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Frequency and Content of Conversations about Pictorial Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Health communication can influence behavior by changing social interactions. Our trial characterized social interactions about pictorial cigarette pack warnings with a large longitudinal sample in a real world setting. Understanding these conversations c
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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The Diverging Trajectories of Cannabis and Tobacco Policies in the United States: Reasons and Possible Implications

It is not clear that the prohibition of adult use has a useful role to play in the regulation of either cannabis or tobacco. If both products remain legal, the goals of regulating tobacco and cannabis products should be to restrict youth access, promote
Addiction
added Aug 18, 2017 04:19
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[Texas] Flavored e-cigarette use: Characterizing youth, young adult, and adult users [FREE FULL TEXT]

Restricting the range of e-cigarette flavors (e.g., eliminating sweet flavors, like fruit and candy) may benefit youth and young adult prevention efforts. However, it is unclear what impact this change would have on adult smoking cessation.
Preventive Medicine Reports
added Aug 18, 2017 03:10
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[Asia, China] Air pollution as a catalyst for supporting tobacco control policies? Evidence from a nationwide study on Chinese medical students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Environmental pollution has a significant correlation with people’s attitudes towards health policies, even when such policies are not directly concerned with the natural environment. Policy makers may use this opportunity to implement tobacco control mea
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:33
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[USA] New cigarettes to hit UK? 'Desperate' plan would make working Brits 'suffer most'

officials from the UK’s Department of Health have confirmed that they have met with regulators [FDA]... Theresa May’s Tory government proposed a “Tobacco Control Plan” last month to achieve a “smoke-free” Britain. In the report, it stated: "Stopping smok
Daily Star (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:23
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[Australia] HICKMAN: Why we should pave roads with cigarette butts

And this isn’t the first time that Mohajerani has garnered headlines for discovering new and inventive ways to deal with Australia’s Philip Morris-manufactured leftovers. In 2016, he published research suggesting that cigarette butts should be entombed i
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:40
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Prevalence of population smoking cessation by electronic cigarette use status in a national sample of recent smokers (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Over half of daily e-cig users in the sample quit smoking in the last 5 years. • Daily e-cig users were 3 times more likely to be quit than never e-cig users. • Some day e-cig users were least likely to be quit. • Some smokers may have quit or are preve
Science Direct
added Aug 17, 2017 16:12
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Daily e-cigarette users had highest rates of quitting smoking

Among U.S. adults who were established smokers in the past five years, those who use e-cigarettes daily were significantly more likely to have quit cigarettes compared to those who have never tried e-cigarettes. Researchers at Columbia University's Mailma
EurekAlert
added Aug 17, 2017 16:12
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[Europe, UK] Vaping ads flout EU rules, even if to promote healthier lifestyles

(ASA) today upheld an anonymous complaint made about an advert for a e-cigarette shop Vape Station, in the magazine The Journal. After intense lobbying from the pharmaceutical industry, the EU's Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 (TRPR) monito
The Register (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:12
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ARCHIVE: Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products (PDF)

Over time, the committee concludes that raising the MLA will likely lead to substantial reductions in smoking-related mortality, though results from the models suggest that these results will not be observed for at least 30 years, assuming that the
The National Academies
added Aug 17, 2017 15:47
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