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Smoking ban across the UK has made us happy! Married women with children have benefited the most from the landmark legislation introduced 10 years ago

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 18:16
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[UK] The impact of public smoking bans on well-being externalities: evidence from a policy experiment

public smoking bans appear to have a statistically significant short-term positive impact on the well-being of married individuals, especially among women with dependent children. These effects appear to be robust to alternative specifications and placebo
Lancaster Universty (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 12:57
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[Kentucky] Lung cancer incidence and the strength of municipal smoke-free ordinances

Comprehensive smoke-free laws were associated with fewer new cases of lung cancer, whereas weak or moderate smoke-free laws did not confer the same benefit. One hundred percent smoke-free laws, covering all workers and the public with few or no exception
Wiley Online Library
added Nov 30, 2017 15:06
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[Australia] DROPE/BRAWLEY: A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

In reality, many of the countries with the highest tobacco taxes also have the lowest levels of illicit trade. Experience across many countries demonstrates that straightforward steps, such as programs that track and trace tobacco products and even modes
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:56
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[Kentucky] UK study: Smoke-free laws decrease lung cancer cases

Dr. Ellen Hahn and a team of researchers began a study back in 2004 when Lexington went smoke-free. The study found indoor air pollution in restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues dropped 91% after Lexington's smoke-free law went into effect. Sh
WKYT-TV CBS 27 (Lexington, KY)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:40
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our View: Smoking bans having desired effect

As fewer and fewer Kentucky adults smoke, we think the day will come when a state law restricting public smoking will be enacted, but that still is years away. However, it may still be possible for more communities to enact anti-smoking ordinances. That
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Nov 29, 2017 00:32
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[Kentucky] New Study Shows Lower Lung Cancer Rates in Communities with Strong Smoke-free Laws

A recent study by University of Kentucky BREATHE researchers shows that fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. The study, "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances"
University of Kentucky
added Nov 28, 2017 21:38
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[Kentucky] Smoking bans help lower lung cancer rates, study finds

That conclusion might seem obvious, but the study by anti-smoking advocate Ellen Hahn of the UK College of Nursing is the first to show that lung cancer rates go down when smoke-free laws cover workers and the general public from the dangers of second-ha
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 28, 2017 20:40
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[Kentucky] Communities with Strong Anti-Smoking Laws Seeing Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. ... "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances" was published in Cancer
SurfKY News
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
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[UK-Scotland] Minimum price for tobacco could cut smoking and improve health, experts say

The research highlighted that while the percentage of adults who smoke has dropped from 28% in 2003 to 21%, the proportion has remained static since 2013. Smoking rates remain highest in poorer areas, with 35% of adults in the least well off parts of Sc
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:11
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