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[Sri Lanka] Psychiatrists welcome graphic warnings on cigarette packs

The Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists (SLCP) has welcomed the Health Ministry’s decision to order that cigarette packets sold in Sri Lanka should carry graphic warning labels on them.
The Island (lk)
added Jan 31, 2013 18:28

Israeli scientists: smoking may slow Parkinson's disease

Israeli researchers are one step closer to discovering a treatment for Parkinson's disease, after finding a genetic mechanism connected to cigarette smoking that keeps the degenerative disease from progressing.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Aug 21, 2012 21:15

[Canada] A lifeline for society's most vulnerable smokers

Long ignored by a mental-health profession that 'deliberately absolved' them of the need to quit, people with mental illness are finally getting help for their stubborn addiction
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:46

[Canada] Sex, Lies, and Cigarettes: Canadian Women, Smoking, and Visual Culture, 1880-2000 (9780773539778): Sharon Anne Cook

She argues that smoking's attraction is rooted in women's changing identity formation and in strategies for empowerment, an idea enriched through extensive analysis of visual culture. It is in these images (yearbooks, posters, photographic collages, print
added Jun 25, 2012 10:57

[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries

HWL disparagement was assessed as the frequency of making fun of HWLs in the past month...HWL disparagement among smokers may indicate greater warning relevance and processing and does not result in counterproductive effects on cessation efforts.
Health Education Research
added Nov 17, 2017 20:03

Pictorial warning labels on tobacco products could help improve communication of risks to smokers

"The results clearly demonstrate that images in warnings get and hold viewing attention, as evidenced by the short latency to first view and the viewing duration of the images. These are important processes in attention and learning theory, and may help
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 6, 2017 15:56

Xiaosi Gu, University of Texas at Dallas – Effects of Belief on Nicotine Cravings

How much of a nicotine craving is only in your head? Our research shows that it is a lot more than we thought. My colleagues and I found that in order to satisfy a nicotine craving, smokers had to not only smoke a nicotine cigarette, but also believe tha
The Academic Minute (WAMC Northeast Public Radio)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:05

Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit

"This is the first top-quality evidence available that these warnings do change behavior," said lead researcher Noel Brewer. .. Such habit-changing images show smoke emerging from a hole (stoma) in the neck, smoke-ravaged lungs, badly stained teeth, or a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 6, 2016 18:26

[New York] Reminder: Tobacco Harm Reduction Conference - April 21, 2016

This event will focus on persons with a mental illness and drug users who smoke tobacco. Dr. Riccardo Polosa... Conference co-sponsors: Community Access & School of Professional Studies, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 31, 2016 23:07

[New Zealand] Claim tobacco price hike will lead to increased pressure on mental health services

Timaru woman Diana Gibb is upset with the price hike of cigarettes. People are collecting used cigarettes from the street to help battle their mental illness and avoid personal harm, a woman who uses cigarettes to moderate her own illness says. Timaru
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 7, 2016 05:36
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