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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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Prospects for a nicotine-reduction strategy in the cigarette endgame: Alternative tobacco harm reduction scenarios [FREE FULL TEXT]

Time will tell if and when mandatory nicotine reduction in tobacco cigarettes will occur and what impact it might have on smoking prevalence. The question posed here is “Why wait?” Resources used in implementing reduction in nicotine content have an oppor
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 27, 2017 15:03
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TOC: June 2015 Volume 26, Issue 6: Nicotine: Science, Regulation and Policy

International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 27, 2017 14:57
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Nicotine: Science, regulation and policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

If they were properly regulated as a medicine and we knew what was in them and the dose of nicotine, then they might play a useful role in stopping smoking. But they aren’t, so at the moment we don’t know their safety or the dose they deliver.
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 27, 2017 14:57
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[UK-Scotland] A Tobacco Endgame for Scotland?

Attendees at a recent meeting on developing Scotland’s tobacco ‘endgame’ strategy identified three key policy priorities for a Scottish ‘tobacco endgame’: restricting availability of tobacco; pursuing a ‘polluter pays’ approach with tobacco industry profi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 25, 2017 17:04
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[Australia, New York] Big Hike in Cigarette Tax Hurts Low-Income People

review of the literature concludes that very large cigarette tax increases unintentionally harm the most vulnerable in society: smokers who are homeless, very low income, and/or suffer from mental illness, according to Katherine T. Hirono, MPH, of the Cen
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2017 16:47
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Obesity will kill you far earlier than cigarettes, diabetes, or hypertension, study warns

Researchers studied causes of death in the US in 2014, the latest figures They found obesity causes 47 percent more early deaths than tobacco Smoking deaths have plummeted in 15 years thanks to tobacco control efforts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:57
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