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[Australia, UK] Editorial: Progress towards a tobacco-free world

Achieving this goal will require a turbo-charged approach that complements FCTC actions with strengthened UN leadership, full engagement of all sectors, and increased investment in tobacco control. The legal success in Australia, together with the positiv
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:24
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Impact of public smoking bans on social inequalities in children’s exposure to tobacco smoke at home: an equity-focused systematic review

First evidence on short-term impact of public smoking bans does not support the assumption of intervention-generated inequalities in children’s SHS exposure at home. Future studies should focus on long-term equity impacts of smoke-free legislation.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:00
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[Africa] Kenya is making progress in cutting tobacco use, but the going is slow

A smaller proportion of Kenyans are using tobacco products but progress in the past six years has been slow, reveals a Nation Newsplex review of tobacco use data. This is despite the high taxes and laws that ban the sale of loose cigarette sticks and pub
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:58
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Population awareness of tobacco-related harms: implications for refreshing graphic health warnings in Australia

These findings reveal the limited awareness of many serious harms of tobacco, and the considerable potential for further educating Australians. Our findings can assist policy makers identify harms for which the potential for knowledge gains is greatest.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Jul 9, 2018 13:58
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[Australia] Plain packaging cigarettes need updating with even more disgusting images after research shows smokers still aren't aware of the health risks of lighting up

The graphic health warnings introduced in 2012 - including images of a lung with emphysema and a mouth with tongue cancer - are in need of a update to maintain their effectiveness, new research by Cancer Council Victoria has found. The research finding
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:57
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Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

This study suggests that tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass me
Tobacco Control
added Jul 8, 2018 14:47
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[Oklahoma] Officials predict a drop in smoking with new $1/pack tax

State estimates are that the tax increase is projected to prompt more than 18,000 Oklahomans to stop smoking and the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline (1-800-QUIT-NOW, 1-800-784-8669) is expecting an increase in calls from those who want to give up the smoking h
Tulsa (OK) Beacon
added Jul 7, 2018 13:52
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Disparities in Smoking Cessation Assistance in US Primary Care Clinics

Disparities in smoking cessation assistance receipt exist in safety-net settings, in particular by health insurance coverage and across race/ethnicity, even after control for other socioeconomic and demographic factors.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 5, 2018 16:29
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[France] Paris authorities try to stub out French smoking habit with public parks ban

The Paris authorities are planning to ban smoking in public parks from the autumn in the latest effort to cure the French of their addiction to cigarettes and cut down on litter. A trial ban is being imposed this summer in four parks, and the mayor plan
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:24
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[UK] Make Smoking History as smoking rates continue to fall

The figures show smoking rates have fallen from 18.4% to 17.5% during 2017. Rates of smoking remain higher than the England average of 14.9%, down from 15.5% in 2016. Greater Manchester’s health leaders have pledged to make smoking history over the next
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:21
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