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Important publications

  1. The World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC): An international public health treaty.
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  2. Important Diagnostic Publications
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Smoking cessation

  1. Increasing tobacco cessation is essential for reducing tobacco-related morbidity and mortality.
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  2. Most attempts to stop smoking are unsuccessful even in countries with long-standing and well-established tobacco control movements.
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  3. Mass media campaigning (e.g., advertising or news coverage) can encourage tobacco users to seek help in stopping smoking.
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  4. Young people respond to smoking cessation interventions that are designed for adults.
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Treatment

  1. Effective smoking cessation support/treatment includes a range of interventions.
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  2. Treatment is more likely to be offered and used if integrated into healthcare systems that have procedures in place to identify smokers or tobacco users.
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  3. Post-certification training increases the likelihood of healthcare professionals intervening with smokers, which is likely to improve treatment outcomes.
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  4. Increasing the availability of pharmacological treatments increases their usage and possibly cessation rates.
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  5. Cessation attempts could be increased and smoking-related harm reduced by providing indication for NRT that includes concurrent use while reducing cigarette consumption.
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Cost and Cost-effectiveness

  1. Smoking cessation interventions are very cost-effective in producing population health gain, compared with other preventive and medical interventions in high-income countries.
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  2. Cost of pharmacological treatments appears to influence usage, with lower cost increasing usage.
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Harm reduction

  1. Harm reduction approaches can reduce the harm caused by tobacco use for those who cannot or will not stop.
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Comprehensive policies

  1. To be most effective, tobacco control efforts should be truly comprehensive, and include a variety of interventions.
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Future of tobacco policy

  1. Statistical modeling techniques are important for guiding tobacco control strategies.
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  2. Endgame Strategies.
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