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The tobacco endgame: a qualitative review and synthesis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tobacco control endgame discourse is relatively new; the term ‘endgame’ can include models first proposed before the term itself was widely adopted. We identified and synthesised the literature on tobacco control endgames from multiple nations. The
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2015 16:51
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Over-the-counter sales of out-of-state and counterfeit tax stamp cigarettes in New York City

Results Over 15% of packs purchased had out-of-state (4.5%) or counterfeit tax stamps (10.6%). Purchases resulted in at least one illegal pack obtained in 70% of neighbourhoods, largely from independent stores. In 21.5% of sampled neighbourhoods, it was
Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2015 19:59
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[Asia] Can prohibition work? The case of India’s smokeless tobacco ban

India is proving that prohibition can have a place in public health. Gutka, an industrially manufactured smokeless tobacco product has now been banned in the majority of the country, with encouraging results.... Spurred by attractive packaging in single-d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 27, 2015 13:24
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Mark Ballas and Mother Shirley Ballas Team Up to Encourage Smokers to Quit During SELFtember™

Nicorette® and NicoDerm® CQ® smoking cessation brands are turning September into SELFtember™, a second New Year when smokers can begin, or "restart," their journeys to living smoke-free. SELFtember™ invites smokers to focus on their own personal health g
PR Newswire
added Aug 27, 2015 13:12
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Tobacco Event Toolkit | NIDA for Teens

If you are interested in an event that focuses primarily on tobacco, here are links to the newest government campaign on teens and tobacco and other resources. Did you know? 3 out of 4 teen smokers who think they will stop smoking in 5 years don't. Visit
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:07
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The impact of cigarette smoking on life expectancy between 1980 and 2010: a global perspective

Conclusions Recent trends indicate a substantial rise in the population-level impact of tobacco smoking on life expectancy in women and in middle-income countries. High-quality local data are needed in most low-income countries.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 26, 2015 11:47
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Health-care interventions to promote and assist tobacco cessation: a review of efficacy, effectiveness and affordability for use in national guideline development [FREE FULL TEXT]

Brief advice from a health-care worker, telephone helplines, automated text messaging, printed self-help materials, cytisine and nortriptyline are globally affordable health-care interventions to promote and assist smoking cessation. Evidence on smokeles
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2015 21:22
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[Asia] 75 per cent of cigarettes sold loose in India, says study

The sale of single cigarettes, which is not in the interest of public health, is an important factor for early experimentation, initiation and persistence of tobacco use... The study was conducted under the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lun
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 24, 2015 07:43
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[Asia, Pakistan] CANCER PATIENTS INAUGURATE REPORT AGAINST TOBACCO INDUSTRY

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
SUCH TV (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:01
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[Pakistan] Cancer patients inaugurate report against tobacco industry

The report, titled “Smoky Truth”, highlights the tactics used by the tobacco industry to maximize profits and mislead government around the world, and discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility. The cancer patients attending the launch
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:49
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