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The association of area-level social class and tobacco use with adverse breast cancer characteristics among white and black women: evidence from Maryland, 1992-2003

Area-level tobacco consumption may capture cases' direct use and second hand smoke exposure, but also may identify neighborhoods with excess cancer-related behavioral or environmental exposures, beyond those measured by social class.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:32
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Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches $100 Million Data for Health Program in Developing Countries Program uses new communications technology to advance public health data collection and monitoring

With information from these surveys, illness caused by day-to-day behaviors such as tobacco use and poor nutrition habits can be targeted, addressed and prevented.
PR Newswire
added Mar 24, 2015 01:59
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[Australia] Visualizing the booming business of big tobacco

Oliver notes that the tobacco industry is booming thanks to growing demand from developing countries. The screen grabs from IHME’s tobacco visualization tool, below, illustrate these trends... Number of smokers in developed countries, males (green), and f
Humanosphere
added Mar 7, 2015 13:14
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Cigarette taxes and smoking: Will higher taxes yield a public benefit?

adult smoking is largely unaffected by taxes. At best, cigarette tax increases may have a small negative association with cigarette consumption, although it is difficult to distinguish the effect from zero.
Regulation: The Cato Review of Business & Government
added Feb 26, 2015 08:39
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[Australia] John Oliver Takes Down Big Tobacco / Exposing how tobacco companies target kids, bully countries around the world

took just 18 minutes for political satirist John Oliver to rip those claims to shreds ... It deserves a serious response from countries around the world. Governments should enact proven measures to reduce tobacco use as required by the international toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 18, 2015 11:52
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WHO FCTC significantly accelerated implementation of health warning labels in low and middle income countries

"Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity" in Social Science and Medicine. This paper adds to the empirical case that the WHO Framewor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:51
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JACKSON: Ebola may be in the headlines, but tobacco is another killer in Africa

story of injustice and inequality. While transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) take home humungous profits, such as the £5.5bn UK-based British American Tobacco (BAT) pocketed in 2013, each year they leave more than half a trillion dollars (pdf) of econo
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 10:52
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Retention of homeless smokers in the Power to Quit study

Conclusions: It is possible to successfully retain homeless individuals in a smoking cessation study if the study is designed with participants’ needs in mind.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:53
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[UK] Online tool may help low-income people quit smoking

StopAdvisor was found to be especially helpful to low-income people in quitting smoking. Health researchers worry that people with low income or low education levels may be left out when it comes to digital innovations in health and wellness, but in this
Reuters
added Oct 7, 2014 08:37
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[Germany] Alcoholics and drug addicts given beer and tobacco in return for cleaning city

A controversial project will see alcoholics and drug addicts given beer, tobacco, food and small amounts of cash in return for cleaning the streets. Social workers will work closely with participants in the 'Pick Up' programme, who will collect rubbish
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 14:29
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