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FRIED: How investing in public health could cure many health care problems

Now that the Cassidy-Graham bill has been pulled, it’s a good time to think about concrete ways to improve health and health care in our country... Efforts at smoking cessation should also be increased. The total economic cost of smoking in the United St
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:50
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[Australia] FRANDSEN: Why we should pay people to stop smoking

Despite some of the strictest tobacco control policies in the world, recent data shows the decline in smoking in Australia has stalled. “First-line” quitting strategies available in Australia such as nicotine patches offer around a 7% success rate (or 93
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:42
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HEFLER: The changing nicotine products landscape: time to outlaw sales of combustible tobacco products?

the rapid evolution of the nicotine product marketplace in recent years warrants a re-assessment of the viability of phasing out commercial sales of combustible tobacco, and presents an opportunity to end the exceptionalism of combustible tobacco being pe
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:48
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[Minnesota] MN restaurant workers reflect on 10 years of being smoke-free

But has the smoking ban really had an effect on public health? When you ask restaurant workers, most would say it has. At the Blackbird Cafe in Minneapolis, workers are just minutes away from their Saturday night dinner rush. Cooks are busy prepping me
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:59
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The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking initiation in Europe

non-price tobacco control policies have no significant effect on the age of onset of smoking either for males or females. Current tobacco control policies do not seem to discourage young individuals from starting to smoke....special tobacco control polici
VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Sep 30, 2017 03:06
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[UK] Can the quit smoking dip be turned around?

“Community pharmacies have a great track record in helping people stop smoking, but there is no doubt that budget cuts have resulted in the decommissioning of some services,” says a National Pharmacy Association spokesperson.
P3 magazine (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:33
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[UK] Quitting at ‘decade high’ as smokers prepare for Stoptober

New data published in a University College of London (UCL) report shows quitting success rates are up to 19.8% for the first 6 months of this year, significantly higher than the average for the last 10 years (15.7%). The figures show, in particular, tha
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:23
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Smoke-free Air Laws

What if we extend and enforce smoke-free air laws in all venues? ...Estimate the impact of implementing and enforcing laws that would increase coverage to 100% in all venues at the beginning of 2017.
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:12
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Welcome to the Tobacco Control Policy tool

This website provides decision-makers and health professionals with estimates of the projected impact of four specific tobacco control policies on public health in the United States. The estimates were derived from simulations of over 2,200 policy scena
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:10
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Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies

The Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool shows that raising the minimum age to 21 nationwide would save 306,000 lives. The tool was built by University of Michigan researchers and the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) lung conso
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:07
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