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[Indiana] Study finds local heart health has improved since 2012 smoke-free ordinance

Smoke Free Indy, which led the effort in 2012, released the results of a study which showed a drop in the number of heart attack admissions at Indianapolis and Marion County hospitals. The study was co-authored by Dr. Yi Wang, an assistant professor in
WTTV-TV CBS4 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29

Computational Models Used to Assess US Tobacco Control Policies

multiple studies demonstrated the independent effect of taxation on decreasing future smoking prevalence, and models for other tobacco control interventions showed that these strategies are expected to decrease smoking, benefit population health, and are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 18:36

Standardized Tobacco Packaging Can Combat the Prevalence of COPD, Says Infiniti Research

A new study conducted by the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group has found that plain tobacco packaging has the potential to reduce tobacco use, thereby causing a drop in the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other tobacco-relat
Business Wire
added May 17, 2017 23:45

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Poll shows fewer Pinoy smokers due to higher cigarette prices

High tobacco excise taxes helped cut smoking prevalence among Filipino adults by 5.9 percent in 2015, according to the results of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) released Friday.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added May 5, 2017 12:56

Poll: Americans Divided on Whether Positive or Negative Health Messages Help Smokers Quit

More than One Out of Four Americans Use Tobacco or Nicotine Products Daily, Help from Friends and Family Most Effective Quit Aid According to Poll
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:19

Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling

Smokers may be an easy tax target because many view them as sinners and thus easier to tax. But tax-hike proponents must consider the unintended consequences that undermine whatever good intentions they may have had in the first place.
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08

Obesity will kill you far earlier than cigarettes, diabetes, or hypertension, study warns

Researchers studied causes of death in the US in 2014, the latest figures They found obesity causes 47 percent more early deaths than tobacco Smoking deaths have plummeted in 15 years thanks to tobacco control efforts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:57

Claims in vapour device (e-cigarette) regulation: A Narrative Policy Framework analysis

The dominant claims of vapour devices as a public health threat have supported regulations that have limited their potential as a harm reduction strategy. Future policy debates should evaluate the opportunities for vapour devices to decrease the health a
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 21, 2017 17:33

Students’ Beliefs About and Perceived Effectiveness of a Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

Students most exposed to SHS were less likely to perceive the policy was effective. Compared with nonusers, those who smoked cigarettes were less likely to perceive the policy as effective in encouraging quitting. Tailored messaging regarding policy benef
Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice
added Apr 12, 2017 19:41

Record low number of Australians smoking daily: data

Young Victorian males are still smoking at an alarming rate despite the overall rate of smoker dropping in the state, data has revealed. Statistics released by anti-smoking agency Quit Victoria on Monday showed that more Victorian men than women were dai
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2017 16:27
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