Special free online issue on tobacco control policies. World No Tobacco Day (31 May) provides an opportunity for nations and the global community to focus attention on the immense yet completely preventable harm caused by tobacco products, and to commit to specific actions that can better address this devastating epidemic.
Smokefree legislation was associated with an immediate 4.9% (95% CI 0.6% to 9.0%) reduction in emergency admissions for asthma in the adult population. This implies that approximately 1900 emergency admissions for asthma were prevented in each of the first 3 years after legislation was introduced. The reduction in admissions did not vary significantly across regions.
'She Took on Tobacco'- and she's winning..! readersdigest.com.au/health/She-Too… via @ReadersDigestAU
There ain't no such thing as a free lunch - Dr. da Costa e Silva on ILO cutting ties with the tobacco industry who.int/fctc/secretari… https://t.co/YBbUZNras9
Raising tobacco taxes can prevent avoidable women's cancers #IWD2017#Prevent20
Secondhand #hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees in @TC_BMJ bit.ly/2lQhxOm
Cardiovascular disease risk is reduced through: #NoTobacco 🚭 Healthy diet 🍎 Physical activity 🏃♀️ Avoiding harmful use of alcohol #BeatNCDs
In support of World No Tobacco Day on the 31st May, BMJ have pulled together, and made free for the whole of June their latest tobacco and smoking related content. This includes a special issue from our Tobacco Control journal on the impact of tobacco control polices.
Can we envision a tobacco-free future? This Open Access supplement edited by Elizabeth Smith and Kenneth Warner proposes a variety of 'endgame' strategies to eliminate tobacco-produced disease and death and offers insightful commentaries from experts in the field.
Out latest podcast: @DrBFreeman chats with Mark Goodchild on the global economic cost of smoking soundcloud.com/bmjpodcasts/th…
FDA’s “The Real Cost” campaign prevented almost 350,000 youth ages 11-18 from smoking between 2014 & 2016: go.usa.gov/x9ysJ #SAHM17
International Women’s Day perfect time to sign smoke-free EO seatca.org/?p=10736
Mar 2017: quitting & #ecigs, point-of-sale display ban impacts, graphic warnings, quitting & well-being & more... tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/26/2
Podcast: Die another Day? Six Decades of Agent #007 smoking with @otago Prof Nick Wilson soundcloud.com/bmjpodcasts/di…
To study the influence of a possible interaction between maternal smoking and high body mass index (BMI) on the occurrence of specific congenital heart anomalies (CHA) in offspring.
Which cigarettes do Americans think are safer? @ecleas answers in @TC_BMJ's controversies issue. tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/26/e1/…
Responding to Mounting Pressure, @ilo to Consider Severing Ties with the #Tobacco Industry ash.org/ilo-considers-… via @AshOrg #COIs
From our #mostread list: Long-term e-cigarette use and smoking cessation: a longitudinal study with US population tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/25/Sup…
A $1.50 cigarette tax increase in #Oklahoma would generate more than $183 million in the first year. Our latest: bit.ly/TBXOklahoma https://t.co/yKzOqbuNbz
Blog fog? Using rapid response to advance science and promote debate tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/26/2/1…
Tobacco shops notify 'no sale' to minors - Times of India - toi.in/1CqQPZ91/a18ag. Effective implementation is key.@tibor_szilagyi @TC_BMJ
81% of kids who ever used tobacco started w/ a flavored product. Learn more: tfk.org/flavortrap #FlavorTrap https://t.co/OtSTKf116e
After introduction of a nationwide workplace smoking ban in 2004, a significant decrease in the incidence of out-of-hospital SCA was seen in South Limburg. Poor enforcement of the 2008 hospitality sector ban may account for the fact that no further decrease in the incidence of SCA was seen at this time.