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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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Inequities in Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Nonsmoking Women of Reproductive Age

Nine percent of women reported workplace secondhand smoke exposure. Prevalence decreased with increasing age, education, and earnings. Workplace secondhand smoke exposure was associated with chemical exposure (
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 26, 2015 12:55
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[Asia, India] 'Tobacco, alcohol most common substances used by streetkids'

The study titled 'Assessment of pattern, profile and correlates of substance use among children in India' was carried out in 2012-13, to collect information on pattern of substance use and profile of children using substances and to collect information o
Zee News (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:15
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[UK] Associations Between E-Cigarette Type, Frequency of Use, and Quitting Smoking: Findings From a Longitudinal Online Panel Survey in Great Britain

Compared with respondents not using e-cigarettes, daily tank users were more likely, and non-daily cigalike users were less likely, to have quit. Tanks were more likely to be used by older respondents and respondents with lower education.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 21, 2015 10:26
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