Headlines Tagged with policy impact — 848 headlines found
Placing Antismoking Graphic Warning Posters at Retail Point-of-Sale Locations Increases Some Adolescents’ Susceptibility to Future Smoking
Conclusions Introducing graphic antismoking posters at POS may have the unintended effect of further increasing cigarette smoking susceptibility among adolescents already at risk.
Dec 13, 2017 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
Initiation of Traditional Cigarette Smoking after Electronic Cigarette Use among Tobacco-Naïve U.S. Young Adults
Baseline e-cigarette use was independently associated with initiation of traditional cigarette smoking at 18 months. This finding supports policy and educational interventions designed to decrease use of e-cigarettes among non-smokers.
Dec 10, 2017 Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:03
[UK] Gory anti-smoking posters may ENCOURAGE teens to smoke: Study found more young people bought cigarettes after seeing graphic ads
In the new study from the RAND research corporation found that when they displayed one of these posters in their mock convenience store, more teens bought cigarettes. The behavioral scientists behind the study said they believe it could be a 'defensive'
Dec 14, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18
Until substantial evidence has been gathered on the health implications of e-cigarettes, the promotion of e-cigarettes by health organisations is irresponsible, unethical, and potentially harmful.
Dec 4, 2017 The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18
[UK] E-cigarettes SHOULDN'T be used as a stop smoking tool because there isn't enough evidence to prove they are safe, researcher claims
Dr Stuart Flint believes it's premature to call the gadgets a 'healthier alternative' / The psychologist made the claim in a strongly worded letter in a medical journal / Dr Flint branded health organisations 'irresponsible' for promoting the gadgets
Dec 13, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 17:03
[Australia] ARCHIVE: Can the use of standardised packaging for tobacco products reduce the use of tobacco?
The available evidence suggests that standardised packaging may reduce smoking prevalence. Only one country had implemented standardised packaging at the time of this review, so evidence comes from one large observational study that provides evidence for
Apr 27, 2017 The Cochrane Library (uk)
added Dec 14, 2017 16:56
an estimated 301,930 youth and young adults did not become smokers over the course of one year because of the truth campaign, according to a new study published in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Dec 7, 2017 Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:44
Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the benefits of increasing the UK tobacco duty escalator to public health and economic outcomes
Increasing the UK TDE to 5% above inflation could effectively reduce smoking prevalence, prevent diseases and avoid healthcare costs. It would deliver substantial progress towards a tobacco-free society and should be implemented by the UK Government with
Dec 6, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Dec 7, 2017 13:41
The results point out to the need to invest minimal but essential enforcement resources given that national comprehensive smoke-free laws are self-enforcing in many but not all countries and sectors.
Dec 5, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2017 00:24
University of Kentucky researchers examined 20 years of data on new lung cancer cases among state residents aged 50 and older. The investigators then looked to see whether those with lung cancer lived in communities with strong, moderate or weak smoke-fr
Dec 5, 2017 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 5, 2017 23:51