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[UK] Summary of the #ActOnTobacco week of action

After a successful week of social media campaigning to draw attention to the global harm caused by tobacco, we are now wrapping up our Week of Action. We’ve had over 1,600 views of our Medium articles, and close to 70,000 impressions on Twitter. Together
Medium
added May 4, 2017 15:16
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Trends in smoking initiation in Canada: Does non-inclusion of young adults in tobacco control strategies represent a missed opportunity?

Tobacco control has failed to address smoking initiation during young adulthood. Given the considerable amount of initiation that occurs during this period, practitioners and policy-makers should direct more of their planning toward young adults.
Canadian Journal of Public Health
added May 4, 2017 14:03
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[Australia] Industry opposition: predicted effects on illicit tobacco

Industry claims about likely effects on illicit tobacco / Media releases / British American Tobacco Australia, Taxpayers lose $1 billion while criminals make millions, 2011... British American Tobacco Australia, Sydney number one hot spot for illegal tob
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added May 4, 2017 14:03
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[Togo] Global economic cost of smoking-attributable diseases

Smoking imposes a heavy economic burden throughout the world, particularly in Europe and North America, where the tobacco epidemic is most advanced. These findings highlight the urgent need for countries to implement stronger tobacco control measures to a
Tobacco Control
added May 4, 2017 00:35
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Smoking on the rise in France despite rollout of plain packaging

new figures reveal that even despite the French government's controversial efforts to turn the population off cigarettes, the number of people smoking has gone up. Since France introduced a ban on branded cigarettes in January 2017, more packets of cigar
The Local France (fr)
added May 4, 2017 00:13
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Poll: Americans Divided on Whether Positive or Negative Health Messages Help Smokers Quit

More than One Out of Four Americans Use Tobacco or Nicotine Products Daily, Help from Friends and Family Most Effective Quit Aid According to Poll
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:19
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who goes to vape shops?

Truth Initiative® researchers asked a national sample of over 3,500 young adults if they had ever been to a vape shop. The results, published in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, show 11 percent of young adults had ever visited a vape shop. The study fou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:40
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7 solutions for reducing tobacco use disparities

truth Initiative® convened a group of top health and advocacy experts to discuss one of the biggest problems facing public health...The discussion, part of Truth Initiative’s Warner Series on April 26, focused on African-Americans, low-income individuals,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:38
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Practices related to tobacco sale, promotion and protection from tobacco smoke exposure in restaurants and bars in Kampala before implementation of the Uganda tobacco control Act 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Hospitality establishments in Kampala are not protecting the public from tobacco smoke exposure nor adequately limiting access to tobacco products. Effective dissemination of the Tobacco Control Act 2015 is important in ensuring that owners of public pla
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 3, 2017 22:34
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[Europe, UK] Menthol cigarettes and 10 pack ban could be DITCHED – thanks to Brexit

NEW laws cracking down on smokers could be completely scrapped when Britain officially exits the European Union, it has emerged.
Daily Star (uk)
added May 3, 2017 21:01
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