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Disparity in Life Spans of the Rich and the Poor Is Growing

Mr. Fenelon has calculated that smoking accounted for a third to a fifth of the gap in life expectancy between men with college degrees and men with only high school degrees. For women it was as much as a quarter.
New York Times
added Feb 13, 2016 06:10
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[Nebraska] Senator calls tobacco tax hike proposal a tax shift

State Sen. Jim Smith of Papillion criticized Legislative Bill 1013 for raising one tax to cut another one, calling the idea a tax shift. Another colleague questioned why smokers should pay so that all property taxpayers get a break. “We are putting a hug
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 12, 2016 21:25

Cora Jakes Coleman Questions If God Told Le'Andria Johnson to Pass Out Cigarettes, Condoms

Would God really tell Grammy Award winning gospel singer and pastor Le'Andria Johnson to minister to prostitutes by giving them cigarettes and condoms?... After catching wind of the Oxygen show "Preachers Of Atlanta," Coleman admits that her spirit was t
Christian Post
added Feb 11, 2016 19:36

Growing Burden of Lifestyle Diseases in Emerging Countries

The prevalence of NCD risk factors like smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity are anticipated to grow at a faster rate in developing countries compared to developed countries during 2015–2030. However, WHO member countries are expected to be proactive
PR Newswire
added Feb 10, 2016 18:19
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[Nebraska] Organization works to reduce tobacco use in the Panhandle

Tobacco Free Nebraska (TFN) is dedicated to reducing tobacco use among young people, eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, and helping people quit. It is the state’s comprehensive tobacco prevention program that works to help people quit, eliminate e
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47

[New York] THOMPSON/SNYDER: Big Tobacco is suffocating Indians' cigarette business

The burgeoning Native American cigarette trade, so vital for the existence of many tribes, has become the setting for a David vs. Goliath battle among Native American small business owners, Big Tobacco and the U.S. government — and Big Tobacco is winning
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 10, 2016 02:08

[Asia, India] Now, single cigarette pack comes in market

a manufacturer has started marketing one-piece cigarette pack with caution. Such packs surfaced in Bodh Gaya recently. Sale of loose cigarettes or single cigarettes, as it is called, is already banned in at least six states and Bihar was to follow. Anti-
Times of India
added Feb 9, 2016 23:27

[Central America, Latin America] The importance of continued engagement during the implementation phase of tobacco control policies in a middle-income country: the case of Costa Rica

The implementation phase continues to be a site of intensive tobacco industry political activity in low and middle-income countries. International support and earmarked tobacco taxes provide important technical and financial assistance to implement tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2016 00:54

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commits $4 Million to Advance Health Equity

Funding from the Center for Prevention will help address health disparities associated with tobacco use and support the inclusion of health perspectives in decisions made within other sectors.
PR Newswire
added Feb 4, 2016 19:47

[Georgia] 'Preachers of Atlanta' Pastor Gives Condoms, Cigarettes to Those in Need

for the two stars of Oxygen’s “Preachers of Atlanta,” it’s evidence of a way to reach folks who may be put off by church. “20 cigarettes, 20 people smoking them… they all came to church,” Pastor Le’Andria Johnson told theGrio regarding her attempt to brea
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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