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[Montana] LETTER: Don't buy tobacco industry's lies on I-185

the tobacco industry targets low-income communities, marketing flavored brands that are thought to be especially addictive and giving huge discounts to hook people on tobacco products. We don’t have to take this — that’s what citizens' initiatives are f
The Missoulian
added Oct 9, 2018 17:14
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[Wisconsin] How Tobacco Companies Target Minorities

If you live in predominantly African American or Latinx neighborhoods in Milwaukee, your children are far more likely to be targeted by tobacco companies trying to turn them into smokers. A recent study by researchers at UW-Milwaukee’s Zilber School of
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added Oct 15, 2018 16:33
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Feasibility of a smartphone-based tobacco treatment for HIV-infected smokers

Smartphone-based tobacco treatment for PLWH was feasible and achieved moderate-high rates of engagement and satisfaction in a middle-aged, ethnic/racial minority group in the poorest urban community...we explore the feasibility and preliminary efficacy o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34
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[Switzerland] Framework Convention On Tobacco Control Conference Opens With Calls For More Efforts In Less-Developed Countries

the WHO reported that that nearly two-thirds of the 181 states parties to the {FCTC] have developed strategies ‘to prevent tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies.’ As a result of the treaty, countries have increased taxes on tobacco,
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
added Oct 3, 2018 17:54
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Parental tobacco use and child death: analysis of data from demographic and health surveys from South and South East Asian countries

Both smoked tobacco and smokeless tobacco policies should be aggressively implemented in public places and workplaces in developing countries, because they stimulate voluntary smoke and smokeless tobacco-free policies in homes.
International Journal of Epidemiology
added Oct 8, 2018 22:34
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Tobacco control measures are working, but too slowly in less-developed countries: WHO

At an international meeting on tobacco control in Geneva, the WHO reported that that nearly two-thirds of the 181 States parties to the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) have developed strategies “to prevent tobacco industry interfe
UN News Service
added Oct 2, 2018 19:26
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CALDER: E-Cig Regulation Likely to Burn Low-Income Americans

First, low-income and low-skill Americans are more likely to smoke traditional cigarettes, and ... heavily. .. Second, when it comes to quitting smoking, poor and less-educated Americans have the hardest time....Third, poor and less-educated Americans are
RealClearPolicy
added Oct 3, 2018 18:54
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[Malaysia] Socioeconomic Differences In Smoking And Cessation Across a Period Of Rapid Economic Growth in an Upper-Middle-Income Country

This study found a trend of an increasingly higher smoking prevalence among the poor and higher cessation rates among the rich. With the exception of younger women in Peninsular Malaysia, the socioeconomic gradient in current smoking is concentrated amon
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 30, 2018 20:19
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[Uruguay] Australia: WTO's Panel Decision On Plain Packaging Tobacco: A New Direction To Developing Countries

the international and national organizations are taking initiatives for the developing countries to help them in formulating anti tobacco policies.
Mondaq
added Sep 25, 2018 16:55
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[Africa] RUNDE: We’re going to need a tobacco buyout for the developing world

Millions of smallholder farmers and their families in Africa and other parts of the developing world are going to lose their livelihoods due to the coming (welcome) fall in global demand for tobacco. This decrease will come as a result of changing techno
The Hill
added Sep 26, 2018 00:39
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