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[South America/Caribbean] Decrease in mortality rate and hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction after the enactment of the smoking ban law in São Paulo city, Brazil

Conclusions Hospital admissions and mortality rate for myocardial infarction were reduced in the first months after the comprehensive smoking ban law was implemented.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2016 00:30

KOVAL: hud final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

While we believe e-cigarettes should be included in clean air policies concerning public places, we are pleased that the new rule does not limit the use of these products in individual homes as these products provide smokers with an alternative to smoking
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:42

helping people with hiv/aids quit smoking

Every year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an opportunity to increase awareness, fight prejudice and improve education relating to HIV/AIDS. People around the world show support to the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS, by wearing a red ribbon or
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:40

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Global burden of all-cause and cause-specific mortality due to smokeless tobacco use: systematic review and meta-analysis

SLT is responsible for a large number of deaths worldwide with the South-East Asian region bearing a substantial share of the burden.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 1, 2016 05:36

Medicalisation, smoking and e-cigarettes: evidence and implications

We argue that the medicalisation of smoking will have limited impact due to the emphasis on population-based interventions in tobacco control, the ambiguous place of nicotine among other drugs and the modest efficacy of current pharmacotherapies. These fa
Tobacco Control
added Dec 1, 2016 05:35

Global approaches to regulating electronic cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

The search identified 68 countries that regulate e-cigarettes: 22 countries regulate e-cigarettes using existing regulations; 25 countries enacted new policies to regulate e-cigarettes; 7 countries made amendments to existing legislation; 14 countries us
Tobacco Control
added Dec 1, 2016 05:33

[Indiana] Public housing goes smoke free

Nine housing authorities in Indiana are already smoke-free, including: Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Kokomo and Evansville. In the last 12 months, the Lung Association has assisted more than 20 properties in going smoke-free with the Smokefree Housing Indian
Kendallville (IN) News-Sun, Evening Star & Herald-Republican
added Dec 1, 2016 04:45

10 Years Later: Bloomberg's Big Bet on Tobacco Reduction

Since 2006, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ investment of more than $600 million to reduce tobacco use has helped protect nearly 1.7 billion people from smoking’s health hazards, primarily in low- and middle-income countries. The bet—while risky—offered a stro
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04

UCSF public comment on FDA Listing of Ingredients in Tobacco Products – Revised Draft Guidance for Industry

We just submitted the following comment to the FDA....Tobacco product ingredient submissions are an essential component of FDA’s mandate under the Tobacco Control Act to protect the public health, reduce tobacco use and its harms, and inform consumers of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04

COP7 decisions: an overview

FCA identified three interlinked implementation-related priorities for COP7 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC): Follow-up on the 30-percent prevalence reduction target agreed at COP6; Establishment of an implementation review mechanis
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 30, 2016 06:02
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