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EDITORIAL: Scanning the brain for answers about effectiveness of graphic warning labels [FREE FULL TEXT]

adds to the growing list of literature on GWLs by providing support for the utility of these important health-messaging tools ... Further, understanding how the brain responds to different GWLs can also help inform the development of more effective types
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2015 22:56

TOC: May 2015, Volume 24, Issue 3

Portrayal of tobacco use in prime-time TV dramas: trends and associations with adult cigarette consumption—USA, 1955–2010 / What are the sales practices of internet cigar vendors in China? / I ‘like’ MPOWER: using Facebook, online ads and new media to mob
Tobacco Control
added Apr 21, 2015 22:52

GLANTZ: When Mitch Zeller speaks at the SFATA meeting he should suggest they stop misrepresenting the CDC TIPS campaign on ecigs

Mitch Zeller will be a featured speaker at the Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association meeting in May. While I suppose that he is doing this as part of the FDA's policy of "engaging stakeholders," he and the FDA should reconsider his participation,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 21, 2015 16:03

AUDIO: Effective global tobacco control in the next decade

Dr. Moneeza Walji, editorial fellow, interviews Dr. Prabhat Jha... Dr. Jha and colleagues say that slowing tobacco sales in the next decade will depend on strengthening its implementation by increasing excise tax and improving anti-tobacco legislation. P
added Apr 21, 2015 15:56

[UK] Special report: Barking and Dagenham has among highest rates of smoking during pregnancy

The calls come as an investigation reveals the health of hundreds of unborn children every year is at risk from their mothers smoking cigarettes. This can lead to miscarriage, premature birth, low birth weight and other complications that disadvantage a
Barking & Dagenham Post (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:32

[UK] Take 7 Steps Out’ to protect children from secondhand smoke

StepaRoo, the campaign’s kangaroo mascot, was in the city this week to take children across seven musical steps highlighting the need to be at least seven steps away from homes when smoking. Parents are also encouraged not to smoke in confined spaces suc
Morley Observer (uk)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:18

[Canada] BILL NO. 90 (as introduced)

Clause 1 adds a definition of "flavoured tobacco" to the Tobacco Access Act. Clause 2 bans the sale of flavoured tobacco. Clause 3 adds a provision to assist in the enforcement of the ban on the sale of flavoured tobacco.
Nova Scotia Legislature (ca)
added Apr 19, 2015 22:47

[Latin America] The use of legal, illegal and roll-your-own cigarettes to increasing tobacco excise taxes and comprehensive tobacco control policies: findings from the ITC Uruguay survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the effectiveness of increased taxes and prices in reducing smoking, policymakers need to narrow price variability in the tobacco market. Moreover, increasing antismoking messaging reduces tax avoidance in the form of switching to cheaper RYO c
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2015 22:43

[USA] Almost 2 million try to quit smoking after CDC campaign

Almost two million Americans tried to quit smoking in the wake of the 2012 tips from former smokers campaign, and at least 100,000 of them have quit permanently. An analysis by officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that 1.6
Philippine Star (ph)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:46

[Asia, Bangladesh] Stop tobacco farming on paddy, jute fields

Conversion of fertile paddy and jute lands into tobacco farming has to be halted immediately and expansion of tobacco acreage has to be stopped in the country, demanded discussants at a roundtable in the capital yesterday.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:43
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