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[Australia] Lung cancer mortality rates set to decline

Lung cancer mortality rates in Australia will continue to fall in the next quarter-century, possibly as a result of tobacco control regulations from the early 1990s, research has found.Led by Cancer Council NSW researchers, and published in the journal Lu
The New Daily (au)
added Dec 14, 2018 05:37
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SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky's job protection for smokers comes under fire

In 1990, the tobacco industry helped make smoking a civil right in Kentucky. Now some powerful interests want to reverse that. But will denying smokers jobs help them quit?
Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added Dec 9, 2018 16:11
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Graphic warnings snuff out cigarettes' appeal to kids

New research from Cornell University suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 8, 2018 02:54
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[Kentucky] EMERIC: Op-Ed: UK Tobacco-free Ambassadors proud of tobacco policy results

As UK’s Tobacco-free Take Action! (TFTA) Ambassadors, we want to take a moment to inform the UK community about the efforts we are making on a daily basis to keep our campus a healthy place to live, work and learn. UK’s tobacco-free policy was adopted i
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:43
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Smoking bans tied to lower blood pressure in non-smokers

While smoke-free policies have been associated with fewer hospitalizations for heart disease and a lower risk of heart attacks, less is known about how these laws impact blood pressure, particularly for non-smokers, researchers note in the Journal of the
Reuters
added Dec 2, 2018 15:50
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[Australia] WHY SMOKING IS ON THE RISE AMONG YOUNG MEN ($$)

Despite punishing tax hikes and plain packaging, we've failed to meet the target of lowering the daily smoking rate to 10 per cent.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Nov 30, 2018 18:47
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[Australia] Smoking rates have increased among young men despite efforts to discourage the habit - with tobacco taxes set to increase by 25% in the next two years

The overall rate of smoking among Australians only saw a very slight reduction of .6 per cent from 12.8 per cent after to 12.2 per cent between 2013 and 2016...a crucial positive to come from the campaign was a reduction in the number of youths smoking.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 16:19
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Adults who smoke in Wisconsin are becoming fewer and fewer.

The smoking rate had been at 17 percent the past few years, and was at 21 percent in 2011. "The hard work by community organizations, health educators, families and young people to provide information about the dangers of smoking, and programs available
Capital Newspapers (madison.com)
added Nov 29, 2018 22:52
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Mayor releases findings of study on air quality in bars, casinos since implementation of smoke-free ordinance

Air quality in Baton Rouge bars and casinos has improved by nearly 99 percent since the city banned smoking in June, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and the members of the Smoke-Free EBR Coalition said Wednesday. Researchers from New York-based Rosw
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Dec 11, 2018 19:21
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The 2016 Tips From Former Smokers® Campaign: Associations With Quit Intentions and Quit Attempts Among Smokers With and Without Mental Health Conditions

National media campaigns are an important population-level strategy for reaching specific population groups who are experiencing tobacco-related disparities. The findings support the inclusion of ads featuring people living with mental health conditions
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 30, 2018 17:52
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