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[Oklahoma] Research Study: Court-Ordered Corrections of Tobacco Industry Racketeering / National Poll Shows Support for Policies, Lawmakers’ Rejection of Tobacco Industry Influences [PDF]

These study results could inform remedial local, state and national policy initiatives and aid in the development and evaluation of public education efforts to enhance and amplify the court-ordered corrective statements.
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 20:41
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[UK-Wales] Premature coronary heart disease deaths 'cut by 70%'

The number of people dying prematurely from coronary heart disease in Wales has been cut by nearly 70% in the past 20 years, a new report has revealed... The report said this was due to the improved detection of heart disease among GPs, the ban on smoking
BBC Online
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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[UK] Has the smoking ban had an effect on deaths from lung cancer dropping? - Saturday Briefing

THE figures suggest it has indeed had a beneficial effect. The ban was introduced in 2007 when the rate of lung cancer deaths in the UK was 66.2 per 100,000 deaths. In 2014, that figure was down to 61.4 per 100,000. Curiously, the decrease has been much
The [London, UK] Express
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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[Europe] Do Cigarette Prices Affect Infant Mortality?

The study outlines valuable correlations between cigarette prices and infant mortality rates. There is an association between cigarette price increases and infant mortality rates decreases. The price differentials contribute to this association; as the g
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free legislation and paediatric hospitalisations for acute respiratory tract infections: national quasi-experimental study with unexpected findings and important methodological implications

We investigated whether Scottish implementation of smoke-free legislation was associated with a reduction in unplanned hospitalisations or deaths (‘events’) due to respiratory tract infections (RTIs) among children....When accounting for this break point,
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2017 23:25
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[USA] E-cigarette bans highlight public health divide between US and UK researchers

New York is joining 10 other states banning indoor vaping, reflecting a US focus on the harm of e-cigs, rather than their ability to help people quit cigarettes America’s lax smoking regulations may contribute to researchers’ estimation of potential harm
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MALLOW: A call to increase cigarette prices up to RM100

The proposal to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes to RM50 in light of the coming Budget 2018 announcement is seen as small and might be futile to our ongoing struggle to prevent the smoking habit among our people especially among the youth. If
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:16
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[UK] New fund helps to make public spaces smoke free – North Yorkshire County Council (press release)

North Yorkshire County Council’s new Smokefree Places Fund has been created by its public health team and is part of NYCC’s commitment to promote a smoke free lifestyle and help to realise the ambition of a smoke free generation by 2025.
Newsy
added Oct 24, 2017 13:33
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[UK] Stoptober campaign boosts sales of vape starter kits

Sales of vape starter kits have soared by 37% year-on-year after vaping featured prominently in NHS Stoptober campaign, a leading retailer has claimed. This year e-cigarettes are featured in the NHS’ campaign – which challenges smokers to give up cigare
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:19
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Curbing growth in cigarette sales

The Cabinet’s decision on Thursday to increase next year’s excise on cigarettes by an average 10 percent is a badly needed annual fiscal measure to curb the growth of tobacco sales in Indonesia, the only country in Asia that has not yet ratified the Unit
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 22, 2017 22:27
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