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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette volume surge questions gov't's anti-smoking policy

The government's initiative to help more people go cold turkey through a cigarette price hike has turned out to be in vain, as the number of cigarette packs produced here and imported in the first quarter of this year increased 60 percent year-on-year, d
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:40
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[Turkey] Large-scale bans have more Turks calling hotlines to quit smoking

The Turkish Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) has reported that the quit smoking line is among the most-called helplines, following the 112 emergency line, 155 police emergency hotline, 121 hospital appointment hotline and 121 Tür
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 11, 2016 01:33
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GALEA/SIEGEL: Public health research reduced smoking deaths – it could do the same for gun violence

First, and most importantly, viewing firearms violence as a public health problem means declaring that the current situation is unacceptable, and preventable. We did not successfully tackle the AIDS epidemic until we made it a national health priority,
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 8, 2016 02:49
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[California] Panelists smoke out possible impacts of broader smoking ban in Hermosa Beach

The forum, held in association with the Beach Cities Health District and the Surfrider Foundation, addressed the health and environmental impacts of smoking. It came as the city steps up enforcement of its existing smoking regulations. Panelists agreed
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:20
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[Asia] China drags down global market

Cigarette volumes in China declined in 2015 for the first time in more than two decades, according to new data published by Euromonitor International. Driven by a wholesale excise rise, increased government control on production and greater health awaren
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 7, 2016 18:34
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Achieving the tobacco endgame: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from repeated cross-sectional studies in New Zealand 2008–2014

robust tobacco control strategies that result in substantial declines in smoking prevalence are not accompanied by the hypothesised increase in ‘hardcore’ or ‘hardened’ smokers who are more addicted and less motivated and able to quit. The findings sugges
Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2016 18:31
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[UK] Wholesaler Booker says tobacco sales continue to bite

Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said tobacco sales in the first quarter continued to be negatively impacted by a ban on small stores displaying tobacco products. The company, which serves 1.3 million customers, said tobacco sales were down 7
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2016 17:52
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Achieving the tobacco endgame: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from repeated cross-sectional studies in New Zealand 2008–2014

strategies that result in substantial declines in smoking prevalence are not accompanied by the hypothesised increase in ‘hardcore’ or ‘hardened’ smokers who are more addicted and less motivated and able to quit. The findings suggest that there is no need
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2016 02:05
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Impact of removing point-of-sale tobacco displays: data from a New Zealand youth survey

The introduction of a POS display ban and concurrent measures was followed by significant reductions in initiation, experimental and regular smoking, attempted purchase of cigarettes, and reduced association between visiting tobacco-retailing stores and s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 5, 2016 11:38
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[New Zealand] Removal of tobacco displays working- study

“This study provides strong evidence that the removal of prominent point-of-sale displays from almost all New Zealand dairies, petrol stations and supermarkets has protected children from starting to smoke, and has contributed to reducing smoking among s
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:37
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