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California puts four-year, $2.6m anti-smoking contract up for bid

The California Department of Public Health is planning to kick off an RFP process next week for a public outreach contract with the California Tobacco Control Program. The contract is for a four-year, statewide PR campaign "to raise awareness among Calif
PR Week US
added Jun 17, 2016 23:29
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father’s day: helping dads kick tobacco

New research shows that a decrease in prostate cancer rates from 1999 – 2010 was consistent with lower rates of cigarette smoking. In addition to protecting themselves, fathers who smoke can save their children’s lives by quitting. Secondhand smoke expo
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:09

RJ Reynolds has not published a negative randomised clinical trial of Camel Snus for smoking cessation

In 2009, RJ Reynolds Tobacco (RJR) created ‘The Smoker Cessation/Migration Study’...regulatory agencies, should require RJR to provide the full results of the trial and use that information, together with the published scientific literature, as part of as
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 17, 2016 12:20

RJ Reynolds has not published a negative randomised clinical trial of Camel Snus for smoking cessation (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

The demonstration that Camel Snus with or without education on the lower risk of smokeless tobacco was no better than NRT at promoting smoking cessation is of concern because over-the-counter NRT is associated with significantly depressed smoking cessati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 17, 2016 12:19

[UK] Charities call for Government action to maintain progress on smoking in pregnancy rates

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group [1], a coalition of health and baby charities, today welcomed the news that smoking rates among pregnant women have continued to fall but warned that progress could be jeopardised if services to help people quit co
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 12:03

[Ghana] Stakeholders in health urged to harness efforts in tobacco control

Mr Brobbey-Mpiani gave the advice at the opening of a three-day national workshop on International Trade and Investment Law, Tobacco Control and Health in Accra... It was aimed at building the capacity of the participants to draw a roadmap for comprehens
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:24

[UK] Support for e-cigarette policies: a survey of smokers and ex-smokers in Great Britain [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Less restrictive e-cigarette policies were more likely to be supported by e-cigarette users, and respondents who perceived e-cigarettes to be less harmful than cigarettes, or knew that nicotine was not a main cause of harm to health.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 17, 2016 01:11

The socioeconomic gradient of secondhand smoke exposure in children: evidence from 26 low-income and middle-income countries

Conclusions Special attention should be given to reduce ESHS among children from rural and socioeconomically disadvantaged households as social inequalities in ESHS might contribute to social inequalities in health over the life course.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 17, 2016 01:10

Stuck in Neutral: Stalled Progress in Statewide Comprehensive Smoke-Free Laws and Cigarette Excise Taxes, United States, 2000–2014

The recent stall in progress in enacting and implementing statewide comprehensive smoke-free laws and increasing cigarette excise taxes may undermine tobacco prevention and control efforts in the United States, undercutting efforts to reduce tobacco use,
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Jun 16, 2016 20:14

UnitedHealthcare Will Award up to $120,000 in Grants to Michigan Organizations Dedicated to Tobacco Cessation

seeking proposals to fund programs that educate and encourage the public to quit smoking and avoid tobacco use, and help eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke. Michigan-based nonprofit organizations and Federally Qualified Health Centers may apply.
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2016 19:10
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