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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Health and Economic Impact of Smoking

Iranians annually smoke 55 billion cigarettes worth 100 trillion rials ($2.6 billion), he said, adding that “The people and government spend around three times the cost of smoking to treat smoking-related diseases ($7.8 billion).” Cigarette smoking play
Financial Tribune
added Aug 27, 2017 07:15
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[UK, USA] PRICE HIKE Adding 80p to a pack of cigarettes ‘could help millions of smokers quit’ – as experts say smoking bans DON’T work

The research, published in the journal Epidemiology, did show that smoking bans in bars and restaurants did not appear to have any effect on smoking behaviour. While more investigations are needed to see if this is true, Dr Mayne said it's possible that
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 19:01
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[UK] E-cigarette study produces hazy results

A British study into smoking and e-cigarette use among UK teenagers has produced mixed results, prompting scientists to caution against altering policy decisions or public health advice until evidence becomes clearer.
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 24, 2017 19:08
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[UK] Associations between tobacco control mass media campaign expenditure and smoking prevalence and quitting in England: a time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Between 2008 and 2016, higher monthly expenditure on tobacco control mass media campaigns in England was associated with higher quit success rates.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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20 Percent More Smokers Quit After $1 Price Increase

Researchers linked data on the smoking habits of 632 smokers, average age 58, to neighborhood cigarette prices in 896 chain grocery and drugstores in 19 states. They gathered data on local laws on indoor smoking in public places, and followed changes in
New York Times
added Aug 23, 2017 19:20
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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[New Zealand] Quitline is good value for money, says new study

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand's Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:16
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Trends in utilization of smoking cessation agents before and after the passage of FDA boxed warning in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA issued a black box warning (BBW) on bupropion and varenicline in 2009... Conclusion The passage of the FDA boxed warning was associated with a significant decline in the use of varenicline, but not in the use of bupropion. Keywords
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:10
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Frequency and Content of Conversations about Pictorial Warnings on Cigarette Packs

Health communication can influence behavior by changing social interactions. Our trial characterized social interactions about pictorial cigarette pack warnings with a large longitudinal sample in a real world setting. Understanding these conversations c
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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The Diverging Trajectories of Cannabis and Tobacco Policies in the United States: Reasons and Possible Implications

It is not clear that the prohibition of adult use has a useful role to play in the regulation of either cannabis or tobacco. If both products remain legal, the goals of regulating tobacco and cannabis products should be to restrict youth access, promote
Addiction
added Aug 18, 2017 04:19
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