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Light smokers more likely to give up cigarettes after smoking ban, study finds

A new national study shows for the first time how smoking bans in cities, states and counties led young people living in those areas to give up, or never take up, the use of cigarettes. In particular, the study found that young males who were light smok
News-Medical.net
added Oct 6, 2016 16:41
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[Korea - South] Korea’s Cigarette Taxation Proven Effective, Says Government amid Criticism

The Ministry of Strategy and Finance issued a press release Monday claiming that this year’s increase in cigarette sales and output is the result of a base effect, in which cigarette sales plummeted in early 2015 when the tax increase went into effect.
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:01
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The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking among socioeconomic groups in nine European countries, 1990-2007.

This study shows that tobacco control policies as implemented in the available European countries have helped to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the total population, particularly in lower socioeconomic groups. Widening inequalities in smoking may be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Proximity-based point of sale (POS) policies banning tobacco product sales near schools appear to be more effective in reducing retailer density in lower income and racially diverse neighborhoods than in higher income and white neighborhoods, and hold gre
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[Finland] Longer Trip to Buy Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

The study is the first of its kind to examine the impact of residential proximity to tobacco sales on smoking behaviors, and the findings have important policy implications for smoking cessation efforts, researcher Anna Pulakka, PhD, of Finland's Univers
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2016 14:52
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KOH: Place Matters for Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

efforts to foster tobacco-free norms have resulted in healthier worksites, restaurants, bars, and other public places. Denormalizing and deglamorizing use in an even wider variety of high-risk settings... Place matters. Changing culture can restore health
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Aug 17, 2016 14:35
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The Application of a Decision-Theoretic Model to Estimate the Public Health Impact of Vaporized Nicotine Product Initiation in the United States

Under most plausible scenarios, VNP use generally has a positive public health impact. However, very high VNP use rates could result in net harms. More accurate projections of VNP impacts will require better longitudinal measures of transitions into and o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2016 12:11
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[UK] Tobacco smuggling burns hole in the Revenue's tax take ($$)

An increase in smuggling and the ban on displaying tobacco products in shops has led to a substantial decline in Treasury duty revenues. According to Revenue & Customs, tax revenues in the 2015-16 tax year fell by almost 1 per cent, from £9.55 billion to
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:13
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Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans

"Furthermore, anti-smoking prevention efforts have resulted in a decreased prevalence of cigarette smoking, which may have contributed to the decrease in coronary heart disease prevalence," she said in a journal news release.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 15, 2016 21:48
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Stubbing out the evidence of tobacco plain packaging efficacy: An analysis of the Australian National Tobacco Plain Packaging Survey (PDF) (32pp)

common knowledge that the Australian tobacco plain packaging policy has been successful...contrary to the stated claims of the authors of those papers, and the public health lobby in general, that the evidence is not consistent with the stated aims of the
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Jun 3, 2016 18:01
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