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[Asia] Ban on tobacco, gutka showing a dip in oral cancer cases in India: Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Centre for Disease Control’s National Tobacco Survey have indicated a dip in tobacco consumption in India among males. These are attributed mainly to the ban on tobacco and gutka use in public place
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added May 19, 2017 21:47
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Availability and use of cheap tobacco in the UK 2002 - 2014: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Project

IMPLICATIONS The effectiveness of price increases as a deterrent to smoking is being undermined by the availability of cheap tobacco such as roll-your-own tobacco and cartons of packs of factory-made cigarettes. Wide price ranges allowed smokers in 2014
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2017 21:29
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[Spain, USA] More Evidence Linking Smoke-free Legislation and Lower Risk of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight [FREE FULL TEXT]

Given that in 2015, 9.62% of live births in the United States were premature, and...prematurity was the leading cause of mortality for children <5 years old, it is time to close the gap and advocate for comprehensive smoking bans in all states and countri
Pediatrics
added May 19, 2017 12:37
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EDITORIAL: Cardiovascular Mortality Differences—Place Matters

The substantial decline in death rates from cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in the United States represents one of the greatest biomedical research and public health achievements of the 20th century.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added May 18, 2017 07:17
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More Evidence Linking Smoke-free Legislation and Lower Risk of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight ($$)

Pediatrics
added May 18, 2017 01:33
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Smoke-Free Legislation in Spain and Prematurity

CONCLUSIONS: The implementation of the Spanish smoke-free policies was associated with a risk reduction for preterm births and low birth weight infants, especially with the introduction of the more restrictive ban. Accepted
Pediatrics
added May 18, 2017 01:32
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Spain's smoking ban tied to drop in preterm and underweight babies

Researchers examined data on more than 5 million babies born in Spain from 2000 to 2013. .."Second hand smoke exposure during pregnancy is associated with health complications affecting perinatal and neonatal health," said senior study author Dr. Inaki Ga
Reuters
added May 18, 2017 01:31
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Standardized Tobacco Packaging Can Combat the Prevalence of COPD, Says Infiniti Research

A new study conducted by the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group has found that plain tobacco packaging has the potential to reduce tobacco use, thereby causing a drop in the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other tobacco-relat
Business Wire
added May 17, 2017 23:45
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REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE COUNCIL AND THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT (PDF)

the challenge posed by the illicit tobacco trade remains as preoccupying today as it has been in the past. The EU and its Member States have no choice but to continue to address the threat from illicit tobacco and its changing patterns with determination
European Commission - Trade (be)
added May 17, 2017 20:53
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[UK] Call for bold targets to save ‘thousands of lives’ and NHS money lost to tobacco

Thousands of cases of cancer, heart disease and stroke could be avoided if just 5% of the population smoked by 2035, research suggests. A new study, commissioned by Cancer Research UK, also found there would be huge savings to the NHS if smoking rates f
Press Association (uk)
added May 12, 2017 20:14
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