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A Casino goes smoke free: a longitudinal study of secondhand and thirdhand smoke pollution and exposure

Long-term smoking in a casino creates deep THS reservoirs that persist for months after a smoking ban. A complete smoking ban immediately improves air quality and significantly reduces exposure to SHS and THS. However, THS reservoirs contribute to continu
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:49
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WHO targets Samoan children with anti-smoking move

The World Health Organisation says a tobacco control team in Samoa is making the protection of children a priority over the next five years. The WHO's team coordinator for non communicable diseases says Samoa has been chosen as one of several countries
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Feb 4, 2018 19:01
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[Pakistan] More Awareness Needed On Tobacco Usage Among Youngsters: Experts

Medical experts on Sunday have expressed serious concern over growing trend of tobacco use among youths, calling for strict implementation of laws relating to sale of cigarettes, Gutka and chaliya. Cancer Specialist Prof Mohammad Zubair Khan, in an inter
Urdu Point (pk)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:10
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‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation

(JT) in 1986 established the Smoking Research Foundation (SRF)...launched with the covert goal of influencing tobacco policy both inside and outside Japan...represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:36
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[California] GLANTZ: Year-long follow-up shows e-cigs users quit cigs more, but also relapse more and start smoking

Cigarette smokers who used e-cigarettes at baseline were less likely to be smoking cigarettes a year later, i.e., e-cigarettes were helping people quit cigarettes BUT Former smokers ...who used e-cigarettes at baseline were more likely to have relapsed
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:29
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[North Carolina] N.C. gets bad tobacco grade

Mississippi, Virginia, Texas and North Carolina were considered the worst states in the nation. There are five areas that are looked at: tobacco program funding; smoke-free air (restrictions); tobacco taxes; access to cessation; and the minimum age to pur
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 3, 2018 00:42
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Brazil’s Highest Court Upholds Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court ruled yesterday that the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) has the power to regulate the tobacco industry... In 2012, Brazil became the first country in the world to ban the use of flavors and additives in tobacco
Asian Tribune
added Feb 2, 2018 16:24
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[Hong Kong] Ombudsman calls out govt over poor smoking-ban enforcement

The agencies that were called out for their lapses included the Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health, the Food and Health Bureau (FHB) and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports. I
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:46
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[Alabama] WEISS: Should we just go ahead and ban smoking everywhere?

[FCTC] established a method called MPOWER in 2008 that aims to end the “global tobacco epidemic”...The way to do this is not by banning it all at once, but instead by monitoring use and prevention, protecting citizens from second-hand smoke, offering ways
Yahoo!
added Feb 2, 2018 16:53
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Negative affect, message reactance and perceived risk: how do pictorial cigarette pack warnings change quit intentions?

Pictorial cigarette pack warnings increased quit intentions by increasing negative affect. Message reactance partially attenuated this increase in intentions. The opposing associations of negative affect and reactance on perceived risk may explain why pic
Tobacco Control
added Feb 1, 2018 23:56
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