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Trade challenges at the World Trade Organization to national noncommunicable disease prevention policies: A thematic document analysis of trade and health policy space

Policy makers appear to face significant pressure to design food, beverage, and tobacco regulations that other countries will deem consistent with trade rules. Trade-related influence on public health policy is likely to be understated by analyses limite
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:00
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[UK] Hiding in plain sight: Treating tobacco dependency in the NHS

The principle of justice requires that we offer smokers help to quit smoking; failure to so implies that smokers’ health is less important than that of other patients. Failing to provide help to quit smoking while delivering other similarly or less cost
Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:21
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KOH/GELLER: The Philip Morris International–Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI has unique power to fulfill the foundation’s vision. It can set a target date to cease production of cigarettes and other combustible tobacco products...Short of that, the new foundation only diverts attention from evidence-based global tobacco contro
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 19, 2018 12:11
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Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risk

Laws that ban smoking at workplaces and other public places are associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease, even after controlling for a variety of factors, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. The study, published i
Northwestern University
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

s The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be accelerated, a
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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YEE: How This Anti-Smoking Campaign Is Going After Ad Agencies

Advertising firms certainly can do lot of good in the world, such as helping promote healthier behaviors and products as evidenced by the work of Edelman with the CVS campaigns. Vital Strategies is hoping that the #QuitBigTobacco campaign gets more ad fi
Forbes
added Jun 5, 2018 16:24
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World No Tobacco Day: Despite bans, smoking still a burden for Turkey

Turkey is among the leading countries in the world that have an effective ban on smoking, but health care expenditure for diseases linked to smoking still trouble the country For a country with an entrenched habit of smoking across all generations, Turke
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:41
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[France] A million French smokers quit in 2017 thanks to anti-smoking campaigns

There are now a million fewer people in France lighting up tobacco products than there were between 2016 and 2017. This is a staggering amount of people who have suddenly decided to kick the bad habit — a change the likes of which hasn’t been seen in ove
ZME Science
added May 30, 2018 16:30
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Systematic Review of Factors Influencing Smoking Following Release from Smoke-free Prisons

Interventions designed to help people remain abstinent from tobacco following release from smoke-free prisons are an important opportunity to improve the health, finances and well-being of this vulnerable population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2018 19:03
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[Ireland] Number of Irish teenagers smoking has dropped dramatically since 1995 - study finds

The number of teenagers aged between 15 and 16 years old has dramatically dropped since 1995, a new study revealed on Wednesday. It said 41% of teens in that age bracket would fond of a fag over 20 years ago, compared to just 13% in 2015. Nine out of 2
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added May 3, 2018 19:33
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