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BELLER: Is the e-cigarette debate turning anti-smoking groups into a new Big Tobacco?

one thing is certain: Vulnerable populations will continue to inhale smoke and die preventable deaths unless anti-smoking groups reckon with the idea that something that looks just like smoking might possibly be a force for good.
Raw Story
added Apr 30, 2016 19:03
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Contribution of smoking to socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: a study of 14 European countries, 1990–2004

In many European countries, smoking has become less important as a determinant of socioeconomic inequalities in mortality among men, but not among women. Inequalities in smoking remain one of the most important entry points for reducing inequalities in mo
Tobacco Control
added Apr 28, 2016 16:26
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Toxicant exposure from smoking a little cigar: further support for product regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Similar to cigarettes, little cigars delivered substantial nicotine and relatively more carbon monoxide. Puff volume, puff duration and time to smoke were significantly greater after cigarettes, but the temporal pattern of smoking more intensively at the
Tobacco Control
added Apr 28, 2016 16:24
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E-cigarettes: FDA 'should be open-minded about regulation'

The experts say increasing e-cigarette prices by taxing them the same way as cigarettes will discourage teen use but will also discourage use by smokers who are trying to quit. In a paper published in the journal Addiction, the experts propose a framewor
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 27, 2016 16:34
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[UK] Babies born to cleaners and waitresses at greater risk of DEATH

Health charity ASH said: “Workers in manual and routine jobs are twice as likely to smoke as those in managerial and professional roles and unemployed people are twice as likely to smoke as those in employment.” Deborah Arnott, chief executive of health
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 26, 2016 13:44
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Minor-league baseball joins no-tobacco effort

Government health officials will team up with minor-league baseball in a $36 million campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using chewing tobacco. Baseball stadiums will feature the campaign's central message this summer - "smokeless doesn't mean ha
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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Rich-Poor Life Expectancy Gap Shrinking for U.S. Youth

smoking rates remained high among the poor. Hence, the increasing inequality that we're currently seeing in old-age mortality may simply be the consequence of the great reduction in smoking that occurred with some lag among the poor."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 21, 2016 19:36
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[Africa, Congo] No matter how equal or unequal a society is, men still smoke more

. But what about a developing society with a high degree of gender equality like the Aka pygmy tribe living in West Africa's Congo Basin? Surprisingly, even there, smoking is definitely a male thing, says anthropologist Casey Roulette of Washington State
Science Codex
added Apr 20, 2016 15:42
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MARQUEZ: Taxing tobacco and the new vision for financing development

We at the World Bank, in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies, as well as World Health Organization, are already working and committed to support countries in the design and implementation of tobacco taxation
World Bank blogs
added Apr 20, 2016 01:21
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[UK] Babies born to poor mothers are more than TWICE as likely to die before turning one, official data reveals

'Maternal health does have a massive impact on these things - we know for example mums who smoke during pregnancy or who have poor diets have a likelihood of a low birth weight. 'Babies with a low birth weight are more likely to have problems.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 22:15
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