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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] New public service announcement on secondhand smoke launched

The Health Ministry officially launched a new public service announcement video on the dangers of secondhand smoke in coordination with the World Lung Foundation. The video is a response to the high number of passive smokers in Indonesia.
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 22, 2015 11:43
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CDC's 2014 annual report on studio performance on smoking in movies now available

Here is their overview: Watching movies that include smoking causes young people to start smoking. The more smoking young people see on screen, the more likely they are to start smoking.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2015 22:07
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Japan Tobacco ad agency Dentsu finances cartoons with smoking: MPAA rates them for kids

When Marnie Was There (PG rated for "thematic elements and smoking") is an animated feature financed by Japan advertising giant Dentsu, the agency for Japan Tobacco. The film is distributed in the US by Gkids, an independent that releases films from S
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2015 10:56
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[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch government in court for violating international tobacco treaty

campaigners in the Netherlands are taking the Dutch state to court...According to the Dutch Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation, the government is systematically breaching the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC),3 to
British Medical Journal
added May 21, 2015 10:11
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[Tennessee] Dyer County campaign against secondhand smoke

This one focused on smokers who “light up” with children in their car. The Dyer County Health Department campaign, funded through a Tobacco Settlement Grant, is scheduled to run through May 2016. The Health Department’s unique approach was definitely g
WREG-TV (Memphis, TN)
added May 20, 2015 23:42
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'Iloilo Declaration' to boost anti-smoking initiatives

MAYORS and governors of different cities and municipalities of the Philippines and other member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (Asean) countries will sign May 21 the “Iloilo Declaration” to strengthen and sustain a smoke-free envi
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 20, 2015 11:20
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[Minnesota, Oregon] Randomised clinical trial of snus versus medicinal nicotine among smokers interested in product switching [FREE FULL TEXT]

Snus performed similarly to nicotine gum in cigarette smokers who were interested in completely switching to these products, but was associated with less satisfaction and greater toxicant exposure than nicotine gum.
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 06:04
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[New Zealand] A comparison of on-pack Quitline information formats

Reformatting Quitline information could improve its visual salience and readability and capitalise on the dissonance that pictorial warning labels and plain packaging create. Enhancing stimuli that may prompt smokers to try and quit, affirming their decis
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 06:02
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[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

companies have introduced evocative variant names that could re-create the aspirational connotations plain packaging aims to remove...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 05:59
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Changes in Internet Searches Associated With the “Tips from Former Smokers” Campaign [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although Google searches are not a validated measure of tobacco attitudes/behaviors, their application herein has face validity, building on theories where interest and engagement foreshadow action,7 and research showing searches forecast many population
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added May 19, 2015 16:05
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