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Turkey moots new measures in bid to curb smoking

Measures outlined in a new "Tobacco Control Strategy Document and Action Plan" prepared by 20 government ministries and agencies include raising the age at which tobacco products may be purchased to 21, increased controls over smoking in enclosed spaces,
Ahval
added Aug 21, 2018 12:59
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Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strong significant statistical relationship found between tobacco consumption and resources allocated to healthcare and education consumption may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase th
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:31
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:30
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Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data [FREE FULL TEXT]

The TI currently uses a variety of strategies to keep tobacco cheap. The implementation of standardised packaging will prevent small pack sizes and price-marking but further changes in tax policy are needed to minimise the TI’s attempts to prevent sudden
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:29
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

Recent reports and analyses highlight the many avenues available to the tobacco industry to undermine global tobacco control...continues to cultivate relationships and influence through other channels that can undermine the FCTC both directly and indirec
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:28
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MALONE: Keeping tobacco cheap: how tobacco companies undermine government tax measures [FREE FULL TEXT]

he idea behind the slogan is that the tobacco-control movement is not genuinely concerned about improving health or ending smoking, only about perpetuating itself. ... Long term, continuing to allow the sale of deadly products on every corner, no matter h
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:27
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Economic cost of tobacco-related cancers in Sri Lanka f[FREE FULL TEXT]

Burden of tobacco smoking and ST-related cancers as reflected in these economic costs is enormous: affecting the healthcare system and country’s economy. Policymakers should take note of this burden and address tobacco consumption control as a priority.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 11:55
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Prevention and cessation best options to reduce tobacco-related heart disease

A new review--published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology--examines policies to achieve complete cigarette abstinence as part of efforts to reduce the risk of heart disease. "This manuscript is the second in an eight-part health
EurekAlert
added Aug 21, 2018 10:35
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TOC: September 2018 - Volume 27 - 5

Influence of Natural American Spirit advertising on current and former smokers’ perceptions and intentions / Marijuana as a ‘concept’ flavour for cigar products: availability and price near California schools / Package size matters: tobacco packaging, re
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2018 17:20
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[UK-Scotland] NHS Highland joins campaign to stop adults buying tobacco for under-18s

a series of videos has been produced, with the help of students at Inverness College UHI, to target the campaign to local areas in Highland via social media. ASH Scotland will be promoting the videos in the coming weeks on their Facebook and Instagram ac
This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:01
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