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[Ireland] Smoking bans make married people happier than anyone else

A study led by Dr Eugenio Zucchelli of Lancaster University looked at people’s own assessments of their psychological well-being both before and after the introduction of the bans in Scotland and England using a quasi-experimental design.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26
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Smoke-Free Car Legislation and Student Exposure to Smoking

CONCLUSIONS: These findings support the legislative intent that public policies that are designed to protect children from exposure to smoking in vehicles will yield better adolescent health outcomes and a lower risk of future adolescent cigarette smokin
Pediatrics
added Jan 13, 2018 14:38
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[Oklahoma] GLANTZ: The passing of Richard Barnes

He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53
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Smokeless tobacco use is ‘replacing’ the smoking epidemic in the South East Asia Region

It has been documented that the smoking prevalence has been declining in most countries of the South-East Asia region where effective anti-tobacco laws have been implemented. But due to a number of factors, the prevalence of smokeless tobacco has been in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2017 21:01
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LUKOWSKI: Big Tobacco continues to target the poor

If you look at a map of where tobacco use is highest, the states with the most smokers tend to be those with the fewest laws to keep tobacco marketing and other challenges in check. Laws work.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:58
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Editorial: Declining smoking rate is good news for West Virginia

Finally. After years of little progress on smoking rates in West Virginia, a new study shows that fewer adults are smoking in the Mountain State... West Virginia and local governments expanded clean indoor air regulations, which means most workplaces and
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 20, 2017 03:08
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[Asia] Karnataka HC ruling on pictoral warnings on tobacco products may hit India’s image

The rules mandated 85% pictorial warnings on both sides of packages... “The move will result in India’s global ranking for pictorial warnings to go back to 106th ranking in the world from its current 3rd position. Similar warnings on tobacco packs have
livemint.com (in)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:54
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[Asia, India] Picture perfect: the effectiveness of pictorial health warnings on tobacco products

the pictorial warnings on both sides of packages of tobacco products came into effect in April 2016 following the direction of the Rajasthan High Court and subsequently the Supreme Court too made it mandatory. After the decision of Karnataka High Court,
DNA India (in)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:45
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[Asia, India] 'High tax results in 5.6% drop in tobacco use in Rajasthan'

As per the survey, there has been decline in bidi smokers from 16% to 11.4% and in absolute numbers bidi users have come down to 58 lakh from 74 lakh. Still, their number is high compared to 14.3 lakh cigarette smokers in the state. Experts suggest that
Times of India
added Dec 18, 2017 16:14
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025 At Risk: Government Urged to Listen to Māori

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ could be putting the Smokefree 2025 goal at risk ...Hāpai Te Hauora has supported the Ministry of Health and previous ministers’ compassionate and progressive stance on e-cigarettes which championed a realistic and
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 16, 2017 17:25
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