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Benefits of smoking bans on preterm and early-term births: a natural experimental design in Switzerland

Smoking bans resulted in improved birth outcomes in Switzerland with cantons that adopted more comprehensive smoking bans achieving greater benefits. Early-term births constitute a previously ignored though important group.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 27, 2016 15:48
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[Asia, India] Call for effective implementation of COTPA

Therieh said Tobacco Control Act (COTPA 2003) is an Act to prohibit the advertisement of, and to provide for the regulation of trade and commerce in, and production, supply and distribution of, cigarettes and other tobacco products and for matters connect
Morung Express (in)
added Apr 27, 2016 14:50
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Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) and Warner Bros. Partner with Young Filmmakers to Create Anti-Smoking PSAs

announced the release of four anti-smoking public service announcements (PSAs) produced by young filmmakers. The PSAs are designed to encourage teenagers to abstain from using tobacco products and to educate audiences about the risks and health impacts of
PR Newswire
added Apr 26, 2016 19:02
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] House sneaks tobacco bill again after being rejected

The House of Representatives' Legislation Body ( Baleg ) has been quietly working to finalize the controversial tobacco bill that was already rejected by Health Ministry last December and dismissed by a consumer organization as the product of the cigaret
Jakarta Post (id)
added Apr 26, 2016 16:12
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On E-Cigarettes, Tobacco Control Experts Ask FDA To Focus On The Good

The statistics bear out what tobacco control experts contend. In the U.S., Canada and England, cigarette smoking rates have fallen more in the last two years than they have in the previous five, which coincides with the increase in e-cigarette use in tho
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 26, 2016 15:40
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GLANTZ: Indies have tripled their share of kid-rated films with smoking

None of the large independents has published a tobacco depictions policy. Over time, they are becoming a larger part of the public health problem. That's another argument for R-rating future films with smoking. Only the R-rating can reach the entire fi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 26, 2016 15:04
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BERMAN: Regulatory oversight of ENDS product defects

given the much greater harm caused by conventional tobacco products, efforts to address injuries caused by malfunctioning ENDS should not derail progress on tobacco control measures that are likely to have a much larger public health impact.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2016 13:30
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Early symptoms of nicotine dependence among adolescent waterpipe smokers

Symptoms of ND develop among adolescent waterpipe smokers at low levels of consumption and frequency of use. Craving for nicotine triggered by waterpipe-specific cues is reported even at this young age. Waterpipe-specific ND prevention and intervention pr
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2016 01:04
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new research affirms need for fda to regulate online e-cigarette ads

With studies increasingly showing that exposure to those ads is associated with curiosity and usage, it is urgent that the FDA begin regulating how, when and where e-cigarettes are marketed to prevent youth and young adult exposure.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 25, 2016 23:33
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[Netherlands] Tobacco control policies and perinatal health: a national quasi-experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

A reduction in SGA births, but not preterm birth or perinatal mortality, was observed in the Netherlands after extension of the smoke-free workplace law to bars and restaurants in conjunction with a tax increase and mass media campaign.
Scientific Reports
added Apr 25, 2016 22:01
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