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The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China

The adverse health effects of SHS exposure result in a large economic burden in China. Tobacco control policies that reduce SHS exposure could have an impact on reducing healthcare costs in China.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:03
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[UK] PruHealtha and Mercer: Businesses ‘failing to support staff in efforts to give up smoking’

The survey from Britain’s Healthiest Company, which is run by PruHealth with Vitality and Mercer, found that despite smoking being one of the biggest risk factors which contributes to lifestyle-related diseases, smoking interventions are the least likely
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:01
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[UK] Stubbed out: Brits more hostile to e-cigarettes, new poll reveals

The data, collected by pollster YouGov and the Sunday Times, shows around 60 percent of Britons would like to see e-cigarette devices – that imitate real tobacco, but produce a generally harmless vapor – banned in public buildings.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 21, 2014 22:52
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[UK] Should smoking be banned in city parks?

Deputy city mayor Councillor Rory Palmer has called for a public debate on whether smoking should be banned in the city’s parks. He is asking people to get in touch with their views to see if the idea should be taken forward.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:07
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New Mexico might look to ban smoking on restaurant and bar patios too

The New Mexico Health Department recently conducted a survey with almost 3,000 people asking them if they would support restaurants that choose to ban smoking on their patios. The department reports that 75 percent of those surveyed said they would supp
KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Oct 16, 2014 23:48
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[UK] Seeking out ‘easy targets’? Tobacco companies, health inequalities and public policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Department of Health held a consultation on the future of tobacco control, including a focus on reducing socioeconomic inequalities in smoking, to which tobacco companies made written submissions.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:51
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A Longitudinal Study of Electronic Cigarette Use in a Population-based Sample of Adult Smokers: Association with Smoking Cessation and Motivation to Quit

Daily use of electronic cigarettes for at least one month is strongly associated with quitting smoking at follow up. Further investigation of the underlying reasons for intensive versus intermittent use will help shed light on the mechanisms underlying th
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:53
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Trends in Awareness and Use of Electronic Cigarettes Among U.S. Adults, 2010–2013

increased considerably among U.S. adults during 2010–2013. In 2013, over one-third of current cigarette smokers reported having ever used e-cigarettes. Given the uncertain public health impact of e-cigarettes, continued surveillance of emerging utilizatio
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:51
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[Australia] The Use of Smoking Cessation and Quit Support Services by Socioeconomic Status Over 10 Years of the National Drug Strategy Household Survey

evidence suggests that low-SES smokers use quit services and support options equally to high-SES smokers, and thus access does not drive the SES differential in smoking. However, the findings are positive, suggesting that increasing the uptake of prescrip
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:50
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[UK] Parks smoking ban plan divides Newsbeat listeners

We've been asking them what they think about a report which is calling for London to ban smoking in parks and public squares, like New York. And just before the rest of the UK writes this article off as a "London issue, if this scheme is a success it co
BBC Online
added Oct 15, 2014 16:23
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