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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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Price Hikes Keep Cigarette Profits Up

Despite regular tax increases and continued declines in volume, major tobacco manufacturers have seen revenues soar recently, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Citing consolidation and cost-cutting measures as additional factors, the Journal rep
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 3, 2017 23:39
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The case for the WHO Advisory Note, Global Nicotine Reduction Strategy [FREE FULL TEXT]

the main goal of the Advisory Note was to provide a scientific review and examine the potential feasibility of reduced nicotine content cigarettes as an approach to tobacco control, and to describe the context in which this approach could be considered.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:10
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Controlling corporate influence in health policy making? An assessment of the implementation of article 5.3 of the World Health Organization framework convention on tobacco control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Highly selective and incomplete implementation of specific guideline recommendations facilitates extensive ongoing opportunities for industry policy influence. Stronger commitment to implementation is required to ensure consistently strong com
BioMed Central (uk)
added Mar 11, 2017 00:32
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Does the regulatory environment for e-cigarettes influence the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation?: Longitudinal findings from the ITC Four Country Survey

in a less restrictive EC regulatory environment, use of ECs during a quit attempt facilitates, but in a more restrictive environment, it inhibits, short-term sustained abstinence. The findings underscore the need for careful consideration on how best to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 5, 2017 00:35
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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

The proof is in the packaging. Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing
New Scientist
added Feb 25, 2017 00:22
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Decrease in mortality rate and hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction after the enactment of the smoking ban law in São Paulo city, Brazil

Conclusions Hospital admissions and mortality rate for myocardial infarction were reduced in the first months after the comprehensive smoking ban law was implemented.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2016 00:57
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[California] LEVIN: How would the Prop. 56 tobacco tax really affect poor smokers?

So why do we have few smokers if tobacco is relatively cheap? Public health experts credit California’s low smoking rate partly to aggressive anti-smoking campaigns and other initiatives, such as banning workplace smoking and being the first state to ban
CALmatters
added Sep 30, 2016 21:39
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[Asia, India] 'Poor anti-tobacco law raises head & neck cancer graph'

Poor enforcement of anti-tobacco law in Bengal has given rise to a high incidence of head and neck cancer cases in the state, said anti-cancer crusader Pankaj Chaturvedi. Most of the other states had been far more active in restricting tobacco use, brin
Times of India
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30
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The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking among socioeconomic groups in nine European countries, 1990-2007.

Socioeconomic inequalities in smoking widened between the 1990s and the 2000s in Europe. During the same period, there were intensified tobacco control policies in many European countries. It is uncertain whether tobacco control policies have contributed
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2016 03:12
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