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The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking among socioeconomic groups in nine European countries, 1990-2007.

This study shows that tobacco control policies as implemented in the available European countries have helped to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the total population, particularly in lower socioeconomic groups. Widening inequalities in smoking may be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Proximity-based point of sale (POS) policies banning tobacco product sales near schools appear to be more effective in reducing retailer density in lower income and racially diverse neighborhoods than in higher income and white neighborhoods, and hold gre
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[UK] PHILLIPS : Economics holds the smoking gun for why e-cigarettes shouldn’t be discouraged

If the goal of public policy is really to make people better off, anti-smoking policies that encourage abstinence above all, with switching offered only as an inferior second choice, are backward and impossible to justify
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 13:43

KOH: Place Matters for Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

efforts to foster tobacco-free norms have resulted in healthier worksites, restaurants, bars, and other public places. Denormalizing and deglamorizing use in an even wider variety of high-risk settings... Place matters. Changing culture can restore health
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Aug 17, 2016 14:35

Effects of Large Financial Incentives for Long-Term Smoking Cessation / A Randomized Trial

Substantial financial incentives have a sustained impact on smoking cessation among relatively low-income smokers, both inside and outside of workplace or clinical settings, even when personal counseling is not provided. The effect is sustained 12 months
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 15, 2016 19:15

Cardiovascular Health Status by Occupational Group — 21 States, 2013

Findings from studies indicate the existence of an association between cardiovascular disease and certain job factors and between specific cardiovascular disease health behaviors (e.g., smoking status, etc.) and occupational group.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:35

Young patients with COPD still active smokers

who are young and socioeconomically disadvantaged have difficulties with smoking cessation, and those with milder COPD are less likely to quit smoking, according to research published in Chest.
Clinical Advisor
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28

[Asia] BAT contracts with Bangladeshi tobacco farmers unfair: Study

British American Tobacco’s (BAT) contracts with tobacco farmers across Bangladesh are flawed and unfair, according to a new study conducted by the Swedish NGO Swedwatch. The study titled “Smokescreens in the supply chain” found that tobacco cultivation
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:32

[Washington] Smokeless tobacco gets clobbered in minor leagues

Baseball stadiums this summer will feature the campaign’s central message, “Smokeless doesn’t mean harmless,” through advertising and promotions with players. Ads will will run on local television, radio and online in 35 markets across the U.S. The Food
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 18, 2016 18:22

The socioeconomic gradient of secondhand smoke exposure in children: evidence from 26 low-income and middle-income countries

Conclusions Special attention should be given to reduce ESHS among children from rural and socioeconomically disadvantaged households as social inequalities in ESHS might contribute to social inequalities in health over the life course.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 17, 2016 01:10
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