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Are Electronic Cigarettes an Effective Aid to Smoking Cessation or Reduction Among Vulnerable Groups? A Systematic Review of Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence

Smoking prevalence among people with mental illness, substance misuse, homelessness or criminal justice system involvement remains high. E-cigarettes could support cessation. This systematic review found limited quantitative evidence assessing effectiven
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 30, 2018 19:17
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[California] Los Angeles Tobacco Report 2018: Proactively Restricting E-Cigarettes - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The publisher looks at Los Angeles, which takes an active approach towards electronic cigarettes, including them in the definition of tobacco products for purposes of the Tobacco Retailing License and public smoking restrictions. The County of Los Angel
Business Wire
added Mar 26, 2018 15:36
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[South Africa] Reports, interviews and photos from #WCTOH2018 Uniting the World for a Smoke Free Generation

This page brings together comprehensive coverage of WCTOH2018, and will be regularly updated.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 26, 2018 15:30
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Smoking-attributable Mortality by State in 2014, U.S.

Cigarette smoking continues to cause a substantial proportion of deaths in every state, with the highest population-attributable fractions in Nevada and the South. The continuing high burden in states with longstanding tobacco control, like California, h
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 26, 2018 15:01
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Potential health impact of strong tobacco control policies in 11 South Eastern WHO European Region countries

The projections show that large health effects can be achieved and the results can be used as an advocacy tool towards acceleration of the enforcement of tobacco control laws in WHO European Region countries.
European Journal of Public Health
added Mar 26, 2018 14:59
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Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data [FREE FULL TEXT]

The TI currently uses a variety of strategies to keep tobacco cheap. The implementation of standardised packaging will prevent small pack sizes and price-marking but further changes in tax policy are needed to minimise the TI’s attempts to prevent sudden
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2018 00:43
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Evaluation of California’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law [FREE FULL TEXT]

Survey findings suggest that the high awareness and support for the law may have contributed to reducing illegal tobacco sales to youth under 18 and achieving widespread retailer conformity with the new law disallowing sales to young adults under 21.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 23, 2018 21:49
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[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018: executive summary

Policies on tobacco and e-cigarettes should have at their core the recognition that nicotine use per se presents minimal risk of serious harm to physical health and that its addictiveness depends on how it is administered.
GOV.UK
added Mar 23, 2018 21:27
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[Australia] 5 Years of Failure: Global Coalition Letter Against Plain Packaging / An Open Letter: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (PDF)

Other solutions exist that do not infringe on intellectual property rights and are closely linked to a marked reduction in the adult smoking rate....plain packaging itself is associated with significant unintended consequences that continue to plague Au
Property Rights Alliance
added Mar 23, 2018 19:53
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging: Five years of failure! — IDEAS

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus... * IDEAS is a Malaysian think-tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public p
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:46
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