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Financial Incentives for Abstinence Among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Individuals in Smoking Cessation Treatment

Offering small financial incentives for abstinence might be an effective means to improve abstinence rates among socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals participating in smoking cessation treatment
American Journal of Public Health
added Nov 24, 2014 03:54
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[UK] Tobacco companies feel the heat as emerging markets burn out

there are doubts about whether growth in developing markets can continue to be a panacea for the tobacco industry. “Emerging markets are never again going to represent for the industry an uncomplicated source of growth,” says Shane MacGuill, analyst at E
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 16:32
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New Study Finds An Association Between Financial Dependence And Tobacco Use Among Young Adults

A Study By Legacy Investigates How The Recession Impacted The Millennial Generation’s Financial Independence And Tobacco Consumption / A new study titled “Association between Financial Dependence and Tobacco Use among Young Adults” by Legacy examines th
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 17, 2014 13:39
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MALONE: Power relations and the public health challenge

we must find new ways to be ‘better together’ by partnering with those communities that are hardest-hit by the suffering tobacco products cause. It's hard to do, and many tobacco control leaders simply don't know how to do it. The very first step is cult
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:43
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[Africa, Kenya] Why COPD Will Be the 3rd Leading Killer by 2030

Key among the causes of COPD is cigarettes smoking. To reduce the number of COPD cases, several countries have drafted stringent laws that govern smokers. These laws are aimed at discouraging people from stopping to smoke....the launch of Global Alliance
onislam (eg)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:13
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[Philippines] Stubbing out a costly addiction

The 2013 National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHeS) reveals there were 3.2 million fewer Filipinos smoking after the passage of the Sin Tax Law, averting about 32,000 smoking-related deaths and billions worth of economic burden.
Business World (ph)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:11
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SCANLON: Cigarette smoking can kill you, so why do people do it?

Why are smokers misinformed? The misperceptions are largely perpetuated by communications by the tobacco industry. My focus is mostly on packaging, so how does the industry use packaging to communicate with their consumer? Ever since other advertising r
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:05
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[New York] As Great American Smokeout approaches, several stats still alarm

Western New York has some of the highest smoking rates in the state, including 26 percent in Erie County and 27 percent in Niagara County, according to officials with Roswell Park Cancer Institute. And tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:02
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Abrupt nicotine reduction as an endgame policy: a randomised trial

cigarettes priced according to nicotine content...12 weeks supply of free very low nicotine content (VLNC) cigarettes...Smokers unmotivated to quit reduce their usual cigarette consumption (and thus nicotine exposure) when VLNC cigarettes are made availab
Tobacco Control
added Nov 15, 2014 08:29
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British American Tobacco : Tobacco Farming: Debating the Future

In recent years, there has been considerable debate about the social, environmental and economic impact of tobacco growing, especially in developing countries and some orgnaisations are calling for tobacco farmers to be encouraged to switch to alternativ
4-traders.com (fr)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:02
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