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Smoke-free signage in public parks: impacts on smoking behaviour

States, especially those with a preemptive clause legislation, may benefit from incorporating smoke-free signage in public areas to protect community members from exposure to tobacco smoke, reduce littering, and denormalise smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 16, 2017 00:33
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[UK] Pubs reflect on 10 years of no smoking

The smoking ban isn't the only reason for the decline in the industry, said Morecambe's Pubwatch chairman.
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 14:59
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[UK] More smokers have quit since smoking ban introduction 10 years ago

It has not just changed smoking habits, but Britain's pub culture has never looked the same since, while our workplaces and buses are consistently smoke-free. At the time of the ban, 29.6 per cent of people smoked. However, by last year that had fallen
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:45
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[UK] Eight things that have changed since the smoking ban ten years ago

But apart from making public places more pleasant and healthier to be in, the new law also had some unexpected results. 1. More people have given up smoking There was a spike in people deciding to stop smoking as a result of the ban. Everyone knew the
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:36
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[UK] LEWIS: Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on

It just goes to show that if you get the right blend of education and enforcement then landmark pieces of public health legislation can be comprehensive successes.
Medium
added Jun 20, 2017 15:48
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland child health 'among worst in W Europe'

The widening gap between rich and poor is putting the health of Northern Ireland's children at risk... "Poverty is having a devastating effect on families - with smoking and drinking alcohol, poor mental health and obesity amongst children and young peopl
BBC Online
added Jun 15, 2017 15:09
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[Asia] Young India finds tobacco products less appealing

The latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey finds tobacco users have reduced by 81 lakh, and that pictorial warnings are very effective India has witnessed an overall decline in the number of tobacco users in past seven years, especially among the age group
DNA India (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:05
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[Indiana] Study finds local heart health has improved since 2012 smoke-free ordinance

Smoke Free Indy, which led the effort in 2012, released the results of a study which showed a drop in the number of heart attack admissions at Indianapolis and Marion County hospitals. The study was co-authored by Dr. Yi Wang, an assistant professor in
WTTV-TV CBS4 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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Computational Models Used to Assess US Tobacco Control Policies

multiple studies demonstrated the independent effect of taxation on decreasing future smoking prevalence, and models for other tobacco control interventions showed that these strategies are expected to decrease smoking, benefit population health, and are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 18:36
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Standardized Tobacco Packaging Can Combat the Prevalence of COPD, Says Infiniti Research

A new study conducted by the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group has found that plain tobacco packaging has the potential to reduce tobacco use, thereby causing a drop in the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other tobacco-relat
Business Wire
added May 17, 2017 23:45
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