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Inequalities in tobacco outlet density by race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status, 2012, USA: results from the ASPiRE Study

Data from a large sample of US counties and results from 2 techniques to address spatial dependence strengthen evidence of inequalities in tobacco outlet density by race and income. Further research is needed to understand the underlying mechanisms in ord
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Mar 16, 2017 21:31
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Poor, minority neighborhoods have more tobacco-selling shops per capita

Neighborhoods with a high proportion of black residents or high poverty tend to have the greatest density of stores selling cigarettes and tobacco products, U.S. researchers say. Poverty explained some of the association, but an urban planning concept, n
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2017 21:29
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Ninety percent tax and rising

Giles Roca, director general of the UK’s Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (UKTMA), has expressed disappointment that yesterday’s budget raised tobacco taxes. “We are disappointed that the government has once again raised taxation on tobacco when tax o
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 11, 2017 00:16
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Tobacco Market â€" Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022

tobacco production in the developing nations has increased exponentially due to the refined promotion and advertisement by transnational companies, lenient government regulations, increasing incomes, and growing population.
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2017 19:44
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Decision could cost millions of Australians $6000 a year

That’s how much a typical smoker could save if they switched to e-cigarettes but the Therapeutic Goods Administration last month ruled to keep the quitting devices illegal. The revelation comes as a new study finds that financially stressed smokers are o
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Mar 2, 2017 18:32
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Study: Smoking cost world $1.4 tril. in 2012

The killer habit consumed the equivalent of nearly 2 percent of global economic output or GDP, according to experts from the World Health Organization and the American Cancer Society, with almost 40 percent of the burden falling on developing countries.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:09
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[Caribbean] ETIENNE: Curbing the Tobacco Epidemic in the Americas

disproportionately affect low- and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live, including 127 million, in the Region of the Americas. Considering its tremendous health and economic costs, the tobacco epidemic has the poten
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Jan 30, 2017 01:01
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Poorer countries fail to act on smoking due to big tobacco threats, says WHO

Many low- and middle-income countries are too scared by the threats and misinformation of big tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes, even though it would hugely benefit both health and the economy, according to a major new report.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:07
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[California] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking efforts target the poor

Anderson is poised to make the Anderson River Park a smoke-free zone.... In Anderson's case, perhaps a park that size can support a designated smoking area. In HUD's, the restriction should stop at the front door.
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Dec 6, 2016 13:32
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ARCHIVE: “They’re Going to Die Anyway”: Smoking Shelters at Veterans’ Facilities

Despite strong VA support, the tobacco industry created a public relations–focused grassroots veterans’ opposition group, eventually pushing the US Congress to pass a law requiring smoking areas in every VA health facility. Arguing that it would be unpat
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 2, 2016 23:04
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