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GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
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measuring disparities in tobacco advertising exposure

But how can we better measure people’s exposure to that advertising? And what effect does that exposure have? To begin to answer those questions, Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® investigator Shyanika Ros
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:56
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Tennessee Teens Talk Tobacco program

The Tennessee Teens Talk Tobacco (T4) is a program to empower teens to use their influence to create social change, educate peers and influence younger youth on the dangers of tobacco. The program equips teams to utilize peer-to-peer education to encoura
Athens (TN) Daily Post-Athenian
added Feb 16, 2017 15:18
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[UK] ASH comment on BabyClear study to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The BabyClear programme, pioneered in the northeast, has been highly effective, and almost doubled the number of pregnant women quitting smoking. The new Tobacco Control Plan, due to be published shortly, needs to set out how others can learn from this ap
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:01
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[UK] Evaluation of a complex healthcare intervention to increase smoking cessation in pregnant women: interrupted time series analysis with economic evaluation [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides evidence that implementation of a system-wide intervention across a regional health system focused on skills training, systematic universal carbon monoxide monitoring with opt-out referral, and improved referral pathways and communica
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2017 01:05
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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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Study: After decades of anti-smoking campaigns, 1 in 4 Americans still use tobacco

, new challenges have emerged in the fight against nicotine use... "The [PATH] study documents that tobacco use is about much more than just cigarettes," Wilson M. Compton, a co-author of the study and the deputy director of the National Institute on Drug
Christian Science Monitor
added Feb 15, 2017 20:44
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[UK] Pregnant women in Stoke-on-Trent rewarded with shopping vouchers - for giving up smoking

Shopping vouchers are being handed to pregnant women in Stoke-on-Trent - to encourage them to give up smoking. At least 65 women have so far received the vouchers which are being paid for by Stoke-on-Trent City Council. Each smoker is challenged to sta
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:55
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[Asia, India] RANJAN/ANAND: Sharpening the fight against tobacco

However, this proposal has not gone down well with the American tobacco giant, Philip Morris International (PMI), which has invested in the Indian tobacco market through a licensing agreement with Godfrey Phillips India. Additionally, the Swiss affiliate
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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three ways to support loved ones while they quit smoking

BecomeAnEX, a digital quit smoking program hosted by Truth Initiative®, has some tips courtesy of Dr. J. Taylor Hays, M.D., a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and director of the Mayo Clinic’s Nicotine Dependence Center. Becom
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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