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CARROLL: Preventive Care Saves Money? Sorry, It’s Too Good to Be True

In the long run, all of those people living longer would lead to increases in spending in many programs, including health care. The more people who quit smoking, the higher the deficit from health care — barely offset by the revenue from taxing cigarette
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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UK accused of hypocrisy on overseas tobacco control

The UK government is lobbying on behalf of UK-based tobacco giants operating overseas, despite spending millions of pounds trying to curb smoking rates abroad. Freedom of information requests reveal that the Foreign Office and the Department for Interna
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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[UK] FRAINE: How my ‘dead body’ ended up on millions of cigarette packets across Europe

Tom Fraine did a couple of photo shoots in Berlin in 2012 – then four years later discovered he had become the face of EU health warnings about the dangers of smoking
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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Evidence from qualitative studies of youth about the impacts of tobacco control policy on young people in Europe: a systematic review

There is very little qualitative evidence exploring the impacts of tobacco control on youth smoking in Europe. To develop more effective smoking prevention policies that take account of local political, social and cultural contexts, more qualitative rese
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:08
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Public smoking ban and socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and cessation: a cross-sectional population-based study in Geneva, Switzerland (1995–2014)

Conclusions Implementation of a public smoking ban coincided with a short-lived decrease in smoking prevalence and increase in quit ratio but also with a widening in SES inequalities in smoking-related outcomes.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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Why governments cannot afford Codentify to support their track and trace solutions

This study demonstrates the inefficiency of Codentify...Signatories to the ITP should reject Codentify due to both its low efficacy and its clear violation of the ITP’s requirement that T&T shall not be performed by or delegated to the tobacco industry or
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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[Europe, Italy] Heat-not-burn tobacco products: concerns from the Italian experience

IQOS is the brand name of such a product by Philip Morris International, launched in 2014 in Italy as a pilot country for the European market. IQOS is now in commerce in 30 countries, including 19 European ones, and applications have been submitted to mar
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39
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[California] Bell Gardens Improves Grade In State Tobacco Report

A City Council decision last August to make parks and recreation areas smoke-free has improved Bell Gardens’ grade in the American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2018 report released Wednesday.
Eastern Group Publications (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:31
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[California] Sonoma County and city score highest grade for smoking limits

Cloverdale and Windsor got credit for passing new laws regulating tobacco use in the American Lung Association’s latest annual report, which also gave the city of Sonoma and the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County top grades for the second straight yea
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Jan 27, 2018 02:31
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[Canada] NORTHERN HEALTH INTRIGUED BY BC CLEAN AIR COALITION STRATEGIES, INCREASED SMOKING AGE

If BC’s Clean Air Coalition gets its way by slashing tobacco use in the province, they’ll receive no shortage of support from Northern Health. Earlier this week, the coalition submitted several strategies to the province including raising the legal smok
My Prince George Now (94.3 The Goat Rocks/97 Country FM) (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:30
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