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Seven years of progress in tobacco control: an evaluation of the effect of nations meeting the highest level MPOWER measures between 2007 and 2014

demonstrate the immense public health impact of tobacco control policies adopted globally since the WHO-FCTC and highlight the importance of more countries adopting highest level MPOWER measures to reduce the global burden of tobacco use. Substantial addi
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2016 21:46
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Supreme Court Grants Lawsuit on Cigarette Production

ordered the Industrial Minister to repeal the Regulation because it is considered to be in contradiction with five higher laws and regulations....Tobacco Control stated that the increase will indirectly increase public consumption of cigarettes. Nina said
Tempo (id)
added Dec 13, 2016 19:15
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A framework for evaluating the public health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products

We propose a framework that describes and incorporates patterns of VNP and combustible cigarette use in determining the total amount of toxic exposure effects on population health. We begin by considering toxicity and the outcomes relevant to population h
Addiction
added Dec 13, 2016 15:00
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Anti-tobacco social campaign lowers number of smokers in Russia by 25%

The number of smokers in Russia has dropped by a quarter from 41% to 31% from the total number of smokers since Russia launched its anti-tobacco campaign early in 2009, Oleg Salagay, Director of the Russian Health Ministry’s Public Health and Communicatio
TASS (ru)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:56
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Anti-smoking images on cigarette packs are twice as effective than text-only, ‘smoking kills’ labels

The findings were unambiguous showing image-labels outperformed the text-only labels. Among the smokers who viewed the text-only labels, 7.4% of smokers attempted to quit in the subsequent five weeks. Those who viewed the testimonial photos from real sm
ZME Science
added Dec 13, 2016 02:33
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Australia's plain tobacco packs: anticipated and actual responses among adolescents and young adults 2010–2013

The actual response of youth to plain packaging was greater than anticipated prior to their introduction, and support for plain packaging increased from preimplementation to postimplementation among all groups of youth. Jurisdictions planning to implement
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2016 02:30
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Seven years of progress in tobacco control: an evaluation of the effect of nations meeting the highest level MPOWER measures between 2007 and 2014

These findings demonstrate the immense public health impact of tobacco control policies adopted globally since the WHO-FCTC and highlight the importance of more countries adopting highest level MPOWER measures to reduce the global burden of tobacco use.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2016 02:26
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Anti-Tobacco Efforts Lead to 53 Million Fewer Smokers Worldwide

Tobacco-control programs helped 53 million people quit smoking in 88 countries between 2008 and 2014, a new study says. The researchers said that translates to more than 22 million lives saved in those countries due to the drop in smoking rates. "Our fi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 12, 2016 17:56
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Administrative Talk of Tobacco Policy is Hot Air

one of the reasons he quit smoking was because Skidmore was instituting a smoking policy. His story should inspire the administration to consider how common-sense policy can help community members make decisions to live healthier lives. Creating the acc
Skidmore News (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:28
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[Asia, China] Tobacco industry still rakes in major profit despite anti-smoking laws

People around the world are smoking about as many cigarettes as ever nearly 6 trillion per year. It's an incredible number, translating into big business - and profit - for tobacco makers. But as new cigarette laws go into effect, are they having any imp
CCTV America
added Dec 6, 2016 13:58
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