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[USA] Obama makes trade case to House Democrats — Senators take to the web to oppose TPA — Administration to face Congress on Cuba

A coalition of 50 public health groups have urged EU officials to guard against the possibility of tobacco companies using TTIP to block anti-smoking regulations, citing a case brought by Philip Morris International against Australia’s plain-packaging law
added Jan 31, 2015 10:38

[UK] Pregnant smokers: offering shopping vouchers helps expectant mums give up nicotine, study finds

The study authors conceded the new intervention is controversial, but said in the long run it could save money. Several-hundred pregnant women were offered a total of $750 in shopping vouchers, in conjunction with counselling, if they could give up cigar
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jan 30, 2015 14:42

ROSS: Consumer surplus and cost-benefit analysis of tobacco use in countries in the earlier stages of the tobacco epidemic

Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) has been a standard tool for assessing the soundness of government policies in the USA since the 1960s. Since then, many societies have adopted CBA as an important input for decision-making in various domains, including the sp
Tobacco Control
added Jan 30, 2015 09:30

GLANTZ: More evidence from California that kids are rapidly taking up ecigs, with faster market penetration among younger kids

These data add to the case that the e-cigarette epidemic is growing from the bottom up and that estimates of use based on adult surveys will dramatically understate the long term impact in terms of spreading nicotine addiction.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:41

[Massachusetts] Study shows effectiveness of simple, low-cost tobacco interventions in ERs

more than one-third of current tobacco users approached about their tobacco use by undergraduate pre-health student volunteers while in an emergency department left with a referral to their state's free Quitline tobacco cessation treatment programs.
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 29, 2015 13:21

[UK] It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study shows.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 29, 2015 13:01

[UK-Scotland] Campaign to cut smoking in Glasgow

The city council and health chiefs have joined forces in a two year programme which will focus on some of the most vulnerable people in the city. They will include young people in care, the prison population and people living in deprived communities.
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:56

[Laos, UK] Anti smoking protest outside Imperial Tobacco meeting in Bristol

A group of about 25 young people staged a loud, if otherwise peaceful, protest against the firm’s trade in general and a deal they claim it has struck with the government in Laos, South East Asia, to lower tax on tobacco in particular. Something the firm
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:53

[California] San Diego gets a ‘D’ for tobacco use

San Diego State has recently partnered with Elite security to better enforce the smoking ban on campus. In cases of noncompliance with the smoke-free policy, guards will contact smokers on campus and provide information on the policy and resources liste
Daily Aztec (San Diego State U.)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:24

Cigarette price and other factors associated with brand choice and brand loyalty in Zambia: findings from the ITC Zambia Survey

document the high levels of brand loyalty in a market where price variation is fairly small across cigarette brands. Future research is needed on longitudinal trends to evaluate the effect of tobacco control policies in Zambia.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 29, 2015 01:35
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