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If US Were Like Utah, There Would Be 22 Million Fewer Smokers

24/7 Wall St. examined smoking rates in the United States that were provided by the CDC to determine how many fewer smokers there would be in this country if the smoking rate was the same as Utah’s. While it would be difficult to replicate Utah’s conditi
24/7 Wall Street
added May 29, 2018 15:48
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MAHOOD/COLLISHAW: Canada's anti-tobacco plan is smoke and mirrors

Inadequate funding and timid language from the government of Justin Trudeau won't help curb epidemic.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 29, 2018 15:50
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[France] One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

Such a drop has not been seen in a decade, according to Public Health France, which carried out the study. There has also been a decline in smoking among teenagers and those on low incomes. The study pointed to the slew of anti-smoking measures introdu
BBC Online
added May 29, 2018 14:33
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Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Beyond nicotine’s pharmacology, the industry’s continued aggressive advertising, lobbying, and litigation against effective tobacco control policies promotes various nonpharmacological determinants of addiction. To help tobacco users quit, policy makers s
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 28, 2018 18:09
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[Australia] Tobacco health warnings are burning out

Explicit images and dire health warnings advertised on tobacco packaging to deter smokers have lost their impact, a Queensland researcher has found. Aaron Drovandi, a pharmacy lecturer and PhD candidate at James Cook University, has found the messaging,
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 25, 2018 17:47
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Association between tax structure and cigarette consumption: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

study provides important empirical evidence of a relationship between tax structure and cigarette consumption. ... The results are consistent with existing evidence and suggest that a uniform and specific tax structure is the most effective tax structure
Tobacco Control
added May 25, 2018 11:37
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[Australia] Those confronting pictures on cigarette packets aren't scary anymore, survey reveals

Nearly 60 per cent thought the warnings were ineffective in getting current smokers to quit. Only 27 per cent of people surveyed thought the labels were effective in preventing non-smokers from taking up the habit. Survey author Aaron Drovandi said whi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 25, 2018 03:12
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Money’s better than e-cigs or nicotine gum at helping smokers quit, study says

researchers gave over 6,000 smokers different tools to quit smoking, like free nicotine patches, motivational texts, free e-cigarettes, and free medication or e-cigs plus a total of $600. Overall, only 1.3 percent of smokers had quit after six months. Tho
The Verge (Vox Media)
added May 28, 2018 18:03
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[New Zealand] Experts tell Government to ban cigarette sales by 2025 as smoke free goal 'a train wreck for Maori and Pasifika'

A Maori health leader and anti-smoking campaigner have today told politicians they should pass a law now to make selling cigarettes illegal by 2025. 'We will not hit 2025 smoke free New Zealand on the current rate of mahi' Play Video01:27 Health leaders
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:46
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[UK] SUMMERS: Taxes for health: evidence clears the air

Tobacco and alcohol taxes consistently raise prices, reduce consumption, and save lives, while generating additional revenues to support public services...I have agreed to co-chair the Task Force on Fiscal Policy for Health with Michael Bloomberg that wil
The Lancet (uk)
added May 27, 2018 20:37
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