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A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12
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'Strong for surgery' shows promise in reducing smoking rates for patients facing surgery

American College of Surgeons (ACS) quality improvement program that moves the concept of the checklist (used in operating rooms across the country to reduce medical mishaps) out of the operating room and into the preoperative setting is linked to a two-th
EurekAlert
added Jul 26, 2017 17:12
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New study shows cigarette sales in California dropped dramatically since new cigarette tax went into effect

The study conducted by the State Legislative Analyst Office shows people are buying fewer packs of cigarettes and as a result revenues from the cigarette tax decreased more than 60-percent in May of 2017 compared to May of 2016. "Sales declined, I'd say
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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LOPEZ: New Jersey raised its smoking age to 21. The change will likely save lives.

So the laws may not be perfect, and they may be disobeyed at times. But the overall evidence is suggestive: Higher minimum legal ages for smoking and drinking reduce use and save lives, and they do so by working exactly as one would expect.
Vox Media
added Jul 24, 2017 22:10
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Effects of Filter Ventilation on Behavioral Economic Demand for Cigarettes: A Preliminary Investigation

This selective effect suggests that regulatory action banning filter ventilation would only reduce cigarette consumption when effective substitutes for vent-blocked cigarettes are available...effects of removing filter ventilation on demand measures appe
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 22, 2017 21:16
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Methodological approaches to assessing tobacco health warnings $$

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 22, 2017 21:14
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[UK-Wales] Parc Prison: Rise in violence since smoking ban

A rise in the number of violent and self harm incidents at Parc Prison could be linked to the smoking ban, a review has found. The report said the ban at the Bridgend site had been well-managed and some prisoners had since stopped smoking. But it said to
BBC Online
added Jul 21, 2017 15:06
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[UK] LETTER: Estimating the population impact of e-cigarettes on smoking cessation in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence from RCTs and from surveys in England indicate that using an e-cigarette in a quit attempt increases the probability of success on average by approximately 50% compared with using no aid or LNP bought from a shop—similar to use of a licensed medi
Addiction
added Jul 20, 2017 19:53
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Should Movies Showing People Smoking Be Rated-R?

Gildemeister, head of research operations for the Parents Television Council... said that although it's "laudable" that people and filmmakers are concerned about the negative influence that tobacco use in movies has on children, it seems as though there i
Christian Post
added Jul 20, 2017 16:50
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[UK] Signs are that cigarette bans are working, says Cumbria health boss

When the smoking ban came into force, Mr Cox was working in Manchester. He moved to Cumbria in 2014. He believes the legislation was without doubt the right thing to do. “It was something that we’d been campaigning for for a long time. It was one of th
Cumberland News (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:39
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