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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

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

[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
added Oct 7, 2014 08:37

[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

The prevalence of brand switching among adult smokers in the USA, 2006–2011: findings from the ITC US surveys

Nearly half of smokers in the USA switched their cigarette brand or brand style within a year. Switching between brands may be more price motivated, while switching within brands may be motivated by price and other brand characteristics such as product le
Tobacco Control
added Sep 27, 2014 13:50

[UK] Sin taxes hit the poor hardest [Mark Littlewood features in The Sun]

Mark Littlewood, Director General of the IEA, has featured in The Sun, in an article concerning warnings against the Labour party's proposal to increase taxes on alcohol and tobacco to help fund the NHS.
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:22

[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
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