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[UK] Most people will make it to 80: Wealthier and healthier lifestyles mean both men and women are living longer than ever

Attributed to decline in smoking and better diagnosis and treatment
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:24

[New Zealand] Radical new law needed to ensure the Smokefree 2025 goal

Sweeping changes to the Smokefree Environments legislation are proposed by University of Otago researchers in a newly published article in the New Zealand Medical Journal. The researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, propose a comprehensive
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Aug 8, 2016 14:09

[Turkey] Large-scale bans have more Turks calling hotlines to quit smoking

The Turkish Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) has reported that the quit smoking line is among the most-called helplines, following the 112 emergency line, 155 police emergency hotline, 121 hospital appointment hotline and 121 Tür
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 11, 2016 01:33

[California] Panelists smoke out possible impacts of broader smoking ban in Hermosa Beach

The forum, held in association with the Beach Cities Health District and the Surfrider Foundation, addressed the health and environmental impacts of smoking. It came as the city steps up enforcement of its existing smoking regulations. Panelists agreed
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:20

[New Zealand] Removal of point-of-sale tobacco displays working

A new study led by University of Otago researchers suggests that July 2012 legislation that removed all point-of-sale tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes has helped reduce smoking among New Zealand school students to record low levels.
Foreign Affairs New Zealand (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:36

Ban on cigarette displays cuts teenage smoking rates: New Zealand study

A study led by University of Otago researchers suggested that 2012 legislation that banned all point-of-sale (POS) tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes had helped reduce smoking among year-10 students (age 14 and 15) at schools across New Zeala
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 5, 2016 11:35

Americans are getting heart-HEALTHIER: Heart disease rates 'decrease significantly in a decade - as more people quit smoking, improve diets and get more exercise'

Furthermore, anti-smoking prevention efforts have resulted in a decreased prevalence of cigarette smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18

Who thinks what about e-cigarette regulation? A content analysis of UK newspapers [FREE FULL TEXT]

governments and tobacco control advocates frequently commented on e-cigarettes in UK-wide and Scottish national newspapers. Almost all commentators supported e-cigarette regulation, but there was disagreement about whether e-cigarette use should be allowe
added Jun 8, 2016 14:50

Pictures warning of smoking dangers on cigarette packs increased quit attempts: study

sought to address gaps in the research with a large randomized clinical trial that examined the effects on smoking behavior by adding pictorial warnings to the fronts and backs of cigarette packs. The authors used four pictorial warnings that contained te
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 6, 2016 17:55

[UK] Early deaths from heart disease set to soar by a THIRD in a decade - unless smoking and obesity are 'aggressively addressed'

smoking in public places... 'Cost-effective measures to reduce CVD risk factors such as obesity, tobacco use and hypertension already exist, but they've not been widely implemented.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2016 00:49
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