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Tobacco consumption in Poland halved since '90s: report

The results of the World Health Organisation's study were presented in Warsaw on Wednesday. Poland, alongside other EU states, is at the forefront of introducing policies aimed at curbing tobacco consumption, acclaimed physician Prof. Witold Zatoński sai
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:52
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey results

[FDA] has invested heavily in compelling, science-based campaigns to educate youth about the dangers of tobacco use...We plan to build on these vital efforts to reduce tobacco-related disease and death.
PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2017 00:17
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Pictorial warning labels on tobacco products could help improve communication of risks to smokers

"The results clearly demonstrate that images in warnings get and hold viewing attention, as evidenced by the short latency to first view and the viewing duration of the images. These are important processes in attention and learning theory, and may help
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:56
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Prospects for a nicotine-reduction strategy in the cigarette endgame: Alternative tobacco harm reduction scenarios [FREE FULL TEXT]

Time will tell if and when mandatory nicotine reduction in tobacco cigarettes will occur and what impact it might have on smoking prevalence. The question posed here is “Why wait?” Resources used in implementing reduction in nicotine content have an oppor
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 27, 2017 15:03
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Nicotine: Science, regulation and policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

If they were properly regulated as a medicine and we knew what was in them and the dose of nicotine, then they might play a useful role in stopping smoking. But they aren’t, so at the moment we don’t know their safety or the dose they deliver.
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 27, 2017 14:57
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CVS Health Research Institute Study Confirms that the Company's Tobacco Removal Decision Reduced Cigarette Purchases Nationwide

showed that the Company's decision to remove tobacco from all CVS Pharmacy stores reduced the number of cigarette purchases across all retail settings with an even greater impact on those who bought cigarettes exclusively at CVS Pharmacy. The research con
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 16, 2017 22:25
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[Asia] India’s move away from cigarettes creates a withdrawal problem for millions of tobacco workers

that is one of the challenges for countries trying to reduce tobacco consumption – providing alternative employment for those who rely on the industry for their livelihoods. India is the world’s third largest producer of tobacco behind China and Brazil a
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 13, 2016 17:01
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'It's a game changer': Anti-tobacco campaigners rejoice after California voters pass a $2 tax hike on cigarettes

Herzog said that tobacco companies could use their pricing power to mitigate a victory even in California, which is the single largest cigarette consumer by state. 'A bigger potential 'risk' is that other states follow suit and try to push through simila
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:41
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[Asia] China drags down global market

Cigarette volumes in China declined in 2015 for the first time in more than two decades, according to new data published by Euromonitor International. Driven by a wholesale excise rise, increased government control on production and greater health awaren
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 7, 2016 18:34
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Tobacco industry shrinking thanks to smoking bans

Smoking bans are not only shrinking tobacco firm’s market at home but limiting their ability to invest in markets abroad, according to new research. More than 170 countries have now introduced various bans on smoking in public places and buildings, which
Warwick Business School (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:55
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