Policy guidance on threats to legislative interventions in public health: a realist synthesis
- Smoking prevalence in a north-west town following the introduction of Smoke-free England. P. J. Elton; P. Campbell // Journal of Public Health;Dec2008, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p415
: Background In July 2007, legislation banning smoking in public places was introduced in England. This study investigates the impact of this legislation on smoking in Bury. : Methods A postal survey was undertaken before the implementation of the legislation. The survey was repeated 3 months...
- It's just the nicotine talking. Cooney, Darren // Xtra (Toronto);6/10/2004, Issue 512, p7
Relates the reaction of smokers to the implementation of the smoking by-law in Toronto, Ontario on June 1, 2004. Opinions of smokers on the issue; Creation of an in and out system for smokers in certain venues.
- TÃ¼rkiye'de Sigara TÃ¼ketimini Etkileyen FaktÃ¶rlerin Analizi. Oğuztürk, Bekir Sami; Gülcü, Yunus // Journal of Alanya Faculty of Business / Alanya Isletme FakÃ¼ltes;Dec2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p99
Turkey is one of the leading countries in cigarette consumption in the world. Cigarette consumption is not seen as a habit anymore in Turkey; it has almost become a traditional behavior. In the study, cigarette consumption in Turkey for the period 1980-2010 is investigated. Factors which effect...
- Butting out in Canada: five down, eight to go. Mackay, Bradford // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/14/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 6, p558
Reports on the implementation of the ban on smoking in public places in Canada in 2004. Provinces which implemented the ban; Significance of the ban to the public health initiative of the country; Factors that led former smokers to quit their tobacco habit.
- Smoking ban will be good for us all. Kirwan, Nick // Mortgage Strategy;4/3/2006, p37
The article discusses issues concerning the implementation of smoking ban in public places in Scotland. The author believes that the smoking ban will be good for both smokers and non-smokers. The ban could result in the reduction in the number of social smokers and maybe even the number of...
- The Brazil SimSmoke Policy Simulation Model: The Effect of Strong Tobacco Control Policies on Smoking Prevalence and Smoking-Attributable Deaths in a Middle Income Nation. Levy, David; de Almeida, Liz Maria; Szklo, Andre // PLoS Medicine;Nov2012, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p1
Background: Brazil has reduced its smoking rate by about 50% in the last 20 y. During that time period, strong tobacco control policies were implemented. This paper estimates the effect of these stricter policies on smoking prevalence and associated premature mortality, and the effect that...
- Blunt Talk. Mangu-Ward, Katherine // Reason;Mar2009, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p8
The article reports that Prince George's County, Maryland, has banned the single sale of cheap cigars, which can now be purchased only in packs of five or more. According to the county council, single blunts are gateways to cigarette smoking and drug paraphernalia, since they can be hollowed out...
- Changes in hospitality workers' exposure to secondhand smoke following the implementation of New York's smoke-free law. Farrelly, M. C.; Nonnemaker, J. M.; Chou, R.; Hyland, A.; Peterson, K. K.; Bauer, U. E. // Tobacco Control;Aug2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p236
Objective: To assess the impact on hospitality workers' exposure to secondhand smoke of New York's smoke-free law that prohibits smoking in all places of employment, including restaurants, bars, and bowling facilities. Design: Pre-post longitudinal follow up design. Settings: Restaurants, bars,...
- America's Bad Habit. Dignan, Jennifer // Scholastic Scope;9/5/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p19
The article reports that the laws in the U.S. between 1950 and 1960 were favorable for smokers and tobacco companies but that in 1964, when the head of the U.S. Public Health Service declared that smoking caused cancer, the attitude towards smoking changed.