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Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Demographic and Health Survey from 30 low-income and middle-income countries

We have demonstrated that SHS exposure during pregnancy is far more common than active smoking in LMICs, accounting for more stillbirths than active smoking. Protecting pregnant women from SHS exposure should be a key strategy to improve maternal and chil
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:46
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Future work should address the deep-rooted social acceptance of NCTP, the laxity in their control, their exclusion from regulations in some countries and the failure to subject them to increased taxation. Control measures should also specifically target t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:36
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Flavour Capsule Variants’ Performance in a “Dark Market”: Implications for Standardised Packaging

product innovations, such as flavour capsule variants (FCVs), remain unregulated...Policy makers should disallow FCV innovations, which offer no health benefits to smokers and may instead attract non-smokers to smoking. Where timely, these regulations cou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 2, 2018 00:46
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SIDDIQI: Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

Our findings suggest that smoking is a key contributor to the indoor air pollution of homes....Healthcare professionals working with pregnant women should be aware of these issues and be proactive in offering advice and support to pregnant women who are
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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Association between tax structure and cigarette consumption: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project

a change from a specific to an ad valorem structure is associated with a 6%–11% higher cigarette consumption. In addition, a change from uniform to tiered structure is associated with a 34%–65% higher cigarette consumption. The results are consistent with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:56
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Half-year Report to 30 June 2018

“Our strategy is to continue to grow our combustible business while investing in the exciting potentially reduced risk categories of THP, vapour and oral. As the Group expands its portfolio in these categories, we will continue to drive sustainable growt
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jul 27, 2018 19:03
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[Switzerland] FCA gears up for FCTC Conference of the Parties success in Geneva

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) recently announced a limited number of travel grants to select individuals from member organisations in low-and middle-income countries – where more than 1 billion of the world’s smokers live –, to attend the Eight
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:24
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[Australia] Canada: An Update On Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products

It remains to be seen what effect the WTO decision will have on the implementation of tobacco plain packaging. Leaving aside any possible appeal from the decision the scope of further attacks by tobacco companies is becoming limited as a result of this d
Mondaq
added Jul 26, 2018 12:22
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How The Tobacco Industry Has Changed Its Marketing Strategy Across The Globe

Among the wiliest of industry operators, the tobacco industry started expanding its markets in China, Africa and Latin America as the noose began tightening around its activities in North America and Western Europe. Being a formidable litigant helped it
Forbes
added Jul 26, 2018 12:05
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[Eastern Europe, Ireland] Irish smokers stubbing out for good as study reveals cigarettes sales have halved over past decade

and we now rank 51st on the world table when it comes to our smoking habit Despite the cut down, our smokers still spend nearly €1.5billion a year on the dirty nicotine habit, the Euromonitor report revealed. And each of them puffs on about 577 cancer-
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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