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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Mediational Pathways of the Impact of Cigarette Warning Labels on Quit Attempts (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Health warning labels seem to influence future quitting attempts primarily through their ability to stimulate thoughts about the risks of smoking, which in turn help to raise smoking-related health concerns, which lead to stronger intentions to quit, a
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
added Jul 11, 2014 07:44
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Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes Help Smokers Remember Dangers

A new study shows that U.S. smokers are more likely to recall the health message on a pack of cigarettes if it is displayed with a graphic warning than in traditional text alone.
Scientific American blogs
added Jun 15, 2012 14:12
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[Canada] Day 202: Not Corporately Responsible?

Forensic psychiatrist Dominique Bourget has been involved in more than a few news-grabbing trials during her career as an expert witness on behalf of people who wish to be found "not criminally responsible" or otherwise escape full penalties for the crime
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 24, 2014 01:09
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Study: Graphic tobacco warning labels more effective at delivering anti-smoking message - HealthPop

A new study finds that the labels actually work, and are more effective at teaching smokers the health risks from cigarette smoking than traditional warnings.
CBS
added Jun 16, 2012 08:03
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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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[Ireland] Smoke and mirrors

It took several months to finally quit, helped by a stint on oncology wards . . . Dr Muiris Houston retells how medical student Nikhil Joshi stripped away the make-up from the common illusion that smoking is a form of coping mechanism.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Oct 1, 2012 17:04
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ARCHIVE: FOLEY: TOBACCO AND THE SOUL

Tobacco holds sway over the soul as much as it does the body. The qualities it takes in its various forms make it a near irresistible complement to the particular desire dominant in an individual’s soul. How we react to these forms says as much about our
First Things (The Institute on Religion and Public Life)
added Sep 19, 2015 17:38
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[UK] Nicotine is good for you, says tobacco firm scientist ($$)

The startling claim, by a scientific adviser to the tobacco industry, came as researchers from New York University last week warned that smokers of the new wave of ecigarettes may inhale more nicotine and other toxins than regular smokers.
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:32
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QuickStats: Ten Most Common Chronic Conditions* Among Persons Living in Residential Care Facilities — National Survey of Residential Care Facilities, United States, 2010

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 9, 2012 14:00
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[UK] Smoking and mental health (PDF)

• Understanding the physical and psychological impact of quitting smoking for mental health service users is an important part of a harm reduction strategy. • Smoking affects the way some psychiatric drugs are metabolised, with more medication needed th
NHS Confederation (uk)
added Sep 16, 2013 23:12
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