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[France] A million French smokers quit in 2017 thanks to anti-smoking campaigns

There are now a million fewer people in France lighting up tobacco products than there were between 2016 and 2017. This is a staggering amount of people who have suddenly decided to kick the bad habit — a change the likes of which hasn’t been seen in ove
ZME Science
added May 30, 2018 16:30
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MAHOOD/COLLISHAW: Canada's anti-tobacco plan is smoke and mirrors

Inadequate funding and timid language from the government of Justin Trudeau won't help curb epidemic.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 29, 2018 15:50
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If US Were Like Utah, There Would Be 22 Million Fewer Smokers

24/7 Wall St. examined smoking rates in the United States that were provided by the CDC to determine how many fewer smokers there would be in this country if the smoking rate was the same as Utah’s. While it would be difficult to replicate Utah’s conditi
24/7 Wall Street
added May 29, 2018 15:48
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[France] One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

Such a drop has not been seen in a decade, according to Public Health France, which carried out the study. There has also been a decline in smoking among teenagers and those on low incomes. The study pointed to the slew of anti-smoking measures introdu
BBC Online
added May 29, 2018 14:33
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Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Beyond nicotine’s pharmacology, the industry’s continued aggressive advertising, lobbying, and litigation against effective tobacco control policies promotes various nonpharmacological determinants of addiction. To help tobacco users quit, policy makers s
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 28, 2018 18:09
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Money’s better than e-cigs or nicotine gum at helping smokers quit, study says

researchers gave over 6,000 smokers different tools to quit smoking, like free nicotine patches, motivational texts, free e-cigarettes, and free medication or e-cigs plus a total of $600. Overall, only 1.3 percent of smokers had quit after six months. Tho
The Verge (Vox Media)
added May 28, 2018 18:03
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ARCHIVE: Mediational pathways of the impact of cigarette warning labels on quit attempts [FREE FULL TEXT]

Health warning labels seem to influence future quitting attempts primarily through their ability to stimulate thoughts about the risks of smoking, which in turn help to raise smoking-related health concerns, which lead to stronger intentions to quit, a k
Health Psychology
added May 28, 2018 18:00
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[UK] SUMMERS: Taxes for health: evidence clears the air

Tobacco and alcohol taxes consistently raise prices, reduce consumption, and save lives, while generating additional revenues to support public services...I have agreed to co-chair the Task Force on Fiscal Policy for Health with Michael Bloomberg that wil
The Lancet (uk)
added May 27, 2018 20:37
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[Australia] Tobacco health warnings are burning out

Explicit images and dire health warnings advertised on tobacco packaging to deter smokers have lost their impact, a Queensland researcher has found. Aaron Drovandi, a pharmacy lecturer and PhD candidate at James Cook University, has found the messaging,
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 25, 2018 17:47
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[New Zealand] Experts tell Government to ban cigarette sales by 2025 as smoke free goal 'a train wreck for Maori and Pasifika'

A Maori health leader and anti-smoking campaigner have today told politicians they should pass a law now to make selling cigarettes illegal by 2025. 'We will not hit 2025 smoke free New Zealand on the current rate of mahi' Play Video01:27 Health leaders
TVNZ (nz)
added May 25, 2018 17:46
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