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Living longer, living well: How we can achieve the World Health Organization’s ‘25 by 25’ goals in the UK (PDF)

It now lies with policy makers to implement (and evaluate) interventions to reduce the vast disease burden associated with poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol consumption. ... Smoking is responsible for over 80% of all deaths from
Richmond Group of Charities (uk)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01
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[Australia, Canada] The Lynda Steele Show: How plain cigarette packaging could make things worse

Davidson published a paper on the topic last month, in which he found no correlation between the switch to plain packaging and smoking rates. He says over the long term, those rates are dropping, but weren’t affected by the switch. “Plain packaging has
CMHJ AM730
added Jun 8, 2016 17:56
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study

As part of his MBA, Manuel studied the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers drawing on additional learning from Australia...found that the longer consumers interacted with the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:17
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Who thinks what about e-cigarette regulation? A content analysis of UK newspapers [FREE FULL TEXT]

governments and tobacco control advocates frequently commented on e-cigarettes in UK-wide and Scottish national newspapers. Almost all commentators supported e-cigarette regulation, but there was disagreement about whether e-cigarette use should be allowe
Addiction
added Jun 8, 2016 14:50
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Which Gets More People To Quit Smoking, Graphic Images On Cigarette Packs Or The Surgeon General's Warning?

A picture is worth a thousand words, but does a pictorial warning carry more weight than a verbal warning? When it comes to health warnings on cigarette packages, graphic images speak volumes, say University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers.
Medical Daily
added Jun 6, 2016 18:27
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Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit

"This is the first top-quality evidence available that these warnings do change behavior," said lead researcher Noel Brewer. .. Such habit-changing images show smoke emerging from a hole (stoma) in the neck, smoke-ravaged lungs, badly stained teeth, or a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 6, 2016 18:26
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Effect of Pictorial Cigarette Pack Warnings on Changes in Smoking Behavior

Pictorial warnings effectively increased intentions to quit, forgoing cigarettes, quit attempts, and successfully quitting smoking over 4 weeks. Our trial findings suggest that implementing pictorial warnings on cigarette packs in the United States would
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 6, 2016 17:56
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Pictures warning of smoking dangers on cigarette packs increased quit attempts: study

sought to address gaps in the research with a large randomized clinical trial that examined the effects on smoking behavior by adding pictorial warnings to the fronts and backs of cigarette packs. The authors used four pictorial warnings that contained te
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:55
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CVD Deaths to Rise by a Third in Less Than 10 Years

the study makes several recommendations, including smoke free laws, higher tobacco product taxes and stricter advertising rules
PR Newswire
added Jun 4, 2016 01:32
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[UK] Early deaths from heart disease set to soar by a THIRD in a decade - unless smoking and obesity are 'aggressively addressed'

smoking in public places... 'Cost-effective measures to reduce CVD risk factors such as obesity, tobacco use and hypertension already exist, but they've not been widely implemented.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2016 00:49
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