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[Australia] Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

outcomes of this review suggest that cessation programmes/bans can be an effective mechanism to interrupt prisoner smoking behaviour when properly enforced.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11
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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity to work with Stanton Glantz on Marijuana and Tobacco Policymaking Research

seeking a postdoctoral fellow to conduct policy research in the evolving policy environment around marijuana policy and how it interacts with tobacco control policymaking. This work will include research on the state and local policymaking process as it
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:14
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco Excise Increase Affects Small Industries, Ministry Says

Hartanto said that an increase in tobacco excise has the potential to affect small kretek cigarette industries. Therefore, the Minister underlined the importance of maintaining the increase in a manageable level, especially for small cigarette industries.
Tempo (id)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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[Korea - South] Consumption rises after cigarette tax, clouding the debate

2.76 billion packs of cigarettes sold during the first nine months of this year, which is 13.3 percent higher compared to the year before. Even though the amount of tobacco sold in Korea rose compared to the previous year, the government has argued that
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:53
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[UK] Wholesaler Booker Group says tobacco sales hurt by display ban

Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said tobacco sales for the 24 weeks to Sept. 9 were down 5.6 percent, hurt by a ban on small stores displaying tobacco products.
Reuters
added Oct 14, 2016 16:44
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[Montana] Smoking declining four years after MSU went tobacco-free

“Overall, yes, it’s successful,” said Marci Torres, MSU’s health advancement director. “We still have some challenges, but that’s not any different from any campus.” MSU went tobacco-free in August 2012. That marked a historic change for a campus where
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Oct 9, 2016 14:42
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[Europe] Non-smoking planet: Clues for tipping from vicious to virtuous behavior identified

analyzed unexpected and rapid changes in social norms that buck this trend. These include rapid changes in average family size, smoking indoors, foot binding in China, or littering the streets. Unraveling the causes of such tipping points might help find
EurekAlert
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14
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Financial strain, parental smoking and the Great Recession - an analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study. [FREE FULL TEXT]

Increased tobacco use among financially strained families has the potential to widen inequalities and undermine the public health policies which have had positive impacts on tobacco consumption in the UK.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 7, 2016 17:36
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Light smokers more likely to give up cigarettes after smoking ban, study finds

A new national study shows for the first time how smoking bans in cities, states and counties led young people living in those areas to give up, or never take up, the use of cigarettes. In particular, the study found that young males who were light smok
News-Medical.net
added Oct 6, 2016 16:41
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Smoking bans persuade light users to give up the habit

A new national study shows for the first time how smoking bans in cities, states and counties led young people living in those areas to give up, or never take up, the use of cigarettes. In particular, the study found that young males who were light smok
EurekAlert
added Oct 5, 2016 20:10
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