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Use of prescribed smoking cessation pharmacotherapy following release from prison: a prospective data linkage study

few ex-prisoners obtain pharmaceutical assistance with quitting smoking. Policy attention needs to focus on supporting former prisoners to access SCP, to reduce the high rate of tobacco-related morbidity and mortality in this profoundly marginalised popul
Tobacco Control
added Aug 28, 2017 22:57

CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

ON 14 August, 2017, The Australian newspaper...screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”... Dr Mendelsohn is an enthusiastic proponent of e-cigarettes and appears to be using international comparisons to justify a call for making these more
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 04:59
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[Florida] PSTA recognized for Breathe Easy zones

The certificate was given in recognition of PSTA’s work with DOH-Pinellas' Tobacco Prevention staff to create healthy spaces for residents at their bus terminals. PSTA's Breathe Easy zones protect the children, disabled, elderly and other non-smokers in
Tampa Bay Newspapers
added Aug 28, 2017 15:54

[Asia, Sri Lanka] Rajitha claims drug & tobacco lobbies conspiring against him

previous governments did not permit the then health ministers to act against tobacco companies exploiting our people. Our battle against tobacco would never end and we are not afraid of the pharmaceutical and tobacco mafia. I know that they are behind th
The Island (lk)
added Aug 28, 2017 03:11

Audacious Philanthropy: Case Studies

Bridgespan Group has produced case studies of 15 world-changing initiatives, from public libraries and polio eradication to tobacco control...One takeaway: 90 percent of the initiatives took more than 20 years to come to broad fruition.
added Aug 28, 2017 02:54
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[California] Hoping for a smoke free downtown policy

“Tobacco continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and disease, and in Kings County our smoking rate is 17.8 percent compared to the state rate of 11.3 percent,” said Vallejo. Although California was the second state to raise the minimum sm
Hanford (CA) Sentinel
added Aug 26, 2017 17:18

[UK, New York] FT Health: Cities lead the way on public health

Climate, cultural differences, resources and political conditions mean interventions have to be tailored to different countries, and local government everywhere can play a greater role, as highlighted in the World Health Organization's Healthy Cities prog
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 01:32

[Maryland] Health Department has $4,000 in tobacco prevention grants available

The Carroll County Health Department has grant funding available for organizations and businesses interested in smoking cessation and prevention projects. Proposed projects can take many forms, but the goals of the project should fit into one of three g
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Aug 27, 2017 07:19

[Asia] Banning e-cigarettes may do more harm than good in India: Experts

While tobacco-associated cancer is easily preventable by cessation of tobacco usage, a prohibitive environment may do more harm than allowing smokers, who wish to cease tobacco use, an alternative option based on nicotine replacement via e-cigarettes, th
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 26, 2017 14:41

A missed opportunity: The US Helsinki Commission hearing on the illicit tobacco trade in the OSCE region

The involvement of a representative of a leading transnational tobacco company in the panel seems particularly incongruous given substantial evidence of historical tobacco industry complicity in cigarette smuggling (see examples here and here) and repor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 25, 2017 19:05
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