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Achieving the tobacco endgame: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from repeated cross-sectional studies in New Zealand 2008–2014

robust tobacco control strategies that result in substantial declines in smoking prevalence are not accompanied by the hypothesised increase in ‘hardcore’ or ‘hardened’ smokers who are more addicted and less motivated and able to quit. The findings sugges
Tobacco Control
added Jul 7, 2016 18:31
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[UK] Wholesaler Booker says tobacco sales continue to bite

Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said tobacco sales in the first quarter continued to be negatively impacted by a ban on small stores displaying tobacco products. The company, which serves 1.3 million customers, said tobacco sales were down 7
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2016 17:52
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Achieving the tobacco endgame: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from repeated cross-sectional studies in New Zealand 2008–2014

strategies that result in substantial declines in smoking prevalence are not accompanied by the hypothesised increase in ‘hardcore’ or ‘hardened’ smokers who are more addicted and less motivated and able to quit. The findings suggest that there is no need
Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2016 02:05
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Impact of removing point-of-sale tobacco displays: data from a New Zealand youth survey

The introduction of a POS display ban and concurrent measures was followed by significant reductions in initiation, experimental and regular smoking, attempted purchase of cigarettes, and reduced association between visiting tobacco-retailing stores and s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 5, 2016 11:38
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[New Zealand] Removal of tobacco displays working- study

“This study provides strong evidence that the removal of prominent point-of-sale displays from almost all New Zealand dairies, petrol stations and supermarkets has protected children from starting to smoke, and has contributed to reducing smoking among s
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:37
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[New Zealand] Removal of point-of-sale tobacco displays working

A new study led by University of Otago researchers suggests that July 2012 legislation that removed all point-of-sale tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes has helped reduce smoking among New Zealand school students to record low levels.
Foreign Affairs New Zealand (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:36
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Ban on cigarette displays cuts teenage smoking rates: New Zealand study

A study led by University of Otago researchers suggested that 2012 legislation that banned all point-of-sale (POS) tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes had helped reduce smoking among year-10 students (age 14 and 15) at schools across New Zeala
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 5, 2016 11:35
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[Asia] Tobacco Sales Plunge as China Imposes Higher Tax, Tighter Anti-smoking Ban

China's heightened anti-smoking campaign and tax increase on cigars have pulled tobacco sales down for the first time in two decades. According to latest figures, the country's tobacco consumption dipped 2.4 percent in 2015, its first drop since 1995. R
Yibada (cn)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:50
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[Asia, Mid-east, UK] Complete public smoking ban might be end game for the UAE

Unlike the Western world, smoking levels are actually on the increase in the Middle East – but with progressive governmental policies in the UAE, that might be about to change
Gulf Business (ua)
added Jun 28, 2016 12:54
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CDC Says Smoking Laws, Like Politics, Are Local / More than the mountains are smoky in the South

Twenty-six states and the District of Columbia had the laws in 2015, compared to none in the year 2000. But just two states - North Dakota and California - have passed comprehensive smoke-free laws over the last six years, suggesting that adoption of suc
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2016 15:45
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