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[New Zealand] 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 Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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[New Zealand] Quitline is good value for money, says new study

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand's Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16
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'Strong for surgery' shows promise in reducing smoking rates for patients facing surgery

American College of Surgeons (ACS) quality improvement program that moves the concept of the checklist (used in operating rooms across the country to reduce medical mishaps) out of the operating room and into the preoperative setting is linked to a two-th
EurekAlert
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12
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[Asia, India] Rs 50,000 crore goes up in smoke

The stock of ITC, India's biggest cigarette maker, plunged the most in the past quarter of a century after the government corrected an anomaly in the GST and increased the surcharge on tobacco. The 13 per cent decline on Tuesday eroded the gains of the p
The Economic Times (India)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:02
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[UK] Letter from North East Directors of Public Health - smokefree law 10 years on

The good news is that smoking rates continue to fall. The bad news that tobacco is still our biggest killer, and too many of our local residents will die before their time as a result. This is why we continue to prioritise efforts to reduce smoking. With
Fresh - Smoke Free North East (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:12
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[UK] Nottingham smoking rates above average 10 years after ban

According to Nottingham City Council, 25 percent of adults currently living in the city smoke - which is down from 39 percent in 2009, but still higher than the national average of 17 percent.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 02:59
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McCLUREY: How ten years of tobacco control success has helped me

I’m glad tobacco sales are going down, as the demand for tobacco is falling, I can use the high value space in my shop to give people what they want, and I can make more money. I can spend less money on tobacco stock and diversify, and try new things whi
Medium
added Jun 6, 2017 15:50
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More Evidence Linking Smoke-free Legislation and Lower Risk of Prematurity and Low Birth Weight ($$)

Pediatrics
added May 18, 2017 01:33
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[Asia, China] Smoking reduced in urban restaurants: the effect of Beijing Smoking Control Regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

To ride on the subnational smoke-free momentum with the most recent success in Beijing, and to address the still serious widespread exposure to SHS in the country, it is time for China to realise its obligation as a party to the WHO FCTC and pass a nati
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:24
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law

This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives. By encouraging a better understanding of how public health
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:35
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