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GALEA/SIEGEL: Public health research reduced smoking deaths – it could do the same for gun violence

First, and most importantly, viewing firearms violence as a public health problem means declaring that the current situation is unacceptable, and preventable. We did not successfully tackle the AIDS epidemic until we made it a national health priority,
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 8, 2016 02:49
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[California] Panelists smoke out possible impacts of broader smoking ban in Hermosa Beach

The forum, held in association with the Beach Cities Health District and the Surfrider Foundation, addressed the health and environmental impacts of smoking. It came as the city steps up enforcement of its existing smoking regulations. Panelists agreed
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:20
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[UK] Wholesaler Booker says tobacco sales continue to bite

Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said tobacco sales in the first quarter continued to be negatively impacted by a ban on small stores displaying tobacco products. The company, which serves 1.3 million customers, said tobacco sales were down 7
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2016 17:52
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Achieving the tobacco endgame: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from repeated cross-sectional studies in New Zealand 2008–2014

robust tobacco control strategies that result in substantial declines in smoking prevalence are not accompanied by the hypothesised increase in ‘hardcore’ or ‘hardened’ smokers who are more addicted and less motivated and able to quit. The findings sugges
Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2016 18:31
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Achieving the tobacco endgame: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from repeated cross-sectional studies in New Zealand 2008–2014

strategies that result in substantial declines in smoking prevalence are not accompanied by the hypothesised increase in ‘hardcore’ or ‘hardened’ smokers who are more addicted and less motivated and able to quit. The findings suggest that there is no need
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2016 02:05
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[New Zealand] Removal of tobacco displays working- study

“This study provides strong evidence that the removal of prominent point-of-sale displays from almost all New Zealand dairies, petrol stations and supermarkets has protected children from starting to smoke, and has contributed to reducing smoking among s
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:37
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[New Zealand] Removal of point-of-sale tobacco displays working

A new study led by University of Otago researchers suggests that July 2012 legislation that removed all point-of-sale tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes has helped reduce smoking among New Zealand school students to record low levels.
Foreign Affairs New Zealand (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:36
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Ban on cigarette displays cuts teenage smoking rates: New Zealand study

A study led by University of Otago researchers suggested that 2012 legislation that banned all point-of-sale (POS) tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes had helped reduce smoking among year-10 students (age 14 and 15) at schools across New Zeala
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 5, 2016 11:35
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Impact of removing point-of-sale tobacco displays: data from a New Zealand youth survey

The introduction of a POS display ban and concurrent measures was followed by significant reductions in initiation, experimental and regular smoking, attempted purchase of cigarettes, and reduced association between visiting tobacco-retailing stores and s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 5, 2016 11:38
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[Asia] Tobacco Sales Plunge as China Imposes Higher Tax, Tighter Anti-smoking Ban

China's heightened anti-smoking campaign and tax increase on cigars have pulled tobacco sales down for the first time in two decades. According to latest figures, the country's tobacco consumption dipped 2.4 percent in 2015, its first drop since 1995. R
Yibada (cn)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:50
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