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Point-of-sale marketing of little cigars and cigarillos on and near California Tribal lands

Policy-makers and Tribal leaders should consider regulations that would limit access to LCCs at point of sale to help prevent youth initiation and reduce smoking-related morbidity and mortality among American Indians.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 2, 2018 07:26
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[Philippines] MMDA chair praises LGUs ‘Munti’, ‘Manda’

The Metro Manila Development Authority on Tuesday praised the cities of Muntinlupa and Mandaluyong for their relentless efforts to strictly enforce anti-smoking regulations and protect their people from second-hand smoke that caused lung cancer and other
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 30, 2018 21:56
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E-cigarette policy should consider environmental effects, expert says

Each stage of the e-cigarette product lifecycle, including mining, manufacturing, using and disposing, could pose a potential environmental harm, wrote Yogi Hale Hendlin of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of Califor
Reuters
added Oct 30, 2018 20:44
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Role of stakeholders in Nigeria's tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries.

The Policy Dystopia Model and WHO categories of industry interference provide a helpful framework for understanding tobacco control debates in low/middle-income countries (LMICs) as in high-income countries. One difference in LMIC is the important role o
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 20:43
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Effects of tobacco control policy on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in Russia [FREE FULL TEXT]

further evidence to support comprehensive tobacco control in line with the (WHO FCTC). Alongside a reduction in tobacco consumption, smoking-related CVD morbidity appears to benefit quite soon after implementation, whilst smoking-related deaths might need
European Journal of Public Health
added Oct 30, 2018 20:35
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[California] PD Editorial: State anti-smoking efforts have saved lives

A voter initiative passed in 1988 established a comprehensive statewide tobacco control program... California was a pioneer in tobacco prevention programs — and that early effort has saved many, many lives. This successful strategy should continue full b
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 26, 2018 18:58
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Risk of early death doubles in deprived parts of the UK compared to more affluent parts, study shows

hope the data will help policy makers manage resources and priorities to the level of burden and risk factors in different regions, with more appropriate interventions to improve diets and lower rates of smoking.
CNN
added Oct 26, 2018 15:41
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Analysis: Low number of lung cancer deaths saved California more than half a billion

California's death rate from lung cancer is 28 percent lower than the rest of the nation's, largely due to anti-smoking policies.
CALmatters
added Oct 26, 2018 00:02
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Mixed-methods evaluation of a ban on tobacco advertising and promotion in Banyuwangi District, Indonesia

The recent introduction of an outdoor tobacco advertisement (OTA) ban in Banyuwangi District, East Java, Indonesia provided an opportunity to evaluate.. Policy violations were evident 1 year after the launch of OTA ban in Banyuwangi. Tobacco advertisement
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2018 23:17
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Current Tobacco Smoking, Quit Attempts, and Knowledge About Smoking Risks Among Persons Aged ≥15 Years — Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 28 Countries, 2008–2016

the median prevalences of tobacco smoking and smokers making a quit attempt were 22.5% and 42.5%, respectively. The median prevalences of knowing that tobacco smoking causes stroke, heart attack, and lung cancer were 73.6%, 83.6%, and 95.2%, respectively.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 19, 2018 20:18
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