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Do youth access control policies stop young people smoking? Evidence from Ireland (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The evidence here is therefore strongly in support of continued use of MLAs as a policy measure to reduce smoking prevalence among adolescents. Tobacco control policy in Europe is lagging behind Canada and the US in that regard.
ESRI--Economic and Social Research Institute (ie)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:59
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Do youth access control policies stop young people smoking? Evidence from Ireland

The evidence found here strongly supports increases in MLAs as an effective policy tool to reduce youth smoking rates.
ESRI--Economic and Social Research Institute (ie)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:54
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Tobacco Tax Reform A Multisectoral Perspective AT THE CROSSROADS OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT (PDF) (228pp)

This report provides decision support for policy makers on tobacco tax reform, as well as analytical and empirical tools for using tobacco excise taxes to save lives and increase government revenues. The report sets forth the public health, economic, a
World Bank
added Oct 4, 2017 11:22
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[Pennsylvania] University task force recommends implementing tobacco-free policy

The Penn State Smoke Free/Tobacco Free Task Force, in an effort to enhance the health of the entire Penn State community, has concluded its evaluation of options and is recommending to make Penn State a tobacco-free University. The findings of the task f
Penn State University
added Oct 3, 2017 12:57
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[California] Loma Linda University researchers awarded $1.4 million NIH grant to study tobacco control in Asia

a $1.4 million grant from the NIH to develop new research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco-control programs in Cambodia, Laos and Mongolia.
Loma Linda University Health
added Sep 19, 2017 19:35
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[UK] CLeaR local tobacco control assessment

Supporting local public health organisations to undertake the CLeaR assessments to review and improve their tobacco control work. Documents CLeaR self-assessment: excellence in local tobacco control MS Excel Spreadsheet, 589KB
GOV.UK
added Sep 9, 2017 02:48
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Smoking bans linked to drop in child hospital admissions

Childhood chest infections needing hospital care may have dropped by as much as 20 per cent since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. The findings add to previous evidence that tobacco control policies are associated with reductions in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:53
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Use of prescribed smoking cessation pharmacotherapy following release from prison: a prospective data linkage study

few ex-prisoners obtain pharmaceutical assistance with quitting smoking. Policy attention needs to focus on supporting former prisoners to access SCP, to reduce the high rate of tobacco-related morbidity and mortality in this profoundly marginalised popul
Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2017 22:57
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Health and Economic Impact of Smoking

Iranians annually smoke 55 billion cigarettes worth 100 trillion rials ($2.6 billion), he said, adding that “The people and government spend around three times the cost of smoking to treat smoking-related diseases ($7.8 billion).” Cigarette smoking play
Financial Tribune
added Aug 27, 2017 07:15
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The Diverging Trajectories of Cannabis and Tobacco Policies in the United States: Reasons and Possible Implications

It is not clear that the prohibition of adult use has a useful role to play in the regulation of either cannabis or tobacco. If both products remain legal, the goals of regulating tobacco and cannabis products should be to restrict youth access, promote
Addiction
added Aug 18, 2017 04:19
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