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[Asia, India] ‘Tobacco use has harmful effects on society’

A workshop-cum-training for Kohima Village Youth Organisation (KVYO)... Deputy Commissioner of Kohima, Rovilatuo Mor in his speech said that many Naga people are in the habit of using tobacco, which has harmful effects on the society. He therefore urged e
Morung Express (in)
added Aug 21, 2016 13:09

[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39

[Wisconsin] Black Lives/Black Lungs Clears Smoke on Menthol

Lincoln Mondy and his Black Lives/Black Lungs initiative showcase the deliberate marketing strategies...While digging through documents Mondy stumbled upon the 2002 Phillip Gardiner study, “The African Americanization of menthol cigarette use in the Unite
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Aug 20, 2016 20:06

[South Dakota] Rapid City scientist promoting smoke-free policies on reservations

Patricia Nez Henderson, vice president of the Black Hills Center for American Indian Health, has been appointed to the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve a four-year term on special committee to raise awareness on the dangers of smoking
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Aug 20, 2016 15:40

The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking among socioeconomic groups in nine European countries, 1990-2007.

Socioeconomic inequalities in smoking widened between the 1990s and the 2000s in Europe. During the same period, there were intensified tobacco control policies in many European countries. It is uncertain whether tobacco control policies have contributed
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2016 03:12

E-cigarette use is differentially related to smoking onset among lower risk adolescents

The results indicate e-cigarette use is a risk factor for smoking onset, not just a marker of high risk for smoking. This study provides evidence that e-cigarettes are recruiting lower risk adolescents to smoking, which has public health implications.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2016 02:38

Impact of self-reported lifetime depression or anxiety on effectiveness of mass distribution of nicotine patches

The mass distribution of free nicotine patches (without behavioural support) is effective among smokers with or without lifetime history of depression or anxiety alike, providing further support for the adoption of similar initiatives as a means of promot
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2016 02:37

Unicorns cartoons: marketing sweet and creamy e-juice to youth

In analysing over 12 000 e-cigarette advertisements, we have encountered a remarkable assortment of unicorn-themed e-juice products4 ,5 (table 1). Most illustrations of unicorns show them as happy, playful and cuddly creatures. Unicorn e-juice products mo
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2016 02:36

TOC: September 2016, Volume 25, Issue 5

Adolescents’ and adults’ perceptions of ‘natural’, ‘organic’ and ‘additive-free’ cigarettes, and the required disclaimers / The devil is in the detail: tobacco industry political influence in the Dutch implementation of the 2001 EU Tobacco Products Dire
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:38

LETTER: NITZKIN: Response to McDaniel re: Endgame Review and Wake-up Call to the Tobacco Control Community [FREE FULL TEXT]

Experience to date with e-cigarettes gives us grounds for optimism that this could easily be done without recruitment of teens and other non- users to nicotine use. A seemingly small change in the wording of our tobacco control goal from "a tobacco-free
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:34
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