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Public Knowledge and Credibility Perceptions of the FDA as a Tobacco Regulator

Much of the public still does not know that the FDA regulates tobacco products, and credibility perceptions are moderate. Greater knowledge of the FDA’s regulatory role was associated with higher credibility; efforts that increase the public’s understand
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:44
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Burden of Tobacco in Pakistan: Findings From Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2014

Besides 19.1% tobacco users, the majority (86%) were exposed to second-hand smoke at public places indicating that ban on tobacco use in public places is not being followed. A quarter of current smokers wants to quit smoking who may be provided assistanc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:26
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Cigarette constituent health communications for smokers: impact of chemical, imagery, and source

Multiple elements of a constituent message, including type of constituent, imagery, and message source, impact their reception among smokers. Specifically, communication campaigns targeting smokers that utilize arsenic as the tobacco constituent, visual
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:24
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Consortium on Methods Evaluating Tobacco: Research Tools to Inform FDA Regulation of Snus

Using our study methods and the convergence of results, the snus that we tested as a potential modified risk tobacco product is likely to neither result in substantial public health harm nor benefit.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:23
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Effects of health-oriented descriptors on combustible cigarette and electronic cigarette packaging: an experiment among adult smokers in the United States

Conclusions The effect of health-oriented language was significant for combustible cigarettes . Policies to restrict health-oriented language on cigarette packaging are recommended.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 5, 2017 22:23
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tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07
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Tobacco Companies Must Finally Tell Public the Truth about Their Lethal Products – 11 Years After a Court Ordered It

This case and the corrective statements are a timely and necessary reminder that tobacco’s horrific toll is no accident. It stems directly from the tobacco industry’s deceptive and even illegal practices. As tobacco companies now seek to portray themselv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:01
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[Asia, India] YADAV/SINGH: Amend Article 47

Seven decades later and after losing more than one million Indians every year to tobacco use, it is pertinent that the Parliament rectifies this historical oversight and adds “tobacco” after “drinks” in Article 47 of the Constitution to pave the way for
The Statesman (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:23
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New anti-smoking campaign underway in Tonga

Tonga's Ministry of Health has launched a campaign focussing on the dangers of tobacco use. Tongans are among the heaviest users of tobacco in the world. According to a World Health Organisation survey, 46 percent of men and 13 per cent of women in Ton
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:04
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[Asia] Eastern India clouds smoking good news

India's overall population of tobacco smokers is set to shrink by nearly 12 per cent during the decade ending 2025, but sharp population increases might lead to higher numbers of smokers in some states like Bengal and Bihar, a study has suggested. The st
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:19
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