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CVD Deaths to Rise by a Third in Less Than 10 Years

the study makes several recommendations, including smoke free laws, higher tobacco product taxes and stricter advertising rules
PR Newswire
added Jun 4, 2016 01:32
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[South Carolina] Cancer Institute awards MUSC Hollings $15 million to lead studies on tobacco

Do government policies geared toward reducing smoking tobacco really work? If so, will those policies drive more people to use vaporized nicotine products, such as “e-cigs?” And is that necessarily a good thing from a public health standpoint? Those are
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jun 2, 2016 17:01
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[Netherlands] Dutch tobacco policy goes up in smoke amid political tensions

the figures show that the highest proportion of smokers of any age is among twentysomethings. Almost 40 per cent of them smoke, 60 per cent of them every day. The habit falls back slightly for the over-30s, but by then – as the song says – it’s a hard ha
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 2, 2016 02:58
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How smoking bans could lead to the death of the industry

We studied 141 companies across 20 countries over a ten-year period...this may ultimately lead to the death of the industry. Until then, the companies in countries that do not have effective bans will see their profits rise.
The Conversation (au)
added May 31, 2016 13:31
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[Europe] WHO says tobacco 'plain packaging' helps cut smoking rates

The UN's health agency has announced that "plain packaging" for tobacco products has a clear impact on smokers's behavior. Several countries, including New Zealand and Norway, have also pledged to ditch pack logos.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added May 31, 2016 20:37
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drop in smoking rate proves public education and smart public policy works

The fact that fewer adults are smoking is spectacular news and a credit to the combined efforts of the entire tobacco control community. This shows that public education campaigns like TIPS and truth®, combined with smart public policies like clean air l
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 25, 2016 03:25
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CDC Reports Adult Smoking Fell to Record Low 15.1 Percent in 2015 – Bold Action Needed to Finish the Job

These remarkable results are a testament to the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies...Thanks to the Tips campaign, as well as campaigns by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Truth Initiative aimed at youth and young adults, the U.S. curren
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 25, 2016 03:22
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[UK] This one chart shows the impact plain packaging laws had on cigarette sales in Australia (spoiler: it wasn't much)

despite three years of data, there is little evidence yet the policy has worked. In fact, the chart below shows that in the immediate aftermath of the new law, cigarette sales were barely affected by the packaging changes. Instead, sales only dropped of
City A.M. (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:32
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Stubbing out the evidence of tobacco plain packaging efficacy: An analysis of the Australian National Tobacco Plain Packaging Survey (PDF) (32pp)

common knowledge that the Australian tobacco plain packaging policy has been successful...contrary to the stated claims of the authors of those papers, and the public health lobby in general, that the evidence is not consistent with the stated aims of the
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Jun 3, 2016 18:01
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Healthcare costs nosedive when smokers quit

When cigarette smokers quit, societal healthcare costs immediately plunge, a new study shows. If 10 percent of American smokers gave up cigarettes and the rest cut back by 10 percent, the U.S. could shave $63 billion off medical costs the next year, the
Reuters
added May 18, 2016 22:14
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