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Hospital initiatives in promoting smoking cessation: A 12-year follow-up

A total of 102 USA hospitals were randomly selected...While there was no reduction over the 12 years, there was no increase in the percentage of hospital switchboards that connected to a SCP
Experimental and Therapeutic medicine
added Sep 15, 2016 02:28

Pharmacies urged to ban tobacco

“The public wants this absurd contradiction to come to an end,” CEO Nancy Brown said. “If you promote health, you should not be in the business of selling products that can lead to addiction and death,” she added.
The Hill
added Sep 3, 2016 14:18

Attitudes Toward Prohibiting Tobacco Sales in Pharmacy Stores Among U.S. Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

Most U.S. adults favor prohibiting tobacco sales in retail pharmacy stores. Eliminating tobacco product sales in these settings may reinforce pharmacy stores’ efforts to promote wellness, and further cultivate social climates that reduce the desirability
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 2, 2016 15:00
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[Nevada] Survey: Mesquite voters want smoke-free casinos

Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air is now armed with results from a survey that found a clear majority of the city's voters strongly support its efforts to ban indoor smoking in all workplaces, including the city's biggest businesses. A May 2016 Publ
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Sep 2, 2016 01:19

CDC Study: Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Support Prohibiting Tobacco Sales in Pharmacies

This study shows that most Americans recognize the fundamental conflict between pharmacies’ role in promoting health and the sale of tobacco products that kill nearly half a million Americans each year. It’s time for pharmacies and other responsible reta
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 1, 2016 20:06

Two thirds of US adults believe pharmacies should not sell tobacco

Two-thirds of American adults believe pharmacies should not be allowed to sell tobacco, while 14 percent strongly oppose such a policy, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published today in the American Journal of
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Sep 1, 2016 16:59

New Middle School Program Increases Students' Knowledge Of E-Cigarette Dangers, Cuts Intended Use

a first-of-its-kind program is being rolled out to middle schools across the country to address the recent spike in youth E-cigarette use. New data from a survey of students participating in a test run of the CATCH My Breath Youth E-Cigarette Prevention
PR Newswire
added Sep 1, 2016 15:34

Most Americans Don't Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves

"Selling tobacco products, the leading preventable cause of death and disease, goes against the important and growing role pharmacies play in Americans' well-being," he added. The new research, from the CDC, came from an online survey of nearly 4,300 ad
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2016 15:30

Submission of Warning Plans for Cigars; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability

(FDA) is announcing the availability of a draft guidance for industry entitled “Submission of Warning Plans for Cigars.” The draft guidance, when finalized, will help those involved in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of cigars in the United State
Federal Register
added Sep 1, 2016 17:08

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Medical Marijuana Laws and Tobacco Use

This study comprehensively examines whether medical marijuana laws (MMLs) have affected the trajectory of a decades-long decline in adult tobacco use...the enactment of MMLs between 1990 and 2012 are associated with a 0.3 to 0.7 percentage-point reduction
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:14
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