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Identifying a better message strategy for dissuading smokers: Add the positive

"gain-framed" messages -- those that stressed the benefits in quitting... - were more effective for smokers who believed quitting would be hard. On the other hand "loss-framed" messages -- the ones that emphasized the negative outcomes from smoking, such
added Sep 16, 2014 03:39

FELDMAN: Creative ideas to reduce menace of tobacco

Tragically, 20 million Americans have died from tobacco use over the last 50 years; 43 million Americans continue to smoke...Here are some of the endgame strategies suggested by the surgeon general and others in the medical and public health communities:
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Sep 16, 2014 03:30

[Canada] Growing movement to ban smoking in Toronto apartment buildings

“Eighty per cent of residents who live in multi-unit housing in Ontario would choose smoke free if they had a choice,” said Lorraine Fry, the executive director of the Non-Smokers’ Rights Association. “Landlords don’t know that it’s legal for them to ac
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 16, 2014 02:56

A qualitative analysis of ‘informed choice’ among young adult smokers

Young adults’ ability to exercise ‘informed choice’ at the time of smoking uptake is constrained by cognitive and contextual factors. We propose an updated informed choice framework that recognises these factors; we outline environmental changes that coul
Tobacco Control
added Sep 16, 2014 00:59

Smoking rates on the rise in New York City

For the first time in years, more than 1 million New Yorkers are smoking, according to data released Monday, marking a disturbing rise of tobacco use in the city that pioneered a number of anti-smoking initiatives that were emulated nationally. Sixteen p
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 16, 2014 00:44

Tobacco Interests Contribute a Portion Of the $109 Million Raised by SU2C

The trio identified by Blum is: SIEMENS, Safeway Foundation and the Steve Tisch Foundation... Instead of responding to specific questions, Kathleen Lobb, co-founder and spokesperson for SU2C, said in a statement to The Cancer Letter: "The mission of Sta
The Cancer Letter
added Sep 15, 2014 17:34

“Stand Up To Cancer” Not Standing Up to Cigarette Promoters; Special Guest Commentary by Dr. Alan Blum

“It is shameful,” Blum said, “that after decades of efforts to end the leading cause of cancer, the organizers of this cause would welcome the participation of manufacturers, promoters and sellers of cigarettes.”
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 15, 2014 17:26

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Revisit use of tobacco settlement

Why It Matters: he original intent of the 1998 settlement was to fund tobacco cessation program and improve health, not make Wall Street richer... As politicians beat their chests about the great fiscal comeback being enjoyed in Minnesota, it is time we
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Sep 15, 2014 15:06

Smoking, smoking cessation and tobacco control in rural China: a qualitative study in Shandong Province

Smoking cessation measures are not likely to achieve large scale effect unless the prevailing cigarette sharing and gifting custom is drastically changed. More educations of the hazards of smoking and second-hand smoking to village residents and educatio
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 15, 2014 14:49

[Asia] Gathering support: ‘Naya Pakistan should be tobacco free’

A consumer rights campaigner has urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairperson Imran Khan to direct Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to eradicate tobacco cultivation from the province.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54
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