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[Canada] Backgrounder: Taking the Next Steps for a Smoke-Free Ontario

Since 2000, Ontario's smoking prevalence rate has fallen from 24.5 per cent to 18.1per cent in 2013, which equals approximately 332,000 fewer smokers in Ontario. Despite significant progress in curbing the use of tobacco products, 13,000 Ontarians still
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:54
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Join Provisional Section on Tobacco Control ($$)

Interested in preventing tobacco initiation and exposure, treating dependence...smoke? Join the AAP Provisional Section on Tobacco Control by Dec. 31 and receive a free welcome...
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Nov 24, 2014 12:54
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An exploratory study of the socio-cultural risk influences for cigarette smoking among Southern Nigerian youth

Tobacco control policies should include cultural interventions to modify current traditional practices and social norms which fuel the use of tobacco in the society. Such interventions must target specific groups, subpopulations and subcultures more expo
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:26
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[Colorado] Randomised trial of two nicotine patch protocols distributed through a state quitline

A randomised trial did not find worse cessation outcomes among quitline users who received half the minimum recommended course of NRT, but offering the full recommended course using a split-shipment protocol may be reasonably cost-effective and supportive
Tobacco Control
added Nov 23, 2014 14:12
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[Iowa] Group calls on Hy-Vee stores to end tobacco sales

The Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance launched a campaign asking Hy-Vee, Inc. to ban products such as cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes at stores with pharmacies and clinics. As a practical matter, such a policy would cover nearly all of the ch
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 23:31
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Ganna Kostygina, Pam Ling, and I recently published "Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos" in Tobacco Control showing how the tobacco companies use flavors to attrach new smokers and keep current ones smok
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and
Tobacco Control
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59
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[UK] Study finds cigarette smokers in Australia now support plain packaging

Despite Australian smokers being against it before implementation, survey data suggests overall support for the tobacco control policy after its introduction there
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:51
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Colorado Editorial Roundup: The Montrose Daily Press, Nov. 19, on a misguided tobacco sale ban

Businesses should be allowed to decide for themselves what legal products to sell. No one, so far as we are aware, is actually being forced to hawk tobacco wares. Elsewhere, drug store chains have decided for themselves not to sell cigarettes, which seem
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 19, 2014 15:13
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Rise of electronic cigarettes, impact on public health

Finally, in a political system where corporate interests have shown a growing capacity to manipulate the rules to achieve their goals, how can the public interest be best protected?...Allowing Big Tobacco to use e-cigarettes to write a new chapter in this
Oxford University Press Blog
added Nov 18, 2014 16:20
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