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[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland child health 'among worst in W Europe'

The widening gap between rich and poor is putting the health of Northern Ireland's children at risk... "Poverty is having a devastating effect on families - with smoking and drinking alcohol, poor mental health and obesity amongst children and young peopl
BBC Online
added Jun 15, 2017 15:09
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[UK] Drop in violence associated with smoke-free policy at psychiatric hospital

New King’s College London research reveals a 39 per cent drop in physical assaults - both between patients and towards staff - following the introduction of a smoke-free policy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM).
King's College London (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:08
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Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
Science Direct
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[Asia] 81L Indians quit tobacco in 7 yrs

Almost 81 lakh Indians quit tobacco in the last seven years, showcasing the impact of anti-tobacco campaigns. The campaigns, however, had only a limited reach among the people from a poor socio-economic background as khaini (smokeless tobacco) and bidi
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:16
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[Asia] Young India finds tobacco products less appealing

The latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey finds tobacco users have reduced by 81 lakh, and that pictorial warnings are very effective India has witnessed an overall decline in the number of tobacco users in past seven years, especially among the age group
DNA India (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:05
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Acrolein exposure in hookah smokers and non-smokers exposed to hookah tobacco Secondhand Smoke: Implications for regulating hookah tobacco products

Hookah tobacco smoke is a source of acrolein exposure. Findings support regulating hookah tobacco products including reducing humectants and sugar additives, which are precursors of acrolein under certain pyrolysis conditions. We suggest posting health wa
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 7, 2017 17:41
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Cigarette consumption shows gradual decrease in Turkey

Over the five-year period, the daily average consumption was over 131 million cigarettes across the country. While overall consumption has fallen, smokers are more frequently choosing imported cigarettes over local tobacco, with local production accounti
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:23
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[UK-Wales] WALES IS LEADING THE WORLD WITH ITS NEW PUBLIC HEALTH LAW

Wales is about to become the first country to put health first in all public decisions. A new act plans to make it a healthier place, where physical and mental well-being are maximised and where choices and behaviours that benefit future health are under
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:53
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Pictorial warning labels on tobacco products could help improve communication of risks to smokers

"The results clearly demonstrate that images in warnings get and hold viewing attention, as evidenced by the short latency to first view and the viewing duration of the images. These are important processes in attention and learning theory, and may help
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:56
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[UK] New packaging laws see slump in cigarette sales

CIGARETTE retailers have seen a dip in sales since laws enforcing plain packaging were introduced, according to a recent report....And two thirds of independent retailers were left with stock they could no longer legally sell, according to a report in tra
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:52
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