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[UK] Helping mums to be quit smoking

Greater Manchester’s approach to supporting mums-to-be to quit smoking has been praised as ‘unique in the UK’ in a national report published by the Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group... The Greater Manchester initiative ensures that every pregnant woma
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:08
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Trade challenges at the World Trade Organization to national noncommunicable disease prevention policies: A thematic document analysis of trade and health policy space

Policy makers appear to face significant pressure to design food, beverage, and tobacco regulations that other countries will deem consistent with trade rules. Trade-related influence on public health policy is likely to be understated by analyses limite
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:00
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[France] The French still love their cigarettes. But the once chic image is going up in smoke

France has moved to feature gruesome photos of diseased lungs on cigarette packs, while also forcing companies to remove brand names from the covers and other deterrent measures such as government reimbursement of cessation aids. Steep taxes have pushed t
USA Today
added Jul 2, 2018 16:38
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[UK] Smoking rates in East Lancashire among highest in the country

Two East Lancashire authorities have been named in the top 10 local authorities with the highest smoking rates for men and women. The figures reveal 25.5 per cent of women in Burnley smoke, the second highest in the country and well above the county ave
Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen (Westmoreland Gazette) (uk)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:44
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STREIT: Marking a decade of smoke-free air in Iowa

It was significant for me, as a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. We worked hard... But I’d be remiss if I left you with the idea that our work is done. It’s
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 1, 2018 18:32
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Iowa celebrates 10 years smoke-free

Iowa is one of 25 states that have enacted smoke-free laws addressing secondhand smoke exposure in workplaces, restaurants and bars. Ten years ago, on July 1, 2008, the act was signed by then-Governor Chet Culver. On the act’s five-year anniversary, the
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Jul 1, 2018 13:05
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Fewer smokers, businesses largely unhurt on Iowa smoking ban’s 10-year anniversary

On the 10-year anniversary of Iowa’s public smoking ban, fewer Iowans are smoking, smoking-related health care spending is down and businesses appear to have remained unscathed.
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Jun 30, 2018 22:14
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BERO: Ten tips for spotting industry involvement in science policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

analysis of the development of the Brussels Declaration on ethics and principles for science and society policy-making shows that it ‘fails to address the need for safeguards to protect the integrity of science or policy from corporate interests’.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2018 16:10
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How to spot industry influence in science

Professor Lisa Bero outlines the signs to help scientists, journalists and the public assess scientific communications for industry involvement. Internationally renowned for her studies on the integrity of research evidence used to influence health policy
Sydney University Press (au)
added Jun 30, 2018 15:58
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[Japan] Tokyo Smoking Ban Could Shake Up Tobacco, Retail Markets

The Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passed an ordinance Wednesday that essentially bans smoking inside 84 percent of the city’s bars and restaurants. The rule is seen as stricter than a bill under debate in the Japanese Diet, which would restrict smoking at
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2018 22:04
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