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[UK] Editorial: Tobacco elimination: an economic and public health imperative

the importance of political champions, a government committed to dramatically reducing tobacco use, and a tireless and fearless non-governmental sector. Only with these types of leadership can real progress be made. The evidence and research needs in this
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 17:37
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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

The majority of NAS smokers inaccurately believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ ad
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2017 21:58
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Regulation: How NGOs Misrepresent Facts

tobacco control... is sometimes tainted with rascality and overzealousness...promote their own interest, misinform the Nigerian populace and gratuitously lobby for the enactment of unenforceable laws that are detrimental to the existence of legitimate org
Concise News (ng)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:12
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[UK] SANDFORD: NHS needs to do more to tackle smoking

The huge financial burden caused by smoking provides a strong case for continued investment in smoking cessation and other tobacco control measures. Every year smoking in England results in over 37,000 deaths from cancer, 23,000 deaths from respiratory d
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:38
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[Russia] EDITORIAL: Vlad the Extinguisher

But Putin soon may grab a title that we envy — Vanquisher of Cigarettes. Here's why: Russia proposes to ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and thereafter. Everyone older is presumably grandfathered in. Everyone else, generations to come,
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41
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Association Between The Real Cost Media Campaign and Smoking Initiation Among Youths — United States, 2014–2016

The findings indicate that youths’ self-reported exposure to the campaign was associated with a reduction in smoking initiation from 2014 to 2016. Sustained campaigns such as The Real Cost can speed progress toward a tobacco-free future.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2017 20:06
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[Canada] Health groups want Alberta to raise tobacco tax, bolster anti-smoking programs

EDMONTON -- A coalition of health groups wants the Alberta government to raise the tobacco tax in its next budget and spend some of the money on anti-smoking programs aimed at young people. Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta said an increase of $1.50 on a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:26
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Finland is set to become the first country to eradicate smokers

the updated legislation now mentions 2030 as the new goal. To make Finland smoke free the government is coming down hard on smokers. Starting this year, housing associations can now apply for a municipal permit for a smoking ban on balconies and yards bel
Business Insider
added Jan 19, 2017 17:52
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cdc's anti-smoking ad campaign returns for sixth year

With more than 16 million Americans living with smoking-related diseases, the Tips campaign raises awareness about the health and emotional impact of cigarette smoking, encourages smokers to quit and offers free resources on how to quit and stay smoke-fr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 19, 2017 16:06
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: Parliament should raise the tobacco tax

In May 2001, as Guyana’s Minister of Health, I committed to bringing a Tobacco Control Bill to Parliament. After much consultation and technical support to draft the Tobacco Bill, I was ready to introduce the Bill in 2009. The then Cabinet and President,
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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