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[New York] Cigar Tax Proposal Comes at Blue-Collar Consumers' Expense

A recommendation in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget could pit premium cigars against value brands by changing the state’s taxing method from a percentage basis to a per-cigar model, according to a state convenience-store association. The New
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:34
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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Levine Cancer Institute Launches Nation's First Mobile Lung CT Unit to Improve Care for Region's Underserved and Rural Patients

Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute, in partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Samsung and Frazer, designed and created the nation's first mobile lung unit with a computed tomography scanner
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 01:56
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[Canada, Kenya, Malaysia] Nominations for the 68th National Newspaper Awards

International ... Isabelle Hachey, La Presse, for coverage of Big Tobacco's move into Malaysia, Kenya and other poor countries
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:43
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[Colorado] Smoking to be banned in low-income housing nationwide

“Every Coloradan deserves to live in a smoke-free environment,” said Dr. Larry Wolk, health department executive director and Colorado’s chief medical officer. “This new rule will help protect those living in public housing from dangerous health effects
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Mar 23, 2017 01:37
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) grants to fund research projects, local tobacco prevention advocacy

Board of Directors approved 14 grants to fund research and local policy advocacy around tobacco issues. An independent nonprofit organization created by Minnesota's tobacco settlement, ClearWay Minnesota makes grants to Minnesota organizations working to
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2017 21:13
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[Africa] The heterogeneous impact of a successful tobacco control campaign: a case study of Mauritius

These results suggest that tobacco control policies, including sizeable tax increases, were progressive in their impact. We conclude that tobacco use increases poverty and inequality, but stronger tobacco control policies can mitigate the impact of tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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Countryside Manor approves non-smoking policy

Bath Township’s lower-income housing apartment complex, Countryside Manor, has approved a non-smoking policy. The residents are no longer allowed to smoke in the units and must be 25 feet from the buildings. The Department of Housing and Urban Developme
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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Attitudes and experiences with secondhand smoke and smoke-free policies among subsidised and market-rate multiunit housing residents living in six diverse communities in the USA

subsidised MUH residents may have fewer alternative smoke-free housing options available. Therefore, all publicly funded housing should be smoke free to protect these vulnerable populations. However, continued efforts to encourage privately owned MUH oper
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:54
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Inequalities in tobacco outlet density by race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status, 2012, USA: results from the ASPiRE Study

Data from a large sample of US counties and results from 2 techniques to address spatial dependence strengthen evidence of inequalities in tobacco outlet density by race and income. Further research is needed to understand the underlying mechanisms in ord
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Mar 16, 2017 21:31
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Poor, minority neighborhoods have more tobacco-selling shops per capita

Neighborhoods with a high proportion of black residents or high poverty tend to have the greatest density of stores selling cigarettes and tobacco products, U.S. researchers say. Poverty explained some of the association, but an urban planning concept, n
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2017 21:29
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