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Flavors and Risk: Perceptions of Flavors in Little Cigars and Cigarillos Among U.S. Adults, 2015

We conclude that perception of risk of flavors in LCCs is related to use of these products, particularly perception of less risk. Considering the relationship between use and risk perceptions would be helpful in constructing health risk messaging
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 29, 2017 02:36
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SZARMACH: Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood

For Smoker Friendly and our 103 stores located in the five states where we do business, an issue that poses a threat to our livelihood, comes up nearly every day...I work closely with state people from Altria, R.J. Reynolds, Swedish Match, Swisher, and se
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 29, 2017 02:34
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GLANTZ: Longitudinal studies show that kids who vape are 4 times more likely to start smoking cigs

the risks are not that different from earlier cross-sectional studies, including those we did (Dutra and Glantz, Lee et al), but they are stronger than cross-sectional studies. The reason is that a cross-sectional study is a snapshot in time whereas long
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 28, 2017 15:19
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customizing a mobile program to help rural alaska native youth quit tobacco

tobacco use has long been part of communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, a remote region in southwest Alaska comprised of more than 80 percent of Alaska Natives. In a study from 2007, 63 percent of 15- to 18-year-olds reported being current smokers o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:14
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[UK] Alex calls out Government on Another Tobacco Control Plan Delay

Last week Alex used the parliamentary tool of submitting a written question to the Secretary of State for Health regarding the long-awaited tobacco control plan, and today received a response from a Health Minister simply saying that the Government are “
Alex Cunningham - Labour MP for Stockton North (uk)
added Jun 28, 2017 11:45
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India: steep decline in tobacco consumption in India reported in second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2017)

For a large and diverse country like India, effective tobacco control has always been a daunting task. In the last five years, the country has witnessed a number of legal battles between the government and the tobacco industry. At one point, a parliament
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 25, 2017 15:03
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Impact of five tobacco endgame strategies on future smoking prevalence, population health and health system costs: two modelling studies to inform the tobacco endgame

Conclusions Implementing endgame strategies is needed to achieve tobacco endgame targets and reduce inequalities in smoking. Given such strategies are new, modelling studies provide provisional information on what approaches may be best.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2017 06:29
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia targets reducing smokers to 15 per cent by 2025

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said towards meeting the objective, the ministry would be intensifying efforts to empower and promote overall health to assist smokers to kick the unhealthy habit. He said the government had carried out vario
Borneo Post (my)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:22
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[Hong Kong] Feasibility, Efficacy and Cost Analysis of Promoting Smoking Cessation at Outdoor Smoking “hotspots”: a Pre-post Study

To motivate smokers to quit, there is a need for enhanced smoking cessation (SC) recruitment and for innovative and proactive approaches to SC. This study evaluated the feasibility, efficacy and cost of promoting SC in public outdoor areas where smokers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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CHAN: My decade leading the WHO: dirty fights and steps toward universal coverage

The dirtiest fights came when the tobacco industry used trade agreements to sue sovereign governments... The tobacco industry had long regarded the WHO as its biggest enemy, and I worked hard to improve that reputation.
statnews.com
added Jun 24, 2017 16:58
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