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FRIEDEN: Improving the Health of the United States With a “Winnable Battles” Initiative

Even in programs such as tobacco control for which US progress was rapid, some geographic and demographic groups continue to have high rates of smoking. Localities or institutions in which greater progress is evident may reflect best practices that can be
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Feb 3, 2017 03:35
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[Pennsylvania] SMOKE-FREE POLICY CUTS NICOTINE DETECTED IN PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC HOUSING IN HALF: STUDY

Klassen and her team found that although the number of places where nicotine was detected remained unchanged, the levels of detected nicotine were reduced by almost half after the policy was enacted. “This is encouraging,” Klassen said. “These data show
DrexelNow
added Jan 30, 2017 18:29
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law

This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives. By encouraging a better understanding of how public health
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:35
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[UK] Prevalence and Correlates of the Belief That Electronic Cigarettes are a Lot Less Harmful Than Conventional Cigarettes Under the Different Regulatory Environments of Australia and the United Kingdom [FREE FULL TEXT]

the belief that ECs are (a lot) less harmful than conventional cigarettes was considerably higher in the United Kingdom than in Australia in 2013. The finding is consistent with the less restrictive regulatory environment for ECs in the United Kingdom, su
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 18, 2017 18:13
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Decrease in mortality rate and hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction after the enactment of the smoking ban law in São Paulo city, Brazil

Results We observed a reduction in mortality rate (−11.9% in the first 17 months after the law) and in hospital admission rate (−5.4% in the first 3 months after the law) for myocardial infarction after the implementation of the smoking ban law. Conclus
Tobacco Control
added Jan 16, 2017 23:54
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[Asia, China] Beijing's Smoking Ban Cuts Nicotine Fiends, Though 22 Percent Still Toke

While Beijing residents accustomed to smoky restaurants, bars, and other hazy interiors doubted that the city's latest ban on lighting up would have any effect, it's actually been a slow but steady success: Most F&B venues report good compliance with the
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:40
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Health Coalition: Minnesota Must Pass Tobacco 21 Law

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 organizations...reacted to research released projecting that raising the legal tobacco age to 21 would reduce the number of youth and young adult smokers in Minnesota by more than 30,000 in the ne
PR Newswire
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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Influence of the Flavored Cigarette Ban on Adolescent Tobacco Use

The results suggest the 2009 flavored cigarette ban did achieve its objective of reducing adolescent tobacco use, but effects were likely diminished by the continued availability of menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 12, 2017 18:53
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Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling: A 2016 Update (PDF)

hiking cigarette taxes can encourage illegal casual smuggling, raise the profit motive for professional criminals to engage in commercial smuggling, create new law enforcement and court costs and introduce new violence on the public as criminals fight ove
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 10, 2017 21:58
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