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Flavour capsule cigarettes continue to experience strong global growth

Cigarettes with flavour-changing capsules in the filter, a continuing success story for tobacco companies, have grown exponentially since being introduced in 2007. The global capsule market is estimated to be 150 billion sticks in 2017.1 We provide an upd
Tobacco Control
added Oct 28, 2018 19:43
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UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education supports trans community

The recent memo leaked from the White House represents an unconscionable and insidious effort to legally erase trans people and trans identities. This plan seeks to discriminate against individuals by using “biological sex” as a strict definer of gender i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 27, 2018 18:46
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"Escape the Vape!" Joel Courtney Helps Launch DoSomething.org's National Campaign Against E-Cigarettes

The actor is partnering with DoSomething.org and CVS Health Foundation to help thousands of young people educate their friends about the dangers of e-cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2018 16:40
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[Ireland] Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking - A randomised clinical trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Objective To determine if Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking (AC) was superior to Quit.ie in a randomised clinical trial (RCT).... Conclusions All AC quit rates were superior to Quit.ie, outcomes were comparable with established interventions.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2018 23:20
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Perceived effectiveness of objective features of pictorial warning messages

Conclusion The effectiveness of graphic imagery, testimonials and images that elicit negative emotions provides guidance for researchers as well as for future implementation of more effective PWMs.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2018 23:18
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[Canada] ALBERTA’S LIFE-SAVING TOBACCO LAW HEADING TO THE CHOPPING BLOCK

Despite being one of the first governments in the world to ban flavoured tobacco, the Alberta government is now sitting on its hands while major sections of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act (TSRA) are slated for repeal by December 2018. The Statutes
Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:16
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Former Surgeons General Recount Political Pressure on the Job

The four described battles over AIDS, smoking, teenage pregnancy and drugs...Dr. Carmona testified before Congress that the second Bush White House had prevented him from speaking out on many issues, including the dangers of secondhand smoke
New York Times
added Oct 26, 2018 20:50
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Changes in health in the countries of the UK and 150 English Local Authority areas 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

cancers and respiratory disease) can be addressed by tackling specific behaviours, such as smoking and eating unhealthy foods. Good progress has been made in some areas, notably in reducing the prevalence of smoking to historic lows in all countries of th
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:12
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[UK] Public health services need £3.2bn funding to reverse impact of government cuts

An extra £3.2bn is needed each year to reverse the impact that government cuts to the public health grant has had on health services. The public health grant – which enables local authorities to deliver vital public services such as obesity programmes,
National Health Executive (NHE) (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:08
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Analysis: Low number of lung cancer deaths saved California more than half a billion

California's death rate from lung cancer is 28 percent lower than the rest of the nation's, largely due to anti-smoking policies.
CALmatters
added Oct 26, 2018 00:02
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