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[California] UCLA SAFE Program to Help Low Income Residents Avoid Second Hand Smoke

UCLA SAFE (Smoke Free Air For Everyone) launched a three year program aimed at increasing access to smoke free apartments in low-income neighborhoods in the city of Los Angeles. Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the program is mai
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Jul 22, 2016 02:07

Determinants of smoking cessation in COPD patients treated in the outpatient setting

the young and socioeconomically disadvantaged patients have more difficulties achieving timely smoking cessation. A novel finding is that patients with milder COPD are less likely to quit. The findings suggest a need for intervention studies focusing on t
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29

Young patients with COPD still active smokers

who are young and socioeconomically disadvantaged have difficulties with smoking cessation, and those with milder COPD are less likely to quit smoking, according to research published in Chest.
Clinical Advisor
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28

Raw and real: an innovative communication approach to smokeless tobacco control messaging in low and middle-income countries

objective of these case studies is to use lessons learnt from high-income country tobacco control communication programmes, and adapt practical approaches to provide cost-effective, culturally nuanced, graphic and personalised messages from tobacco victi
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 16:10

[Pennsylvania] The curious connection between illicit cigarette sales and ISIS

Later, in an interview with PolitiFact PA, Saccone pointed to a noteworthy 2015 State Department report, "The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to National Security."... We rate this claim Mostly True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Jul 18, 2016 17:50

[North Carolina] Japan Tobacco Brings Cheap Cigarettes to the U.S. ($$)

At a Valero gas station near downtown Greensboro, N.C., the company’s LD cigarettes have prime placement, at about eye level in the middle of the section, allowing them to stand out alongside established brands like Marlboro, Newport and...
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 18, 2016 17:45

[UK] Help for quitting smoking to be rationed

A City of York Council report recommends that only pregnant women and financially disadvantaged people should in future be given free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT). Until March, all patients accessing stop smoking services were given NRT free of ch
York Press (uk)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:29

Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Jul 15, 2016 02:42

[Bangladesh] Swedwatch’s response to BAT statement on report ‘Smokescreens in the supply chain’ (PDF)

It is Swedwatch’s expectation that BAT, based on the findings in the report and BATs assertion regarding own investigation and remedial action, may conduct international good practice impact assessments and consultations with local stakeholders and vulne
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:51

Human rights in the tobacco fields – a brief on Swedish Match’s and investors’ risk management

Swedish Match has credible policies in place but should, in alignment with the UNGP, increase the transparency surrounding its supply chain. Swedwatch furthermore encourages Swedish Match to extend its stakeholder dialogue to also include the most vulner
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:45
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