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Prevention and cessation best options to reduce tobacco-related heart disease

A new review--published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology--examines policies to achieve complete cigarette abstinence as part of efforts to reduce the risk of heart disease. "This manuscript is the second in an eight-part health
EurekAlert
added Aug 21, 2018 10:35
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The Effect of Price on the Consumption of Reduced Nicotine Cigarettes

smokers’ response to price points when purchasing cigarettes may extend to LNC if these were commercially available. Differential cigarettes prices based on nicotine content may result in voluntary selection of less addicting products.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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South Carolina could be doing more to reduce cancer, study finds

In this year’s report, South Carolina also scored red for smoke-free laws, tobacco prevention funding... “Our cigarette tax is the sixth-lowest in the country and the tax on other tobacco products also ranks at the bottom,” she said. “While 64 cities and
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 20, 2018 15:48
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be acce
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:19
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strongest achievements have been in protection from exposure to tobacco smoke; controlling advertising, promotion and sponsorship; controlling sales to and by minors; education, communication and public awareness; and packaging and labelling of NCTP.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:18
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Analysis of Article 6 (tax and price measures to reduce the demand for tobacco products) of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there has been some improvement in tobacco tax policy over time, parties should adopt stronger tax measures, despite industry opposition and threats about illicit trade. Parties should implement FCTC Article 5.3 and ratify the Protocol to Eliminate
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:15
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The impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in defending legal challenges to tobacco control measures [FREE FULL TEXT]

FCTC was cited in 45 decisions....The way the WHO FCTC has been cited in court decisions suggests that it has made a substantial contribution to courts’ reasoning in tobacco control legal challenges and has strengthened government’s arguments in defending
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:13
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency's youth smoking prevention campaign

we're taking steps toward a world where combustible cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction – making it harder for future generations to become addicted in the first place and allowing more currently addicted smokers to quit. While we explo
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2018 21:40
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[Oklahoma] State Tobacco Helpline sees increase in calls after tax

"What has been shown, and can be predicted, is that when tobacco is taxed, it encourages adults to quit smoking and encourages kids to not ever begin using tobacco," said Lora Buechele, assistant coordinator for the Cherokee County TSET Healthy Living Pr
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Aug 17, 2018 12:12
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency’s youth smoking prevention campaign

“The Real Cost” has resulted in savings of more than $31 billion for youth, their families and society at large by reducing smoking-related costs like early loss of life, costly medical care, lost wages, lower productivity and increased disability – that
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 16, 2018 16:24
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