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Australia's plain tobacco packs: anticipated and actual responses among adolescents and young adults 2010–2013

The actual response of youth to plain packaging was greater than anticipated prior to their introduction, and support for plain packaging increased from preimplementation to postimplementation among all groups of youth. Jurisdictions planning to implement
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2016 02:30

The Effect of Tobacco Control Policies on US Smokeless Tobacco Use: A Structured Review

the existing literature indicates ST use responds to tobacco control policies. Policies should be structured in a way that aims to reduce all tobacco use while at the same time increasing the likelihood that continuing tobacco users use the least risky pr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 20, 2016 15:10

[Australia] Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

outcomes of this review suggest that cessation programmes/bans can be an effective mechanism to interrupt prisoner smoking behaviour when properly enforced.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity to work with Stanton Glantz on Marijuana and Tobacco Policymaking Research

seeking a postdoctoral fellow to conduct policy research in the evolving policy environment around marijuana policy and how it interacts with tobacco control policymaking. This work will include research on the state and local policymaking process as it
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:14

[UK] Wholesaler Booker Group says tobacco sales hurt by display ban

Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said tobacco sales for the 24 weeks to Sept. 9 were down 5.6 percent, hurt by a ban on small stores displaying tobacco products.
added Oct 14, 2016 16:44

Financial strain, parental smoking and the Great Recession - an analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study. [FREE FULL TEXT]

Increased tobacco use among financially strained families has the potential to widen inequalities and undermine the public health policies which have had positive impacts on tobacco consumption in the UK.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 7, 2016 17:36

[Australia] AACS State of the Industry Report 2015 (PDF)

• Illicit trade and the prospect of further regulatory burden persist as key threats. Government regulations such as smoking bans and restrictions at public venues, the introduction of plain packaging, numerous excise tax increases, and bans on retail
Australian Association of Convenience Stores (au)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:15

[Asia] Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Conclusions Although the attitude towards the law was positive, interventions are needed to increase knowledge on the health effects of SHS and facilitate enforcement of the law, particularly among subgroups less likely to have a positive attitude and en
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26

[UK-Scotland] Tens of thousands fews Scots children exposed to smoking, figures show

The charity ASH Scotland welcomed the release of the Scottish Health Survey 2015 data, which showed a “significant” drop in the number of children breathing in cigarette smoke, from 11% to 6%. The charity said the introduction of a law banning smoking in
Evening Times (uk)
added Sep 20, 2016 15:54

[Africa] Reason Foundation (Washington, DC): The Vapour Revolution - How Bottom-Up Innovation Is Saving Lives

Vaping may replace smoking within 30 years, extending the lives of a billion people, says new paper from Reason Foundation...The authors are particularly concerned about the possibility that regulation advocated by the [WHO] could kill innovation and ther
added Aug 19, 2016 20:04
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