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2013-09-30 14:16:30

UMD researcher urges stronger regulation of tobacco advertising Nearly two-thirds of young children in low- and middle-income countries can identify cigarette brand logos, according to a study from researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health (UMD SPH) and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH). The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, examined the reach of tobacco and cigarette marketing among some of the world's most vulnerable...

2013-09-26 13:09:13

People on health related social networking sites more likely to abstain from smoking Smoking is a major public health problem, killing approximately 443,000 people every year in the United States. Quitting smoking can have a profound effect on a person's health, but it is also one of the hardest addictions to kick. A recent paper published in the Journal of Communication found that people who engage in health specific social networking sites found it easier to quit smoking. Joe Phua,...

Graphic Warnings Ineffective On Young Smokers
2013-09-05 11:45:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new UK-based youth study, graphic images on cigarette packaging do not deter young smokers from lighting up. However, young people who said they had never smoked or only experimented with cigarettes reported being more affected by the cautionary graphic images depicting diseased lungs or heart surgery. The study, which was published in the journal Tobacco Control, considered data from two youth surveys: one taken in 2008...

2013-07-23 10:45:29

Early findings from Australia indicate that policy has an impact -- at least in the short term Plain packaging for cigarettes seems to make tobacco less appealing and increase the urgency to quit smoking, suggest early findings from Australia, published in the online journal BMJ Open. Australia formally introduced plain brown packaging, accompanied by graphic health warnings taking up three quarters of the front of the pack, for all tobacco products on December 1 2012. So far, it is the...


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