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Every 1 pound spent on public health in UK saves average of 14 pound

The recent cuts made to public health budgets in the UK are therefore a "false economy" and are set to cost an already overstretched NHS and the wider economy "billions," conclude the researchers, who warn other countries to think again before going down
Medical Xpress (
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Hilmi: Raising cigarette prices one way to deter smokers

Raising cigarette prices to RM21.50 a packet is among the measures to be taken to reduce the number of smokers in the country. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya acknowledged that the Government's anti-smoking campaigns have so far failed
The Star (my)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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[Australia, New Zealand] Aust 'hermit kingdom' over e-cigarette ban

Australia is at risk of becoming a "hermit kingdom" having been beaten by New Zealand when it comes to legalising nicotine e-cigarettes, Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm warns...."This is yet another example of Australia being left behind on very basic i
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 29, 2017 19:48

[Asia, Thailand] Concern about TTM reforms

Anti-tobacco activists in Thailand are urging the government to reconsider plans to relax its control of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (TTM), reports The Bangkok Post. In December, the cabinet approved a bill that would transform the TTM from a state en
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 29, 2017 18:49

[New Zealand] E-cigarettes will be legalised: Government

it will change the law to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes. Products will be legally sold at some point next year. The change is a big win for the e-cigarette industry - its products won't be in plain packaging, nor will the hefty taxes on norm
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:23

how to reduce tobacco use in "social smokers"

Researchers analyzed more than 1,500 U.S. young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 who reported ever smoking. Authors identified clusters of nonsmokers, social smokers and smokers based on answers to questions regarding the circumstances under which th
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:05

SIEGEL: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' Lying Has Got to Stop

continues to incessantly deceive the public by falsely accusing tobacco companies of marketing gummy worm, gummy bear, and cotton candy electronic cigarettes to children...tarnish the reputation of the entire tobacco control movement, including myself.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:28

[Asia, Korea - South] Experts say measures to prevent smoking can also boost the economy

An international symposium designed to assess smoking prevention policies and to seek directions for development is scheduled... “Regulation of tobacco does not have a negative effect on the economy, but it in fact has a positive effect by reducing medic
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:31

Health and Public Policy to Facilitate Effective Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders Involving Illicit and Prescription Drugs: An American College of Physicians Position Paper [FREE FULL TEXT]

Evidence-based medication-assisted therapy approaches are available for the treatment of opiod...tobacco (nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion, and varenicline), and alcohol (naltrexone and acamprosate). No medication-assisted therapy has yet been dete
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[New York] Message at CVA targets tobacco advertising

ILION — There is a new message on display for people driving into the Central Valley Academy parking lot. And if the figures "3" and "X" don't mean much to many of them, a banner nearby explains their significance. Stores located near schools contain
Herkimer (NY) Times Telegram
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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