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truth® campaign prevents more than 300,000 young people from smoking in one year

an estimated 301,930 youth and young adults did not become smokers over the course of one year because of the truth campaign, according to a new study published in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:44
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Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the benefits of increasing the UK tobacco duty escalator to public health and economic outcomes

Increasing the UK TDE to 5% above inflation could effectively reduce smoking prevalence, prevent diseases and avoid healthcare costs. It would deliver substantial progress towards a tobacco-free society and should be implemented by the UK Government with
Tobacco Control
added Dec 7, 2017 13:41
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Correlates of compliance with national comprehensive smoke-free laws

The results point out to the need to invest minimal but essential enforcement resources given that national comprehensive smoke-free laws are self-enforcing in many but not all countries and sectors.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2017 00:24
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[Kentucky] Local Smoke-Free Laws Tied to Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

University of Kentucky researchers examined 20 years of data on new lung cancer cases among state residents aged 50 and older. The investigators then looked to see whether those with lung cancer lived in communities with strong, moderate or weak smoke-fr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 5, 2017 23:51
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Smoking ban across the UK has made us happy! Married women with children have benefited the most from the landmark legislation introduced 10 years ago

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:16
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[Australia] DROPE/BRAWLEY: A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

In reality, many of the countries with the highest tobacco taxes also have the lowest levels of illicit trade. Experience across many countries demonstrates that straightforward steps, such as programs that track and trace tobacco products and even modes
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:56
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[Kentucky] UK study: Smoke-free laws decrease lung cancer cases

Dr. Ellen Hahn and a team of researchers began a study back in 2004 when Lexington went smoke-free. The study found indoor air pollution in restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues dropped 91% after Lexington's smoke-free law went into effect. Sh
WKYT-TV CBS 27 (Lexington, KY)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:40
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[Kentucky] Lung cancer incidence and the strength of municipal smoke-free ordinances

Comprehensive smoke-free laws were associated with fewer new cases of lung cancer, whereas weak or moderate smoke-free laws did not confer the same benefit. One hundred percent smoke-free laws, covering all workers and the public with few or no exception
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 30, 2017 15:06
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our View: Smoking bans having desired effect

As fewer and fewer Kentucky adults smoke, we think the day will come when a state law restricting public smoking will be enacted, but that still is years away. However, it may still be possible for more communities to enact anti-smoking ordinances. That
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Nov 29, 2017 00:32
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[Kentucky] New Study Shows Lower Lung Cancer Rates in Communities with Strong Smoke-free Laws

A recent study by University of Kentucky BREATHE researchers shows that fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. The study, "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances"
University of Kentucky
added Nov 28, 2017 21:38
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