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Supes Call for Closer Look at ‘Nuisance’ Tobacco Shops

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to take a closer look at tobacco shops... “Currently, smoke shops in LA County are allowed by-right in commercial zones and do not need a special business licenses,” he said. “There is no way to track or
SCVTV (Santa Clarita, CA)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:40
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[Africa, South Africa] Experts, policy makers head to Cape Town to battle 'Big Tobacco'

Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers are convening this week in Cape Town to confront an industry flush with profits and determined to expand the market for its deadly product. The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting from Ma
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:49
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[Australia] Tobacco study suggests fewer Tasmanian sales licences in poorer areas could reduce smoking

Key points: There is one tobacco retailer for every 650 Tasmanians Density of outlets is 79 per cent greater regional and remote areas Poorest suburbs or towns have more than twice the outlets than the least disadvantaged The study looked at the avai
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:55
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[South Africa] Global Cancer Ambassador For Ghana To Attend World Conference On Tobacco

The Global Cancer Ambassador for Ghana, Mr Jeorge Wilson Kingson, will this weekend leave Ghana for South Africa as a participant in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which is expected to from March 4-9, 2018.
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:32
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[UK] Lifespan gap between men in the richest and poorest parts of Britain widens to 10 years

While people in poorer districts are heavier smokers than those in wealthy areas – more than a quarter of adults smoke in Blackpool but fewer than one in 10 in the districts of Chiltern or South Staffordshire – smoking rates cannot account for the wideni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 17:50
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Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy: United States, 2016

Prevalence of cigarette smoking during pregnancy varied by state. Women aged 20–24 were most likely to smoke cigarettes during pregnancy. Hispanic and non-Hispanic Asian women were least likely to smoke tobacco during pregnancy. Smoking during pregnancy
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 1, 2018 13:48
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1 in 14 women still smokes while pregnant, CDC says

7.2% of all expectant mothers smoked -- but that the percentage of pregnant smokers varied widely from state to state. The prevalence of smoking was highest in West Virginia, where 25.1% of women reported smoking at any time during pregnancy, and lowest i
CNN
added Mar 1, 2018 13:44
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[California] Almost all adolescents in an economically disadvantaged urban population exposed to tobacco smoke

Ninety-four percent of adolescents ages 13 to 19 in an economically disadvantaged, largely minority population in San Francisco had measurable levels of a biomarker specific for exposure to tobacco smoke (NNAL).
ScienceDaily
added Feb 24, 2018 00:05
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Almost all adolescents in an economically disadvantaged urban population exposed to tobacco smoke

Ninety-four percent of adolescents ages 13 to 19 in an economically disadvantaged, largely minority population in San Francisco had measurable levels of a biomarker specific for exposure to tobacco smoke (NNAL). The study is published in Cancer Epidemiol
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:29
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[North Carolina] Duke study sheds light on smoking ban's effect on pregnant women

"What we found was that rates of second-hand smoke exposure was lower -- significantly lower -- following the ban as compared to before the ban," Schechter said. Researchers also identified clear racial and socioeconomic disparities. "African-American
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:45
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