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PELZMAN: Patient Smokes, Check. Now What?

We have tried something new to help us...anyone listed as a smoker (based on those buttons that are clicked or the presence of "tobacco use disorder" on their problem list) is flagged...report is generated daily which is sent to our smoking cessation team
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 16:08
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Origins of tobacco harm reduction in the UK: the ‘Product Modification Programme' (1972–1991)

1972 to 1991, the British government sought to investigate safer smoking...Current tobacco harm reduction premises and policies supported...and leading British public health organisations may reflect the historical influence of the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 16:00
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Global evidence on the effect of point-of-sale display bans on smoking prevalence

Results Having a POS display ban reduced overall adult daily smoking, male smoking and female smoking by about 7%, 6% and 9%, respectively. Conclusions Having a POS display ban is likely to reduce smoking prevalence and generate public health benefits.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:43
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Impacts of Canada’s minimum age for tobacco sales (MATS) laws on youth smoking behaviour, 2000–2014

Surprisingly few studies, however, have assessed the potential impacts of minimum-age tobacco restrictions on youth smoking...The study provides relevant evidence supporting the effectiveness of Canadian MATS laws for limiting smoking among tobacco-restri
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:41
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[France] Impact of a negative emotional antitobacco mass media campaign on French smokers: a longitudinal study

Conclusions Fear-appeal mass media campaigns can be effective in encouraging cessation among smokers in a country with high smoking prevalence (France), but should be accompanied by convincing self-efficacy messages.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:39
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[Asia, India] Odisha: Pictorial warnings bring down smoking by 3.3 per cent

The pictorial warnings on packages of tobacco products seem to have worked well as the number of tobacco smokers in the State has come down. The prevalence of smoking has declined by 3.3 per cent in last eight years and only seven per cent adults, above 1
New Indian Express (in)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:27
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Smoke-Free Car Legislation and Student Exposure to Smoking

CONCLUSIONS: These findings support the legislative intent that public policies that are designed to protect children from exposure to smoking in vehicles will yield better adolescent health outcomes and a lower risk of future adolescent cigarette smokin
Pediatrics
added Jan 13, 2018 14:38
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[Asia, India] Do warnings on tobacco packs work? Overwhelmingly yes, says this study

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey -2 (GATS-2) which was conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in association has thrown light on why it is important to have pictorial warnings on cigarette packs. The study has found that the warnings play a r
The News Minute (in)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:13
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[Pennsylvania] Restaurant, Bar Smoking Bans Impact Smoking Behaviors, Especially for the Highly Educated

The study — led by former Drexel doctoral student at Drexel and current Northwestern fellow Stephanie Mayne, PhD — found that the bans were associated with high gains in quit attempts by smokers with low incomes.
DrexelNow
added Jan 11, 2018 16:27
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Restaurant and bar smoking bans do reduce smoking, especially among the highly educated

Smoking risk drops significantly in college graduates when they live near areas that have completely banned smoking in bars and restaurants, according to a new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
EurekAlert
added Jan 11, 2018 16:20
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