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[Asia, China, Cuba] Middle-class creates red-hot market for cigars

Sales of Cuban cigars are rising in China thanks to a burgeoning middle-class who are wealthier and more concerned about quality of life. Habanos SA, the global tobacco distributor that controls Cuba's cigar industry, said China is now its third-largest
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 26, 2016 14:02

Educated people more likely to use e-cigs, Georgia State study finds

surveyed 1,200 smokers who either smoked cigarettes, used electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) , or both, in hopes of finding any discrepancies on how it may affect an individual’s intent to quit...Dr. Michael Eriksen, who helped put the study toge
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 23, 2016 16:50

Canny marketing makes cigarettes hot property

tobacco companies have also proved remarkably innovative in the face of apparently existential threats. Chewing tobacco sales have been creeping up. The market in ecigarettes, which heat tobacco fluid rather than burning cured leaves, is rapidly growing a
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:04

[Africa, Kenya] 11 million risk of contracting tobacco-related diseases

(WHO) says the total mortality rate from non-communicable diseases in Kenya stood at 27 per cent in 2014. Kenya Stepwise Survey 2015 further indicates that the poor are the heaviest smokers at 18 per cent while the rich constitute of 10 per cent.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:55

[Africa, Kenya] MWANGO: Middle class slowly cigar-smoke their way to diseases

Dr Peter Munyu, a pulmonary and critical care specialist at Aga Khan University Hospital, said there is a lot of misinformation about cigars and shisha; and it is deliberate so that people feel secure when smoking.
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:48
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[Europe] Impact of laws restricting the sale of tobacco to minors on adolescent smoking and perceived obtainability of cigarettes: an intervention-control pre-post study of 19 EU countries†

Laws prohibiting the sales of tobacco to minors in Europe do not appear to be associated with a reduction in adolescent smoking rates, but lower the perceived obtainability of cigarettes irrespective of their socioeconomic position.
Wiley Online Library
added Sep 15, 2016 02:21

why new poverty numbers are a good time to focus on smoker's wage gap

this week, the Census Bureau issued the latest data on income and poverty ... Did you know that smoking rates are higher in households with lower income and that smokers make 20 percent less salary? Help spread the truth about the smoker’s wage gap
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:32

AHA to Parents: Protect Your Kids From Secondhand Smoke

Action Points An estimated 24 million children and teens in the United States are routinely exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, and the American Heart Association (AHA) is calling on parents and health policy makers to take a "zero tolerance" approach t
MedPage Today
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50

[Indonesia] ATHERTON: As Australia Shows, Plain Packaging For Cigarettes Does Not Work

Simon Chapman. Head of Public Health at New South Wales University, he is the person who has been behind smoking and tobacco restrictions in Australasia and Asia. Not known for his charm, he is viewed to be a socialist, if not a Marxist
added Sep 11, 2016 14:09

Inequities in tobacco retailer sales to minors by neighbourhood racial/ethnic composition, poverty and segregation, USA, 2015

The proportion of American Indian residents, Black residents, Latino residents and residents less than age 65 under the poverty line in a neighbourhood are independently, positively associated with the likelihood that a retailer in that neighbourhood will
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2016 17:15
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