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.
Cardiovascular disease risk is reduced through: #NoTobacco 🚭 Healthy diet 🍎 Physical activity 🏃♀️ Avoiding harmful use of alcohol #BeatNCDs
Smoking kills & costs the global economy more than USD $1 trillion annually in healthcare expenditures & lost productivity 🚭 Say #NoTobacco!
Smoking related imagery absent from only one James Bond movie to date, finds analysis in @TC_BMJ bit.ly/2jgL2Fi https://t.co/8RPYdZcgel
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May 2016: France & the UK began implementation of plain packaging for tobacco products goo.gl/7ynQPp #NoTobacco
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.
Podcast: Die another Day? Six Decades of Agent #007 smoking with @otago Prof Nick Wilson soundcloud.com/bmjpodcasts/di…
Developing antitobacco mass media campaign messages in a low-resource setting: experience from Tonga tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/cgi/content/lo…
Tobacco kills. 12% of deaths among those over 30 are caused by tobacco. Say #NoTobacco!
July 2016: #Uruguay wins landmark tobacco control case goo.gl/wy2App #NoTobacco
Feb 2016: WHO urged govts to rate movies that portray tobacco use to prevent kids from starting smoking goo.gl/R11VNP #NoTobacco
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.
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New study shows #smoking gobbles up almost 6% of #globalhealth spend and nearly 2% of world's GDP tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/cgi/content/lo…
Dr Chan: Smoking costs the global economy more than USD $1 trillion yearly #EB140 goo.gl/YNri2i #NoTobacco 🚭
Tobacco control does not harm economies goo.gl/ggsJGg #NoTobacco
Tobacco stocks are a bad investment for CalPERS, writes @LATimes: latimes.com/opinion/editor… #California
Slovenia votes 61-0 for tobacco #plain packs dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/… #DominoEffect
Around 80% of the world's smokers live in low- and middle-income countries goo.gl/3QbDd3 🚭 #NoTobacco
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.