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South Australian smokers pay more than $50,000 a year in fines for cigarette crimes intended to cut smoking

More than $57,000 of fines were issued to smokers last financial year for lighting up in cars with kids, at playgrounds, in bus shelters, on train platforms and for throwing lit butts out of the car, latest police figures show. And since last month, smo
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 9, 2016 14:37
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[UK] Wholesaler Booker says tobacco sales continue to bite

Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said tobacco sales in the first quarter continued to be negatively impacted by a ban on small stores displaying tobacco products. The company, which serves 1.3 million customers, said tobacco sales were down 7
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2016 17:52
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[New Zealand] Removal of tobacco displays working- study

“This study provides strong evidence that the removal of prominent point-of-sale displays from almost all New Zealand dairies, petrol stations and supermarkets has protected children from starting to smoke, and has contributed to reducing smoking among s
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:37
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Living longer, living well: How we can achieve the World Health Organization’s ‘25 by 25’ goals in the UK (PDF)

It now lies with policy makers to implement (and evaluate) interventions to reduce the vast disease burden associated with poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol consumption. ... Smoking is responsible for over 80% of all deaths from
Richmond Group of Charities (uk)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01
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[Australia] Reaching “an audience that you would never dream of speaking to”: influential public health researchers’ views on the role of news media in influencing policy and public understanding.

In this interview-based study, we report on the views about news media engagement and strategies used by 36 peer-voted leading Australian public health researchers in six fields.
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added May 22, 2012 00:07
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AMA Continues Efforts to Prevent Tobacco Use

AMA will work with state and medical specialty societies as well as public health organizations to increase public awareness of the tobacco companies that were found in violation of the RICO Act and the corrective statements that they are being required t
American Medical Association (AMA)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:10
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[New Zealand] Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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2017 Vaping Policies in UK Councils Report A report from The Freedom Association’s Freedom to Vape Campaign (PDF)

● 126 councils (32 per cent of those who responded) require vapers to use designated smoking areas in all or some circumstances, despite that fact that vapers are not smokers. This is an increase from 112 councils in 2016 . ● When asked if councillors ar
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 17, 2017 21:07
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Addiction Potential of Cigarettes With Reduced Nicotine Content in Populations With Psychiatric Disorders and Other Vulnerabilities to Tobacco Addiction

Reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes may decrease their addiction potential in populations that are highly vulnerable to tobacco addiction. Smokers with psychiatric conditions and socioeconomic disadvantage are more addicted and less likely to qui
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:27
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[UK-Wales] Premature coronary heart disease deaths 'cut by 70%'

The number of people dying prematurely from coronary heart disease in Wales has been cut by nearly 70% in the past 20 years, a new report has revealed... The report said this was due to the improved detection of heart disease among GPs, the ban on smoking
BBC Online
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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