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KOH: Place Matters for Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

efforts to foster tobacco-free norms have resulted in healthier worksites, restaurants, bars, and other public places. Denormalizing and deglamorizing use in an even wider variety of high-risk settings... Place matters. Changing culture can restore health
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Aug 17, 2016 14:35

Effects of Large Financial Incentives for Long-Term Smoking Cessation / A Randomized Trial

Substantial financial incentives have a sustained impact on smoking cessation among relatively low-income smokers, both inside and outside of workplace or clinical settings, even when personal counseling is not provided. The effect is sustained 12 months
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 15, 2016 19:15

Cardiovascular Health Status by Occupational Group — 21 States, 2013

Findings from studies indicate the existence of an association between cardiovascular disease and certain job factors and between specific cardiovascular disease health behaviors (e.g., smoking status, etc.) and occupational group.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:35

Young patients with COPD still active smokers

who are young and socioeconomically disadvantaged have difficulties with smoking cessation, and those with milder COPD are less likely to quit smoking, according to research published in Chest.
Clinical Advisor
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28

[Asia] BAT contracts with Bangladeshi tobacco farmers unfair: Study

British American Tobacco’s (BAT) contracts with tobacco farmers across Bangladesh are flawed and unfair, according to a new study conducted by the Swedish NGO Swedwatch. The study titled “Smokescreens in the supply chain” found that tobacco cultivation
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:32

[Washington] Smokeless tobacco gets clobbered in minor leagues

Baseball stadiums this summer will feature the campaign’s central message, “Smokeless doesn’t mean harmless,” through advertising and promotions with players. Ads will will run on local television, radio and online in 35 markets across the U.S. The Food
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 18, 2016 18:22

The socioeconomic gradient of secondhand smoke exposure in children: evidence from 26 low-income and middle-income countries

Conclusions Special attention should be given to reduce ESHS among children from rural and socioeconomically disadvantaged households as social inequalities in ESHS might contribute to social inequalities in health over the life course.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 17, 2016 01:10

[Asia] Kyrgyzstan: Army Crisis May Hasten Chewing Tobacco's Demise

As recently as last month, a Kyrgyz MP proposed legislation to ban the manufacture and consumption of nasvai... The tobacco-related violence in the military, allied with persistent complaints that teenagers are using nasvai in schools, may hasten its tran
added May 11, 2016 20:34

Contribution of smoking to socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: a study of 14 European countries, 1990–2004

In many European countries, smoking has become less important as a determinant of socioeconomic inequalities in mortality among men, but not among women. Inequalities in smoking remain one of the most important entry points for reducing inequalities in mo
Tobacco Control
added Apr 28, 2016 16:26

E-cigarettes: FDA 'should be open-minded about regulation'

The experts say increasing e-cigarette prices by taxing them the same way as cigarettes will discourage teen use but will also discourage use by smokers who are trying to quit. In a paper published in the journal Addiction, the experts propose a framewor
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Apr 27, 2016 16:34
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