Headlines Tagged with policy impact — 916 headlines found
Special care home operator Jan Sealy says the safety of her residents will be put at risk if she follows newly-implemented rules under the Smoke-Free Places Act.
Aug 31, 2017 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:59
The authors have shown a positive association between smoking cessation and cosmetic surgery. Requesting a period of cessation before cosmetic surgery may promote long-lasting smoking cessation.
Aug 31, 2017 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
added Aug 31, 2017 15:29
The review, conducted by the University of Edinburgh and NHS Health Scotland, said the tobacco control strategy had shown a "positive impact" over the past five years. However, the report's authors cautioned that smoking continued to be a bigger problem i
Aug 31, 2017 BBC Online
added Aug 31, 2017 15:15
Our projections show that a strategy of replacing cigarette smoking with vaping would yield substantial life year gains, even under pessimistic assumptions regarding cessation, initiation and relative harm.
Aug 30, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2017 16:03
The impact of policies such as tobacco tax, plain packs and graphic health warnings is not just judged on smoker numbers, but on quitters and most importantly, in terms of prevention; the proportion of the population who have never smoked. The Australian
Aug 28, 2017 doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Oct 17, 2017 18:55
Use of prescribed smoking cessation pharmacotherapy following release from prison: a prospective data linkage study
few ex-prisoners obtain pharmaceutical assistance with quitting smoking. Policy attention needs to focus on supporting former prisoners to access SCP, to reduce the high rate of tobacco-related morbidity and mortality in this profoundly marginalised popul
Aug 28, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2017 22:57
Iranians annually smoke 55 billion cigarettes worth 100 trillion rials ($2.6 billion), he said, adding that “The people and government spend around three times the cost of smoking to treat smoking-related diseases ($7.8 billion).” Cigarette smoking play
Aug 27, 2017 Financial Tribune
added Aug 27, 2017 07:15
Climate, cultural differences, resources and political conditions mean interventions have to be tailored to different countries, and local government everywhere can play a greater role, as highlighted in the World Health Organization's Healthy Cities prog
Aug 25, 2017 Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 01:32
A British study into smoking and e-cigarette use among UK teenagers has produced mixed results, prompting scientists to caution against altering policy decisions or public health advice until evidence becomes clearer.
Aug 23, 2017 China Daily (cn)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:08
Researchers linked data on the smoking habits of 632 smokers, average age 58, to neighborhood cigarette prices in 896 chain grocery and drugstores in 19 states. They gathered data on local laws on indoor smoking in public places, and followed changes in
Aug 23, 2017 New York Times
added Aug 23, 2017 19:20