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[Australia] FRANDSEN: Why we should pay people to stop smoking

Despite some of the strictest tobacco control policies in the world, recent data shows the decline in smoking in Australia has stalled. “First-line” quitting strategies available in Australia such as nicotine patches offer around a 7% success rate (or 93
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:42
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[UK] Can the quit smoking dip be turned around?

“Community pharmacies have a great track record in helping people stop smoking, but there is no doubt that budget cuts have resulted in the decommissioning of some services,” says a National Pharmacy Association spokesperson.
P3 magazine (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:33
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Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies

The Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool shows that raising the minimum age to 21 nationwide would save 306,000 lives. The tool was built by University of Michigan researchers and the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) lung conso
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:07
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Ukraine’s smoking rate drops, but more action needed to save lives

The progress in combatting the world’s leading cause of preventable death shows Ukraine’s lawmakers are following up on commitments made as part of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, ratified by Ukraine on June 6, 2006. The Campaign for To
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Sep 11, 2017 23:11
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[UK] Smoking bans are having positive impact on child health

Child health has improved significantly since the introduction of public smoking bans in many countries, concludes a large-scale global study* published today in The Lancet Public Health journal. Researchers led by the University of Edinburgh and the E
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:25
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish anti-smoking strategy shows 'positive impact'

The review, conducted by the University of Edinburgh and NHS Health Scotland, said the tobacco control strategy had shown a "positive impact" over the past five years. However, the report's authors cautioned that smoking continued to be a bigger problem i
BBC Online
added Aug 31, 2017 15:15
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[UK, New York] FT Health: Cities lead the way on public health

Climate, cultural differences, resources and political conditions mean interventions have to be tailored to different countries, and local government everywhere can play a greater role, as highlighted in the World Health Organization's Healthy Cities prog
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 01:32
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[UK] Associations between tobacco control mass media campaign expenditure and smoking prevalence and quitting in England: a time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Between 2008 and 2016, higher monthly expenditure on tobacco control mass media campaigns in England was associated with higher quit success rates.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Australia] HICKMAN: Why we should pave roads with cigarette butts

And this isn’t the first time that Mohajerani has garnered headlines for discovering new and inventive ways to deal with Australia’s Philip Morris-manufactured leftovers. In 2016, he published research suggesting that cigarette butts should be entombed i
Mother Nature Network (blog)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:40
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Prevalence of population smoking cessation by electronic cigarette use status in a national sample of recent smokers (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Over half of daily e-cig users in the sample quit smoking in the last 5 years. • Daily e-cig users were 3 times more likely to be quit than never e-cig users. • Some day e-cig users were least likely to be quit. • Some smokers may have quit or are preve
Science Direct
added Aug 17, 2017 16:12
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