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Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adopting voluntary HWL policies in 1992 reduced likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs 21 years later. Legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco and be extremely cautious about accepting voluntary agre
Social Science & Medicine
added Jul 30, 2015 15:03
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[Idaho] EDITORIAL: U.S. Chamber should stop supporting Big Tobacco

Consumers should also join this fray by refusing to contribute their dollars to any company that pays dues to the U.S. Chamber of Tobacco Peddlers.
Idaho Mountain Express
added Jul 29, 2015 11:42
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EDITORIAL: Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities [FREE FULL TEXT]

A major conclusion in the 1998 report was that prevention and cessation efforts in racial/ethnic communities are limited by underdeveloped tobacco control infrastructures and low levels of resources for research, program development, and program dissemi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2015 17:32
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ARCHIVE: Editorial: Peer reviewed journals, science and social justice

Tobacco Control has benefited from opportunities to enhance connections with authors and potential authors from low/middle income countries (LMICs)...consideration of both the relative advantages enjoyed by some authors and the lessons less-privileged col
Tobacco Control
added Jul 14, 2015 14:28
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Estimates of poverty in the UK adjusted for expenditure on tobacco (PDF)

when expenditure on tobacco is taken into account, around 500,000 extra households, comprising over 850,000 adults and almost 400,000 children, are classified as in poverty in the UK compared to the official Households Below Average Income figures. Thi
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 10, 2015 10:35
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Surveys in 22 Countries Underscore Scope of the Tobacco Epidemic and Urgent Need for Action

Tobacco use surveys conducted in low- and middle-income countries underscore the severity and scope of the global tobacco epidemic and should spur strong action by nations to reduce tobacco use and save lives. The results of the Global Adult Tobacco Surv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2015 12:50
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[Asia] 500% increase in cancer incidence in India by 2025, say experts

Over 200,000 cases of head neck cancer are diagnosed in India every year compared to only 30,000 in the United States. Head-Neck cancers make up almost 25% of all cancers detected in India and pose a significant health problem. Furthermore the disease is
Times of India
added May 21, 2015 21:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Top managers most afflicted by disorders, study finds

the highest proportion of smokers exists among craftsmen and trades workers....Singapore Motor Workshop Association president Francis Lim said older vehicle mechanics who smoke outnumber the younger ones. He estimated that about 60 to 70 per cent of thos
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 20, 2015 20:28
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Global statistics on addictive behaviours: 2014 status report [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco and alcohol use are by far the most prevalent addictive behaviours and cause the large majority of the harm. However, the quality of data on prevalence and addiction-related harms is mostly low, and comparisons between countries and regions must
Addiction
added May 14, 2015 10:34
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[Virginia] Smoke on the water: In tough budget times, smokers provide steady stream of revenue

In Newport News and Hampton, as in other parts of the state and country, smokers of conventional tobacco are seen as pariahs — and messiahs.... an economist with Economics 21 at the Manhattan Institute...Public officials say they want to discourage smokin
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added May 4, 2015 17:31
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