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Effect of message congruency on attention and recall in pictorial health warning labels

Our results suggest that message congruency between visual and textual information is beneficial to recall of label content. Moreover, images captured and held smokers’ attention better than the text.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 6, 2017 15:53
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[UK] New packaging laws see slump in cigarette sales

CIGARETTE retailers have seen a dip in sales since laws enforcing plain packaging were introduced, according to a recent report....And two thirds of independent retailers were left with stock they could no longer legally sell, according to a report in tra
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:52
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McCLUREY: How ten years of tobacco control success has helped me

I’m glad tobacco sales are going down, as the demand for tobacco is falling, I can use the high value space in my shop to give people what they want, and I can make more money. I can spend less money on tobacco stock and diversify, and try new things whi
Medium
added Jun 6, 2017 15:50
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Evidence of the Impact of the truth FinishIt Campaign

a carefully-designed anti-tobacco public education campaign aimed at youth and young adults is a key population-level intervention within the context of an expanding tobacco product landscape and a cluttered media environment. As tobacco use patterns shif
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 2, 2017 20:18
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Cheaper cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco slows smoking’s downward spiral

the first time in two decades that a statistically significant fall was not recorded. There are several factors likely to be responsible for the previously brake-less downward slide in smoking. Long-time campaigners Mike Daube and Todd Harper have set o
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:28
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[Indiana] Study finds local heart health has improved since 2012 smoke-free ordinance

Smoke Free Indy, which led the effort in 2012, released the results of a study which showed a drop in the number of heart attack admissions at Indianapolis and Marion County hospitals. The study was co-authored by Dr. Yi Wang, an assistant professor in
WTTV-TV CBS4 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[California, North Carolina] Higher cigarette prices help tobacco manufacturers keep profits up

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA and ITG Brands LLC all raised their list prices in November and in March by 8 cents a pack each time.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 1, 2017 18:39
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Computational Models Used to Assess US Tobacco Control Policies

multiple studies demonstrated the independent effect of taxation on decreasing future smoking prevalence, and models for other tobacco control interventions showed that these strategies are expected to decrease smoking, benefit population health, and are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 18:36
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how effective are tobacco control policies?

Researchers analyzed computer simulated models predicting the impact of six major non-clinical tobacco control interventions: taxation, youth prevention, smoke-free policies, mass media campaigns, marketing/advertising restrictions and product regulation
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:33
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[Greece] Majority of Greeks are would appreciate smoking ban enforcement, says expert

e Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTS) said Thursday, appealing to the government to crack down on violations. Speaking at an event ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, HTS president Michalis Toumpis, said the number of smokers in Greece appears to be dec
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 25, 2017 21:13
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