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[Canada] No surge in illicit cigarettes after implementation of menthol ban in Nova Scotia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the tobacco industry’s assertions, there was no surge in illicit cigarettes after the 2015 ban on menthol cigarette sales in Nova Scotia. Credible, industry-independent evidence on illicit cigarette trade is desperately needed to support the i
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2018 00:40
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups debate impact of e-cigarettes on public health

Emer Rojas, president of the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), remains steadfast in its lobbying for government to prohibit e-cigarettes in the country until its safety is fully determined by expert studies. Rojas noted that the Departme
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 8, 2018 20:46
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[Pennsylvania] New research: smokers try to quit after "sin taxes"

But the thrill of inhaling nicotine vapor — instead of smoke — eventually wears off. Then, the 43-year-old tattoo artist from Scranton starts smoking again. “It only satisfies you for so long, then it’s right back to cigarettes,” he said of vaping. The
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Oct 8, 2018 20:31
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LIVE WELL: Oklahoma's smoking policies don't stack up

Oklahoma’s current smoking rate is 20.1 percent is and this combined with the lack of comprehensive smokefree policies at the state level leaves many Oklahomans, especially children, vulnerable to the dangers of tobacco use and secondhand smoke. “
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Oct 7, 2018 19:29
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[UK] GPs to text patients urging them to change unhealthy habits under radical new proposals from health secretary

‘But using data, both medical data – appropriately safeguarded of course for privacy reasons – and other demographic data, you can work out somebody might have a higher propensity to smoke. ‘Then you can target interventions much more closely.’ Mr Hanc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2018 19:18
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LEMPERT/GLANTZ: Heated tobacco product regulation under US law and the FCTC [FREE FULL TEXT]

All components of HTPs should be regulated at least as stringently as existing tobacco products, including restrictions on labelling, advertising, promotion and sponsorship, sales to minors, price and taxation policies and smokefree measures. There is not
Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2018 15:36
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October 2018 - Volume 27 - e2: Measuring Policy Impacts

Standardised cigarette packaging may reduce the implied safety of Natural American Spirit cigarettes / Reassessing the importance of ‘lost pleasure’ associated with smoking cessation: implications for social welfare and policy / The impact of flavour, dev
Tobacco Control
added Oct 6, 2018 15:11
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Explaining mechanisms that influence smoke-free implementation at the local level: A realist review of smoking bans

This is the first realist review on the implementation of SF enviroments at the local level. The process-oriented theory explains how and why CMOs determine SF development in cities and municipalities from planning until implementation.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:33
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Basic economic gap related to smoking: reconciling tobacco tax receipts and economic costs of smoking-attributable diseases

Our findings suggest that tobacco taxes would have to be globally increased by more than four times on average in order to cover the ECS or between two and two-and-a-half times if we take private health expenditures into account. The informational pressur
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2018 04:37
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[Maine] Midcoast hospitals honored for anti-smoking efforts

Three Midcoast hospitals were recognized for their efforts to address tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure at the 9th annual Tobacco-Free Hospital Gold Star Standards of Excellence Awards celebration,.
Rockland (ME) Village Soup
added Oct 3, 2018 19:01
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