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Assessment of short reports using a human rights-based approach to tobacco control to the Commitee on Economics, Cultural and Social Rights

The Human Rights and Tobacco Control Network (HRTCN) was established to increase the visibility of tobacco as a human rights issue... preliminary indications that the short reports may have potential to increase the state focus on tobacco control. Future
Tobacco Control
added Jul 29, 2017 13:07
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A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12
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LOPEZ: New Jersey raised its smoking age to 21. The change will likely save lives.

So the laws may not be perfect, and they may be disobeyed at times. But the overall evidence is suggestive: Higher minimum legal ages for smoking and drinking reduce use and save lives, and they do so by working exactly as one would expect.
Vox Media
added Jul 24, 2017 22:10
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[UK-Wales] Parc Prison: Rise in violence since smoking ban

A rise in the number of violent and self harm incidents at Parc Prison could be linked to the smoking ban, a review has found. The report said the ban at the Bridgend site had been well-managed and some prisoners had since stopped smoking. But it said to
BBC Online
added Jul 21, 2017 15:06
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[UK] Signs are that cigarette bans are working, says Cumbria health boss

When the smoking ban came into force, Mr Cox was working in Manchester. He moved to Cumbria in 2014. He believes the legislation was without doubt the right thing to do. “It was something that we’d been campaigning for for a long time. It was one of th
Cumberland News (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:39
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[UK] 10 Years On: 10 Benefits Of The Smoking Ban

If you're wondering just how much of an impact the smoking ban has made- here are just some of the benefits to having smoke free public places.
FemaleFirst.co.uk
added Jul 7, 2017 03:19
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[UK] WILSON: Put that in your pipe… Reflecting on ten years of the smoking ban

Reluctantly but conclusively, my mind was changed. The Government had no choice but to ban smoking. Do I regret that I cannot relax with a cigar and a martini in my favourite bars? Yes, absolutely. But I also recognise that such regret is essentially self
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 17:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Is The Ban On Smoking Alternatives Like E-Cigarettes Based On Outdated Values?

Perhaps it is time to allow smokers to be part of that smoke-free future by allowing the idea of harm reduction to assimilate into the culture. It is time to step away from using the gateway excuse as a reason to not move forward with the times, the scie
Popspoken
added Jul 5, 2017 04:57
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[UK] Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day): Lord Rennard Liberal Democrat

the former Health Minister, Jane Ellison, committed the Government to publishing a new strategy in summer 2016. It is now summer 2017. A year and around 80,000 more deaths from smoking-related illnesses later, we have waited long enough.
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:32
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A decade after UK smoking ban introduced, how has the law affected Bristol?

an estimated 25% of the city’s population smoked in 2008, just after the law came into force, compared with the national average of 24% at the time. The number has fallen to 16.3%, according to Public Health England data from June 2016 – down again from
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:15
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