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[UK] Plain tobacco packaging law enforced in Jersey

Jersey's Health Minister has signed off an order for a new law to be drafted to enforce plain tobacco packaging....The intervention hopes to support a number of actions that aims to reduce smoking and tobacco related harm by reducing the promotion appeal
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:08

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Graphic imagery and support help them quit

Another thing that helped Mr Adi quit was the graphic imagery showing blackened lungs on cigarette packs. "When they started to put these pictures, it turned me off." Over a couple of years he gradually weaned himself off cigarettes, especially when hi
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:55

Disgust but not health anxiety graphic warning labels reduce motivated attention in smokers: a study of P300 and late positive potential responses

Most GHWL evaluations have focused on fear (or anxiety) elicitation rather than disgust, an emotion that may have a unique link to smoking, having evolved specifically to facilitate the avoidance of contaminants via oral incorporation. Analyses of P300 a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 8, 2017 17:49

VIDEO: Cigar Warnings and Warning Plan Requirements

Covers the health warning statement requirements for cigar packages and advertisements, and the submission requirements for cigar warning plans included in this new Deeming final rule.
You Tube
added Jul 1, 2017 16:14

US adult smokers’ perceptions' of Australia's cigarette warning labels: variance by warning content and consistency across sociodemographic subsegments

The finding that the gangrene image was chosen as the most effective is consistent with findings from preimplementation focus groups in Australia.6 These Australian data indicated that many individuals found this image effective even though they did not r
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:56

[New Zealand] Pathways to Achieve Smokefree NZ – new research

The public health researchers estimated the impacts of a range of novel and bold measures — known as tobacco endgame strategies — on future smoking prevalence, population health, and health sector costs. They used computer simulation modelling to estimat
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:57

[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16

[UK] Smoking rate at "all-time low" across North Yorkshire

And North Yorkshire County Council says the Health Act, which enforced the ban, has helped to cut smoking rates to an all-time low across the region, with only 13% of people smoking in North Yorkshire. They say it's also "set the scene" for further smok
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:45

India: steep decline in tobacco consumption in India reported in second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2017)

For a large and diverse country like India, effective tobacco control has always been a daunting task. In the last five years, the country has witnessed a number of legal battles between the government and the tobacco industry. At one point, a parliament
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 25, 2017 15:03

[Asia-pacific] Malaysia targets reducing smokers to 15 per cent by 2025

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said towards meeting the objective, the ministry would be intensifying efforts to empower and promote overall health to assist smokers to kick the unhealthy habit. He said the government had carried out vario
Borneo Post (my)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:22
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