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Smoking ban across the UK has made us happy! Married women with children have benefited the most from the landmark legislation introduced 10 years ago

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:16
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[UK] Propensity for smoking linked to molecules in specific brain regions, say scientists

By creating a map of the brain based on post mortem tissue samples, researchers have been able to understand why certain behaviours – including smoking – are linked with certain brain areas. “We studied the molecular makeup of the brain and isolated tho
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:01
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[UK] The impact of public smoking bans on well-being externalities: evidence from a policy experiment

public smoking bans appear to have a statistically significant short-term positive impact on the well-being of married individuals, especially among women with dependent children. These effects appear to be robust to alternative specifications and placebo
Lancaster Universty (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 12:57
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[UK-Scotland] How the UK smoking ban increased wellbeing / Married women with children benefited the most

looked at people's own assessments of their psychological well-being both before and after the introduction of the bans in Scotland and England using a quasi-experimental design. The researchers analysed data from the British Household Panel Survey to es
EurekAlert
added Dec 5, 2017 03:23
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[Asia, India] What do teenagers think about smoking?

1900 students were randomly chosen from six states ...89% teenagers agreed that if it’s ok for their parents to smoke, then its ok for them too. 87% teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience. 85% teenagers
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:15
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[Asia, India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

Over 50 per cent of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear "cool" among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:29
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How Do Tobacco Power Walls Influence Adolescents? A Study of Mediating Mechanisms.

Conclusions: The tobacco power wall increases adolescents’ smoking risk, and this effect is partly explained by the effect of the power wall on adolescents’ perceptions of how normative smoking is. (
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
added Dec 1, 2017 02:29
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[UK] The response of young adult smokers and non-smokers in the United Kingdom to dissuasive cigarettes: An online survey

Our findings suggest that it may be possible to reduce the desirability of cigarette sticks by altering their design, e.g., with the addition of a warning or use of an unattractive colour.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 1, 2017 02:27
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Tobacco control through the lens of moral psychology

“Trying to maximize abstinence from tobacco products or maximize the use of less harmful tobacco products have become opposing options in part due to the emotional reactions that influence views of these approaches,” Kozlowski adds. “I think there is roo
University of Buffalo
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[Israel] There’s a link between teen smoking and adult drinking

It’s actually the memory of smoking tobacco as a teen that alters the brain’s reaction to alcohol as an adult. And it doesn’t matter if there’s been a prolonged period of nicotine withdrawal; the research indicates that these nicotine “memories” still lea
ISRAEL21c
added Nov 30, 2017 06:36
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