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The poorest of poor suffer the greatest burden from smokeless tobacco use: A study from 140 countries [[FREE FULL TEXT]

The majority of the burden of SLT use is on lower and lower middle income countries with the greatest burden on the poorest segments of the population in these countries.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2017 21:00
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Casey’s Sees Value Trend for Tobacco

Rural America continues to feel an economic pinch, as reflected in general-merchandise and tobacco sales for Casey’s General Stores Inc. falling toward the lower end of its 2%-4% same-store-sales projections for the company’s second quarter.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 22, 2017 20:55
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LUKOWSKI: Big Tobacco continues to target the poor

If you look at a map of where tobacco use is highest, the states with the most smokers tend to be those with the fewest laws to keep tobacco marketing and other challenges in check. Laws work.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:58
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$1 million grant expands efforts to fight tobacco addiction in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
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E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarette awareness, ‘ever use’ and current use appear to be patterned by a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits no
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:02
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[Sweden] Smoking reduces increase in life expectancy for less educated women

"Deaths from smoking in Sweden has decreased among men and increased among women, particularly those with compulsory schooling. One possible explanation as to why men are less harmed by tobacco is snus. Snus isn't as dangerous as smoking, and it's much mo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:08
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Rural health: TSET’s goal is to improve the health of all Oklahomans

In Oklahoma, three behaviors – poor diet, tobacco use and sedentary lifestyle – contribute to four conditions – cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, and diabetes -- that cause 60 percent of deaths. These deaths can be preven
The Oklahoman
added Dec 11, 2017 17:37
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[UK] Reason why smoking rates in Bury are higher than national average

Cllr Preston said: “8.7 per cent of 15-year-olds in Bury are current smokers, a drop from 21 per cent in 2004.” She added a new Greater Manchester Tobacco Control Plan is expected which will be accommodated by a new Bury plan as the current tobacco contr
Bury Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:32
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure in Primary School Children: A Survey in Dhaka, Bangladesh

What remains unknown is if children living in low-income countries are still exposed to SHS. Our study suggests that despite having a ban on smoking in public places, most primary school children in Dhaka, Bangladesh are still likely to be exposed to SHS.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Iowa] Ask the Times: How are the cigarette taxes spent?

"The state of Iowa has, since before the tobacco tax increase, followed the [CDC] best practices for tobacco control programs. In particular we have followed their four goal areas: Preventing initiation among youth and young adults; promoting quitting amo
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Dec 2, 2017 16:39
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