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Public smoking ban and socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and cessation: a cross-sectional population-based study in Geneva, Switzerland (1995–2014)

We aimed to characterise the socioeconomic status (SES)-related inequalities in smoking prevalence... Implementation of a public smoking ban coincided with a short-lived decrease in smoking prevalence and increase in quit ratio but also with a widening in
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 05:59
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New Report Underscores Indiana’s Dangerous Underfunding of Tobacco Control; State Needs to Boost Spending to Improve Health, Economic Competitiveness

the state will collect over half a billion dollars in revenue this year from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend just over 1percent of the money on programs to prevent kids using tobacco and help smokers quit. Indiana’s high smo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:33
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YEE: How This Anti-Smoking Campaign Is Going After Ad Agencies

Advertising firms certainly can do lot of good in the world, such as helping promote healthier behaviors and products as evidenced by the work of Edelman with the CVS campaigns. Vital Strategies is hoping that the #QuitBigTobacco campaign gets more ad fi
Forbes
added Jun 5, 2018 16:24
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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]

The WHO 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 d
Tobacco Control
added Jun 4, 2018 16:59
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[Canada] New tobacco strategy will need more funding to reach five per cent target, say observers

Despite serious funding cuts, Ottawa's tobacco control strategy was successful in cutting the number of Canadians who smoke from 25 per cent in 2001 to 15 per cent today. Now, the goal is slashing another 10 per cent by 2035, which experts say will requi
Hill Times (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:48
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[Asia, India] Myths about tobacco consumption busted by pulmonologist!

With the arrival of World No Tobacco Day, one question that looms large is has smoking actually reduced. Several experts are of different opinions, activists driving mammoth anti-smoking campaigns are really optimistic, however, the reality is far from p
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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World No Tobacco Day: Despite bans, smoking still a burden for Turkey

Turkey is among the leading countries in the world that have an effective ban on smoking, but health care expenditure for diseases linked to smoking still trouble the country For a country with an entrenched habit of smoking across all generations, Turke
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:41
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Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads Snuff out Smoking

The TIPS campaign has been underway since 2012. Brian King, in the CDC's office on Smoking and Health says, "we know that these hard-hitting messages that really speak to the known risks caused by smoking are particularly effective in helping smokers q
WSB-AM 750 (Atlanta, GA)
added Jun 1, 2018 02:44
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HUGHES: E-Cigarettes Reduce Adult Smoking

Overly burdensome taxes on these products or restrictive regulations for adult users could reduce these potential benefits, and ultimately lead to more people smoking conventional cigarettes for longer, with negative health effects.
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added May 30, 2018 19:33
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[France] A million French smokers quit in 2017 thanks to anti-smoking campaigns

There are now a million fewer people in France lighting up tobacco products than there were between 2016 and 2017. This is a staggering amount of people who have suddenly decided to kick the bad habit — a change the likes of which hasn’t been seen in ove
ZME Science
added May 30, 2018 16:30
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