Learning from International Smokefree Homes Research


This event presents two international smoke-free homes projects and discusses the learning from them for research, practice and policy.

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Professor Kamran Siddiqi, University of York, UK - What can we learn from a large trial of smoke-free home interventions (MCLASS II) in Dhaka Bangladesh? 

Prevalence of and Factors Associated with Violations of a Campus Smoke-Free Policy: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Undergraduate Students on a University Campus in the USA

Ramachandran S, Bentley S, Casey E, et al Prevalence of and factors associated with violations of a campus smoke-free policy: a cross-sectional survey of undergraduate students on a university campus in the USA BMJ Open 2020;10:e030504. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030504
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Objective: The aim of this study is to estimate the prevalence of smoking behaviour on campus and to identify the key factors that influence adherence to a campus smoke-free policy.

Roadmap to a Smokefree 2030

In July 2019, the UK Government set out its ambition for England to be smokefree by 2030. Government guidelines say the next steps should have been announced by 6th January 2020, but it has yet to do so. Several key charities, including ASH, British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Royal College of Physicians, the British Medical Association, the British Lung Foundation, and the Royal Society for Public Health, has called on the UK government to

Smoke-Free Rules in Homes and Cars among Smokers and Nonsmokers in Minnesota

Parks MJ, Kingsbury JH, Boyle RG, Evered S. Smoke-Free Rules in Homes and Cars Among Smokers and Nonsmokers in Minnesota. Prev Chronic Dis 2018;15:170355. DOI:
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We examined prevalence and predictors of comprehensive smoke-free household rules (ie, smoke-free homes and cars) among smokers and nonsmokers in Minnesota. Data came from the 2014 Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey; weighted analyses consisted of descriptive analyses and multivariate logistic regression analyses.

Smoke-free Implementation in Colombia: Monitoring, Outside Funding and Business Support

Uang, R., Crosbie, E., & Glantz, S. (2017). Smokefree implementation in Colombia: Monitoring, outside funding, and business support. Salud Pública de México, 59(2), 128-136. doi:
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Objective: To analyze successful national smoke-free policy implementation in Colombia, a middle income country.

Materials and methods: Key informants at the national and local levels were interviewed and news sources and government ministry resolutions were reviewed.