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Tobacco Advertising and Promotional Expenditures in Sports and Sporting Events — United States, 1992–2013

After prohibition of tobacco brand sponsorship in sports in March 2010, cigarette manufacturers reported $0 on sports-related advertising and promotion during 2010–2013. In contrast, during 2010–2013, smokeless tobacco manufacturers reported a total of $1
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:05

[Finland] Longer Trip to Buy Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

The study is the first of its kind to examine the impact of residential proximity to tobacco sales on smoking behaviors, and the findings have important policy implications for smoking cessation efforts, researcher Anna Pulakka, PhD, of Finland's Univers
MedPage Today
added Aug 17, 2016 14:52

KOH: Place Matters for Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

efforts to foster tobacco-free norms have resulted in healthier worksites, restaurants, bars, and other public places. Denormalizing and deglamorizing use in an even wider variety of high-risk settings... Place matters. Changing culture can restore health
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Aug 17, 2016 14:35

South Australian smokers pay more than $50,000 a year in fines for cigarette crimes intended to cut smoking

More than $57,000 of fines were issued to smokers last financial year for lighting up in cars with kids, at playgrounds, in bus shelters, on train platforms and for throwing lit butts out of the car, latest police figures show. And since last month, smo
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 9, 2016 14:37

[New Zealand] Radical new law needed to ensure the Smokefree 2025 goal

Sweeping changes to the Smokefree Environments legislation are proposed by University of Otago researchers in a newly published article in the New Zealand Medical Journal. The researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, propose a comprehensive
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Aug 8, 2016 14:09

[Canada, USA] Study finds smoke-free workplaces more creative

finds employees with companies working under smoke-free legislation improved creativity by an average of 9% after smoking left the workplace.... companies in the U.S. who have filed patents between 1976 and 2010.
added Aug 8, 2016 13:26

[Europe] Potential health gains and health losses in eleven EU countries attainable through feasible prevalences of the life-style related risk factors alcohol, BMI, and smoking: a quantitative health impact assessment [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking is still the risk-factor with the largest potential health gains...Future research should aim to improve knowledge of how policies can influence and shape individual and aggregated life-style-related risk-factor behavior.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:12

Raising tobacco sales age to 21 is best way to prevent lifelong addiction

experts detail how raising the minimum tobacco sales age would be effective in improving health...If the age were raised nationally, those U.S. residents born between 2000 and 2019 would experience 223,000 fewer premature deaths, 50,000 fewer lung cancer
Ohio State University
added Jul 27, 2016 14:32
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[Minnesota] HEALTH NOTES: Public housing smoke bans studied

Nonsmoking policies in public housing results in less smoking by residents. So says a study released last week by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Statewide Health Improvement Initiatives. The policies also reduce nonsmokers’ exposure to
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 03:08

[Asia, China] Beijing rakes in 2.2 million yuan in fines with 'toughest' smoking ban

Both the number of people smoking and tobacco sales have decreased since Beijing implemented its toughest ban on smoking one year ago, local officials said. More than 2.2 million yuan ($330,000) in penalty fees have been charged by Beijing's health inspe
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 22, 2016 15:49
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