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Tobacco retail environment near housing programmes for patients with mental health conditions in New York City

People with MH conditions residing in supportive housing in NYC encounter a heavy tobacco retail environment in close proximity to their home, and in some boroughs, one worse than non-MH residences. Implementing a ban on tobacco retail near public schools
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2017 01:33
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[UK] Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors

Researchers tracked more than 2,500 people 60 and older in England and found that current smoking boosted that risk by about 60 percent. The scientists determined that the participants were frail if they had at least three of five conditions: unintention
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2017 14:53
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Accuracy of self-reported smoking abstinence in clinical trials of hospital-initiated smoking interventions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In the United States, high rates (40%) of recently hospitalized smokers enrolled in smoking cessation trials fail biochemical verification of their self-reported abstinence.
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2017 18:08
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Smokers in clinical studies who say they've quit often haven't

found that a high proportion of smokers enrolled in stop-smoking programs during a hospital stay report having quit when in fact they have not. The findings mean that in these kinds of study it is vital to check claims of having quit using an objective me
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:04
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[Asia, India] Reducing nicotine in cigarettes could curb addiction

when the nicotine content was reduced in cigarette, the consumption level of smokers reduced and it was easier for them to quit. However, whether that same effect would be seen in populations highly vulnerable to tobacco addiction was unknown.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 24, 2017 20:05
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truth® Holds Tobacco Industry Accountable for Its Exploitation of Individuals with Mental Health Conditions and Members of the Military

Debuting During 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, truth Asks if it is Just Business or is it Exploitation?
PR Newswire
added Aug 24, 2017 18:17
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ARCHIVE: Scientific Research and Corporate Influence: Smoking, Mental Illness, and the Tobacco Industry

This paper explores the evolution of tobacco industry interest in smoking and mental illness and the multiple levels on which the influence of industry affected questions and answers about mentally ill smokers.8 Industry scientists first became aware of
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
added Aug 24, 2017 16:40
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how tobacco companies linked cigarettes and mental health

quitting smoking is linked with lower levels of anxiety, depression and stress....industry ... giving free cigarettes away to psychiatric facilities and mental health groups. They have also given free cigarettes to homeless shelters and soup kitchens, whi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:38
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In new VMA spots, Truth Initiative asks whether Big Tobacco is exploiting veterans and the mentally ill

Over the course of a minute each, the videos trace how the tobacco industry has targeted military personnel and mental health patients as ideally positioned to become smokers, a revelation that Truth hopes will outrage the VMAs’ woke-teen viewers. "It’s
Campaign US
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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Americans Underestimate How Bad Smoking Really Is For Their Health

“This evidence suggests that people may think more about smoking health risks in terms of relative risk than in terms of absolute risk or risk difference,” the authors write. Essentially, this means that people don’t fully realize the risk of smoking ver
Medical Daily
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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