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[UK] Health warnings on individual cigarettes could deter smokers, study suggests

Colouring cigarettes green and printing health warnings on papers could dissuade smokers, research says
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:12
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Initiation of Traditional Cigarette Smoking after Electronic Cigarette Use among Tobacco-Naïve U.S. Young Adults

Baseline e-cigarette use was independently associated with initiation of traditional cigarette smoking at 18 months. This finding supports policy and educational interventions designed to decrease use of e-cigarettes among non-smokers.
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:03
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Are political views related to smoking and support for tobacco control policies? A survey across 28 European countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

General political views may be associated not only with support for tobacco control policies, but even with smoking behaviours, which should be taken into account when discussing these issues at a population level. Further research is needed to explore
BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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truth® campaign prevents more than 300,000 young people from smoking in one year

an estimated 301,930 youth and young adults did not become smokers over the course of one year because of the truth campaign, according to a new study published in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:44
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Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the benefits of increasing the UK tobacco duty escalator to public health and economic outcomes

Increasing the UK TDE to 5% above inflation could effectively reduce smoking prevalence, prevent diseases and avoid healthcare costs. It would deliver substantial progress towards a tobacco-free society and should be implemented by the UK Government with
Tobacco Control
added Dec 7, 2017 13:41
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Correlates of compliance with national comprehensive smoke-free laws

The results point out to the need to invest minimal but essential enforcement resources given that national comprehensive smoke-free laws are self-enforcing in many but not all countries and sectors.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2017 00:24
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[Kentucky] Local Smoke-Free Laws Tied to Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

University of Kentucky researchers examined 20 years of data on new lung cancer cases among state residents aged 50 and older. The investigators then looked to see whether those with lung cancer lived in communities with strong, moderate or weak smoke-fr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 5, 2017 23:51
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Smoking ban across the UK has made us happy! Married women with children have benefited the most from the landmark legislation introduced 10 years ago

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:16
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[UK] FLINT/JONES: The irresponsible promotion of e-cigarettes and Swaptober

Until substantial evidence has been gathered on the health implications of e-cigarettes, the promotion of e-cigarettes by health organisations is irresponsible, unethical, and potentially harmful.
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18
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[Australia] DROPE/BRAWLEY: A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

In reality, many of the countries with the highest tobacco taxes also have the lowest levels of illicit trade. Experience across many countries demonstrates that straightforward steps, such as programs that track and trace tobacco products and even modes
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:56
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