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ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: Great expectorations! The decline of public spitting: lessons for passive smoking?

The first mention of passive smoking appeared in 1974." A mere 21 years on, smoking is banned on most short haul and many longer airline flights, in all Californian and larger New York City restaurants, and in many workplaces. In Australia, well over 90%
British Medical Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 14:36

UK news media representations of smoking, smoking policies and tobacco bans in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

Policy-makers’ communications when engaging in discussion around smoke-free prison policies should draw on the generally smooth transitions to smoke-free prisons to date, and on evidence on health benefits of smoke-free environments and smoking cessation.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: NJ improving weak spots in otherwise good tobacco-control report

For seven years, budget-challenged New Jersey got nearly $1 billion from the federal settlement with tobacco companies and didn’t spend any...between the ongoing push to discourage cigarette sales and the money now being spent on helping people quit or n
The Press of Atlantic City
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15

[Asia, Qatar] Survey findings to strengthen HMC’s fight against smoking

“We are in the process of finalising the findings of our latest survey on smoking prevalence in Qatar. We expect to release the outcomes of the survey very soon. We have co-ordinated with some renowned organisations and the survey will help us in forming
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14

[UK] Start young

According to ASH research, England is one of the best places worldwide to give up smoking. The ban on smoking in public places has resulted in two million fewer smokers, while electronic cigarettes have had a huge impact, with 2.9 million adults now usin
Training Matters Magazine (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:06

[Malaysia] No smoking campaigns having impact on the young

The “Tak Nak” campaign, which ran from 2004 to 2010, was one of three programmes launched by the Health Ministry. There others were the Smoke-Free Generation Initiative; Malaysian Quit Smoking Services, or mQuit Programme, initiated in 2015; and KOTAK or
added Feb 18, 2018 18:39

[Maine] Sen. Davis receives Distinguished Advocacy Award for excellence in cancer-fighting public policy

“Sen. Davis has been a champion for tobacco control legislation especially when it comes to preventing our youth from using tobacco products, helping support those who want to quit, and protecting Mainers from exposure to second-hand smoke,” said Hilary S
Piscataquis (ME) Observer
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Sierra Leone News: 640,000 smokers on the high side

There are an estimated 640,000 tobacco users in Sierra Leone and smoking prevalence is increasing – particularly among men and youth...calling for accelerated action to reduce tobacco consumption in Sierra Leone. The call was made at a major national mee
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26

Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smokeless tobacco and cigar use: a difference-in-differences approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Higher state cigarette taxes are associated with adolescents’ use of cheaper, alternative tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco and cigars. Reducing tobacco use will require comprehensive tobacco control policies that are applied equally to and incl
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 23:31

Could Behaviour Interventions Reduce Second-hand Smoke in Pregnant Women?

Theory-based behaviour change interventions (BCI) have been used successfully to change smoking-related behaviours and could reduce exposure of second-hand smoke in pregnant women. In a recent study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, researchers
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02
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