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[Kentucky] CHANDLER: E. Ky. health worst in Appalachia; curbing smoking best solution

The report, “Health Disparities in Appalachia,”... Kentucky is now the cancer-mortality capital of the nation...We can, and we must join together in a unified campaign to enact the policies that will reduce smoking, improve health, and transform the futu
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2017 03:12
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[New Zealand] Tobacco retail outlet restrictions: health and cost impacts from multistate life-table modelling in a national population [FREE FULL TEXT]

These tobacco outlet reductions reduced smoking prevalence, achieved health gains and saved health system costs. Effects would be larger if outlet reductions have additional spill-over effects (eg, smoking denormalisation). While these interventions were
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09
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Levels and trends in cigarette contraband in Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data presented suggest that policies to tackle cigarette contraband introduced from the mid-2000s to late 2000s, at both federal and provincial levels, may have dampened the demand for contraband cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there is limited evidence to inform tobacco control policies in custodial settings, outcomes of this review suggest that cessation programmes/bans can be an effective mechanism to interrupt prisoner smoking behaviour when properly enforced.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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TOC: September 2016 - Volume 26 - 5

Die Another Day, James Bond's smoking over six decades / When smokers quit: exposure to nicotine and carcinogens persists from thirdhand smoke pollution / Vaping on Instagram: cloud chasing, hand checks and product placement / Industry watch: heat-not-bu
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 15:58
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Cigarette stick as valuable communicative real estate: a content analysis of cigarettes from 14 low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cigarette sticks are clearly valuable ‘real estate’ that tobacco companies are using for communicative purposes. Across all countries and brands, the stick communicates branding via text, colour and imagery.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 15:54
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PROCTOR: Editorial FDA’s new plan to reduce the nicotine in cigarettes to sub-addictive levels could be a game-changer [FREE FULL TEXT]

Overall, though, this new FDA plan is certainly a breath of fresh air. If carried through with courage and conviction, it could save more lives than any other act of a governmental agency in all of human history. The magnitude of the harms is that great.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 15:42
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[UK] ASH Comment on Vapour Love sponsorship

The ASA rules expressly forbid the use of children...the promotion of this sponsorship through social media constitutes advertising. It is of particular concern that these promotional photographs were linked to a 7 year olds twitter account including requ
ASH London (uk)
added Aug 22, 2017 15:18
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[Asia] Japanese organization wants stricter regulations against people smoking on their own balconies

In late spring of this year, the Neighborhood Second-Hand Smoke Victims Society was formed. Based in Yokohama, the organization seeks to protect people from the dangers and discomfort of passive smoke in and around their homes, and recently has taken aim
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Aug 21, 2017 16:34
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