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[UK-Scotland] A Tobacco Endgame for Scotland?

Attendees at a recent meeting on developing Scotland’s tobacco ‘endgame’ strategy identified three key policy priorities for a Scottish ‘tobacco endgame’: restricting availability of tobacco; pursuing a ‘polluter pays’ approach with tobacco industry profi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 25, 2017 17:04
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[Spain] Smoking ban in public places may help improve health

Researchers have found evidence that a ban on smoking in public places could be an effective measure to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke which has long been associated with negative health effects. "The study findings highlight the impact of smoke-fr
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:50
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[Spain] New study on smoking bans finds decrease in smoke exposure in public and private places

A study of secondhand smoke exposure after two smoking bans in Spain, publishing today in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, suggests that overall exposure can be decreased across all settings by comprehensive legislative efforts.
EurekAlert
added Feb 26, 2017 19:38
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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

Results We observed a reduction in mortality rate (−11.9% in the first 17 months after the law) and in hospital admission rate (−5.4% in the first 3 months after the law) for myocardial infarction after the implementation of the smoking ban law. Conclus
Tobacco Control
added Jan 16, 2017 23:54
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More Smokers Trying to Quit - Data to Inform Health Policy

Data from more than 40,000 adult smokers in the U.S. reveal a substantial increase in serious attempts to quit smoking between 2012 to 2014, according to a new study appearing in the journal, Addiction. In 2014, 55% of adult smokers reported making a ser
PR Newswire
added Jan 5, 2017 21:16
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Anti-smoking images on cigarette packs are twice as effective than text-only, ‘smoking kills’ labels

The findings were unambiguous showing image-labels outperformed the text-only labels. Among the smokers who viewed the text-only labels, 7.4% of smokers attempted to quit in the subsequent five weeks. Those who viewed the testimonial photos from real sm
ZME Science
added Dec 13, 2016 02:33
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[Canada] Smoke’s negative effects should guide marijuana and tobacco policy

Canada has a chance to get it right from the beginning with marijuana, gaining the benefits of legalization while minimizing potential harms. At the same time, it has the opportunity to recognize that tobacco users are ill-served by an approach that overl
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:19
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[Alaska] The far-reaching effects of eliminating tobacco use on health campuses

November 17 marks ANTHC's 10th anniversary of adopting a tobacco-free policy (it has been updated to include not only cigarettes and spit tobacco, but e-cigarettes as well). The anniversary coincides with the Great American Smokeout, a national event cre
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Nov 7, 2016 22:02
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Talking Politics: Missouri Tobacco Tax Increase Fails To Decrease Smoking Rates

Studies show that it doesn’t matter how much of an increase there is in tobacco taxes because smokers are going to continue to pay a high price to fuel their addiction, regardless of the health effects. Almost 10,000 people in Missouri die every year fro
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Nov 7, 2016 22:01
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Kentucky Officials Credit Tobacco-Free Policies for Drop in Youth Smoking Rate

The 2015 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey finds smoking rates among Kentucky high school students at 16.9%, down from 26.2% from a decade ago. In a news release, state officials attribute the decrease to the success of tobacco-free school policies. 35
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Sep 28, 2016 04:25
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