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[Africa, UK] GILMORE: Big tobacco targets the young in poor countries – with deadly consequences

FCTC has led to significant progress in other areas of tobacco control but that comprehensive bans on marketing are one of the treaty’s least adopted measures. A concerted effort is needed to implement and enforce marketing restrictions before millions mo
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 17:28
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Butt ban is problematic

This proposed rule skates close to class warfare....Efforts or incentives to help public-housing residents kick the habit or rules to bar smoking in public areas would be more productive and practical.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Dec 1, 2015 12:16

The environmental profile of a community’s health: a cross-sectional study on tobacco marketing in 16 countries

This study indicates that tobacco marketing remains ubiquitous even in countries that have ratified the FCTC...there is an urgent need for countries either to implement comprehensive controls on tobacco marketing or to enforce such controls more effectiv
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2015 11:56
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Poor countries increasingly targeted by tobacco marketing

The study, which looked at tobacco marketing in 462 communities spread across 16 countries, was published by the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, a journal created by the UN agency, but the contents of which do not reflect WHO's views. Data on
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 1, 2015 11:46

Mercury News editorial: Why California must pass tobacco tax hike

Besides financing badly needed rate increases for doctors accepting Medi-Cal patients, raising the tobacco tax will discourage people from taking up the deadly habit. If the Legislature won't act, voters will need to do it themselves.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 1, 2015 02:16

LETTER: Where Smoking Persists

When I have tried to advocate for increased and better smoking cessation services in homeless-serving organizations like shelters, day respites and housing for the formerly homeless, I find little that is offered. We need more funds for high-smoking-rate
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2015 08:46

Who still smokes in California?

smokers tend to be less affluent, and less less likely to have a college degree than non-smokers. For instance, about 8 percent of Californians in households with incomes of $100,000 or more a year were smokers between 2011 and 2014, compared to 18 perce
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 29, 2015 16:29

[California] EDITORIAL: Growing state budget surplus undercuts case for raising taxes

But as we always warn, boosting cigarette taxes also would increase the black market, which especially afflicts the poor. If the economy remains this productive, we hope any talk of tax increases next year is snuffed out like a cigarette butt.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Nov 27, 2015 01:42

[Australia] Labor aware cigarette price rise to $40 a packet will hurt poor people, Chris Bowen says

"Poor people do smoke more, poor people die earlier," Mr Bowen said. "That is unacceptable to us in the Labor Party, peoples' wealth is leading to lower life expectancy right across the country. "There is a number of reasons why that is the case, but s
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:32

[UK] 7000 Wiganers live in poverty because of smoking

Action on Smoking and Health has published a Local Poverty Calculator which estimates that 3,925 households in the borough would be lifted out of poverty if they became smoke-free. The figures estimate that these households include 3,833 adults below the
Wigan Observer (uk)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:54
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