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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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Cigarette consumption shows gradual decrease in Turkey

Over the five-year period, the daily average consumption was over 131 million cigarettes across the country. While overall consumption has fallen, smokers are more frequently choosing imported cigarettes over local tobacco, with local production accounti
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:23
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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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[Australia, New York] Big Hike in Cigarette Tax Hurts Low-Income People

review of the literature concludes that very large cigarette tax increases unintentionally harm the most vulnerable in society: smokers who are homeless, very low income, and/or suffer from mental illness, according to Katherine T. Hirono, MPH, of the Cen
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2017 16:47
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HOW AN OVERSATURATION OF LICENSED TOBACCO RETAIL OUTLETS IN NEW YORK CITY IS IMPACTING PUBLIC HEALTH (PDF)

While reducing the number and density of licensed tobacco retail outlets is not a silver bullet and will not end all tobacco use, municipalities looking for ways to further reduce tobacco use can look at both research and practical examples for how to use
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Apr 18, 2017 17:01
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[Europe] Industry involvement in EU tobacco tracking system divides stakeholders

But many issues still lie ahead and the main question is who will have responsibility for the Track and Trace system (T&T) at the EU level. One aspect suggests that the tobacco industry should be excluded from the process, while another views industry in
EurActiv
added Mar 6, 2017 16:00
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[Asia-pacific] Hand-Rolled Clove Cigarette Industry of Indonesia in Trouble

Production of hand-rolled clove cigarettes (kretek) fell 30 percent...Considering more and more indoor spaces prohibit the consumption of tobacco-related products in Indonesia, people tend to purchase machine-rolled kretek because it takes less time to fi
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:38
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GALEA/SIEGEL: Public health research reduced smoking deaths – it could do the same for gun violence

First, and most importantly, viewing firearms violence as a public health problem means declaring that the current situation is unacceptable, and preventable. We did not successfully tackle the AIDS epidemic until we made it a national health priority,
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 8, 2016 02:49
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Impacts of Canada’s minimum age for tobacco sales (MATS) laws on youth smoking behaviour, 2000–2014

Conclusion The study provides relevant evidence supporting the effectiveness of Canadian MATS laws for limiting smoking among tobacco-restricted youth.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2018 16:09
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