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Editorial: Ohio must remain committed to lowering its smoking rate

It's been 10 years since Ohio instituted a statewide indoor smoking ban, and it hasn't moved the needle very far in terms of reducing the percentage of smokers in the Buckeye State. But that doesn't mean the decision was for naught; it has had other ben
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 8, 2016 20:34
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ARCHIVE: Health consequences of smoking 1–4 cigarettes per day [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions: In both sexes, smoking 1–4 cigarettes per day was associated with a significantly higher risk of dying from ischaemic heart disease and from all causes, and from lung cancer in women. Smoking control policymakers and health educators should e
Tobacco Control
added Dec 8, 2016 03:20
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International Cooperation Vital for Preventing Lung Cancer

Controlling tobacco use is vital to managing the threat it poses to public health, but doing so requires a multipronged approach that includes public advocacy, public health efforts, and reform, according to a press briefing at the International Associati
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 03:17
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[Canada] Nunavut smoking rates high, but tobacco law enforcement low

Twelve years into implementation, no fines have been levied under Nunavut’s Tobacco Control Act for smoking within prohibited areas despite the territory remaining the highest per capita smoking jurisdiction in Canada. That’s according to Health Ministe
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:42
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[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? ...is the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41
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the video game danger parents don’t know about

A majority of parents are unaware of smoking in video games, according to Played: Smoking and Video Games, a new report released today by Truth Initiative. More than a dozen games released in 2016—at least five of which are rated “Teen”—feature smoking.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] Subcommittee finalises Prohibition of Smoking Bill

The Senate Subcommittee on National Health Services has finalised The Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health (Amendment) Bill 2016 though most of the recommendations in the bill have been omitted. The committee chairman, Nauman Wazir
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:06
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majority of natural american spirit smokers believe brand is less harmful cigarettes schroeder institute

Natural American Spirit smokers are over 22 times more likely than other smokers to believe their brand is less harmful, despite the fact that there is no evidence that they are any safer.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2016 03:14
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Campaign launched against secondhand smoke

Việt Nam Women’s Union, in coordination with Việt Nam Tobacco Control Fund (Ministry of Health), officially launched a communication campaign on the harmful effects of secondhand smoke at a ceremony yesterday in Hà Nội. The campaign, titled "Protect your
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:29
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Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)

The majority of NAS smokers inaccurately believes that their cigarettes are less harmful than other brands. Given the brand's rapid growth and its more common use in vulnerable groups (eg, young adults, lesbian, gay, bisexual, ‘other’ or ‘questioning’ adu
Tobacco Control
added Dec 7, 2016 01:21
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