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Smoking bans shrink tobacco market worldwide

In a study of 141 companies across 20 countries over a 10-year period they found smoking bans in the country where the firm was based reduced the likelihood of them investing abroad. Professor Driffield said: Not only did bans affect the tobacco firm’s
News-Medical.net
added Jun 10, 2016 12:52
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Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up

A number of factors have contributed to the decline in smoking, according to Patricia Folan, director of the Center for Tobacco Control at Northwell Health, in Great Neck, N.Y. They include "environmental tobacco bans, increased taxes on cigarettes, anti
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 9, 2016 20:37
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us high schooler cigarette use is at historic low while nearly a quarter reported using e-cigarettes

The key takeaway from the continued and dramatic decline in cigarette use in the face of a rising total for all tobacco and nicotine products should be that robust public education programs and laws that limit youth access, with minimum package size requ
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 9, 2016 20:33
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Graphic Cigarette Warnings Deter Smokers

The pictorial warnings were more effective for both sexes and across races, ethnicities and socioeconomic levels. “This is the first well-controlled study that demonstrates a change in behavior,” said the lead author, Noel T. Brewer, a professor of heal
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 8, 2016 18:33
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ABASSI: Ewwww…Gross! Pics on Cigarette Packs Effective

Directing as many resources and efforst at targeting the youth population will always be our greatest hope with regard to intervention. Words, especially boring phrases from the Surgeon General, is simply an insufficient strategy in ameliorating smoking
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:05
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[UK] WARNING: Charities say 250,000 people will DIE from preventable conditions by 2025

“This report shows how maintaining a strong focus on public health – which has led to important breakthroughs like salt reduction in processed foods, banning smoking in public places and the introduction of front-of-pack food labelling over the last fift
The [London, UK] Express
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02
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Living longer, living well: How we can achieve the World Health Organization’s ‘25 by 25’ goals in the UK (PDF)

It now lies with policy makers to implement (and evaluate) interventions to reduce the vast disease burden associated with poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol consumption. ... Smoking is responsible for over 80% of all deaths from
Richmond Group of Charities (uk)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01
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[Australia, Canada] The Lynda Steele Show: How plain cigarette packaging could make things worse

Davidson published a paper on the topic last month, in which he found no correlation between the switch to plain packaging and smoking rates. He says over the long term, those rates are dropping, but weren’t affected by the switch. “Plain packaging has
CMHJ AM730
added Jun 8, 2016 17:56
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study

As part of his MBA, Manuel studied the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers drawing on additional learning from Australia...found that the longer consumers interacted with the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:17
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Who thinks what about e-cigarette regulation? A content analysis of UK newspapers [FREE FULL TEXT]

governments and tobacco control advocates frequently commented on e-cigarettes in UK-wide and Scottish national newspapers. Almost all commentators supported e-cigarette regulation, but there was disagreement about whether e-cigarette use should be allowe
Addiction
added Jun 8, 2016 14:50
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