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Effectiveness of a hospital-initiated smoking cessation programme: 2-year health and healthcare outcomes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Considering the relatively low cost, greater adoption of hospital-initiated tobacco cessation interventions should be considered to improve patient outcomes and decrease subsequent healthcare usage.
Tobacco Control
added May 26, 2016 00:06
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‘Opt-out’ referrals after identifying pregnant smokers using exhaled air carbon monoxide: impact on engagement with smoking cessation support [FREE FULL TEXT]

In a hospital with an ‘opt-in’ referral system, adding CO screening with ‘opt-out’ referrals as women attended ultrasound examinations doubled the numbers of pregnant smokers setting quit dates and reporting smoking cessation.
Tobacco Control
added May 26, 2016 00:05
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[Europe, UK] EDITORIAL: What comes after standardised packaging for tobacco? ($$)

The industry should pay a levy to provide sustainable funding for tobacco control policies
British Medical Journal
added May 25, 2016 14:51
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Two-year trends and predictors of e-cigarette use in 27 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

People who started using e-cigarettes to quit smoking tobacco were more likely to be current users, but the trends vary by country. These findings underscore the need for more research into factors influencing e-cigarette use and its potential benefits an
Tobacco Control
added May 25, 2016 14:49
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[Korea - North] VIDEO: North Korea allows women on TV - to tell men off for SMOKING: Bizarre propaganda video features string of females urging husbands and sons to quit the habit

A North Korean anti-smoking video has featured women warning men to stop and to improve their health. It is rare for footage created by the communist state to include women so prominently. In the 40 minute public health programme called 'The Extra Qual
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 06:16
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Disney, Fox, Hearst, Time Warner tied to Philip Morris through Vice Media

Four major US media companies are tied into Vice Media Inc., a 'global youth culture' brand that works for Philip Morris International (PMI). In March 2016, the Financial Times’ Matthew Garrahan reported that a London ad agency owned by Vice Media prod
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2016 04:06
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[France] axa’s decision to quit tobacco could be a model for insurers

Axa’s decision to stop investing in tobacco companies is further proof that Big Tobacco is bad business. This is a great opportunity for other insurers to examine their own portfolios.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 25, 2016 03:26
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drop in smoking rate proves public education and smart public policy works

The fact that fewer adults are smoking is spectacular news and a credit to the combined efforts of the entire tobacco control community. This shows that public education campaigns like TIPS and truth®, combined with smart public policies like clean air l
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 25, 2016 03:25
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CDC Reports Adult Smoking Fell to Record Low 15.1 Percent in 2015 – Bold Action Needed to Finish the Job

These remarkable results are a testament to the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies...Thanks to the Tips campaign, as well as campaigns by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Truth Initiative aimed at youth and young adults, the U.S. curren
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 25, 2016 03:22
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia needs new Act for tobacco control, says ex-MOH official

Putrajaya must enact a standalone law on tobacco control with standardised packaging rules before the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement comes into effect, a retired Health Ministry official said today. Dr Zarihah Mohd Zain, former head of the tob
Malay Mail (my)
added May 24, 2016 15:41
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