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[Asia, Bangladesh] Stop tobacco farming on paddy, jute fields

Conversion of fertile paddy and jute lands into tobacco farming has to be halted immediately and expansion of tobacco acreage has to be stopped in the country, demanded discussants at a roundtable in the capital yesterday.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:43
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[Asia] China Rolls Out New Blueprints for Anti-Smoking

China continues to show its determination to eradicate smoking among its citizens as April 2015 sees Beijing open a public vote to select one of the three "no smoking" hand signals and Shanghai has its sights set on passing a law against smoking indoors.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Apr 18, 2015 13:02
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[Asia] Individual and interpersonal triggers to quit smoking in China: a cross-sectional analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Individual rather than interpersonal triggers appear more important for quitters. Major opportunities to motivate quit attempts are missed in China, particularly with regard to taxation and risk communication. Interventions need to focus on more dependen
Tobacco Control
added Apr 18, 2015 08:00
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Public support for raising the age of sale for tobacco to 21 in the United States

demonstrates broad public support for raising the sales age of tobacco to 21 and will help facilitate wide dissemination of initiatives to increase the legal purchase age at national, state and local levels. Increasing public awareness about the susceptib
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2015 16:04
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GLANTZ: What to do about the fact that e-cig use among kids is exploding

Given that meaningful regulation of e-cigarettes by the FDA is years away, what should we do about it? Include e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws. / E-cigarettes should be included in all tobacco control media campaigns. / Tax e-cigarettes at levels
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:59
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The associations between exposure to tobacco coupons and predictors of smoking behaviours among US youth

Tobacco coupons may promote smoking and hinder smoking cessation among youth. Regulating tobacco coupons may reduce youth smoking in the USA. Further research is needed to determine the effect of tobacco coupons on youth tobacco use globally.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2015 13:14
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A call to include people with mental illness and substance use disorders alongside ‘regular’ smokers in smoking cessation research

This commentary points out that smoking is increasingly concentrated among people with psychiatric problems and other substance use disorders (eg, alcohol use disorder), and argues that for clinical, ethical and efficiency reasons, such individuals shoul
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2015 13:14
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[Canada] Legislation Introduced to Ban Flavoured Tobacco

Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. "We are banning the sale of flavoured tobacco to discourage a culture of tobacco use among Nova Scotians and protect their health." The ban will include flavoured papers for rolling tobacco, and flavoured tobacco
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Apr 17, 2015 12:56
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[Arizona] Anti-smoking group's goal: Don't smoke in the car

If you're smoking in the car with a minor, you could pay a fine. That's what the Kingman Youth Coalition Beating Up Teen Tobacco (KYCBUTT) will be pursuing at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday. The group is asking the council to enact an ordinanc
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Apr 17, 2015 12:00
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RAPID CHANGES IN HOOKAH USE FOUND IN LEGACY STUDY OF 18-24 YEAR-OLDS - TRACKS WITH CDC SURVEY OF YOUTH USE

new Legacy study entitled "Correlates of Hookah Use and Predictors of Hookah Trial in U.S. Young Adults," found that in 2013, almost a quarter of the U.S. young adults aged 18-24 had used hookah – water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco. Six months la
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 14:00
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