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[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

[Korea - South] 3 in 10 Korean teens exposed to secondhand smoke

The Korea Health Promotion Foundation said 31.8 per cent of male students and 35.6 per cent of female students were found to have experienced passive smoking in their daily lives. On average, teenage boys were exposed to secondhand smoke 3.41 days a wee
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 19, 2014 08:09

[Massachusetts] LETTER: Burden of city's newest smoking ban will fall mostly on the poor

Boston has one of the largest wealth disparities in the country. Banning smoking in its parks will, in effect, exile many of the poor. New York City mayor-elect Bill de Blasio decries New York being divided into two cities: one for the rich and the other
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 3, 2013 20:23

Risky Behaviors Constitute Growing Threats to Global Health

report warns that risky behaviors –smoking, using illicit drugs, alcohol abuse, unhealthy diets, and unsafe sex— are increasing globally and pose a growing threat to the health of individuals, particularly in developing countries. The report looks at how
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:13

Global health 2035: a world converging within a generation [FREE FULL TEXT]

National governments can curb NCDs and raise significant revenue by heavily taxing tobacco and other harmful substances, and they can redirect finances towards NCD control by reducing subsidies on items such as fossil fuels. Investment in strengthening h
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 3, 2013 13:38

Smoking, unsafe sex and alcohol 'pose growing threat in poorer countries'

Nearly 80% of the deaths from smoking in 2010 occurred in poorer countries, says World Bank, as risky behaviour soars
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 12:08

[UK-Northern Ireland] Fall in numbers of children and pregnant women smoking in Ireland

SMOKING RATES AMONG children and pregnant women are down in the last decade, both north and south of the border, according to a report published today. While the report, by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and the TobaccoFree Research Ins
The (ie)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:41

[Indonesia] Anti-smoking campaign to target students, the poor

Starting next year, the city is expected to receive around Rp 400 billion (US$35.2 million) per year in revenue from a cigarette excise tax. “We are currently discussing and fleshing out the anti-smoking programs, which comprise not only curative but al
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:46
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