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[Connecticut] Smoking, education link emerges early

Yale sociology professor Vida Maralani analyzed an existing data set tracking a group of youths from adolescence to adulthood. Maralani found that the relationship between education and smoking in later life can be predicted as early as age 12.
Yale Daily News
added Sep 9, 2014 05:14

[Ireland] Health bodies look to attack tobacco profits by closing cigarette price gap

The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) and the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) are calling in their pre-budget submissions for tobacco tax measures that would close the price gap between less expensive and premium brands, according to a story by Dan Buckley for the
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 8, 2014 17:03

[Denmark] Smokers with low education 'may have greater risk of stroke'

Approximately 16% of men and 11% of women are at high risk of stroke due to low education level, smoking and high blood pressure, according to a new multicenter Danish study. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state by living a healthy lifes
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:26

[New York] RICHARDS: The de Blasio administration should study ways to require that all new or preserved units of affordable housing be smoke free

New housing must protect working families from the dangers of second and third-hand smoke, particularly those most vulnerable: children and low-income residents.
New York Daily News
added Jun 23, 2014 08:24

[USA] Deadliest cancers more likely to strike the poorest people

Out of 39 types of cancer examined, 32 showed a significant association with poverty. Cancers associated with “lower incidence and higher mortality”, such as those of the larynx, cervix, penis and liver, were more likely to occur in the poorest communitie
Times Of London (uk)
added May 27, 2014 10:34

Tomgram: Michael Klare, What's Big Energy Smoking?

a particularly effective strategy for sustaining their profit levels: sell more cigarettes in the developing world, where demand was strong and anti-tobacco regulation weak or nonexistent. Now, the giant energy companies are taking a page from Big Tobacc
Tomdispatch (blog)
added May 27, 2014 10:21

Determinants of smoking-induced deprivation in China

Our findings indicate that certain groups of smokers in China acknowledge spending money on cigarettes that could be better spent on household essentials. Tobacco control policies that reduce smoking in China may improve household living standards by redu
Tobacco Control
added May 15, 2014 22:25

[Indiana] Decreased Smoking Rates Correlate With Poverty Levels

The smoking rate in Indiana is dropping, but the rate in poorer counties is declining more slowly, according to a report released this week by the University of Washington. For example, Hamilton County has the smallest percent of its population in pover
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Mar 26, 2014 12:48

New Study Finds Smoking Rates Vary Widely by County – Proven Tobacco Control Measures Must Be Fully Implemented Across the U.S.

study provides new evidence for the effectiveness of tobacco control measures, ... underscores the need for every state and county to fully implement proven strategies that reduce tobacco use, including higher tobacco taxes, comprehensive smoke-free air l
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2014 15:56

[Finland] Smoking and long-term labour market outcomes

Smoking is negatively related to long-term labour market outcomes. The provision of information about the indirect monetary costs of smoking may thus complement the policy efforts that aim at educating consumers about the health costs of smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2014 12:36
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