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[UK-Scotland] Passive smoking almost eradicated

So-called “passive” smoking has been recognised as increasing the chances of non-smokers developing serious illnesses. Sean Semple, of the research team, said: “Our analysis showed Scotland has made even greater progress in protecting non-smokers from se
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 19:14
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EDITORIAL: Impact assessment of WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: introduction, general findings and discussion [FREE FULL TEXT]

since the FCTC came into force, there have been significant gains...the findings described in greater detail in this issue provide many lessons that it is hoped will help to strengthen the implementation of the Convention in countries and globally, and th
Tobacco Control
added Sep 5, 2018 00:44
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[UK-Scotland] Second-hand smoke exposure falls by 97 per cent over 20 years

research found dramatic reductions in second-hand smoke exposure since 1998 and evidence of continuing improvements in the decade after the smoking ban which came into force on 26 March 2006. At present 21 per cent of adults in Scotland are smokers and ra
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:22
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[UK-Scotland] Dramatic fall in second-hand smoke exposure, study finds

And the number of people who have not been exposed to smoke at all has risen sixfold, researchers found. Experts, led by researchers from the University of Sterling, examined the levels of cotinine, which accumulates in the body as a result of tobacco
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:20
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Why more Americans are kicking the smoking habit

Both King and Shaeffer credit the combination of cigarette price increases, anti-smoking campaigns, smoke-free laws, and access to cessation programs as powerful levers aided by health advocacy groups. "These interventions really de-normalize tobacco use
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:29
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Estimating the effect of a potential policy to restrict tobacco retail availability in New Zealand

A tobacco retail reduction policy that prevented new retail outlets from selling tobacco and grandfathered existing retailers would be unlikely to achieve New Zealand’s target of a 95% reduction in tobacco outlet density within several decades of being en
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 22:48
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VIDEO: Inside the ad agency which changed Australia

The voiceover rang out: “If you could wring out the cancer-producing tar that goes into the lungs of a smoker every year, this is how much you’d get. It’s enough to make you sick". The anti-smoking campaign was the brainchild of John Bevins.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 30, 2018 21:10
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AHA: Why More Americans Are Kicking the Smoking Habit

credit the combination of cigarette price increases, anti-smoking campaigns, smoke-free laws, and access to cessation programs as powerful levers aided by health advocacy groups. "These interventions really de-normalize tobacco use," said King.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2018 18:52
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EDITORIAL: Do you really want kids to go back to school with Juul?

It has taken two decades of bans, laws, lawsuits, higher cigarette taxes, public campaigns and changing U.S. culture to reduce the allure of smoking....A full-court press is needed by parents, teachers, school officials and yes, the government, to preven
USA Today
added Aug 29, 2018 23:47
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[Indiana] Study says cigarettes, e-cigarettes are economic complements, not alternatives

A new study from Ball State says that by raising taxes on cigarettes, the sales on e-cigarettes fall too, even though they aren't covered under the same tax. About 15 percent of the United States population has a smoking habit according to t
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:21
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