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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
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 ($$)

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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Health Coalition: Minnesota Must Pass Tobacco 21 Law

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 organizations...reacted to research released projecting that raising the legal tobacco age to 21 would reduce the number of youth and young adult smokers in Minnesota by more than 30,000 in the ne
PR Newswire
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[California] As cities, states OK legal pot, 'sin' taxes, will national public health policies follow?

Despite losses in other states, California's passage of a cigarette tax hike could drive other states looking to drop smoking rates. Over the past decade, such policies have led to a decline in the U.S. smoking rate, which went from 23% in 2001 to 17% by
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 9, 2016 22:20
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[Montana] Smoking declining four years after MSU went tobacco-free

“Overall, yes, it’s successful,” said Marci Torres, MSU’s health advancement director. “We still have some challenges, but that’s not any different from any campus.” MSU went tobacco-free in August 2012. That marked a historic change for a campus where
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Oct 9, 2016 14:42
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Smoke-free prisons will change attitudes and protect health

When Scotland’s indoor public spaces became smoke-free ten years ago, much of the media comment was about how damaging tobacco smoke is to people’s lungs and circulatory systems, and how it increases the risks of developing cancer. Tobacco smoke is no le
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 9, 2016 15:39
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[Minnesota] HEALTH NOTES: Public housing smoke bans studied

Nonsmoking policies in public housing results in less smoking by residents. So says a study released last week by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives. The policies also reduce nonsmokers’ exposure to
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 03:08
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