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[North Carolina] Study: Health in rural areas directly related to income

“North Carolinians living in rural areas are less likely to have access to health services, are more likely to engage in risky health behaviors, and have a higher mortality rate than those living in nonrural areas,” according to the task force.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 12:06
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To African Govts: Prosperous Tobacco Farmer Stories A Myth

ERA/FoEN said the call had become urgent in view of the increase in tempo of visibility events organised by cigarette makers and leaf buyers through the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) and its allies in different countries in the last two
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:06

'Dead broke' no more: Bill Clinton fancies $1,000 cigars, world's most expensive stogie maker says

The once 'dead broke' former president is a connoisseur of His Majesty's Reserve cigars, which cost $1,000 a piece, Gurkha Cigars owner and CEO Kaizad Hansotia told Bloomberg during an interview about the company.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 21:46

[Asia, Philippines] Cuizon: The good news

THE Sin Tax Reform Law has reduced the number of Filipino smokers of the country! The government has earned more money through this tax to use in health programs, and less people are buying smoke, especially the young boys in the slums who can now hardl
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Aug 16, 2014 20:12

[Denmark] Smokers with low education 'may have greater risk of stroke'

Approximately 16% of men and 11% of women are at high risk of stroke due to low education level, smoking and high blood pressure, according to a new multicenter Danish study. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state by living a healthy lifes
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:26

Cross-country comparison of waterpipe use: nationally representative data from 13 low and middle-income countries from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)

GATS data provide the ability to analyse waterpipe use within a country and across countries. Monitoring of waterpipe use at a national level will better enable countries to target tobacco control interventions such as education campaigns about the negati
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 03:18

[Africa, South Africa] Young, smoking and black drive cigar sales

ALTHOUGH it is still a small market, women and young, aspiring, black middle-class people are fuelling a spike in the growth of cigar consumption in the country. Cigars are perceived as a sign of status and wealth in South Africa, to be enjoyed socially
Business Day (za)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:39

[UK] Illegal cigarette plea as dodgy tobacco found on the streets

Two brands manufactured specifically for the black market, called Jin Ling and L&M are suspected to be being sold. In 2012 the Evening Post launched a campaign to tackle the county’s deadly black market tobacco trade, with 40 illicit tobacco dealers pro
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:04

[UK] Cigarette branding ban ‘would give £60m boost to region’

cutting branding from cigarette packets could save families £64 million in Yorkshire every year and give a boost to local economies, health chiefs claim today. The calculations by Public Health England come in the wake of evidence from Australia where
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 07:59

[UK] Standardised packaging of tobacco products draft regulations consultation: PHE response

PHE consultation response sets out latest evidence on the impact of standardised packaging of tobacco products.
added Aug 6, 2014 07:58
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