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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
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[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 Journal.ie (ie)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:41
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[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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BAJAJ: What If We Just Gave the Poor Money?

In the latest study, however, researchers provided cash without conditions. They found that families ate 20 percent more food, ... and were measurably happier and less stressed. The transfers did not lead to higher spending on alcohol and tobacco.
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 25, 2013 22:27
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[Kentucky] Katrina vanden Heuvel: Mitch McConnell’s moneyocracy

while McConnell already has an imposing $9.5 million cash on hand, it’s not enough in a race that some predict could cost as much $100 million. And now, astonishingly, he’s turning to the Supreme Court to get it.
Washington Post
added Oct 11, 2013 03:11
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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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