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[UK] Wholesaler Booker Group says tobacco sales hurt by display ban

Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said tobacco sales for the 24 weeks to Sept. 9 were down 5.6 percent, hurt by a ban on small stores displaying tobacco products.
Reuters
added Oct 14, 2016 16:44
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[Europe] Non-smoking planet: Clues for tipping from vicious to virtuous behavior identified

analyzed unexpected and rapid changes in social norms that buck this trend. These include rapid changes in average family size, smoking indoors, foot binding in China, or littering the streets. Unraveling the causes of such tipping points might help find
EurekAlert
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14
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[Montana] Smoking declining four years after MSU went tobacco-free

“Overall, yes, it’s successful,” said Marci Torres, MSU’s health advancement director. “We still have some challenges, but that’s not any different from any campus.” MSU went tobacco-free in August 2012. That marked a historic change for a campus where
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Oct 9, 2016 14:42
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Financial strain, parental smoking and the Great Recession - an analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study. [FREE FULL TEXT]

Increased tobacco use among financially strained families has the potential to widen inequalities and undermine the public health policies which have had positive impacts on tobacco consumption in the UK.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 7, 2016 17:36
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Update on Performance in Tobacco Control: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Impact of Tobacco Control Policy and the US Adult Smoking Rate, 2011-2013

strongest influence on adult smoking include the state excise tax and state smoke-free air regulations. The lack of robust funding for tobacco cessation services across the majority of US states highlights an important shortfall in current tobacco control
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
added Oct 7, 2016 17:30
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Light smokers more likely to give up cigarettes after smoking ban, study finds

A new national study shows for the first time how smoking bans in cities, states and counties led young people living in those areas to give up, or never take up, the use of cigarettes. In particular, the study found that young males who were light smok
News-Medical.net
added Oct 6, 2016 16:41
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Smoking bans persuade light users to give up the habit

A new national study shows for the first time how smoking bans in cities, states and counties led young people living in those areas to give up, or never take up, the use of cigarettes. In particular, the study found that young males who were light smok
EurekAlert
added Oct 5, 2016 20:10
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[California] New Independent Public Health Study Shows Prop 56 Will Save Lives

According to the study, the tax would lead to 83,000 fewer LA County smokers on average each year among adults 25 years and older. It would also mean 50,000 fewer adolescents and young adults (24 years and younger) will start smoking in LA County alone.
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 5, 2016 01:47
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Indonesia Sees Decline in Number of Cigarette Factories

4,669 cigarette factories in 2007, which had fell to 754 by 2016 According to Heru, the better tobacco control measures taken by the Directorate General of Customs and Excise has resulted in the decline of cigarette factories. “Both through administrativ
Retail News (hk)
added Oct 4, 2016 14:10
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GLANTZ: Why the data in latest study on smoke free laws and heart attacks supports an effect

Vivian Ho and colleagues ... concluded that “Smoking bans were not associated with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure hospitalizations...This conclusion differs from our meta-analysis of 45 studies of 33 smoke-free laws, the Institute of Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:27
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