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Tobacco Use Rates Among Middle and High School Students Flatten in 2017

The rates may be stagnating due to the proliferation of new and novel tobacco products that appeal to youth.... Unfortunately, as demonstrated in our "Tobacco Nation" report, huge portions of the country remain unprotected by these proven policies, and t
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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Smoke-Free Policies Linked to Lower Heart Disease Risk

Laws that ban smoking at workplaces and other public places are associated with a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease, even after controlling for a variety of factors, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. The study, published i
Northwestern University
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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Australia posts strongest growth in 2 years, extends recession-free run

Household spending on insurance, transport, health care and utilities grew the most while spending on alcoholic drinks, cigarettes and eating out dropped, the data showed.
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[UK] Tobacco control plan: delivery plan 2017 to 2022

Setting out actions for meeting the aims of the tobacco control plan for England and how progress will be monitored.
GOV.UK
added Jun 8, 2018 13:44
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[UK] SUSTAINED EFFORTS TO ENSURE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ARE SMOKE FREE ARE REAPING REWARDS FOR PATIENTS, VISITORS AND STAFF

New research published today shows that the number of patients in mental health hospitals who smoke in the North East is falling thanks to a sustained approach by partner organisations. The evaluation report looks at the work undertaken to drive down sm
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:41
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

s The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be accelerated, a
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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[UK] The State of Compliance ONE YEAR ON FROM THE TOBACCO AND RELATED PRODUCTS REGULATIONS (PDF)

The perfect storm of disproportionate regulation, Trading Standards inaction, and businesses openly selling non- compliant product, has resulted in a negative impact on the bottom lines of responsible businesses. This is unacceptable and sends out com
Independent British Vape Trade Association (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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[UK] The impact of NICE on cardiovascular disease prevention

data from the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) shows smoking levels in 2016 fell to 15.5% of the adult population. To encourage this, we recommend offering patients in hospitals, mental health, and maternity services advice on quitting. But despit
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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[Japan, UK] Children who were exposed to cigarettes in the womb and as babies are more than twice as likely to be DEAF, finds study

Three-year-olds whose mothers smoked during their pregnancies and who were exposed to cigarettes during the first four months of their lives, are 2.4 times more likely to suffer hearing impairment, a Japanese study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[Asia, China] Beijing's smoking population drops by 200,000

The number of smokers in Beijing has dropped by about 200,000, three years after the city adopted its strictest tobacco control regulation, the municipal health authority said Wednesday. The adult smoking rate in Beijing is 22.3 percent, or 3.99 million
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2018 16:04
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