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A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the First Federally Funded Antismoking Campaign

Conclusions Tips was not only successful at reducing smoking-attributable morbidity and mortality but also was a highly cost-effective mass media intervention.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 26, 2015 09:32
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[UK, UK-Wales] Children smoking e-cigs at school says report

A report published by the Welsh Government says it intends to crackdown on the use of e-cigarettes in schools and the workplace. Details of the 'Public Health Wales Bill' are due to be published this summer outlining the measures.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:28
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The CDC's Anti-Smoking Ads Now Include E-Cigarettes

Starting on March 30, the CDC will roll out a $68 million ad campaign designed to help smokers quit. The campaign expands on the CDC’s three-year-old “Tips from Former Smokers” series, which enlists real people who've been ravaged by smoking. And for the
Bloomberg News
added Mar 26, 2015 09:27
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scotland to ban smoking in cars with children

Scotland is to ban smoking in cars with children, bringing it into line with England and Wales, where legislation has been introduced to protect young people from secondhand smoke. The Scottish government announced it would back the smoking prohibition
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:20
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Seen as Door for Foreign Suits Against U.S.

a host of liberal activists have expressed fears the provisions would infringe on United States sovereignty and impinge on government regulation involving businesses in banking, tobacco, pharmaceuticals and other sectors.
New York Times
added Mar 26, 2015 09:02
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Launch of Revamped UCSF Smoke Free Movies Website Ranks Actors, Directors, Top 10 Movies by Their Use of Tobacco

ranks film producers, directors, writers and actors by their on-screen tobacco footprint...currently lists the five “smokiest” actors, directors, and producers...“Now Showing” feature reveals the tobacco content of the top ten movies in theaters and on D
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 25, 2015 17:17
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[North Carolina] Bill would reduce tax on e-cigs

Senate Bill 407, submitted Tuesday by Sen. Ben Clark, D-Hoke, would decrease the excise tax from 5 cent-per-milliliter to 3 cents on the nicotine mixture used in e-cigs. Although the tax was approved in 2014, it does not start being applied until June 1.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 25, 2015 17:13
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[UK] Behind the Headlines: '4D' ultrasound shows effects of smoking on unborn babies

While smoking is certainly known to be harmful in pregnancy, the researchers may be reading too much into these images by claiming they show "grimaces" or expressions of pain in response to smoking.
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:58
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[UK] Government unveils plans to stub out illicit tobacco trade

(HMRC) and Border Force have today published a joint strategy for tackling the illicit tobacco market in the UK. placeholder...The refreshed strategy sets how they will continue to work together to target, catch and punish those in the evolving illicit t
GOV.UK
added Mar 25, 2015 12:53
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[France] Should French smokers really pay €13 a packet?

should pay the "fair price" of €13 per packet so the state can cover the real financial burden that smokers have on the country's economy, a new study has claimed....€16.3 billion is spent annually on health care for people who have fallen sick due to smo
The Local France (fr)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:47
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