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Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risk

Laws that ban smoking at workplaces and other public places are associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease, even after controlling for a variety of factors, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. The study, published i
Northwestern University
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

s The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be accelerated, a
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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YEE: How This Anti-Smoking Campaign Is Going After Ad Agencies

Advertising firms certainly can do lot of good in the world, such as helping promote healthier behaviors and products as evidenced by the work of Edelman with the CVS campaigns. Vital Strategies is hoping that the #QuitBigTobacco campaign gets more ad fi
Forbes
added Jun 5, 2018 16:24
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World No Tobacco Day: Despite bans, smoking still a burden for Turkey

Turkey is among the leading countries in the world that have an effective ban on smoking, but health care expenditure for diseases linked to smoking still trouble the country For a country with an entrenched habit of smoking across all generations, Turke
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:41
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[France] A million French smokers quit in 2017 thanks to anti-smoking campaigns

There are now a million fewer people in France lighting up tobacco products than there were between 2016 and 2017. This is a staggering amount of people who have suddenly decided to kick the bad habit — a change the likes of which hasn’t been seen in ove
ZME Science
added May 30, 2018 16:30
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[UK] Figures coming down as midwife targets pregnant smokers in Telford

Around one in six mothers-to-be are still smoking in Telford & Wrekin – but numbers have reduced over the past year after a new role was created to tackle the problem head-on.
Shropshire Star (uk)
added May 19, 2018 19:50
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Systematic Review of Factors Influencing Smoking Following Release from Smoke-free Prisons

Interventions designed to help people remain abstinent from tobacco following release from smoke-free prisons are an important opportunity to improve the health, finances and well-being of this vulnerable population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2018 19:03
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[Ireland] Number of Irish teenagers smoking has dropped dramatically since 1995 - study finds

The number of teenagers aged between 15 and 16 years old has dramatically dropped since 1995, a new study revealed on Wednesday. It said 41% of teens in that age bracket would fond of a fag over 20 years ago, compared to just 13% in 2015. Nine out of 2
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added May 3, 2018 19:33
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'Sin taxes' can help to curb chronic disease: How levies on soft drinks, snacks, alcohol and tobacco are more likely to change the behaviour of poorer consumers

A global study found taxes on soft drinks, snacks, alcohol and tobacco are more likely to change the lifestyle behaviour of vulnerable poorer consumers / But most of the tax revenues would come from higher income households / Poor of society are dispropo
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 01:08
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STILL NEED MEASURES TO REDUCE SMOKING, TOBACCO USE IN KENTUCKY

The budget passed by the legislature today includes only a 50-cent increase on cigarettes. We appreciate that this was a difficult vote for many legislators in Kentucky. However, evidence shows that a $1 or higher increase in Kentucky’s cigarette tax wo
BereaOnline.com
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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