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How tobacco companies in the UK prepared for and responded to standardised packaging of cigarettes and rolling tobacco

There was non-compliance with the legislation, with slim packs, which are not permitted, on sale after standardised packaging was implemented. Conclusions Our findings highlight the need to monitor developments in markets introducing standardised packagi
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2018 03:35
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Tobacco consumption in Poland halved since '90s: report

The results of the World Health Organisation's study were presented in Warsaw on Wednesday. Poland, alongside other EU states, is at the forefront of introducing policies aimed at curbing tobacco consumption, acclaimed physician Prof. Witold Zatoński sai
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:52
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[UK] Success rates for people quitting smoking hit record high

Nearly 20% of those who quit in first half of 2017 have been successful, with e-cigarettes becoming most popular method of quitting, say UCL researchers
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:45
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FDA to study warnings for cigarette packaging

is planning to launch a research study to find new warning labels for cigarette packs that are constitutional. The agency announced its proposed Experimental Study on Warning Statements for Cigarettes Graphic Health Warnings in a public notice in the Fed
The Hill
added Sep 19, 2017 14:49
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Setting research priorities in tobacco control: a stakeholder engagement project [FREE FULL TEXT]

There are many unanswered questions in the field of tobacco control. Stakeholders highlighted electronic cigarettes, addressing inequalities and mental health and other substance abuse as key areas for further research, and efficacy, relative efficacy,
Addiction
added Sep 8, 2017 14:58
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Russian Life Expectancy Hits Record High

Russians born in 2016 are expected to live 71.87 years on average... In 2015, the OECD attributed Russia's slow increase in life expectancy to “the impact of the economic transition in the 1990s and a rise in risk-increasing behavior among men,” such as
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jun 29, 2017 18:34
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Prospects for a nicotine-reduction strategy in the cigarette endgame: Alternative tobacco harm reduction scenarios [FREE FULL TEXT]

Time will tell if and when mandatory nicotine reduction in tobacco cigarettes will occur and what impact it might have on smoking prevalence. The question posed here is “Why wait?” Resources used in implementing reduction in nicotine content have an oppor
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 27, 2017 15:03
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Australia’s Cigarette Wars Turn Violent

Under the FCTC’s guidelines, the Australian customs and border officials at the heart of the fight against illegal tobacco might well be barred from attending the body’s next summit on tobacco taxes and regulations, due to take place in New Delhi this co
International Policy Digest (IPD)
added Aug 29, 2016 14:12
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Who Still Smokes in the U.S. – and Why?

often overlapping factors such as income, education and geography. Disparities in these areas are stark, and are key to whether and how smokers try to quit the country’s leading cause of preventable disease and death.
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 27, 2018 14:28
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[California] San Diego sees decrease in stores selling tobacco, hookah lounges, vape shops

The decreases come after California tripled the state cigarette tax in 2017, and the state’s minimum age for tobacco purchases increased from 18 to 21 in 2016. The percentage of tobacco stores selling illegally to minors during undercover stings also we
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 13, 2018 12:59
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