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Anti-Smoking Policies Work: With Cigarette Smoking On The Decline, Those Who Remain Want To Quit

As smoking declines, public health researchers assume more of the remaining smokers are hardened — unwilling or unable to quit. A new study from UCSF finds the exact opposite is true. Each one percent decline in the number of smokers came with a 0.6 per
Medical Daily
added Jun 26, 2015 12:22

BELLUZ: E-cigarettes and health — here's what the evidence actually says

to sort through the research and figure out whether e-cigarettes are actually safe, I read through more than 60 studies... What it means for you: If you're a chronic smoker, e-cigarettes could be a less destructive way to get your nicotine fix. If you do
Vox Media
added Jun 26, 2015 09:39

Teens lack information on dangers of e-cigs and marijuana

Teens get the message that cigarettes are harmful, but they get mixed messaging or none at all about the risks of marijuana or e-cigarettes, according to a small new study in California. “Perhaps if we are so good about communicating risks of cigarettes
added Jun 26, 2015 09:18

CDC: States should spend more on anti-tobacco efforts

has admonished South Carolina, Texas and Kentucky for failing to provide enough money from tobacco tax revenue or tobacco prevention efforts. The three were among 13 states that spent less than 10 percent of the CDC-recommended level of funding for tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 26, 2015 09:03

State Tobacco Control Program Spending — United States, 2011

These findings demonstrate a considerable gap between state investments in tobacco prevention and control and CDC's Best Practices recommendations. Although all states derive revenues from cigarette excise taxes, few states have a statutory requirement re
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 26, 2015 08:38

The new improved UCSF Legacy Tobacco Documents Library is now live

The new site features easier searching, better display of results, and linkage to other industry document collections. Check it out at
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 20:13

[Latin America] Effect of Uruguay’s National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm

Uruguay’s 100% smokefree law was followed by fewer emergency visits for bronchospasm and less need for treatment, supporting adoption of such policies in low- and middle-income countries to reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs associated with sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 15:16

[Europe, USA] As Smoking Declines, More Are Likely to Quit: New Study Casts Doubt on the Value of Promoting e-Cigarettes

Tobacco control policies should continue to move the population down these softening curves rather than changing policies to promote new forms of nicotine delivery, especially ones like e-cigarettes that are very appealing to children.”
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:40

[Europe] The smoking population in the USA and EU is softening not hardening

It has been argued...the smokers that remain include higher proportions of those who are unwilling or unable to quit...Consistent with prior research using different data and methods, these population-level results reject the hypothesis of hardening as s
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2015 09:34

[UK] Investigation examines bitter dispute over e-cigarettes in the public health community

(BAT) is now poised to market Voke, the first licensed medicinal nicotine product from a tobacco company. ASH has welcomed the decision, saying Voke “… will allow smokers to choose a product which meets the high standards of medicines regulation and cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:31
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