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Spain's smoking ban tied to drop in preterm and underweight babies

Researchers examined data on more than 5 million babies born in Spain from 2000 to 2013. .."Second hand smoke exposure during pregnancy is associated with health complications affecting perinatal and neonatal health," said senior study author Dr. Inaki Ga
Reuters
added May 18, 2017 01:31
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[UK] Call for bold targets to save ‘thousands of lives’ and NHS money lost to tobacco

Thousands of cases of cancer, heart disease and stroke could be avoided if just 5% of the population smoked by 2035, research suggests. A new study, commissioned by Cancer Research UK, also found there would be huge savings to the NHS if smoking rates f
Press Association (uk)
added May 12, 2017 20:14
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[Rhode Island] New Data Link Policies that Restrict Tobacco Sales to Lower Rates of Youth Tobacco Use in Providence

Fewer teenagers report using e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products in Providence than in other cities following Providence's 2013 implementation of strict policies that restrict tobacco sales, according to new data released today by the Rhode Island
State of Rhode Island (RI.gov)
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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Smoke-free policies help decrease smoking rates for LGBT population

Researchers find that LGBT individuals who live in smoke-free communities are more likely to want to quit smoking than those in communities without smoking bans
EurekAlert
added May 3, 2017 23:08
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SIEGEL: New York State Senator Uses "Alternative Facts" to Promote Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes

Hoylman (D-Manhattan) - has introduced legislation to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in New York. To promote this ban, he argued that cigarette companies are seducing kids to vape by selling fruit punch, gummy bear, and cotton candy e-ciga
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 21, 2017 17:40
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Resources: Smoke-Free Laws

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Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Mar 4, 2017 16:06
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The effects of tobacco control policies on retailer sales to minors in the USA, 2015

We observed associations of tobacco regulations and neighbourhood social characteristics with tobacco retailers’ compliance with under-age sales laws. This study provides evidence to support stronger tobacco regulations and control policies in reducing yo
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2017 02:27
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Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling: A 2016 Update (PDF)

hiking cigarette taxes can encourage illegal casual smuggling, raise the profit motive for professional criminals to engage in commercial smuggling, create new law enforcement and court costs and introduce new violence on the public as criminals fight ove
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 10, 2017 21:58
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[Asia, China] Beijing public smoking ban sees significant effect

A newly released report shows Beijing has seen a significant drop in the number of smokers by 200 thousand since the city brought in a strict smoking ban less than two years ago, The Paper reports. According to a report on tobacco use among adults, the s
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 30, 2016 17:05
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[Mississippi] EDITORIAL: Smoking bans produce positive results for region

Four Northeast Mississippi communities – Starkville, Tupelo, Mantachie and Oxford – adopted indoor public smoking bans 10 years ago, and none have any reason to regret that decision. Economic advances and improving public health statistics in the past d
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Nov 19, 2016 19:14
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