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Influence of cigarette packet branding and colours on young male smokers’ recognition, appeal and harm perceptions of tobacco brands in Cambodia: a mixed-methods study 

21 September 2022 By Thomas Stubbs, Victoria White, Hua-Hie Yong, Chhea Chhordaphea, John W Toumbourou, BMJ Journals Abstract Objectives To explore how cigarette packet branding and colours influence young male smokers’ perceptions of tobacco brands in Cambodia. Design Mixed-methods study. Setting Worksites, living accommodations, a university and public locations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Participants 147 male Cambodian smokers (18–24 years). Interventions Participants were shown mock-up […]

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Malaysia: Snuff out public displays of smoking, vaping, Health DG tells artistes

24 August 2022 The Star PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry views seriously the issue of public displays of smoking and vaping by artistes in public or when on stage, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. “These actions show bad example to the society at large, especially children and youth. “From the health standpoint, smoking

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Smoking highly likely to worsen COVID-19 severity and risk of associated death

27 September 2021 British Medical Journal. Source: Medical Express Smoking is highly likely to worsen the severity of COVID-19 and the risk of dying from the infection, finds a large UK Biobank study published online in the respiratory journal Thorax. It is the first study of its kind to pool observational and genetic data on smoking and COVID-19 to strengthen

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