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[Europe] EVIDENCE BRIEF: Plain packaging of tobacco products: measures to decrease smoking initiation and increase cessation (PDF)

Studies have revealed that plain packaging reduces the attractiveness of the product, particularly to women and young people. ... increase awareness about the risks related to tobacco consumption, encouraging more people to quit and fewer to start. In
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 15, 2015 09:54
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[Europe] Plain tobacco packaging encourages more people to stop smoking and fewer to start

A new evidence brief by WHO/Europe — Plain packaging of tobacco products: measures to decrease smoking initiation and increase cessation — provides evidence of the effectiveness of plain packaging measures in smoking prevention and cessation.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 15, 2015 09:48
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Tobacco bans in school linked to lower smoking levels

In a new study in 43 countries, kids who attended schools with strongly enforced tobacco-free policies were significantly less likely to smoke.
Reuters
added Jan 14, 2015 10:02
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Nicaragua to Host IV International Tobacco Festival

host the IV International Tobacco Festival opening Wednesday which will see buyers from the United States, Europe and Latin America, according to the organizers of the event. The event, with “Puro Humo” (Pure Smoke) as its slogan
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Jan 13, 2015 20:16
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[Texas] As many as two-fifths of never-smoking teens are exposed to secondhand smoke worldwide

Many teens who have never smoked are being exposed to the health dangers of tobacco. A new study by the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with East Tennessee State University, the Indian Institute of Technology and the Wor
University of Texas Medical Branch
added Jan 13, 2015 14:36
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Never-Smoking Youth in 168 Countries

smoking parents and/or peers are the key factors. Study findings highlight the need to develop and implement comprehensive smoke-free policies consistent with the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jan 13, 2015 14:33
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As many as two-fifths of never-smoking teens are exposed to secondhand smoke worldwide

estimated the prevalence of secondhand smoke exposure worldwide among teens who had never smoked, and found that one third of those teens are exposed to secondhand smoke inside the home. In addition, the study results indicate that more than two fifths of
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 12, 2015 19:58
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[Australia] MOODIE: Paying tribute to Dr Nigel Gray, a pioneer of global tobacco control

Simon Chapman describes him as “the unequivocal father of global tobacco control”. Gray started the International Cancer Control Union (UICC) Tobacco Program, which brought together a small group in the mid-70s to start making tobacco control happen in a
Crikey (au)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:36
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[Nebraska] Larson introduces bill to restore smoking in cigar bars and tobacco shops

And an old ally, former State Sen. Scott Lautenbaugh of Omaha, will be the lobbyist pushing to restore smoking in cigar bars and tobacco shops. Lautenbaugh had sponsored the 2009 law that had allowed an exemption to the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act for s
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jan 10, 2015 15:46
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[Asia] Important tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

approved the Law on increasing taxes, including taxes on tobacco products. Tobacco taxes for different types of tobacco will increase as of 2015......adopted a new Governmental regulation mandating pictorial health warnings on tobacco products.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:07
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