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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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How Much Can the USA Reduce Health Care Costs by Reducing Smoking?

Increasing taxes reduces smoking and raises government revenue; smoke free policies are widely supported by the public in many countries and not expensive to enforce. The same is true for restrictions on tobacco industry promotion of cigarettes. The chal
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 19, 2016 16:12
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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 Jul 12, 2018 13:29
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Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

This study suggests that tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass me
Tobacco Control
added Jul 8, 2018 14:47
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Fewer smokers, businesses largely unhurt on Iowa smoking ban’s 10-year anniversary

On the 10-year anniversary of Iowa’s public smoking ban, fewer Iowans are smoking, smoking-related health care spending is down and businesses appear to have remained unscathed.
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Jun 30, 2018 22:14
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[UK] Help smokers quit, doctors tell hospitals

The NHS’s failure to help smokers quit is “as negligent as not treating cancer”, top doctors say. Every smoker who goes into hospital should be treated for tobacco dependency alongside any other ailments, according to a report by the Royal College of Ph
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:22
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