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[Asia, China] Cigarette sales tick downward in Beijing

The number of cigarettes sold in Beijing last year decreased by 8 percent year-on-year, the biggest decline in recent years, according to a report on population health released by the Beijing municipal government on Wednesday. Among people age 15 or old
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:37
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[Asia, China] Two years after smoking ban begins, Beijing has fewer smokers: white paper

Beijing had fewer smokers in 2016, the second year of the city's smoking ban, according to a white paper issued Wednesday. The rate of smokers aged 15 years old and above in 2016 was 22.3 percent, 1.1 percentage points lower than 2014, amounting to 200,0
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 27, 2017 15:30
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E-cigarette use and associated changes in population smoking cessation: evidence from US current population surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The substantial increase in e-cigarette use among US adult smokers was associated with a statistically significant increase in the smoking cessation rate at the population level. These findings need to be weighed carefully in regulatory policy making rega
British Medical Journal
added Jul 27, 2017 15:28
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Study links rising U.S. e-cigarette use to rise in smokers quitting

the largest representative sample of e-cigarette users to date and provided a "strong case" that e-cigarettes have helped to increase rates of smoking cessation. "These findings need to be weighed carefully in regulatory policy making and in the planning
Reuters
added Jul 27, 2017 15:27
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New study shows cigarette sales in California dropped dramatically since new cigarette tax went into effect

The study conducted by the State Legislative Analyst Office shows people are buying fewer packs of cigarettes and as a result revenues from the cigarette tax decreased more than 60-percent in May of 2017 compared to May of 2016. "Sales declined, I'd say
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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Movie Language Orientation, Gender, Movie Smoking Exposure, and Smoking Susceptibility among Youth in Mexico

Consistent with research on the influence of U.S. culture on the smoking of Mexican-heritage youth in the U.S., findings suggest that orientation toward English-language movies may put youth in Mexico at risk for smoking initiation. Findings extend exist
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 26, 2017 23:36
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A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12
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'Strong for surgery' shows promise in reducing smoking rates for patients facing surgery

American College of Surgeons (ACS) quality improvement program that moves the concept of the checklist (used in operating rooms across the country to reduce medical mishaps) out of the operating room and into the preoperative setting is linked to a two-th
EurekAlert
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12
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LOPEZ: New Jersey raised its smoking age to 21. The change will likely save lives.

So the laws may not be perfect, and they may be disobeyed at times. But the overall evidence is suggestive: Higher minimum legal ages for smoking and drinking reduce use and save lives, and they do so by working exactly as one would expect.
Vox Media
added Jul 24, 2017 22:10
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