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[Asia] Despite anti-smoking campaign, smoking in China on rise

While the Chinese government has been working to reduce smoking for the past 40 years — including issuing smoking regulations, anti-tobacco advertisements, and public smoking bans — smoking continues to rise. The Chinese internet company Tencent asked 1
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Apr 17, 2017 23:23

[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39

Impact of CVS Pharmacy's Discontinuance of Tobacco Sales on Cigarette

After CVS’s tobacco removal, household- and population-level cigarette purchasing declined significantly. Private retailers can play a meaningful role in restricting access to tobacco. This highlights one approach to reducing tobacco use and improving pub
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 16, 2017 22:28

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe, UK] Tobacco on the back foot?

many continue to file large numbers of applications for figurative, logo and colour marks covering cigarettes and tobacco in class 34. This may suggest tobacco companies are optimistic the WTO will find the TPPA in breach of Australia’s obligations under
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:20

Tobacco Advertising and Promotional Expenditures in Sports and Sporting Events — United States, 1992–2013

After prohibition of tobacco brand sponsorship in sports in March 2010, cigarette manufacturers reported $0 on sports-related advertising and promotion during 2010–2013. In contrast, during 2010–2013, smokeless tobacco manufacturers reported a total of $1
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:05

Achieving the tobacco endgame: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from repeated cross-sectional studies in New Zealand 2008–2014

strategies that result in substantial declines in smoking prevalence are not accompanied by the hypothesised increase in ‘hardcore’ or ‘hardened’ smokers who are more addicted and less motivated and able to quit. The findings suggest that there is no need
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2016 02:05

CDC Reports Adult Smoking Fell to Record Low 15.1 Percent in 2015 – Bold Action Needed to Finish the Job

These remarkable results are a testament to the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies...Thanks to the Tips campaign, as well as campaigns by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Truth Initiative aimed at youth and young adults, the U.S. curren
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 25, 2016 03:22

[Canada] Legal age of 21 key to helping youth butt out, says researcher

Russ Callaghan, a professor at UNBC, believes that raising the legal age of smoking to 21 could result in profound improvements in public health in Canada and the US. He has co-published a research paper which suggests this change could significantly red
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:08

PELZMAN: Patient Smokes, Check. Now What?

We have tried something new to help us...anyone listed as a smoker (based on those buttons that are clicked or the presence of "tobacco use disorder" on their problem list) is is generated daily which is sent to our smoking cessation team
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 16:08

ESEN: Turkey's tobacco control policies as a world leader

Turkey is one of 15 countries worldwide with a heavy burden of tobacco-related health problems....Turkey was once a heaven for smokers....But this has changed dramatically. For more than a decade, the government has aimed to strengthen the country's capac
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 16, 2017 17:16
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