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Estimating the Pathways of an Antitobacco Campaign (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

engaging youth and young adults in a cause-based social movement for promoting health can be a powerful strategy to drive positive behavior change. Messages targeting attitudes that resonate with values important to this age group, including independence
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jul 25, 2018 00:04
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truth campaign linked with decreased smoking and increased support for anti-tobacco social movement

youth and young adults with greater awareness of the truth® campaign are more likely to support an anti-tobacco social movement and less likely to become smokers over time, according to a new Truth Initiative® study. The study, published in the Journal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 24, 2018 23:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Puff chronicles: How Northern Mindanao smoke

the nationwide ban on smoking in public places. A year after...what transpired within the first year of implementation in Northern Mindanao may be a reflective opportunity not only on the efficacy of the EO, but how local governments enforce smoking laws
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:49
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Tobacco control and Healthy China 2030 [FREE FULL TEXT]

non-price measures alone are unlikely to achieve the Healthy China target ...Significantly higher tobacco taxes will be needed to achieve Healthy China 2030 target for reduced smoking even after the implementation of other tobacco control measures.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2018 20:48
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[UK] COUNCILLORS are to discuss cutting Sandwell’s anti-smoking programme by £360,000 because the number of smokers in the borough has fallen. Members of the cabinet will discuss plans to reduce the current service at its meeting next week. A report has rec

Ludlow & Tenbury Wells Advertiser (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:03
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[UK] Young people in Gwynedd stamp out smoking

Arnott, Action on Smoking and Health chief executive, put this reduction down to banning tobacco advertising. She said: “The brightly coloured pack displays we used to have in shops disappeared completely in 2015 and the packs they do see nowadays are a s
Cambrian News / Lampeter Today (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 19:27
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ARNOTT: Why tobacco product regulation is no magic bullet

Alas, Collishaw’s interesting proposal1 has fatal flaws. As he admits, it effectively bans combustible cigarettes, with ‘heat not burn’ the standard to meet. Any government implementing such a draconian measure could only justify it on the basis of risk r
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:17
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action needed on e-cigarettes

The FDA must expeditiously undertake premarket review for e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes vary widely in quality, toxicity and nicotine delivery, causing confusion for consumers trying to switch from cigarettes to a less harmful product. Regulation would ensur
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 23, 2018 04:34
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[Australia] Victoria could be smoke-free by 2025 under new plans to ban shops from selling cigarettes and limit smokers to only lighting up in their own homes

a plan backed by 25 of the state's most influential health groups. Supported by the Australian Medical Association and the Cancer Council, the proposals aim to introduce stricter anti-smoking laws and more education programs. Vic Health is leading the c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:27
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More U.S. Teens Shunning Drugs, Alcohol

But why? That remains "the million dollar question," said Levy, "and for sure it doesn't have one simple answer." Overall, she credited public health efforts for giving rise to a new cultural climate that encourages teens to shun substance use because i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2018 13:52
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