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[Australia] Lung cancer mortality rates set to decline

Lung cancer mortality rates in Australia will continue to fall in the next quarter-century, possibly as a result of tobacco control regulations from the early 1990s, research has found.Led by Cancer Council NSW researchers, and published in the journal Lu
The New Daily (au)
added Dec 14, 2018 05:37
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[Texas] E-Cigarettes: Rekindling America's Addiction to Tobacco

Cofer was among the speakers at The University of Texas System’s two-day Eliminate Tobacco Use Summit at MD Anderson, where health and policy experts convened to discuss policy, prevention and cessation efforts for tobacco and nicotine-related products,
Texas Medical Center
added Dec 11, 2018 23:39
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Mayor releases findings of study on air quality in bars, casinos since implementation of smoke-free ordinance

Air quality in Baton Rouge bars and casinos has improved by nearly 99 percent since the city banned smoking in June, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and the members of the Smoke-Free EBR Coalition said Wednesday. Researchers from New York-based Rosw
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Dec 11, 2018 19:21
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SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky's job protection for smokers comes under fire

In 1990, the tobacco industry helped make smoking a civil right in Kentucky. Now some powerful interests want to reverse that. But will denying smokers jobs help them quit?
Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added Dec 9, 2018 16:11
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Graphic warnings snuff out cigarettes' appeal to kids

New research from Cornell University suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 8, 2018 02:54
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[Kentucky] EMERIC: Op-Ed: UK Tobacco-free Ambassadors proud of tobacco policy results

As UK’s Tobacco-free Take Action! (TFTA) Ambassadors, we want to take a moment to inform the UK community about the efforts we are making on a daily basis to keep our campus a healthy place to live, work and learn. UK’s tobacco-free policy was adopted i
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:43
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[Asia, China] KIDWAI: Time to stub out smoking

tough measures are required to reduce smoking rates. The government should extend the ban on smoking in public places nationwide and strictly monitor its implementation...Many experts advocate raising prices of cigarettes, but I believe that's a wrong mov
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17
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[Asia, China] EDITORIAL: Bigger sales of tobacco products go against plan for healthy nation

The Healthy China 2030 plan vows to reduce the size of smoker population...But given the tobacco corporation's deployment and growth momentum these years...the goal of downsizing the smoking population is mission impossible unless there is a drastic chan
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:32
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Smoking bans tied to lower blood pressure in non-smokers

While smoke-free policies have been associated with fewer hospitalizations for heart disease and a lower risk of heart attacks, less is known about how these laws impact blood pressure, particularly for non-smokers, researchers note in the Journal of the
Reuters
added Dec 2, 2018 15:50
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Restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies combined with cessation advice: a modelling study of the future smoking prevalence, health and cost impacts

Conclusions This work provides modelling-level evidence that the package of restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies combined with cessation advice in these settings can accelerate progress towards the tobacco endgame, and achieve large population he
Tobacco Control
added Dec 1, 2018 16:50
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