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[North Carolina] Bill would give money to prevention programs for teens

Senate Bill 662 The bill contains six key tobacco-use-prevention funding elements: • $6.31 million to create 10 regional programs to cover all 100 counties. • $200,000 toward youth leadership and involvement training. • $190,000 for prenatal and neonatal
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 08:14
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This law professor might have saved more lives than any doctor

"Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" features...John Banzhaf's legal complaint about cigarette commercials led to a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission [FCC] requiring broadcasters to make hundreds of millions of dollars available free for
Norwalk (OH) Reflector
added Mar 28, 2015 07:41
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[Australia, Uruguay] SECCOMBE: Big Tobacco's plan to stub out plain packaging

it’s vitally important that Australia fight Big Tobacco to the end, not only for it’s own citizens’ sake, but also for the sake of those in less affluent countries, who are now the industry’s prime targets. Second, we’ve got to be a whole lot more carefu
The Saturday Paper (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:32
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CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads

The new ads highlight the benefits of quitting for the families of smokers and the importance of giving up cigarettes completely, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Bottom line, these ads will save lives and they will als
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 27, 2015 12:18
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LIP SYNC BATTLE WITH YOUTUBE STARS SPREADS TRUTH ABOUT TOBACCO

By “Lip Syncing Dat” truth gives teens the opportunity to become a YouTube star. To emphasize the unattractiveness of smoking truth is challenging teens to join in the “Left Swipe Dat” movement by creating their own lip sync video. Riffing off the creativ
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 27, 2015 12:12
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Short-term changes in quitting-related cognitions and behaviours after the implementation of plain packaging with larger health warnings: findings from a national cohort study with Australian adult smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings provide some of the strongest evidence to date that implementation of PP with larger GHWs was associated with increased rates of quitting cognitions, microindicators of concern and quit attempts among adult cigarette smokers.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 27, 2015 11:49
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ARCHIVE: Electronic nicotine delivery systems: adult use and awareness of the ‘e-cigarette’ in the USA

Given the large increase in awareness and ever use of ENDS during this 1-year period and the unknown impact of ENDS use on cigarette smoking behaviours and long-term health, continued monitoring of these products is needed.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 14:50
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[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

Australian tobacco companies have introduced evocative variant names...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine plain packaging's dissuasive intent. Policymakers should expli
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:58
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Exposure to secondhand smoke in the home and mental health in children: a population-based study

Conclusions Among children, SHS exposure in the home during ≥1 h/day is associated with a higher frequency of mental disorder. This association was mostly due to the impact of SHS on ADHD.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:57
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The impact of the Malaysian minimum cigarette price law: findings from the ITC Malaysia Survey

The MPL appears not to have meaningfully changed cigarette prices in Malaysia, as licit brand prices remained well above and illicit brand prices remained well below the minimum price level before and after MPL's implementation. The increasing proportion
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:56
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