Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with policy impact 622 headlines found

16 Views

Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43
6 Views

Smoking ban in Turkey, 7 years later, turns tide on prevalent habit

Today, the country with a high prevalence of smokers marks the seventh year since the most comprehensive smoking ban came into force. Figures show the ban, along with escalated taxes and free treatment for smokers, helped decrease smoking in the country.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 19, 2016 16:02
1 View

[New Zealand] Fewer Kiwi teens think smoking is 'cool'

They're onto something - the Year 10 Snapshot study conducted by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and the University of Otago shows smoking uptake amongst school students has dropped to record level lows.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:50
5 Views

The Application of a Decision-Theoretic Model to Estimate the Public Health Impact of Vaporized Nicotine Product Initiation in the United States

Under most plausible scenarios, VNP use generally has a positive public health impact. However, very high VNP use rates could result in net harms. More accurate projections of VNP impacts will require better longitudinal measures of transitions into and o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2016 12:11
5 Views

[UK] Tobacco smuggling burns hole in the Revenue's tax take ($$)

An increase in smuggling and the ban on displaying tobacco products in shops has led to a substantial decline in Treasury duty revenues. According to Revenue & Customs, tax revenues in the 2015-16 tax year fell by almost 1 per cent, from £9.55 billion to
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:13
6 Views

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette volume surge questions gov't's anti-smoking policy

The government's initiative to help more people go cold turkey through a cigarette price hike has turned out to be in vain, as the number of cigarette packs produced here and imported in the first quarter of this year increased 60 percent year-on-year, d
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:40
4 Views

[Turkey] Large-scale bans have more Turks calling hotlines to quit smoking

The Turkish Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) has reported that the quit smoking line is among the most-called helplines, following the 112 emergency line, 155 police emergency hotline, 121 hospital appointment hotline and 121 Tür
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 11, 2016 01:33
11 Views

GALEA/SIEGEL: Public health research reduced smoking deaths – it could do the same for gun violence

First, and most importantly, viewing firearms violence as a public health problem means declaring that the current situation is unacceptable, and preventable. We did not successfully tackle the AIDS epidemic until we made it a national health priority,
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 8, 2016 02:49
4 Views

[California] Panelists smoke out possible impacts of broader smoking ban in Hermosa Beach

The forum, held in association with the Beach Cities Health District and the Surfrider Foundation, addressed the health and environmental impacts of smoking. It came as the city steps up enforcement of its existing smoking regulations. Panelists agreed
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:20
12 Views

[Asia] China drags down global market

Cigarette volumes in China declined in 2015 for the first time in more than two decades, according to new data published by Euromonitor International. Driven by a wholesale excise rise, increased government control on production and greater health awaren
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 7, 2016 18:34
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines