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Who's still smoking? Disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

The continuing high prevalence of cigarette smoking among specific subpopulations, many of them vulnerable, is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community. These populations include individuals in lower education and/or socio
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Jan 31, 2018 15:58
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How To Drive Down Smoking In Groups That Still Light Up

“There’s a massive disparity in this country in terms of who’s smoking,” says Jeffrey Drope, a researcher at the American Cancer Society and lead author of a study appearing Wednesday in the journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The highest rates
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Jan 31, 2018 15:48
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Public smoking ban and socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and cessation: a cross-sectional population-based study in Geneva, Switzerland (1995–2014)

Conclusions Implementation of a public smoking ban coincided with a short-lived decrease in smoking prevalence and increase in quit ratio but also with a widening in SES inequalities in smoking-related outcomes.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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truth® Teams Up with Imagine Dragons Lead Vocalist Dan Reynolds and Country Star Jon Pardi to Expose Big Tobacco for its Manipulation of Lower-Income Communities

Debuting During 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards, truth Encourages Young People to Tell Big Tobacco Why They're 'Worth More' in its New Campaign
PR Newswire
added Jan 25, 2018 23:38
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‘worth more’ campaign exposes big tobacco for its manipulation of lower-income communities

truth® teamed with Imagine Dragons lead vocalist Dan Reynolds and country star Jon Pardi for “Worth More,” a new campaign that exposes the tobacco industry’s exploitation of residents in lower-income communities. These award-winning singers, along with y
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:14
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why are 72% of smokers from lower-income communities?

Far from a coincidence, this statistic reveals a tobacco industry strategy to appeal to lower-income, less-educated consumers. Tobacco companies have targeted low-income populations in many ways over many years, creating smoking rate disparities that did
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:16
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Greece stubs out its cigarette habit in record numbers

“Only 13% of Greeks over the age of 65 smoke, and now we are seeing the fruits of years of campaigning in schools, with a big fall in Greeks under the age of 24 becoming smokers. The battle is with those who are middle-aged,” he said. Smoking cessation c
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:10
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2016

The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.5% in 2016 (37.8 million smokers), but cigarette smoking prevalence did not change significantly during 2015–2016. Sociodemographic disparities in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12
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U.S. Smoking Rate Falls, But 38 Million Still Light Up

Cigarette smoking rates among Americans 18 and older fell from nearly 21 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Among those who have ever smoked cigarettes, the percentage who have quit rose from just under 51 percent to 59 percent during that time. T
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 19, 2018 10:10
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Secondhand Smoke and Women's Cognitive Function in China

With evidence linking household SHS exposure with a higher risk of cognitive decline, effective education and public health intervention programs are urgently needed. Stronger tobacco control regulations and education about the dangers of household SHS ar
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:19
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