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ARCHIVE: THE PLOS MEDICINE DEBATE The Case for a Smoker's License

Simon Chapman presents his proposal for a “smoker's license” and Jeff Collin argues against. Chapman sets out a case for introducing a smart card license for smokers designed to limit access to tobacco products and encourage cessation. Key elements of the
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 3, 2016 00:42
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GLANTZ: Campaign for California Tobacco Tax (Prop 56) hits the right tone in its media campaign

the Yes side launched a new, well-conceived and well-executed ad (“Trust”) that exposes and engages the industry while making the affirmative case for raising the tobacco tax. The yes campaign also reoriented its website to directly confront the industr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 13:35
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GLANTZ: Why the data in latest study on smoke free laws and heart attacks supports an effect

Vivian Ho and colleagues ... concluded that “Smoking bans were not associated with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure hospitalizations...This conclusion differs from our meta-analysis of 45 studies of 33 smoke-free laws, the Institute of Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:27
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[Asia] Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Although the attitude towards the law was positive, interventions are needed to increase knowledge on the health effects of SHS and facilitate enforcement of the law, particularly among subgroups less likely to have a positive attitude and enforce the law
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2016 14:05
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Analysis of the logic and framing of a tobacco industry campaign opposing standardised packaging legislation in New Zealand

BATNZ's Agree–Disagree campaign relied on unsound arguments, logical fallacies and rhetorical devices. Given the industry's frequent recourse to these tactics, we propose strategies based on our study findings that can be used to assist the tobacco contro
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2016 00:28
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Why vape shops in Washington are welcoming new state regulations, but concerned about federal rules

The state requirements that kick in this weekend are welcome, according to some owners of vapor businesses. It’s the federal regulations that began taking effect in August that worry some business owners. They’re afraid that the cost of complying could l
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Sep 30, 2016 22:06
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[Australia] Students shunning cigarettes

There's been a drop in the number of high school students taking up the habit, with fewer than a fifth having puffed on a cigarette in 2014 compared to 23 per cent three years earlier. There's also fewer adults, including pregnant women, smoking regular
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:17
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[Asia-pacific] Morning Trade: Hatch wants TPP and his 12 years, too

Ron Wyden also weighed in on the TPP debate Tuesday...“If you were to cut the public health protections and the big tobacco companies could roll the small countries with respect to tobacco control measures, that’s what I’m talking about.” A number of Rep
Politico
added Sep 30, 2016 12:52
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[Asia] Tobacco control: Indian farmers want to be heard at WHO meet

Over one lakh farmers have signed an appeal, addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting representation at the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) seventh Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) that will be he
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:24
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[UK] How drinking and smoking epidemics have hit the North East - and what to do about it

A conference held at the Centre for Life by anti-smoking group Fresh and North East alcohol office Balance will explore the twin health dangers Experts are set to examine how the twin ‘man-made epidemics’ of smoking and drinking have hit the North East —
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:39
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