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Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation

8/30/2018
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In this episode Becky Freeman talks to Kaori Iida about her research on how the tobacco industry created a research foundation in Japan that has successfully stalled tobacco control and smokefree laws. Read the article here: https://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/27/e1/e3.

Duration:00:15:52

Criminal liability for the tobacco industry and its executives

7/25/2018
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In this episode, Becky Freeman talks to Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy of ASH > Action on Smoking and Health about the tobacco industry and the possibility of pursuing charges of criminal liability. To read more: Criminal Liability for the Tobacco Industry and its Executives (link to file: https://ash.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ASH-Criminal-Liability.pdf)

Duration:00:06:46

Future of tobacco packaging

7/23/2018
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Becky Freeman talks to long-time tobacco control leader Rob Cunningham of the Canadian Cancer Society about the evolution of pack warnings and plain packaging of tobacco products. To read more about pack health warnings and plain packaging please see the 2015 Tobacco Control special Issue: http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/24/e1

Duration:00:05:18

The Brussels Declaration and tobacco industry interests in science policy

6/6/2018
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A declaration of interests “should be a new norm in all parties involved in policy-making”. In this episode, Becky Freeman discusses the role of the tobacco industry in the Brussels Declaration with Jim McCambridge. In the second part, she explores tips for spotting tobacco industry involvement in science policy with Lisa Bero. Related papers: - The Brussels Declaration: A vehicle for the advancement of tobacco and alcohol industry interests at the science/policy interface?...

Duration:00:20:03

The motives behind dual use of electronic and smoked cigarettes

5/30/2018
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Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) arguably pose fewer health risks than smoking, yet many smokers adopt them without fully relinquishing smoking. In this podcast, Tobacco Control Assisytant Editor Becky Freeman talks with Lindsay Robertson (Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand) about the reasons behind ‘dual use’ and its public health implications. Read the full paper on the Tobacco Control website:...

Duration:00:08:37

Premature deaths could be averted in the United States by replacing cigarettes with e-cigarettes

9/15/2017
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In this episode, Becky Freeman talks to Dave Levy from Georgetown University Medical Centre about a recent paper entitled "Potential deaths averted in the United States by replacing cigarettes with e-cigarettes". Please read the article (http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2017/08/30/tobaccocontrol-2017-053759) and the commentary (http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2017/08/30/tobaccocontrol-2017-053969).

Duration:00:09:52

Tobacco companies’ use of retailer incentives after a ban on point-of-sale tobacco displays

7/26/2017
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In this podcast Becky Freeman, new media editor for Tobacco Control journal, talks to Martine Stead, Deputy Director at the Institute for Social Marketing in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport and the University of Stirling. They discuss her recently published paper "Tobacco companies’ use of retailer incentives after a ban on point-of-sale tobacco displays in Scotland". Read the full article on the Tobacco Control website:...

Duration:00:15:36

Achieving a ‘tobacco-free’ UK within two decades: the public health and economic benefits

5/10/2017
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In this episode Becky Freeman talks to Daniel Hunt (Department of Prevention, Cancer Research UK) and Laura Webber (Department of Public Health Modelling, UK Health Forum) about their recently published paper "Modelling the implications of reducing smoking prevalence: the public health and economic benefits of achieving a ‘tobacco-free’ UK". Read the full article published by Tobacco Control here: http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2017/04/20/tobaccocontrol-2016-053507.

Duration:00:07:53

E-cigarette Use as a Predictor of Cigarette Smoking

4/21/2017
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In this episode Becky Freeman talks to Richard Miech about his recently published paper "E-cigarette Use as a Predictor of Cigarette Smoking: Results from a One-Year Follow up of a National Sample of 12th Grade Students" Full article: http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2017/01/04/tobaccocontrol-2016-053291

Duration:00:09:02

The global economic cost of smoking-attributable diseases

3/7/2017
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In this episode Becky Freeman talks to Mark Goodchild about his recent paper "The global economic cost of smoking-attributable diseases". Read the full article here: http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2017/01/04/tobaccocontrol-2016-053305.full.

Duration:00:10:11

Die Another Day, James Bond’s Smoking over Six Decades

1/30/2017
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In this episode Becky Freeman talks to Nick Wilson about his recent cover page paper entitled "Die Another Day, James Bond’s Smoking over Six Decade"

Duration:00:09:13

Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers

12/7/2016
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In this episode Becky Freeman talks to Jennifer Pearson about the article recently published in Tobacco Control "Misperceptions of harm among Natural American Spirit smokers: results from wave 1 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study (2013–2014)." Full paper>> http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2016/11/10/tobaccocontrol-2016-053265.full

Duration:00:11:56

Menthol cigarette bans: Tobacco giants respond with different green labels and soft words in Canada

8/8/2016
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In this podcast, Becky Freeman speaks with Jennifer Brown and Joanna Cohen, from the Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maryland, USA. They are two of the authors of the paper "Tobacco industry response to menthol cigarette bans in Alberta and Nova Scotia, Canada". The study, published in Tobacco Control, found that while menthol cigarettes are not being sold anymore, there are new products on the market that look almost identical to the...

Duration:00:12:13

Banning tobacco sales near schools in China. The law that never got off the drawing board

7/19/2016
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In this episode Becky Freeman talks to Amy Ferketich and Ling Wang about their recently published paper "Are Retailers Compliant with Zoning Regulations that Ban Tobacco Sales near Schools in Changsha, China?" Read the full article here: http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2016/06/24/tobaccocontrol-2015-052787.full

Duration:00:08:56

Flavour capsules in the filter: trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers

4/27/2016
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In this podcast Becky Freeman talks to James Thrasher about his recent paper "Cigarette brands with flavour capsules in the filter: trends in use and brand perceptions among smokers in the USA, Mexico and Australia, 2012–2014". Full text >> http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2015/04/26/tobaccocontrol-2014-052064.full Related content >> http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2016/04/08/tobaccocontrol-2015-052805.full

Duration:00:13:18

Public support for raising the age of sale for tobacco to 21 in the United States

3/30/2016
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In this podcast Becky Freeman talks to Dr Robert McMillen about his paper in in Tobacco Control entitled "Public support for raising the age of sale for tobacco to 21 in the United States". They discuss where the public support is the most strong and some surprising findings for people ages 18-24.

Duration:00:08:30

E-cigarette use and cigarette smoking onset among high school students in Hawaii

1/18/2016
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In this podcast Becky Freeman talks to Dr Thomas Willis about his recent paper in Tobacco Control journal entitled "Longitudinal study of e-cigarette use and cigarette smoking onset among high school students in Hawaii". They discuss the results of the study showing whether e-cigarette use encourages students to take up cigarette smoking. They also note that this is a multi-disciplinary study with inputs from a variety of researchers.

Duration:00:07:29

Continuing Challenges to Tobacco Control in China: Findings from the ITC China Project

1/11/2016
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This podcast debates the findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Project. Simon Chapman, Professor School of Public Health University of Sydney, interviews Professor Geoffrey Fong, University of Waterloo in Canada, Principal Investigator of the ITC China Project; Dr. Angela Pratt, WHO China Tobacco Free Initiative representative, Beijing; and Dr. Judith Mackay, Director of the Asian Consultancy on Tobacco Control and Senior Advisor, World Lung Foundation/Bloomberg...

Duration:00:33:39

Evaluation of the Austalian plain packaging policy

6/16/2015
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In December 2012 Australia became the first jurisdiction to mandate plain (or standardised) packaging for tobacco products. Many governments have been looking on with interest, anxious to learn if this is also the next step forward in their own efforts to tackle the harms caused by tobacco. In this podcast Becky Freeman introduces several recordings with the key players who were instrumental in the research, writing and publication of the “Implementation and evaluation of the Australian...

Duration:00:05:39

The Economics of Tobacco Control (Part 2)

6/16/2015
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The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project), founded in 2002, systematically evaluates key policies of the WHO FCTC in 22 countries, containing more than 50% of the world’s population, 60% of the world’s smokers and 70% of the world’s tobacco users. In this podcast Corne Van Walbeek, guest editor of the supplement, speaks to Geoffrey T Fong, University of Waterloo, and Frank Chaloupka, University of Illinois, about the 13 papers in the supplement and the links...

Duration:00:23:21