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Effect of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act on casino admissions and revenue

Results The Smoke-free Illinois Act was found not to be a statistically significant determinant of per-capita casino admissions and of real per-capita gross adjusted receipts in all the models we estimated. Conclusions The estimates from this study clea
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2018 01:39
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[North Carolina] Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that banning smoking in public spaces may reduce passive smoke exposure in non-smoking pregnant women. The current study also replicates previous findings regarding individual level characteristics associated with gestational passive smok
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 17, 2018 20:42
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Pregnant women in NC exposed to less secondhand nicotine after 'smoking ban'

study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the 'smoking ban' in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was published
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:37
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Associations of Bar and Restaurant Smoking Bans With Smoking Behavior in the CARDIA Study: A 25-Year Study

Findings suggest that smoking ban associations may be difficult to disentangle from other tobacco control interventions, and emphasize the importance of evaluating equity throughout policy implementation.
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Jan 17, 2018 20:32
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Restaurant Bans Have Big Impact on Smoking Rates

Smoking bans in U.S. eateries appear to have helped reduce overall smoking rates, especially among people with higher levels of education, the researchers reported. The study authors analyzed 25 years of data on young and middle-aged smokers in the Unit
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 17, 2018 20:26
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Russians cut back on drinking, smoking as fitness trend grows

government policies were the major factor but suggested a general trend towards healthy living was also behind the cut back in smoking and drinking, especially in larger cities. "We never had this idea of 'healthy for the sake of being healthy.' You go t
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 17, 2018 08:52
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Russian Alcohol Consumption Falls 80% in 5 Years, Says Minister

Smoking has also gone down in Russia over the past five years, with 22 percent fewer adults taking part in the habit and a threefold decrease in smoking among minors, she added. “Looking back at the past 5-7 years, we managed to partially overcome bad h
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jan 17, 2018 08:49
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[Asia, China] Beijing has fewer smokers in 2017

The number of smokers in Beijing was 3.99 million in 2017, 1.1 percentage points lower than the figure before the city's smoking ban was enforced in June 2015, local authorities said Friday. It amounts to 200,000 less smokers in the city over the past tw
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 16, 2018 00:28
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E-Cigarettes: Use, Effects on Smoking, Risks, and Policy Implications

While e-cigarettes deliver lower levels of carcinogens than do conventional cigarettes, they still expose users to high levels of ultrafine particles and other toxins that may substantially increase cardiovascular and noncancer lung disease risks, which a
Annual Review of Public Health
added Jan 14, 2018 21:28
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NOCERA: With Trump MIA on Opioids, Here Come the Lawyers

I remember in particular the tobacco litigation...few in the anti-tobacco community believe that the settlement has made much of a difference. Though smoking rates have declined, there are still 400,000 Americans who die each year from cigarettes.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 14, 2018 21:18
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