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[Minnesota, Oregon] Randomised clinical trial of snus versus medicinal nicotine among smokers interested in product switching [FREE FULL TEXT]

Snus performed similarly to nicotine gum in cigarette smokers who were interested in completely switching to these products, but was associated with less satisfaction and greater toxicant exposure than nicotine gum.
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 06:04

[New Zealand] A comparison of on-pack Quitline information formats

Reformatting Quitline information could improve its visual salience and readability and capitalise on the dissonance that pictorial warning labels and plain packaging create. Enhancing stimuli that may prompt smokers to try and quit, affirming their decis
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 06:02

[Australia] Effects of brand variants on smokers’ choice behaviours and risk perceptions

companies have introduced evocative variant names that could re-create the aspirational connotations plain packaging aims to remove...Some descriptors significantly enhance the appeal of tobacco products among different groups of smokers and may undermine
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2015 05:59

Changes in Internet Searches Associated With the “Tips from Former Smokers” Campaign [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although Google searches are not a validated measure of tobacco attitudes/behaviors, their application herein has face validity, building on theories where interest and engagement foreshadow action,7 and research showing searches forecast many population
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added May 19, 2015 16:05

$200 Million CDC Anti-Smoking Campaign Flops

The $200 million federal anti-smoking campaign "Tips From Former Smokers" ... was mostly a flop and did not greatly boost the number of nonsmokers in the U.S. That’s the finding of a new analysis published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added May 19, 2015 16:01

[California] Save the date: 2016 UCSF It's About a Billion Lives Symposium

The 2016 UCSF It’s About a Billion Lives symposium will be Friday January 22, 2016 from 8:30am through 1 pm at the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2015 15:56

[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 s
Science Direct
added May 19, 2015 15:54

[Latin America] GLANTZ: More evidence of fast benefits of smokefree law: Emergency visits for bronchospasm drop after Uruguay’s 100% law

"Effect of Uruguay's National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm" in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. This paper adds to the robust literature showing that 100% smokefree laws have immediate health benefits that immediately r
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2015 15:52
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[UK] War on couch potato Britain: NHS boss demands battle against binge drinking and smoking to help save the NHS

Simon Stevens, chief executive of NHS England, set out in stark terms the need to 'pull out all the stops on prevention' to make people live healthier lifestyles or ‘face the music’ A battle against 'couch potato' lifestyles, binge drinking and smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2015 15:46

[Canada] PICARD: Let’s take bolder steps to stamp out smoking

The carnage inflicted by smoking has gone on far too long. Surely, the time for half measures has passed. Some urgency is in order in the quest for a tobacco-free world.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 19, 2015 15:00
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