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Mixed-methods evaluation of a ban on tobacco advertising and promotion in Banyuwangi District, Indonesia

The recent introduction of an outdoor tobacco advertisement (OTA) ban in Banyuwangi District, East Java, Indonesia provided an opportunity to evaluate.. Policy violations were evident 1 year after the launch of OTA ban in Banyuwangi. Tobacco advertisement
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2018 23:17
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Current Tobacco Smoking, Quit Attempts, and Knowledge About Smoking Risks Among Persons Aged ≥15 Years — Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 28 Countries, 2008–2016

the median prevalences of tobacco smoking and smokers making a quit attempt were 22.5% and 42.5%, respectively. The median prevalences of knowing that tobacco smoking causes stroke, heart attack, and lung cancer were 73.6%, 83.6%, and 95.2%, respectively.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 19, 2018 20:18
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate for S. Korean men down in 2017

The smoking rate has steadily fallen from 47.8 percent in 2008 to 40.6 percent in 2015, except for 2009 and 2016. The smoking rate temporarily moved up to 40.7 percent in 2016 following a huge drop a year earlier due to an increase in tobacco prices. In
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:44
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[Canada] Menthol Cig Ban Didn't Spur Black Market Sales: Study

When Nova Scotia became the first jurisdiction in the world to ban menthol cigarettes in May 2015, the tobacco industry claimed that "the primary effect of this law will be to increase the illegal tobacco market in Nova Scotia." To determine if that was
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:50
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Lung cancer will remain major health issue, despite falling rates

"We found that future smoking and lung cancer rates and deaths will continue to decrease," said Meza, who is the coordinating principal investigator of the CISNET Lung group, adding those decreases are the result of tobacco control measures implemented u
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 15, 2018 23:20
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Provincial-level cancer burden attributable to active and second-hand smoking in China

Comprehensive smoke-free policies in China should expand to all provinces, notably those with a higher burden of cancer attributable to smoking, instead of being mostly limited to Beijing and some other metropolitan areas.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 15, 2018 22:45
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Indexation of Tobacco Excise and Customs Duty and Smoking Prevalence Among Australian Adults, 2001–2010: A Serial Cross-sectional Study

inflation-adjusted duty was not associated with changes in smoking prevalence, but it may have prevented upward pressure on prevalence that increasing affordability could have exerted. Frequent increases in duty greater than the growth in both wages and g
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:49
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History and Current Trends in the Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Retail Marketplace in the United States: 2010–2016

Findings show strong early growth in the ENDS retail market followed by considerable slowing over time, despite a slight uptick in 2016. Trends reflect shifts to flavored products, newer generation “open-system” devices, lower prices, and tobacco industr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:49
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LETTER: WARNER: The Nicotine Continuum and Regulation: Additional Challenges to Converting an Important Concept into Policy: Commentary on Zeller

Mitch Zeller is a tobacco control visionary. He and his colleagues are trying to figure out how to convert that vision into meaningful regulation. The real challenge is to do that in a complicated bureaucracy subject to profound political obstacles to se
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:44
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A blueprint for the primary prevention of cancer: Targeting established, modifiable risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking...The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest pote
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Oct 12, 2018 14:21
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