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[California] Cigarette pack messages about toxic chemicals: a randomised clinical trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chemical messages on cigarette packs did not lead to higher intentions to quit among smokers in our trial. However, chemical messages informed smokers of chemicals in cigarettes and harms of smoking, which directly supports their implementation and would
Tobacco Control
added Apr 14, 2018 01:40
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Translational Science: Basic Science to Public Policy and Back Again (PDF)

This issue provides several examples of the types of translational science that is currently taking place in the field of nicotine and tobacco research and offers a continuum of bench to bedside to public policy and back again.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 13, 2018 17:33
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Tobacco Use Data Supports Efforts to Reduce Burden of Smoking-Associated Cancers

The burden of tobacco-based cancers could be lessened using tobacco use data collected from cancer registries, a study published in Cancer has shown... Data from cancer registries on tobacco use at diagnosis may assist in clarifying usage patterns and und
Oncology Nurse Advisor
added Apr 13, 2018 16:00
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Impact of New York City’s 2014 Increased Minimum Legal Purchase Age on Youth Tobacco Use

Public Health Implications. Other cities and states currently raising their MLPA for tobacco may need to pay close attention to policy enforcement and conduct enhanced monitoring of retailer compliance to achieve the full benefits of the policy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 12, 2018 19:57
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Price of cigarettes should increase by 50% to £20 a pack to save more than 60 million lives worldwide, experts say

Increasing cigarette pack prices by 50 percent would cause around 67 million men from the world's poorest countries to quit smoking, a Canadian study found. Low-income earners would have a 7.7 times greater quit rate than those with the highest salaries
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:42
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Cigarette Tax Hike Could Ease Poverty for Millions Worldwide: Study

The researchers from the Global Tobacco Economics Consortium used a computer model to predict how a 50 percent cigarette tax increase would affect health and poverty in 13 middle-income countries with a total 500 million male smokers. Such a tax hike w
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 12, 2018 19:26
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TOBACCO PRODUCT STANDARD FOR CIGARETTE NICOTINE LEVELS Questions & Talking Points for Nicotine & Tobacco Researchers (PDF)

public health stakeholders must engage fully in the process by presenting the evidence base for comprehensive rulemaking and encouraging the FDA to establish rules that are the most protective of the public’s health. This will be a long process; the f
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:20
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PHILIP: We need health equity for a tobacco-free Florida

However, when it comes to tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke there are still many geographic and demographic inequalities across our state. Nearly 2.5 million Florida adults, or 15.5 percent, still smoke cigarettes. There are large populations
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 12, 2018 19:14
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Why Scott Gottlieb is the one Trump official everybody seems to like

Gottlieb has won over critics and allayed many fears of the public health community. He is getting away with things like cracking down on tobacco and salt in food — moves that would have been dubbed “nanny state” in the Obama era. He’s also surprised many
Vox Media
added Apr 12, 2018 18:12
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The health, poverty, and financial consequences of a cigarette price increase among 500 million male smokers in 13 middle income countries: compartmental model study

Higher prices of cigarettes provide more health and financial gains to the poorest 20% than to the richest 20% of the population. Higher excise taxes support the targets of the sustainable development goals on non-communicable diseases and poverty, and pr
British Medical Journal
added Apr 12, 2018 17:53
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