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[Asia] ‘Tobacco companies targeting countries like Pakistan by glamorising cigarettes’

Owing to ineffective or lack of laws, multinational tobacco companies are now targeting people in developing countries, including Pakistan, by glamourising cigarettes and coming up with new but deadly products like ‘heating tobacco devices and E-cigarett
The News (pk)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:24
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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[UK] LANGLEY: Tobacco harm reduction: Making sure no one gets left behind

A key issue is how to facilitate the uptake of e-cigarette use among those who are most likely to benefit from them. In the UK e-cigarettes are used by a significant proportion of adult smokers and ex-smokers, and have been widely endorsed.(3-6) They are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2018 16:44
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[Australia] Smokers will keep on lighting up despite cigarettes hitting a $40

Smokers are facing a huge hit to their wallets when tax hikes push the price of a cigarette pack to almost $40 on Saturday - but many say they still won't quit. The second 12.5 per cent price rise in as many years drew scorn from smokers who said it hit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:46
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[New York] NYC's tobacco-free pharmacy law substantially reduces retailer density, yet impact unequal

law substantially reduces tobacco retailer density overall, but the policy's impact is not evenly distributed across neighborhoods, according to a new study at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. On average, retailer density will decrease by nearl
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:36
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[UK] COOK/CHEESEMAN: Why Don't We Treat Addiction To Smoking Like Any Other Critical Condition?

the addiction to smoking must be treated in the same way as any other critical condition. Continuing to ignore discrimination against smokers will only deepen health inequalities... The British Lung Foundation’s (BLF) ‘Less Help to Quit’ report is a stark
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:29
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InfoTech Marketing Releases White Paper on Food Stamps: Subsidized Entertainment, Dining Out, Tobacco, and Donations

"While SNAP households typically spend less than their non-SNAP counterparts on these four categories, tobacco is the one category where their spending exceeds non-SNAP households. At least 33% of SNAP beneficiaries spent money on tobacco products, roughl
PR Newswire
added Aug 30, 2018 20:41
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E-cigarette use common, especially among younger adults and those in the LBGTQ community

E-cigarette use is prevalent among U.S. adults, especially among men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons (LGBT); those who are unemployed; and those with chronic disease. E-cigarette use was also more common among those living in the South a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:44
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Smoking and HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa: A 25 Country Analysis of the Demographic Health Surveys

Having HIV was associated with a greater likelihood of smoking cigarettes as well as with using smokeless tobacco in sub-Saharan Africa. These tobacco use modalities were also associated with male sex and lower socioeconomic status
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 28, 2018 05:17
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[UK-Scotland] NHS report lays bare Scotland´s health inequalities

People living in Scotland’s poorest areas have double the rate of illness or early death than those in the wealthiest parts, an NHS study has found... Chief executive Sheila Duffy said: “We know that you’re nearly three times more likely to smoke if you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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