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A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12
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'Strong for surgery' shows promise in reducing smoking rates for patients facing surgery

American College of Surgeons (ACS) quality improvement program that moves the concept of the checklist (used in operating rooms across the country to reduce medical mishaps) out of the operating room and into the preoperative setting is linked to a two-th
EurekAlert
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12
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LOPEZ: New Jersey raised its smoking age to 21. The change will likely save lives.

So the laws may not be perfect, and they may be disobeyed at times. But the overall evidence is suggestive: Higher minimum legal ages for smoking and drinking reduce use and save lives, and they do so by working exactly as one would expect.
Vox Media
added Jul 24, 2017 22:10
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Effects of Filter Ventilation on Behavioral Economic Demand for Cigarettes: A Preliminary Investigation

This selective effect suggests that regulatory action banning filter ventilation would only reduce cigarette consumption when effective substitutes for vent-blocked cigarettes are available...effects of removing filter ventilation on demand measures appe
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 22, 2017 21:16
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Methodological approaches to assessing tobacco health warnings $$

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 22, 2017 21:14
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[UK-Wales] Parc Prison: Rise in violence since smoking ban

A rise in the number of violent and self harm incidents at Parc Prison could be linked to the smoking ban, a review has found. The report said the ban at the Bridgend site had been well-managed and some prisoners had since stopped smoking. But it said to
BBC Online
added Jul 21, 2017 15:06
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Should Movies Showing People Smoking Be Rated-R?

Gildemeister, head of research operations for the Parents Television Council... said that although it's "laudable" that people and filmmakers are concerned about the negative influence that tobacco use in movies has on children, it seems as though there i
Christian Post
added Jul 20, 2017 16:50
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[Asia, India] Rs 50,000 crore goes up in smoke

The stock of ITC, India's biggest cigarette maker, plunged the most in the past quarter of a century after the government corrected an anomaly in the GST and increased the surcharge on tobacco. The 13 per cent decline on Tuesday eroded the gains of the p
The Economic Times (India)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:02
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What Impact Has the UK Smoking Ban Had?

More Brits are kicking the habit / Kids are less keen / Fewer people are hospitalised / Glossy packs are gone / Awareness of passive smoking has increased / No smoking at train stations / A drop in the number of teen smokers / Smoke free cars / E-cigs are
Labmate (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:52
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Smoke-free signage in public parks: impacts on smoking behaviour

States, especially those with a preemptive clause legislation, may benefit from incorporating smoke-free signage in public areas to protect community members from exposure to tobacco smoke, reduce littering, and denormalise smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 16, 2017 00:33
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