important in tobacco control for many reasons: “It is nearly the only region in the world where we can still hope to prevent the tobacco use epidemic in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 14, 2018 02:57
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