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Exposure to smoking on patios and quitting: a population representative longitudinal cohort study

Exposure to smoking on patios of a bar or restaurant is associated with a lower likelihood of success in a quit attempt. Instituting smoke-free patio regulations may help smokers avoid relapse after quitting.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 31, 2014 20:14
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[Asia, Malaysia] Tobacco, health and trade rules

Now for the good news. Many governments are fighting back against the Big Tobacco onslaught, with Malaysia taking a lead role on two important fronts: the Tobacco Control Convention and the TPPA.
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:55
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[Switzerland] Philip Morris v. Uruguay

The Philip Morris v. Uruguay case (Spanish: Caso Philip Morris contra Uruguay) started on 19 February 2010, when the multinational tobacco company Philip Morris International filed a complaint against Uruguay.[1] The company complains that Uruguay's anti
Wikipedia
added Oct 31, 2014 18:53
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[Asia] Learn about lung cancer for a smoke-free Malaysia

MALAYSIA’S newest cancer organisation, Empowered-The Cancer Advocacy Society of Malaysia, takes aim at lung cancer with a new approach calling on all Malaysians to be smoke-free for a week in the month of November...theme Say NO to Smoke, Say YES to Life
The Star (my)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:37
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[Malaysia] Dr Jerip launches state-level anti-smoking campaign

Dr Jerip Susil in his address at the launching of the state-level No Tobacco Day 2014 ... He said the government spends billions of ringgit yearly to treat tobacco related diseases. “A smoker or non-smoker suffering from tobacco related disease will hav
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:36
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[Tennessee] Health department launches anti-tobacco billboard campaign

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health Southeast region have launched anti-tobacco billboards to inform area residents about the effects of second- and thirdhand smoke.
Nooga.com
added Oct 31, 2014 12:06
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[Asia, India] Himachal to bring legislation to ban sale of loose cigarettes

After banning complete ban on sale of gutka, pan masala, the state government, in the next assembly session, is likely to bring legislation to ban sale of loose cigarettes across the state.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Oct 31, 2014 12:05
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Disadvantaged youth and smoking in mature tobacco control contexts: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research ($$)

Tobacco Control
added Oct 31, 2014 11:12
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The impact of tobacco taxes on mortality in the USA, 1970–2005

Our results demonstrate that higher tobacco taxes lead to lower total mortality rates and avoided deaths. Strong tobacco tax policies are essential to improving overall population health.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 31, 2014 11:11
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INGRAHAM: Want people to drink less? Make their cigarettes more expensive

the study does provide evidence for a rather nifty side benefit of a tobacco tax hike. Legislators grappling with these issues in the future should take heed.
The Washington Post
added Oct 30, 2014 23:09
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