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Authors’ guardian angels: our 2017 Reviewers of the Year [FREE FULL TEXT]

Each year, Tobacco Control’s senior editorial team nominates a set of Reviewers of the Year, who are regarded as outstanding in this important role. There are always multiple nominations, because we have a truly stellar pool of reviewers who care about t
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 23:37
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[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates say NDP government a disappointment on tobacco issues

Tobacco opponents note the Notley government continues to delay proclaiming key pieces of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act that was passed five years ago under the previous Progressive Conservative regime. The NDP has also made no changes to tobacc
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34
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[California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is using the same old arguments against San Francisco law ending the sale of flavored tobacco products

their unsuccessful campaign in 1988 to block Proposition 99, California’s landmark tobacco control education and research program. Back then they argued that if the voters increased cigarette taxes there would be a huge increase in crime. Check out thei
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2018 19:28
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why the rise in youth e-cigarette use may be worse than we think

“Many young people say they have not and will not use an e-cigarette but do say they have tried hookah pens, e-hookahs or vaping pens.” JUUL can now be added to the list. Since the product entered the market in 2016, it has quickly amassed more than hal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2018 17:56
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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of [FCTC]. Regulation of the tobacco industry’s global online activities is required.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:28
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Effect of message congruency on attention and recall in pictorial health warning labels [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our results suggest that message congruency between visual and textual information is beneficial to recall of label content. Moreover, images captured and held smokers’ attention better than the text.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:13
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[Mid-east] Evaluating the pictorial warnings on tobacco products in Arabian Gulf countries against other international pictorial warnings [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study shows PWs originating from the GCC had significantly lower ratings than those implemented in Australia and the UK. The GCC countries may need to re-evaluate the currently implemented PWs and update them periodically.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:13
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Factual text and emotional pictures: overcoming a false dichotomy of cigarette warning labels [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our findings contradict courts’ conclusions that pictorial messages are emotional and not factual. Pictorial labels are rated as informative and factual, textual labels evoke emotion, and emotionality and informativeness are strongly correlated. These fin
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:11
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

Austria: government chooses tobacco industry interests over citizens’ health / 17th World conference on tobacco or health / The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 7-9 March 2018. The first time t
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:10
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TOC: May 2018 - Volume 27 - 3

Impact of five tobacco endgame strategies on future smoking prevalence, population health and health system costs: two modelling studies to inform the tobacco endgame / Menthol levels in cigarettes from eight manufacturers / Actual and potential use of G
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:08
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