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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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Do cigarette graphic warnings encourage smokers to attend a smoking cessation programme: a quasi-experimental study

Smokers who received GWLs on their cigarette packs were more likely to attend a cessation programme. Thus, this study is one of the first to document a change in a directly observed behavioural outcome as a function of month-long exposure to cigarette pa
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2016 21:46
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10 Years Later: Bloomberg's Big Bet on Tobacco Reduction

Since 2006, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ investment of more than $600 million to reduce tobacco use has helped protect nearly 1.7 billion people from smoking’s health hazards, primarily in low- and middle-income countries. The bet—while risky—offered a stro
Forbes
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04
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Editorial When will we learn that smoking is bad? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our societies should play a more active role in preventing and treating smoking habits in the general population. These should include medical, legislative, commercial and educational efforts. Without all these efforts, we will not reduce the risks assoc
Heart
added Nov 30, 2016 05:35
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Children's exposure to secondhand smoke at home before and after smoke-free legislation in Taiwan [FREE FULL TEXT]

The proportion of children exposed to SHS at home in Taiwan declined substantially from 2005 to 2009 after smoke-free legislation, and fell further by 2013, irrespective of SES and household compositions. Still, inequality in SHS exposure at home by SES a
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2016 02:03
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[Canada] Smoke’s negative effects should guide marijuana and tobacco policy

Canada has a chance to get it right from the beginning with marijuana, gaining the benefits of legalization while minimizing potential harms. At the same time, it has the opportunity to recognize that tobacco users are ill-served by an approach that overl
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:19
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The Effect of Tobacco Control Policies on US Smokeless Tobacco Use: A Structured Review

the existing literature indicates ST use responds to tobacco control policies. Policies should be structured in a way that aims to reduce all tobacco use while at the same time increasing the likelihood that continuing tobacco users use the least risky pr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 20, 2016 15:10
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[Mississippi] EDITORIAL: Smoking bans produce positive results for region

Four Northeast Mississippi communities – Starkville, Tupelo, Mantachie and Oxford – adopted indoor public smoking bans 10 years ago, and none have any reason to regret that decision. Economic advances and improving public health statistics in the past d
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Nov 19, 2016 19:14
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