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Which Gets More People To Quit Smoking, Graphic Images On Cigarette Packs Or The Surgeon General's Warning?

A picture is worth a thousand words, but does a pictorial warning carry more weight than a verbal warning? When it comes to health warnings on cigarette packages, graphic images speak volumes, say University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers.
Medical Daily
added Jun 6, 2016 18:27
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Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit

"This is the first top-quality evidence available that these warnings do change behavior," said lead researcher Noel Brewer. .. Such habit-changing images show smoke emerging from a hole (stoma) in the neck, smoke-ravaged lungs, badly stained teeth, or a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 6, 2016 18:26
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Effect of Pictorial Cigarette Pack Warnings on Changes in Smoking Behavior

Pictorial warnings effectively increased intentions to quit, forgoing cigarettes, quit attempts, and successfully quitting smoking over 4 weeks. Our trial findings suggest that implementing pictorial warnings on cigarette packs in the United States would
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 6, 2016 17:56
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Pictures warning of smoking dangers on cigarette packs increased quit attempts: study

sought to address gaps in the research with a large randomized clinical trial that examined the effects on smoking behavior by adding pictorial warnings to the fronts and backs of cigarette packs. The authors used four pictorial warnings that contained te
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:55
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CVD Deaths to Rise by a Third in Less Than 10 Years

the study makes several recommendations, including smoke free laws, higher tobacco product taxes and stricter advertising rules
PR Newswire
added Jun 4, 2016 01:32
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[UK] Early deaths from heart disease set to soar by a THIRD in a decade - unless smoking and obesity are 'aggressively addressed'

smoking in public places... 'Cost-effective measures to reduce CVD risk factors such as obesity, tobacco use and hypertension already exist, but they've not been widely implemented.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2016 00:49
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[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria: Comments on Davidson, S and de Silva, A. Stubbing out the evidence of tobacco plain packaging efficacy (PDF)

This is a working paper that has not been scientifically peer-reviewed. It misunderstands or misrepresents -- the purpose, scope and role of the National Tobacco Plain Packaging Survey... The Davidson and de Silva paper also contains numerous errors of f
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Jun 3, 2016 18:06
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Stubbing out the evidence of tobacco plain packaging efficacy: An analysis of the Australian National Tobacco Plain Packaging Survey (PDF) (32pp)

common knowledge that the Australian tobacco plain packaging policy has been successful...contrary to the stated claims of the authors of those papers, and the public health lobby in general, that the evidence is not consistent with the stated aims of the
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Jun 3, 2016 18:01
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[South Carolina] Cancer Institute awards MUSC Hollings $15 million to lead studies on tobacco

Do government policies geared toward reducing smoking tobacco really work? If so, will those policies drive more people to use vaporized nicotine products, such as “e-cigs?” And is that necessarily a good thing from a public health standpoint? Those are
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jun 2, 2016 17:01
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[Netherlands] Dutch tobacco policy goes up in smoke amid political tensions

the figures show that the highest proportion of smokers of any age is among twentysomethings. Almost 40 per cent of them smoke, 60 per cent of them every day. The habit falls back slightly for the over-30s, but by then – as the song says – it’s a hard ha
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 2, 2016 02:58
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