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[UK] Ecigarette makers target luxury market ($$)

At a small manufacturing plant in Walton-on-Thames on the outskirts of London, Andrew Korn makes luxury ecigarettes for the discerning user.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:54

HUMPHREYS: The correlation between smoking and income

deeply addicted low-income smokers may face the choice between spending much-needed income on tobacco or venturing into the black market for untaxed cigarettes, which carries significant risks of its own.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 18, 2015 18:23

[New York] HUMPHREYS: Why poor people have a tougher time stopping smoking

deeply-addicted, low-income smokers may face the choice between spending much needed income on tobacco or venturing into the black market for untaxed cigarettes, which carries significant risks of its own.
Daily Oakland (MI) Press
added Jan 16, 2015 17:54

[North Carolina] State's health grades fall for second year

N.C. Prevention Partners said Thursday. The group's 2015 report card grades the state on the progress made in preventing tobacco use...state received its highest grade — a C - for its tobacco-prevention efforts. That was a downgrade from B in the 2012 rep
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 14:48

The association between tobacco control policy and educational inequalities in smoking cessation in the Netherlands from 1988 through 2011

policies introduced in the Netherlands after 2000 were positively associated with national trends in smoking cessation, whereas weaker policies introduced gradually before 2000 were not. However, these measures do not seem to have either widened or narrow
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 16, 2015 10:20

HUMPHREYS: Why the wealthy stopped smoking, but the poor didn't

Poorer smokers simply have a hard time quitting, for at least three reasons: 1) Lower income smokers take longer and deeper drags...poor smokers often have to make quit-attempts alongside people who are continuing to smoke...likely to lag middle class pe
The Washington Post
added Jan 14, 2015 12:40

Children in poor families at risk for asthma, secondhand smoke

evaluated the relationship between poverty and evidence of nicotine exposure in children with asthma. The findings were published online on January 12 in the journal Pediatrics by researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children’s Hospital, Hershey, P (National)
added Jan 12, 2015 20:19


Incentivising and supporting healthier behaviour. England has made significant strides in reducing smoking, but it still remains our number one killer. More than half of the inequality in life expectancy between social classes is now linked to higher smo
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 09:21

[China] Illiterate Chinese farmer who claimed he didn't know it was illegal to smoke on planes is fined £170 after lighting up at 35,000ft

He had to give up his travel documents during the investigation and the period he had spent in Hong Kong had cost the man a quarter of his income for the year. His holiday was meant to be free - a gift from his niece. The court heard that a steward on f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:31

[Asia, China] Chinese farmer who lit up cigarette on Cathay flight 'didn't know it was illegal as he can't read'

A Chinese farmer who saw his "free trip" turn into an expensive nightmare after lighting up a cigarette in-flight was illiterate and had no idea smoking on planes was illegal, a court heard. Xu Miaoqing, 61, from mainland China, made headlines after bei
South China Morning Post
added Jan 10, 2015 15:39
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