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[Philippines] Global survey cites urgent need for policy change on tobacco control

The world's largest survey of tobacco use in 16 mostly low- and middle-income countries, including the Philippines, had indicated the "urgent need for policy change" on tobacco control.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Sep 8, 2012 21:55

World’s Largest Tobacco Use Study Shows Vast Scope of Tobacco Epidemic and Urgent Need for Countries to Act

This study demonstrates how quickly the burden of tobacco use is moving to low- and middle-income countries and is a wake-up call for these countries to act now and address a crisis they can ill afford.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 18, 2012 01:56

"Alarming" smoking habits found in poorer countries

Two fifths of men in developing countries still smoke or use tobacco, and women are increasingly starting to smoke at younger ages, according to a new international study which found "alarming patterns" of tobacco use. Despite years of anti-smoking measu
added Aug 16, 2012 20:28

[Denmark] The Gold Standard Programme: smoking cessation interventions for disadvantaged smokers are effective in a real-life setting

Although continuous abstinence was lower among disadvantaged smokers, the absolute difference was small. If the programme had been as effective in disadvantaged as in non-disadvantaged groups, there would have been an extra 46 or 8 quitters annually, resp
Tobacco Control
added Jun 19, 2012 05:50

[New York] Proposed Welfare Rule Targets Cigarettes, Alcohol, and Other Fun Things

A bill proposed in the State Senate would ban New Yorkers from spending any welfare assistance on wicked vices like alcohol, cigarettes, lottery tickets, or betting, in accordance with a federal law that requires such rules by 2014.
New York Magazine
added Jun 14, 2012 21:00

Patterns of alternative tobacco use among adolescent cigarette smokers

Study findings are consistent with previous work demonstrating demographic and psychosocial differences between cigarette smokers based on their alternative tobacco use. The six latent classes identified highlight the importance of including measures of a
Science Direct
added Jun 8, 2012 06:47

[Pennsylvania] Get Healthy Philly initiative tackles poverty, tobacco use and obesity

Philly ranked as least health county in state
The Daily Pennsylvanian [obsolete]
added May 24, 2012 08:56

Gainfully employed? An inquiry into bidi-dependent livelihoods in Bangladesh [FREE FULL TEXT]

Volume 21, Issue 3 Tob Control 2012;21:313-317 doi:10.1136/tc.2011.043000
Tobacco Control
added May 22, 2012 01:52

[Philippines] News Analysis: Philippine tobacco farmers remain poor despite industry revival

Xinhua Newswire
added May 10, 2012 03:00

Protocol of a randomized control trial of the Tobacco Tactics Website for operating engineers

7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added May 8, 2012 15:16
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