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[Australia] Taking the pressure off the spring: the case of rebounding smoking rates when antitobacco campaigns ceased [FREE FULL TEXT]

demonstrated that the withdrawal of mass media was associated with a disruption in achieving smoking prevalence targets. There was an absence of a downward monthly smoking prevalence trajectory during the period of no campaign. Moreover, there was a signi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 8, 2018 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Fewer smokers with graphic health warnings

NVAP president Emer Rojas said the main purpose of Republic Act No. 10643 or the GHW Law has been achieved in both informing would-be smokers and warning current smokers on the dangers of cigarette smoking. “We are now seeing less smokers and those who
Manila Standard (ph)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:50
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette packs effective

Graphic health warnings (GHW) on cigarette packs have proven to be effective in informing smokers about the dangers of smoking since the GHW law was implemented two years ago, health advocacy groups said.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 11, 2018 19:49
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Tobacco Control Policies Working, Report Finds

While global tobacco consumption is slowing, the report noted that Africa and the Middle East are at tipping points as combustible cigarette use continues to climb. In sub-Saharan Africa alone, for example, tobacco consumption increased by 52% from 1980
MedPage Today
added Mar 10, 2018 15:47
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[UK] KAMM: Policies on smoking have been deliberate, punitive and, above all, successful

Consumers are much readier to commit to give up smoking (or go on a diet) in a month’s time than do it today. Anti-smoking policies can help them give up smoking or at least reduce their consumption. That’s a powerful justification for high taxes on cigar
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[Asia, Qatar] Survey findings to strengthen HMC’s fight against smoking

“We are in the process of finalising the findings of our latest survey on smoking prevalence in Qatar. We expect to release the outcomes of the survey very soon. We have co-ordinated with some renowned organisations and the survey will help us in forming
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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Sierra Leone News: 640,000 smokers on the high side

There are an estimated 640,000 tobacco users in Sierra Leone and smoking prevalence is increasing – particularly among men and youth...calling for accelerated action to reduce tobacco consumption in Sierra Leone. The call was made at a major national mee
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26
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Negative affect, message reactance and perceived risk: how do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions?

Pictorial cigarette pack warnings increased quit intentions by increasing negative affect. Message reactance partially attenuated this increase in intentions. The opposing associations of negative affect and reactance on perceived risk may explain why pic
Tobacco Control
added Feb 1, 2018 23:56
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ARCHIVE: Cigarette Taxes and the Federal Budget — Report from the CBO [FREE FULL TEXT]

The largest deficit reduction from the health-related effects — about 0.005% of GDP annually — would occur from about 2030 to 2035. After the mid-2060s, the deficit would be larger than otherwise because the higher outlays would outweigh the health-relate
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
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