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[Latin America] Tobacco control law implementation in a middle-income country: Transnational tobacco control network overcoming tobacco industry opposition in Colombia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies challenged the implementation...and lobbied local governments ...A transnational network including international health groups and funders helped strengthen domestic capacity to implement the law by; promoting public awareness of Ley [La
Global Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:26
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[Latin America] GLANTZ: How Colombia resisted Big Tobacco and implemented strong advertising restrictions and health warning labels

This paper shows how, with strategic assistance from the global tobacco control community, Colombia was able to defend and implement strong legislation restricting advertising, promotion, and sponsorship as well as strong health warning labels, consistent
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:22
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Are e-cigarettes and tobacco products losing their allure for US teenagers?

To build on the 2016 declines in e-cigarette and tobacco use of teenagers, regular tobacco product tax hikes must be married to tobacco-free policies, statewide tobacco prevention and cessation efforts, and health insurance coverage for tobacco cessation
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:37
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Global, regional, and national deaths, prevalence, disability-adjusted life years, and years lived with disability for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis...[FREE FULL TEXT]

Comparisons between countries and over time are important, as much of the chronic respiratory burden is either preventable or treatable with affordable interventions.
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 01:35
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Do electronic cigarettes increase cigarette smoking in UK adolescents? Evidence from a 12-month prospective study [FREE FULL TEXT]

first study to report prospective relationships between ever use of e-cigarettes and initiation and escalation of cigarette use among UK adolescents. Ever use of e-cigarettes was robustly associated with initiation but more modestly related to escalation
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2017 01:10
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[Asia, China] Air pollution as a catalyst for supporting tobacco control policies? Evidence from a nationwide study on Chinese medical students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Environmental pollution has a significant correlation with people’s attitudes towards health policies, even when such policies are not directly concerned with the natural environment. Policy makers may use this opportunity to implement tobacco control mea
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:33
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:32
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SIEGEL: It's Official: Anti-Tobacco Groups Willing to Throw Away the Lives of Smokers to Promote Radical Ideology

discouraging youth from using e-cigarettes should not come at the expense of wiping out 99% of the e-cigarette market, depriving millions of former smokers of the product they are using successfully to stay off tobacco cigarettes, and risking tens of thou
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:27
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FOJTIK: Trump’s FDA Commissioner Transforms the Government’s Policy on E-Cigarettes

Scott Gottlieb has shown that he understands the problems with the Obama administration’s treatment of the issue. Next, he must correct them. On July 28, new Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a bold shift in the way the F
National Review
added Aug 17, 2017 17:25
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[USA] New cigarettes to hit UK? 'Desperate' plan would make working Brits 'suffer most'

officials from the UK’s Department of Health have confirmed that they have met with regulators [FDA]... Theresa May’s Tory government proposed a “Tobacco Control Plan” last month to achieve a “smoke-free” Britain. In the report, it stated: "Stopping smok
Daily Star (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:23
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