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Potential effectiveness of anti-smoking advertisement types in ten low and middle income countries: Do demographics, smoking characteristics and cultural differences matter?

Graphic ads about the negative health effects of smoking may be most suitable for wide population broadcast in low and middle income countries.
Social Science & Medicine
added Oct 8, 2013 14:36
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Equal prices for cigarettes in Belarus, Russia by 2020

Naroichik said at the seminar “Combating the aftermath of active and passive cigarette smoking” on 3 October, BelTA has learnt. “Prices and excise duties are the most efficient instruments to discourage people from smoking cigarettes, especially young pe
Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) (by)
added Oct 6, 2013 05:49
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Kids around world now recognize cigarette brand logos

in October's Pediatrics, published online today, finds that 68% of 2,400 children (ages 5 and 6) surveyed in Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia were able to correctly identify at least one cigarette brand logo when playing a matching game
USA Today
added Oct 1, 2013 06:46
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[Brazil, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Nearly 9 in 10 kids in China know cigarette logos

Nearly nine in 10 children in China can identify a cigarette logo, according to a US study out Monday that measured tobacco recognition among five- and six-year-olds in various countries. The study in the journal Pediatrics covered six nations -- Brazil,
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 1, 2013 06:42
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[New Zealand] Research shows children need protection from smoking in cars

New research published in a leading international journal shows young people’s exposure to secondhand smoke in cars in New Zealand remains high, particularly among Māori and Pacific people, low socio-economic groups and those whose parents smoke.
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:20
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[UK] One in five adults a cigarette smoker

The ONS said today one in five adults (aged 16+) in Great Britain were cigarette smokers in 2012. The rate of smoking in Great Britain has remained largely unchanged over the last five years.
Stock Market Wire (uk)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:42
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[India] SHUKLA: Big Tobacco, Big Conflicts

Ehsaan Latif, Director of Tobacco Control at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, explained the situation in a nutshell: "In countries where poverty is still a challenge, any donation by the tobacco industry is seen by the policy
Asia Sentinel (hk)
added Sep 20, 2013 11:43
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Predictors of tobacco outlet density nationwide: a geographic analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings suggest that tobacco outlets are more concentrated in areas where people with higher risk for negative health outcomes reside. Future studies should examine the relation between TOD and smoking, smoking cessation, as well as disease rates.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 10, 2013 11:46
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[UK] Survey Suggests Smokers are Bad Parents

found that 20 percent of smokers stated that they had decided to buy their children cheaper items, such as clothes and shoes in order to save the extra money for cigarettes. 17 percent admitted that they would even start cutting back on food and drinks fo
Counsel & Heal
added Jul 24, 2013 18:18
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Chilean Mummies Reveal Ancient Nicotine Habit

The hair of mummies from the town of San Pedro de Atacama in Chile reveals the people in the region had a nicotine habit spanning from at least 100 B.C. to A.D. 1450. Additionally, nicotine consumption occurred on a society-wide basis, irrespective of
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Jul 1, 2013 11:10
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