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More Smokers Trying to Quit - Data to Inform Health Policy

Data from more than 40,000 adult smokers in the U.S. reveal a substantial increase in serious attempts to quit smoking between 2012 to 2014, according to a new study appearing in the journal, Addiction. In 2014, 55% of adult smokers reported making a ser
PR Newswire
added Jan 5, 2017 21:16
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A 15-year study finds indoor smoking bans really do make kids with asthma healthier

A new long-term study finds that on average, kids with asthma visited the emergency room 17% less often during the three years after indoor smoking bans were enacted than they did in the three years before. The data overwhelmingly shows that kids really
Connecticut Post
added Jan 1, 2017 23:32
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[Russia, Washington] Quad article helped direct career path From Mansfield to Moscow: A Fulbright scholar's odyssey

Mansfield High School graduate, and Fulbright Scholar, Katherine Schroeder, 23, is in Russia...researching her Master's thesis topic that will focus on recent Russian health policy changes designed to discourage the practice of smoking. "They are applyin
Quad City (WA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2016 17:19
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A 15-year study finds indoor smoking bans really do make kids with asthma healthier

A new long-term study finds that on average, kids with asthma visited the emergency room 17% less often during the three years after indoor smoking bans were enacted than they did in the three years before. The data overwhelmingly shows that kids really
Business Insider
added Dec 30, 2016 21:51
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10 changes in Ohio thanks to the smoke-free law

. Here are 10 reasons the indoor smoking ban changed Ohio – its health, its wealth and its future. Smoking rates in Ohio have dropped, although by a matchstick. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that smoking rate among adults wen
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Dec 30, 2016 17:09
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[Asia, China] Beijing public smoking ban sees significant effect

A newly released report shows Beijing has seen a significant drop in the number of smokers by 200 thousand since the city brought in a strict smoking ban less than two years ago, The Paper reports. According to a report on tobacco use among adults, the s
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 30, 2016 17:05
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Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with fewer emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation in children

Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with a decrease in emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation. Such legislation should be considered in localities that remain without this legislation to protect the respiratory health of their children.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Dec 29, 2016 12:50
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Study: Fewer kids visited ERs for asthma after indoor smoking bans

Emergency rooms in communities with indoor smoking bans reported a 17 percent decrease in the number of children needing care for asthma attacks, according to new research from the University of Chicago Medicine. The study, led by pediatric allergy expe
University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Division
added Dec 29, 2016 12:49
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[Canada, USA] US warnings debate under way

the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE), has issued a mild warning about the effectiveness of shocking warnings... Sontag said a study had ‘somehow calculated’ that packs with such pictures would be 60 times more likely to inspire smokers to quit th
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 21, 2016 22:46
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Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling: A 2016 Update (PDF)

hiking cigarette taxes can encourage illegal casual smuggling, raise the profit motive for professional criminals to engage in commercial smuggling, create new law enforcement and court costs and introduce new violence on the public as criminals fight ove
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 10, 2017 21:58
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