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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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ARCHIVE: Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products (PDF)

Over time, the committee concludes that raising the MLA will likely lead to substantial reductions in smoking-related mortality, though results from the models suggest that these results will not be observed for at least 30 years, assuming that the
The National Academies
added Aug 17, 2017 15:47
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Study links rising U.S. e-cigarette use to rise in smokers quitting

the largest representative sample of e-cigarette users to date and provided a "strong case" that e-cigarettes have helped to increase rates of smoking cessation. "These findings need to be weighed carefully in regulatory policy making and in the planning
Reuters
added Jul 27, 2017 15:27
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[UK-Wales] Parc Prison: Rise in violence since smoking ban

A rise in the number of violent and self harm incidents at Parc Prison could be linked to the smoking ban, a review has found. The report said the ban at the Bridgend site had been well-managed and some prisoners had since stopped smoking. But it said to
BBC Online
added Jul 21, 2017 15:06
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The UK is 10 years smoke-free and there’s more at stake than just clean-smelling clothes

Yes, we’ve come a long way from when you couldn’t take your kids out for a meal without a side order of second-hand smoke. But we’re far from being done. Smoking is at its lowest level on record in this country, but if you take a closer look at the figu
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:38
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[UK] The smoking ban came into effect 10 years ago, but has it worked?

A decade after smoking was banned in public place, health officials in Cornwall have no doubt that it has saved lives. Ten years ago 21% of people in Cornwall smoked and this has now fallen to 15.7% with an amazing 26,000 people helped to quit the habit
Cornwall Live (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:55
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[UK] 'For public health it remains a landmark' - region reflects on the smoking ban ten years on

“The smoking ban in pubs and restaurants was another reason why I decided to pack in cigarettes. I didn’t want to stand outside, especially in the winter,” he says....“Compared to ten years ago when I used to go for a pint, the pubs and bars are far clean
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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