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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate for S. Korean men down in 2017

The smoking rate has steadily fallen from 47.8 percent in 2008 to 40.6 percent in 2015, except for 2009 and 2016. The smoking rate temporarily moved up to 40.7 percent in 2016 following a huge drop a year earlier due to an increase in tobacco prices. In
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:44
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[Canada] Menthol Cig Ban Didn't Spur Black Market Sales: Study

When Nova Scotia became the first jurisdiction in the world to ban menthol cigarettes in May 2015, the tobacco industry claimed that "the primary effect of this law will be to increase the illegal tobacco market in Nova Scotia." To determine if that was
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:50
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Provincial-level cancer burden attributable to active and second-hand smoking in China

Comprehensive smoke-free policies in China should expand to all provinces, notably those with a higher burden of cancer attributable to smoking, instead of being mostly limited to Beijing and some other metropolitan areas.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 15, 2018 22:45
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History and Current Trends in the Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Retail Marketplace in the United States: 2010–2016

Findings show strong early growth in the ENDS retail market followed by considerable slowing over time, despite a slight uptick in 2016. Trends reflect shifts to flavored products, newer generation “open-system” devices, lower prices, and tobacco industr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:49
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LETTER: WARNER: The Nicotine Continuum and Regulation: Additional Challenges to Converting an Important Concept into Policy: Commentary on Zeller

Mitch Zeller is a tobacco control visionary. He and his colleagues are trying to figure out how to convert that vision into meaningful regulation. The real challenge is to do that in a complicated bureaucracy subject to profound political obstacles to se
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:44
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American Cancer Society report says higher tobacco taxes best way to prevent cancer deaths

Tobacco control efforts such as cigarette taxes must be expanded to prevent cancer deaths, as research shows it is the top cause of cancer deaths despite lower smoking rates, the American Cancer Society said. The cancer society released a report on Wedn
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 12, 2018 14:12
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Indexation of Tobacco Excise and Customs Duty and Smoking Prevalence Among Australian Adults, 2001–2010: A Serial Cross-sectional Study

inflation-adjusted duty was not associated with changes in smoking prevalence, but it may have prevented upward pressure on prevalence that increasing affordability could have exerted. Frequent increases in duty greater than the growth in both wages and g
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:49
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A blueprint for the primary prevention of cancer: Targeting established, modifiable risk factors [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking...The highest priority in a national cancer control plan must be expansion of tobacco control—the intervention with the largest pote
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Oct 12, 2018 14:21
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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18
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American Cancer Society says snuffing out smoking is key to fight against cancer

A new American Cancer Society report calls for a national cancer control strategy... “There is considerable evidence that tobacco control can prevent more cancer deaths than any other primary prevention strategy,” the organization said.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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