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Poll: Americans Divided on Whether Positive or Negative Health Messages Help Smokers Quit

More than One Out of Four Americans Use Tobacco or Nicotine Products Daily, Help from Friends and Family Most Effective Quit Aid According to Poll
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:19
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[Canada] Young adult smokers—a hidden demographic

Over the last two decades, use of tobacco by high-school students has dropped dramatically but smoking by young people aged 18 to 25 has stayed relatively unchanged, with many young adults taking up the habit in college or on their first job. It's now tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 4, 2017 01:47
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Consumers buy fewer cigarettes after CVS stops selling them

After CVS, the large retail pharmacy chain, stopped selling cigarettes in its stores, many consumers who used to buy their smokes at CVS simply bought fewer cigarettes and presumably smoked less.
Contemporary Pediatrics
added May 11, 2017 19:31
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Price Hikes Keep Cigarette Profits Up

Despite regular tax increases and continued declines in volume, major tobacco manufacturers have seen revenues soar recently, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Citing consolidation and cost-cutting measures as additional factors, the Journal rep
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 3, 2017 23:39
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Smoke-free policies help decrease smoking rates for LGBT population

Researchers find that LGBT individuals who live in smoke-free communities are more likely to want to quit smoking than those in communities without smoking bans
EurekAlert
added May 3, 2017 23:08
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Smoke-free policies help decrease smoking rates for LGBT population

"LGBT people face hostility and can feel excluded from social spaces, leading individuals to create their own spaces such as bars and nightclubs, which are often targets for marketing and promotion by the tobacco industry."
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 2, 2017 15:28
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FCTC followed by accelerated implementation of tobacco advertising bans (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implementation of FCTC Article 13 was followed by increased progress towards complete advertising bans, but progress is incomplete, especially among low-income countries. Low-income countries need comprehensive support to implement FCTC as part of a broad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2017 17:50
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[Canada] Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario (2016) Smoke-Free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee (PDF) (473pp)

To answer the overall question, “Which interventions or set of interventions will have the greatest impact on reducing tobacco use in Ontario?, SFO-SAC 2016 reviewed, assessed and categorized a total of 56 interventions over the four pillar topics of i
Public Health Ontario (ca)
added May 2, 2017 16:41
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: Can the use of standardised packaging for tobacco products reduce the use of tobacco?

The available evidence suggests that standardised packaging may reduce smoking prevalence. Only one country had implemented standardised packaging at the time of this review, so evidence comes from one large observational study that provides evidence for
The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 16:56
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Nicotine and e-cigarettes: Rethinking addiction in the context of reduced harm

Substance abuse (recreational or dependence related) also creates a multi-billion-pound public health bill, and this, added to the fact it is often deemed an act of ‘self-harm’ or ‘self-destruction’, incites little in the way of public sympathy. The idea
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 27, 2017 15:03
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