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Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit

"This is the first top-quality evidence available that these warnings do change behavior," said lead researcher Noel Brewer. .. Such habit-changing images show smoke emerging from a hole (stoma) in the neck, smoke-ravaged lungs, badly stained teeth, or a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 6, 2016 18:26
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[USA] E-cigarette bans highlight public health divide between US and UK researchers

New York is joining 10 other states banning indoor vaping, reflecting a US focus on the harm of e-cigs, rather than their ability to help people quit cigarettes America’s lax smoking regulations may contribute to researchers’ estimation of potential harm
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MALLOW: A call to increase cigarette prices up to RM100

The proposal to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes to RM50 in light of the coming Budget 2018 announcement is seen as small and might be futile to our ongoing struggle to prevent the smoking habit among our people especially among the youth. If
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:16
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[USA] THOMAS: Big Tobacco went up against the US and lost. Now it’s India’s turn to fight back

Fifty years on, thanks to various initiatives, that number has declined to just over 15%... This has saved the lives of over 8 million Americans, it says. This is particularly relevant to India, where big tobacco firms such as Philip Morris have spotted a
Quartz
added Oct 17, 2017 13:35
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tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07
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[Canada] Special care home operator in Saint John frustrated with new smoking laws

Special care home operator Jan Sealy says the safety of her residents will be put at risk if she follows newly-implemented rules under the Smoke-Free Places Act.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:59
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[Asia] Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass media campaigns as part of a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:25
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[California] Tobacco sales falter, not so much here

According to the state, sales have dropped statewide, but Rishad Shami, a clerk at Kings Smoke Shop at Main Street and Olive Avenue, said their sales have hardly slowed. “If it dropped, you can’t notice it,” said Shami as customer after customer came in
Porterville (CA) Recorder
added Aug 5, 2017 15:05
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France to become one of priciest countries in Europe for smokers

France will raise the price of cigarettes to 10 euros ($11.35) a pack within three years, the health minister said on Thursday, confirming a strategy that will push tobacco costs to among the highest in Europe. At present, a packet of 20 cigarettes cost
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:52
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FCTC followed by accelerated implementation of tobacco advertising bans (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implementation of FCTC Article 13 was followed by increased progress towards complete advertising bans, but progress is incomplete, especially among low-income countries. Low-income countries need comprehensive support to implement FCTC as part of a broad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2017 17:50
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