tobacco control

Implementation of tobacco control measures in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, 2008–2020

Citation
Monshi, S.S., Ibrahim, J. Implementation of tobacco control measures in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, 2008–2020. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 16, 57 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-021-00393-8
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Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to assist nations in reducing the demand and supply of tobacco. In 2020, 182 nations joined the FCTC, approving to implement the recommended tobacco control measures.

Assessing Compliance with Tobacco Packaging and Labeling Regulations

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Institute for Global Tobacco Control (IGTC)

Source: https://www.issup.net/node/8539

The Institute for Global Tobacco Control (IGTC) has collaborated with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK), and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) to develop a comprehensive “how-to” guide on assessing compliance with tobacco packaging and labeling requirements.

The Effectiveness of Cigarette Pack Health Warning Labels with Religious Messages in an Urban Setting in Indonesia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Citation
Kaplan, B., Hardesty, J. J., Martini, S., Megatsari, H., Kennedy, R. D., & Cohen, J. E. (2019). The Effectiveness of Cigarette Pack Health Warning Labels with Religious Messages in an Urban Setting in Indonesia: A Cross-Sectional Study. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(21), 4287.
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Abstract

This study sought to assess the effectiveness of religious cigarette health warning labels (HWLs) in Indonesia, a country with a high public health burden from tobacco use. The study tested different religious and nonreligious messages related to suicide, secondhand smoke (SHS) and gangrene. Participants were smokers and non-smokers from Surabaya, Indonesia (n = 817).

Lung Cancer Mortality in Australia in the Twenty-First Century: How Many Lives Can Be Saved with Effective Tobacco Control?

Citation
Luo, Q., Steinberg, J., O’Connell, D. L., Yu, X. Q., Caruana, M., Wade, S., ... & Dunlop, S. (2019). Lung cancer mortality in Australia in the twenty-first century: How many lives can be saved with effective tobacco control?. Lung Cancer, 130, 208-215.
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Highlights

  • Quantified the number of lung cancer deaths averted in Australia through tobacco control.
  • Almost 2 million lung cancer deaths have already been prevented over the period 1956–2100.
  • Lung cancer will continue to be a significant public health concern in Australia.
  • Achieving zero smoking by 2025 would resul

Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Tobacco Product Display at Points-of-Sale in Kenya

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Kenya Tobacco Control Alliance (KETCA)
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In 2007, Kenya enacted the Tobacco Control Act, which is the principal tobacco control law in the country. The 2007 law includes prohibition of smoking in public places, ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, and packaging and labeling of tobacco products.

International Conference on Tobacco Control 2018

Madrid, Spain,

The 3rd International Conference of the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention will be organised in partnership with the Comité Nacional para la Prevención del Tabaquismo (CNPT) and hosted in the centre of Madrid.

Cost‐Effectiveness of Alternative Smoking Cessation Scenarios in Spain

Citation
Trapero‐Bertran, M., Muñoz, C., Coyle, K., Coyle, D., Lester‐George, A., Leidl, R., Németh, B., Cheung, K.‐L., Pokhrel, S., and Lopez‐Nicolás, Á. (2018) Cost‐effectiveness of alternative smoking cessation scenarios in Spain: results from the EQUIPTMOD. Addiction, doi: 10.1111/add.14090.
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Aims

To assess the cost‐effectiveness of alternative smoking cessation scenarios from the perspective of the Spanish National Health Service (NHS).