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BLOOMBERG: UN meeting: ‘Smart policies save lives’

Many of the biggest causes of NCDs – like tobacco and junk foods – have powerful industries working on their sides. But so many lives are at stake – and there really is no excuse for inaction. So it is encouraging to see you all here, and the steps you ta
Health-E (za)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:39
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why did you get into this work? An essay on public health leadership and ongoing battles

The common thread in all of these issues are the efforts of industries, lobby groups and determined, often obsessed individuals to thwart evidence-based public health policy and practice which threatens these industries or the cult-like belief systems of
Croakey (au)
added Sep 26, 2018 02:31
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[UK] Proof the ban on having cigarettes on show on shelves worked! 17% fewer children buy them in shops now it's illegal

The UK Government made it illegal to have cigarettes on show on the shelf in 2015 in a crackdown on smoking. And now scientists have found the number of children who have bought cigarettes from a shop since the ban has dropped by 17 per cent. In the fi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:04
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[UK] Display ban lowers cigarette sales to kids

Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17 per cent, according to new research. Imperial College London, which carried out the study, said the findings suggest tobacco display ban
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Sep 21, 2018 21:40
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[UK] NCD Countdown 2030: worldwide trends in non-communicable disease mortality and progress towards Sustainable Development Goal target [FREE FULL TEXT]

Substantial reduction of NCD mortality requires policies that considerably reduce tobacco and alcohol use and blood pressure, and equitable access to efficacious and high-quality preventive and curative care for acute and chronic NCDs.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:54
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[UK] Tobacco display ban linked to fewer children buying cigarettes

Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17%, according to new research. Imperial College London, which carried out the study, said the findings suggest tobacco display bans may hav
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:50
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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Tobacco display ban linked to fewer children buying cigarettes

tobacco display bans may have an important role in reducing the number of child smokers. But it also revealed more worrying findings, suggesting that more than two in three child smokers had not been refused cigarettes when they last attempted to buy the
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:03
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales down 1.1% on campaign, higher prices

Sales of cigarettes in South Korea declined 1.1 percent in the first eight months of 2018 from a year earlier due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed Wednesday. South Korean smokers purchased 2.31 billion 20-ciga
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:14
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[UK] Does Stoptober work?

West, who was part of a team of researchers who examined the effectiveness of the campaign in its first year in 2012, said that the public health campaign is “incredibly good value for money”. But...“very little” money is spent on the campaign.
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:50
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