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10 changes in Ohio thanks to the smoke-free law

. Here are 10 reasons the indoor smoking ban changed Ohio – its health, its wealth and its future. Smoking rates in Ohio have dropped, although by a matchstick. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that smoking rate among adults wen
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Dec 30, 2016 17:09
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[Asia, China] Beijing public smoking ban sees significant effect

A newly released report shows Beijing has seen a significant drop in the number of smokers by 200 thousand since the city brought in a strict smoking ban less than two years ago, The Paper reports. According to a report on tobacco use among adults, the s
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Dec 30, 2016 17:05
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Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with fewer emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation in children

Indoor tobacco legislation is associated with a decrease in emergency department visits for asthma exacerbation. Such legislation should be considered in localities that remain without this legislation to protect the respiratory health of their children.
Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
added Dec 29, 2016 12:50
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Study: Fewer kids visited ERs for asthma after indoor smoking bans

Emergency rooms in communities with indoor smoking bans reported a 17 percent decrease in the number of children needing care for asthma attacks, according to new research from the University of Chicago Medicine. The study, led by pediatric allergy expe
University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Division
added Dec 29, 2016 12:49
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[Canada, USA] US warnings debate under way

the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE), has issued a mild warning about the effectiveness of shocking warnings... Sontag said a study had ‘somehow calculated’ that packs with such pictures would be 60 times more likely to inspire smokers to quit th
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 21, 2016 22:46
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Editorial: Ohio's indoor smoking ban turns 10

the decision by voters in November 2006 to enact the ban was wise, even if it has shown little effect on the number of adults who smoke...the state still has much work to do to improve its unacceptable track record in curtailing smoking. Investing in cess
Canton (OH) Repository
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54
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Seven years of progress in tobacco control: an evaluation of the effect of nations meeting the highest level MPOWER measures between 2007 and 2014

demonstrate the immense public health impact of tobacco control policies adopted globally since the WHO-FCTC and highlight the importance of more countries adopting highest level MPOWER measures to reduce the global burden of tobacco use. Substantial addi
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2016 21:46
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Supreme Court Grants Lawsuit on Cigarette Production

ordered the Industrial Minister to repeal the Regulation because it is considered to be in contradiction with five higher laws and regulations....Tobacco Control stated that the increase will indirectly increase public consumption of cigarettes. Nina said
Tempo (id)
added Dec 13, 2016 19:15
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A framework for evaluating the public health impact of e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products

We propose a framework that describes and incorporates patterns of VNP and combustible cigarette use in determining the total amount of toxic exposure effects on population health. We begin by considering toxicity and the outcomes relevant to population h
Addiction
added Dec 13, 2016 15:00
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Anti-tobacco social campaign lowers number of smokers in Russia by 25%

The number of smokers in Russia has dropped by a quarter from 41% to 31% from the total number of smokers since Russia launched its anti-tobacco campaign early in 2009, Oleg Salagay, Director of the Russian Health Ministry’s Public Health and Communicatio
TASS (ru)
added Dec 13, 2016 02:56
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