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Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the public health and economic benefits of achieving a ‘tobacco-free’ UK [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings strengthen the case to set bold targets on long-term declines in smoking prevalence to achieve a tobacco ‘endgame’. Results demonstrate the health and economic benefits that meeting a TFA can achieve over just 20 years. Effective ambitions
Tobacco Control
added May 12, 2017 16:52
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Consumers buy fewer cigarettes after CVS stops selling them

After CVS, the large retail pharmacy chain, stopped selling cigarettes in its stores, many consumers who used to buy their smokes at CVS simply bought fewer cigarettes and presumably smoked less.
Contemporary Pediatrics
added May 11, 2017 19:31
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Women in East Germany will be more likely to die from smoking than those in West Germany

Due to a silent but dramatic increase in the number of young East German women smoking after reunification, their death rates are forecasted to exceed those in the West within the next few decades... "Germany is more tolerant than other EU member states i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 11, 2017 13:20
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[Rhode Island] New Data Link Policies that Restrict Tobacco Sales to Lower Rates of Youth Tobacco Use in Providence

Fewer teenagers report using e-cigarettes and flavored tobacco products in Providence than in other cities following Providence's 2013 implementation of strict policies that restrict tobacco sales, according to new data released today by the Rhode Island
State of Rhode Island (RI.gov)
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Fewer Filipino adult smokers in 2015 – survey

'Drastically raising the tobacco excise taxes proved to be the single most effective way of reducing tobacco use among smokers in the Philippines,' says the Philippines' health department
Rappler (ph)
added May 7, 2017 20:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Poll shows fewer Pinoy smokers due to higher cigarette prices

High tobacco excise taxes helped cut smoking prevalence among Filipino adults by 5.9 percent in 2015, according to the results of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) released Friday.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added May 5, 2017 12:56
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Trends in smoking initiation in Canada: Does non-inclusion of young adults in tobacco control strategies represent a missed opportunity?

Tobacco control has failed to address smoking initiation during young adulthood. Given the considerable amount of initiation that occurs during this period, practitioners and policy-makers should direct more of their planning toward young adults.
Canadian Journal of Public Health
added May 4, 2017 14:03
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[Canada] Young adult smokers—a hidden demographic

Over the last two decades, use of tobacco by high-school students has dropped dramatically but smoking by young people aged 18 to 25 has stayed relatively unchanged, with many young adults taking up the habit in college or on their first job. It's now tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 4, 2017 01:47
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Price Hikes Keep Cigarette Profits Up

Despite regular tax increases and continued declines in volume, major tobacco manufacturers have seen revenues soar recently, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Citing consolidation and cost-cutting measures as additional factors, the Journal rep
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 3, 2017 23:39
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Poll: Americans Divided on Whether Positive or Negative Health Messages Help Smokers Quit

More than One Out of Four Americans Use Tobacco or Nicotine Products Daily, Help from Friends and Family Most Effective Quit Aid According to Poll
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:19
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