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Low-income adults with cardiovascular disease have considerable gaps in knowledge relating to secondhand smoke, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Disease.
Aug 29, 2016 Doctors Lounge
added Aug 29, 2016 21:04
[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]
Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Aug 25, 2016 Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03
chain is de-emphasizing cigarette sales and instead focusing on fresh and prepared foods at its tobacco shops ... Kwik Trip Inc. has started transforming its Tobacco Outlet Plus stores into Kwik Star Express markets that will feature fresh fruits and vege
Aug 26, 2016 Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 29, 2016 16:49
A recent development in Southeast Asia has sparked a national debate in the region’s largest economy. Indonesia is wrestling with questions of public health, education, and smoking. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
Aug 28, 2016 Hawaii Public Radio
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[Austria] Warum die Salzburger Festspiele ohne jährliche 600.000 Euro eines Tabakkonzerns auskommen müssen [Why the Salzburg Festival have to do without annual 600,000 euros a tobacco company.]
Japan Tobacco International, a leading global tobacco company and owner of the former Austria Tabak is no longer. As a sponsor of the festival anyway. Last year, JTI was the last time there - with at least 600,000 Euro per year. Pereira had brought the gr
Aug 26, 2016 Die Presse (at)
added Aug 29, 2016 16:18
TOBACCO could be the world’s most dangerous product sold on supermarket shelves, but it is Zimbabwe’s hope. If properly managed, the tobacco industry appears on course to earn the country US$1 billion in the next few years, as production on farms taken f
Aug 29, 2016 Southern Times (na)
added Aug 29, 2016 15:31
In an effort to make students aware of the dangers of tobacco and deterring them from smoking, Culture and Education Minister Muhadjir Effendi plans to include information on the dangers of smoking in the school curriculum, starting from elementary school
Aug 29, 2016 Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 29, 2016 15:28
It's not just the troops getting free cigars. Newman and other companies donate thousands more to charities each year for silent auctions, golf tournaments and other fundraisers. "We're good citizens, and now the FDA says, 'No, no, no. No more charity,'
Aug 29, 2016 Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 29, 2016 14:51
The Health Ministry will gazette all national parks nationwide to be smoke-free zones by year-end...currently, 22 areas had been gazetted as smoke-free, including religious places, rest areas on the highways and education places, including universities.
Aug 27, 2016 BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 29, 2016 14:14
Under the FCTC’s guidelines, the Australian customs and border officials at the heart of the fight against illegal tobacco might well be barred from attending the body’s next summit on tobacco taxes and regulations, due to take place in New Delhi this co
Aug 27, 2016 International Policy Digest (IPD)
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