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[China] New York Confronts Rampant Smoking Among Chinese Men

Reflecting a global trend, Chinese men in New York City smoke at much higher rates than men or women in any other ethnic group — and deaths from lung cancer among them have soared. As a result, the city’s health department launched a public service ad ca
New York Times
added Jun 24, 2018 16:15
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[UK] Associations between tobacco control mass media campaign expenditure and smoking prevalence and quitting in England: a time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Between 2008 and 2016, higher monthly expenditure on tobacco control mass media campaigns in England was associated with higher quit success rates.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2018 18:19
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[UK-Scotland] Radical new plans revealed to turn Scotland smoke free by 2034

A ban on smoking in council homes is among a raft of radical new measures being considered as part of the “next steps” unveiled by ministers to make Scotland smoke-free by 2034. A crackdown on smoking in open public places where children are present such
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:44
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A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Multiple Tobacco Product Use and the Impact of Regulatory Action

MTP) use and how regulatory actions on any single tobacco product (STP) may influence the use of other tobacco products. We conclude our analysis by providing research questions for further examining MTP use.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2018 18:39
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[UK-Scotland] Raising Scotland's Tobacco-free Generation: our tobacco control action plan 2018

This is a five-year action plan setting out interventions and policies to help reduce the use of and associated harms from using tobacco in Scotland. The actions we will be taking are set out by category into Raising awareness, Encouraging healthier beha
Scottish Government (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:42
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U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low

- Fewer than 14 percent of American adults smoked cigarettes in 2017, the lowest level seen since data collection started in 1965, government health officials reported Tuesday. "Certainly, it is fantastic that the U.S. smoking rates continue to drop," sa
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 21, 2018 13:19
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CDC Reports Adult Smoking Fell to Record Low 13.9 Percent in 2017

Our nation’s dramatic progress in reducing smoking among both youth and adults is a testament to the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies that have been implemented at the federal, state and local levels. These include tobacco tax increases, compre
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 20, 2018 16:04
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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

Anti-smoking campaigns, cigarette taxes and smoking bans are combining to bring down adult smoking rates, experts say. The launch of electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity has also likely played a role
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2018 13:59
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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures show
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 19, 2018 11:46
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[UK-Scotland] NHSGGC back ASH smoking free charter

The health board covering Dumbarton and the Vale, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), has backed a charter bidding to make Scotland tobacco free by 2034. ASH Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-Free Generation was signed by NHSGGC director of public he
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:41
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