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[New Zealand] Theoretical impacts of a range of major tobacco retail outlet reduction interventions: modelling results in a country with a smoke-free nation goal

This modelling merges geographic, economic and epidemiological methodologies in a novel way, but the results should be interpreted cautiously and further research is desirable. Nevertheless, the results still suggest that tobacco outlet reduction interven
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2014 04:15

[Africa, Nigeria] No Plan To Ban Tobacco Smoking – Reps

House of Representatives yesterday stated that it had no plans to ban tobacco smoking in the country. Instead, the House clarified that a proposed legislation it was presently considering sought to “regulate” tobacco production, packaging and promotional
Leadership (ng)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:27

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] SMITH: Why Uruguay's David & Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters

But before you nod off, here's a triple shot of espresso: Uruguay's fight with Philip Morris, the world's largest cigarette manufacturer, just might mark a turning point in the global smoking pandemic that the World Health Organization (WHO) expects to
added Jul 18, 2014 18:17

[Africa, Uganda] Farmers back Tobacco Control Bill

Presenting their petition to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga at Parliament on Thursday, Tobacco farmers representing people from Kanungu, Hoima and West Nile districts said the law will 'protect both farmers and non-farmers from the negative side effects of tobac
The New Vision (ug)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:38

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Uruguay: Anti-Tobacco Measures Have Led to 22% Drop in Heart Attacks

Since strong anti-tobacco measures were instituted in the small South American nation in 2006, there has been a historic fall in heart attacks and other conditions linked to tobacco use. Winston Abascal, the director of the Public Health Ministry's Progr
InSerbia (rs)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:02
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Suicide rates higher among smokers, and certain laws can fix that

States with higher tax rates also saw suicide rates drop as much as 15 percent, reports Red Orbit Online. Richard Grucza, an associate professor of psychiatry at the university, states that it appeared each dollar increase in cigarette taxes was commonly
added Jul 18, 2014 16:15
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[Ireland] Insight of the Week: Kicking the Smoking Habit

In order to reach this audience of adults who are trying to give up smoking, marketers should consider TV as one of the key means to target this group. Nearly half of this group usually watch films on TV, with Channel 4 being identified as one of their f
AdWorld (ie)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:57
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Betty Abah: Our threatened 'pikins' and the tobacco profiteers

We must summon the courage to go the way of other Africa countries such as Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Togo among others that passed effective smoke-free laws. We must summon the courage to say ‘no, not again, not our children, soulless Big Tobacco’.
DailyPost (ng)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:28

[Asia, India] Maha: FDA extends ban on tobacco & tobacco-related products

Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today extended for one more year the ban on manufacturing, sale and possession of tobacco and all types of processed and packaged tobacco products in the state, including gutka, pan masala and scented supari.
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 18, 2014 15:19

Probing the Smoking–Suicide Association: Do Smoking Policy Interventions Affect Suicide Risk?

Conclusion: These results provide support for the proposition that population interventions for smoking could reduce risk for suicide.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 17, 2014 08:18
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