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New Zealand adolescents’ discouragement of smoking among their peers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implications for public health: The findings of this study point to encouraging and training young people as ‘agents of change’ to spread the smokefree message. Rates of tobacco smoking have declined among New Zealand (NZ) adolescents to a daily smoking
Wiley Online Library
added Jul 31, 2017 12:54
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[UK] A stubborn addiction

Tobacco use has come down in the past 40 years yet stamping it out completely remains elusive. Tim Tonkin reports on anti-smoking bodies’ and the Government’s plan to find the last piece of the puzzle
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:47
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Availability and use of cheap tobacco in the UK 2002 - 2014: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Project.

The effectiveness of price increases as a deterrent to smoking is being undermined by the availability of cheap tobacco such as roll-your-own tobacco and cartons of packs of factory-made cigarettes. Wide price ranges allowed smokers in 2014 to easily obt
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 31, 2017 12:43
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fda nicotine reduction plan announced today has promise, but timeline puts young lives at risk

The four-year delay in fully regulating newly deemed combustible products will leave tens of millions of youth and young adults subject to the enticing flavors and marketing of little cigars, cigarillos and hookah. The five-year delay in regulating e-cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 29, 2017 19:45
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Assessment of short reports using a human rights-based approach to tobacco control to the Commitee on Economics, Cultural and Social Rights

The Human Rights and Tobacco Control Network (HRTCN) was established to increase the visibility of tobacco as a human rights issue... preliminary indications that the short reports may have potential to increase the state focus on tobacco control. Future
Tobacco Control
added Jul 29, 2017 13:07
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FDA unveils plan for major changes to tobacco product regulations

The FDA's proposed changes include an element that could have a major impact on 22nd Century Group Inc., which makes very-low nicotine traditional cigarette products at a plant in Mocksville. The agency said it will conduct a public dialogue about lower
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:52
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EDITORIAL: Rise in e-cigarette use linked to increase in smoking cessation rates

But perhaps more important to tobacco control policy makers than evidence at the level of individual efficacy is the question of whether the growing use of e-cigarettes is having a positive or negative impact at the population level.
British Medical Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:32
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New FDA Agenda on Tobacco Has Great Potential to Save Lives, But Devil Is In the Details

it is a serious error for the FDA to significantly delay critical deadlines for complying with the FDA’s 2016 rule establishing oversight of electronic cigarettes, cigars and other previously unregulated tobacco products. This long delay will allow egregi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:54
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[Caribbean, Virgin Islands] DOH LAUNCHES SMOKE-FREE CAMPAIGN

The USVI Department of Health (D.O.H.) officially launched its “Be Smoke-Free Tobacco Campaign,” with the posting of billboards in select areas on St. Croix (Hannah’s Rest, Villa Lorraine and Sunny Isle Shopping Center), D.O.H. announced today. The camp
Virgin Islands Consortium (vi)
added Jul 28, 2017 15:05
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[UK] Pregnant women could be offered up to £300 in shopping vouchers if they quit smoking

Mums-to-be in Greater Manchester are being offered shopping vouchers as a reward for quitting smoking during their pregnancies
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:57
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