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[New Zealand] Removal of tobacco displays working- study

“This study provides strong evidence that the removal of prominent point-of-sale displays from almost all New Zealand dairies, petrol stations and supermarkets has protected children from starting to smoke, and has contributed to reducing smoking among s
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:37
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Living longer, living well: How we can achieve the World Health Organization’s ‘25 by 25’ goals in the UK (PDF)

It now lies with policy makers to implement (and evaluate) interventions to reduce the vast disease burden associated with poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol consumption. ... Smoking is responsible for over 80% of all deaths from
Richmond Group of Charities (uk)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01
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[Australia] Reaching “an audience that you would never dream of speaking to”: influential public health researchers’ views on the role of news media in influencing policy and public understanding.

In this interview-based study, we report on the views about news media engagement and strategies used by 36 peer-voted leading Australian public health researchers in six fields.
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added May 22, 2012 00:07
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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, District of Columbia] Support growing for e-cigarette revolution in anti-smoking crusade

Speaking at a global e-cigarette summit in Washington DC, experts from science, regulation and public health gave their views on how the industry should develop to help reduce the number of conventional smokers around the world. The UAE aims to reduce t
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:15
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[Asia, Vietnam] Tobacco control is losing ground

To give readers some context, the health ministry called for a 100 per cent increase over what is being proposed by a draft law on Special Consumption Tax, which is to come into effect in 2020 and sets the tax at VND1,000 or US$.044. Taking into conside
Vietnam Net
added Apr 26, 2018 14:40
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR assigned to reduce tobacco consumption

health ministry ... has asked FBR to implement only two slabs which are in international practice and end the third slab which covers the price from Rs35 to 55 approximately, added official.
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 13:59
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys

a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities to accommodate their smoking behaviour... tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:34
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tax increases that were implemented during 2009–2015 were not enough to increase tobacco product prices sufficiently to outweigh the effect of income growth, and to reduce tobacco consumption. The findings from this research inform policymakers that i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 23:38
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PHILIP: We need health equity for a tobacco-free Florida

However, when it comes to tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke there are still many geographic and demographic inequalities across our state. Nearly 2.5 million Florida adults, or 15.5 percent, still smoke cigarettes. There are large populations
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 12, 2018 19:14
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