COVID-19 und Rauchen
Tabakrauchen geht mit einem erheblichen Gesundheitsrisiko einher. Die Mortalität durch Tabak-assoziierte Erkrankungen wird durch die WHO für das Jahr 2020 auf über 8 Millionen Menschen weltweit…
[COVID-19 and Smoking - A Position Paper by the DGP Taskforce for Smoking Cessation].
Especially during the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic with limited therapeutic options it is particularly important to advise smokers of their increased risks for unfavourable COVID-19 outcomes and evidence based support for smoking cessation should be offered.
The effect of cigarette smoking on subjective well-being in South Africa and its implications for tobacco control
- Business, MedicineJournal of Economic and Financial Sciences
smoking was found to negatively affect an individual’s likelihood of reporting higher satisfaction with life relative to non-smokers, a finding that is in line with the limited literature on the subject and with the findings of similar studies that used objective measures of well-being.
CANNABIS LEGALIZATION IN STATE LEGISLATURES: PUBLIC HEALTH OPPORTUNITY AND RISK.
- Political Science, MedicineMarquette law review
Cannabis is widely used in the U.S. and internationally despite its illicit status, but that illicit status is changing. In the U.S., 33 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical…
Knowledge and Attitudes towards Proposed Graphic Warnings in a Set of Male Health Care Workers in the National Hospital of Sri Lanka
Findings provide strong support for introducing graphic warnings on packets of cigarettes in a set of male health care workers in Sri Lanka and suggest a shift in attitude in the population could be a major impetus to reduce the smoking rate.
[Alternatives to the drug research and development model].
- Political Science, MedicineSalud colectiva
A binding international agreement on research and development, negotiated under the auspices of the World Health Organization, could provide an adequate framework for guaranteeing priority-setting, coordination, and sustainable financing of drugs at reasonable prices for developing countries.
Methods of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey: Waves 1, 2 and 3
- BusinessTobacco Control
This paper describes the methods of sampling design and data collection of Wave 1, 2 and 3 of the IITC China Survey, with major focus on longitudinal features of the study.
Methods of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey
- MedicineTobacco Control
The ITC China Survey possesses unique features in frame construction, a large first phase data enumeration and sampling selection; and it uses special techniques and measures in training, field work organisation and quality control.