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Pictures warning of smoking dangers on cigarette packs increased quit attempts: study

sought to address gaps in the research with a large randomized clinical trial that examined the effects on smoking behavior by adding pictorial warnings to the fronts and backs of cigarette packs. The authors used four pictorial warnings that contained te
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:55
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[UK] Early deaths from heart disease set to soar by a THIRD in a decade - unless smoking and obesity are 'aggressively addressed'

smoking in public places... 'Cost-effective measures to reduce CVD risk factors such as obesity, tobacco use and hypertension already exist, but they've not been widely implemented.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2016 00:49
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Could Behaviour Interventions Reduce Second-hand Smoke in Pregnant Women?

Theory-based behaviour change interventions (BCI) have been used successfully to change smoking-related behaviours and could reduce exposure of second-hand smoke in pregnant women. In a recent study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, researchers
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02
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Does Starting to Smoke Cigars Trigger Onset of Cannabis Blunt Smoking?

A short interval right after starting to smoke cigars may be one of increased risk of starting to smoke blunts. We discuss cigar, cigarillo, and “blunt wraps” control approaches that might reduce both tobacco and cannabis-related harms.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:27
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[Guernsey] Prison smoking ban has led to better behaviour

Tobacco was banned at Les Nicolles on New Year’s Day 2013. ‘There were a number of initiatives rolled out at the same time which included increased purposeful activity and the use of disposable electronic cigarettes,’ said deputy governor Lou Arkle. ‘T
Guernsey Press
added Feb 8, 2018 18:15
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Congress Shouldn’t Cut Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Programs

House of Representatives today is considering a continuing resolution to fund the federal government until March 23 and to extend funding for important health programs...it is irresponsible for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutt
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:21
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Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison

Locally-tailored strategies are required to reduce the economic burden of cancer in developing economies. Focussing on tobacco control, vaccination programs and cancer screening, combined with access to adequate treatment, could yield significant gains fo
Cancer Epidemiology [Cancer Detection and Prevention]
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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Recreational marijuana legalization followed by drop in opioid deaths in Colorado

I have been very concerned about the emerging for-profit marijuana industry turning into the new tobacco industry (reference 1, reference 2), with all the accompanying health problems that increase marijuana use will bring. At the same time, there are s
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:32
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CARROLL: Preventive Care Saves Money? Sorry, It’s Too Good to Be True

In the long run, all of those people living longer would lead to increases in spending in many programs, including health care. The more people who quit smoking, the higher the deficit from health care — barely offset by the revenue from taxing cigarette
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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[Asia] NINE OUT OF 10 CHILDREN IN BANGLADESH EXPOSED TO SECONDHAND SMOKE

Bangladesh outlawed smoking in public places in 2013. However, our survey of primary school children in the capital, Dhaka, found that 95 per cent had recently been exposed... Unfortunately, social norms around smoking are not showing a similar trend in
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:18
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