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A 14-year longitudinal study of the impact of clean indoor air legislation on state smoking prevalence, USA, 1997–2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Clean indoor air policies were negatively associated with smoking prevalence. • The time policies were in place was negatively associated with smoking prevalence. • Taxes and clean indoor air policies have effects on prevalence. Abstract
Science Direct
added Mar 4, 2017 16:04
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[Spain] Smoking ban in public places may help improve health

Researchers have found evidence that a ban on smoking in public places could be an effective measure to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke which has long been associated with negative health effects. "The study findings highlight the impact of smoke-fr
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 28, 2017 07:27
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Changes in Secondhand Smoke Exposure After Smoke-Free Legislation (Spain, 2006–2011)

The prevalence of secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmokers decreased after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free legislation in Spain. In addition to the expected reduction in exposure during leisure time, we observed reductions in settings that
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2017 17:40
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[Spain] Smoking ban in public places may help improve health

Researchers have found evidence that a ban on smoking in public places could be an effective measure to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke which has long been associated with negative health effects. "The study findings highlight the impact of smoke-fr
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:50
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[Spain] New study on smoking bans finds decrease in smoke exposure in public and private places

A study of secondhand smoke exposure after two smoking bans in Spain, publishing today in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, suggests that overall exposure can be decreased across all settings by comprehensive legislative efforts.
EurekAlert
added Feb 26, 2017 19:38
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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

The proof is in the packaging. Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing
New Scientist
added Feb 25, 2017 00:22
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why researchers have a duty to try and influence policy

For some months, I’d been in the forefront of a small group of public health people who were confronting the advertising industry’s self-regulation body with data about the appeal of Paul Hogan, who fronted the massively successful Winfield cigarette adve
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:21
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39
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After CVS Stopped Cigarette Sales, Smokers Stopped Buying Elsewhere, Too

“When we removed tobacco from our shelves, a significant number of our customers simply stopped buying and hopefully smoking cigarettes altogether instead of just altering their cigarette purchasing habits,” Dr. Troyen Brennan, CVS Health chief medical o
Forbes
added Feb 21, 2017 21:39
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The effects of tobacco control policies on retailer sales to minors in the USA, 2015

We observed associations of tobacco regulations and neighbourhood social characteristics with tobacco retailers’ compliance with under-age sales laws. This study provides evidence to support stronger tobacco regulations and control policies in reducing yo
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2017 02:27
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