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UNGER: The evolving tobacco product and tobacco control policy landscapes: Understanding complex and interactive effects to avoid leaving vulnerable populations behind

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 4, 2017 20:04
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[UK-Scotland] Number of children exposed to second-hand smoke halved

An NHS Scotland and Edinburgh University review of the Scottish Government's tobacco control strategy also found a "downward trend in smoking prevalence". It also warned smoking continues to be a bigger problem in more deprived areas. The Scottish Gove
STV (uk)
added Aug 31, 2017 16:02
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[West Virginia] Pregnant women in W.Va. show high rates of tobacco use

even the county in West Virginia with the lowest rate of smoking during pregnancy, Putnam County, had a rate nearly twice the national average — 15.5 percent. Between 2011-2015, a total of 102,361 babies were born in West Virginia. Of those births, 26,80
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Aug 21, 2017 14:33
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[UK] Big tobacco ‘manipulating cigarette prices’ to thwart taxes on smoking

by switching brands, smokers could buy tobacco in shops at the same prices they paid in 2002. The range between the cheapest and most expensive brands almost doubled over the 12 years. In 2002 it was 12p per cigarette but by 2014 this had increased to 23p
The Observer (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:45
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[Africa, Gambia] Tobacco Control Act 2016 launched

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with partners yesterday launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016 and the celebration of the World No Tobacco Day awards, held at the Arch 22 in Banjul. In her launching statement, Saffie Lowe-Ceesa
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:25
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[UK] Towards a Smokefree Generation / A Tobacco Control Plan for England (PDF)

Our vision is nothing less than to create a smokefree generation, To do this we need to shift emphasis from action at the national level -legislation and mandation of services to focused, local action, supporting smokers, particularly in disadvantaged g
GOV.UK
added Jul 18, 2017 13:10
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Drop in cancer deaths in rural America slower than urban areas: CDC

But for cancers that are often associated with tobacco use such as lung or those that can be diagnosed through early screenings, including colorectal and cervical, the rate of incidence is higher in rural areas, the report said.
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:14
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Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Cancer death rates are declining overall in the United States, but they are higher and falling more slowly in rural America, a new federal government report shows. "While geography alone can't predict your risk of cancer, it can impact prevention, diagno
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
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[Asia] 81L Indians quit tobacco in 7 yrs

Almost 81 lakh Indians quit tobacco in the last seven years, showcasing the impact of anti-tobacco campaigns. The campaigns, however, had only a limited reach among the people from a poor socio-economic background as khaini (smokeless tobacco) and bidi
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:16
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Advances Against Heart Disease Haven't Reached America's Poor: Studies

Poor people aren't getting the public health support they need to quit smoking and obtain good medical care so they can control their blood pressure -- or prevent high blood pressure in the first place, said Lloyd-Jones. He's chair of preventive medicin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 8, 2017 03:58
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