News tagged with tobacco control policy
What would it take to end tobacco use once and for all? This is the question several scholars, scientists and policy experts address in a provocative series of articles on various strategies for eliminating ...
Health Apr 17, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0
Almost two thirds (65 per cent) of the public distrust the tobacco industry to present believable and independent arguments about how to reduce smoking rates, according to new Cancer Research UK figures published ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People who smoke low-cost contraband cigarettes in Canada are less likely to stop smoking in the short term compared with people who smoke more expensive premium or discount cigarettes, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canad ...
Health Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Despite concerted government efforts to curtail tobacco use, the number of smokers in the United States has remained stable in recent years, rather than declining. The reason: genetics.
Genetics Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(HealthDay)—U.S. teens are much less likely to buy cigarettes if they are hidden from view, new research suggests.
Addiction Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
High cigarette prices, smoke-free air laws, marketing restrictions and other measures, all part of Brazil's strong tobacco control policies, are credited for a 50 percent reduction in smoking prevalence between ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two research studies led by University of Otago researchers have challenged tobacco companies' claims about plain packaging.
Health Oct 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 6 |
The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project) today launched a new report on the effectiveness of tobacco control policies in Uruguay. The ITC Uruguay Survey (the Survey) found that the country's ...
Addiction Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study comparing lung cancer death rates among women by year of birth shows dramatic differences in trends between states, likely reflecting the success or failure of tobacco control efforts. The study, published in ...
Cancer Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's estimated that almost 23% of women enter pregnancy as smokers and more than half continue to smoke during pregnancy, leading to excess healthcare costs at delivery and beyond. In one of the first studies to assess smoking ...
Health Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Health warnings on cigarette packs can help ex-smokers stave off the urge to start smoking again, indicates research published online in Tobacco Control.
Addiction Apr 25, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Alleged "interference" by cigarette firms in public health policies is slowing down a UN-backed global campaign against tobacco use and its related health risks, a report said Tuesday.
Health Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Smoking bans in public/workplaces don't drive smokers to light up more at home, suggests a study of four European countries with smoke free legislation, published online in Tobacco Control.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
States that have shifted funds away from tobacco control programs may be missing out on significant savings, according to a new study co-authored by San Francisco State University economist Sudip Chattopadhyay.
Health Nov 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0