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[Asia, Thailand] Anti-smoking drive aimed at workers

Almost 90% of low-income workers dealt with by a people's rights association tend to smoke, struggle with debt and have a low quality of life, a study has shown. Arunee Sito, head of a Samut Prakan-based association to promote people's rights and a coor
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 3, 2014 22:20
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[Australia] Tobacco should be harder to buy, Quit Victoria study finds

Almost three quarters of Victorians believe it should be harder to buy tobacco, a study says. Cancer Council Victoria surveyed adults about reducing the accessibility of cigarettes last year.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:36
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The prevalence of brand switching among adult smokers in the USA, 2006–2011: findings from the ITC US surveys

Nearly half of smokers in the USA switched their cigarette brand or brand style within a year. Switching between brands may be more price motivated, while switching within brands may be motivated by price and other brand characteristics such as product le
Tobacco Control
added Sep 27, 2014 13:50
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Nonsmokers' responses to new warning labels on smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes: an experimental study

Regulatory agencies should not allow "lower risk"warning labels, which have similar effects to the "FDA Approved"label, which is prohibited, and should consider implementing graphic warning labels for smokeless tobacco products and e-cigarettes.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:54
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Trend for trying e-cigarettes may be leveling off

The study's conclusions seem to parallel a modest decline in e-cigarette sales during the same period that have been noted in analyst reports. The findings come from an annual survey of thousands of adults. It has been the CDC's only source on e-cigarett
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2014 11:48
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Most of cafes and restaurants in Russia observe smoking ban — Consumers International

The monitoring demonstrated that as many as 93.7% of cafes and restaurants subject to inspections observed the anti-smoking ban. In the remaining 6.3% of public catering establishments, the ban had been violated due to both the owner’s fault and the lack
ITAR-TASS (ru)
added Sep 23, 2014 19:07
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco consumption declines moderately in Peru

Euromonitor International released a comprehensive report finding that volume sales of cigarettes in Peru declined moderately in 2013, an scenario explained by three main factors. Firstly, improved enforcement of the Peruvian law determined that consume
Andina (Peru News Agency) (pe)
added Sep 21, 2014 23:52
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[North Carolina] Survey shows less smoking among N.C. teens

State health officials said Friday that smoking levels among public high school and middle school students reached a historic low rate during 2013. But they also expressed concern that a small but increasing number of students are willing to experiment wi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2014 03:48
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Are physicians aware of their role in tobacco control? A conference-based survey in Portugal

The findings suggest that Portuguese physicians are not aware of their role in tobacco control. Poor engagement of physicians in TC may contribute to the current lack of comprehensive policies in Portugal and Europe and undermine social norm change. Medi
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:31
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North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey

N.C. 2011 YTS is a comprehensive statewide representative sample of 10,162 middle and high school students. Every other year a core set of CDC tobacco-related questions are asked. In addition, states add questions related to local program factors. The sa
SmokeFree.NC.gov (North Carolina Division of Public Health: Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:50
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