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Graphic health warnings on tobacco packets and containers: compliance status in Bangladesh

Effective implementation of GHW labels in low-income and middle-income countries requires awareness-raising among key stakeholders, combined with focused monitoring and compliance strategies. This should take into account different product categories and
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 01:59
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SMOKING MAPPED: These are the worst places for smoking in the UK

BRITAIN'S worst towns for smoking have been revealed – and people in the poorest areas are four times more likely to light up than those in the richest./the local authority with the highest rate of male smokers is Rossendale in Lancashire, with 33.1% of
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 12:58
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Socio-economic and racial/ethnic differences in e-cigarette uptake among cigarette smokers: Longitudinal analysis of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study

Black, Hispanic, and low-income smokers were less likely than White and higher-income smokers to begin using e-cigarettes in the context of quitting cigarettes. Differences in e-cigarette uptake may be partly explained by perceived harm or social norms o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:01
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Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

This study suggests that tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass me
Tobacco Control
added Jul 8, 2018 14:47
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'Safety net' clinics uneven in delivery of help to quit smoking

Health clinics where low-income people in the U.S. obtain medical care don’t always offer help with quitting smoking - and availability of that assistance may vary by patients’ ethnicity and insurance, a recent study suggests. So-called safety net clini
Reuters
added Jul 5, 2018 15:43
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[India] ALMEIDA: Smoking Kills, But So Does Patriarchy

The trend of curbing a woman’s freedom exists across India...While the act of smoking itself is not a liberator or emancipator for women, despite what big tobacco would have us believe, the freedom of choice to smoke or not to smoke, is.
FII - Feminism in India (in)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:50
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[UK-Scotland] ScotGov unveils new tobacco proposals

new five-year action plan ‘Raising Scotland’s Tobacco-free Generation’ include restricting the number of retailers allowed to sell tobacco, “particularly where smoking rates are highest such as in more deprived communities”; introducing further price incr
Scottish Grocer (uk)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:38
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Health of women before and during pregnancy: health behaviours, risk factors and inequalities (PDF)

rates of smoking in pregnancy in the most deprived areas of England are 5 times those in the least deprived areas (20% and 4% respectively). White women and women of Mixed ethnicity are most likely to smoke. Large numbers of records do not have a smoki
Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:27
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[Canada] With tobacco and candy, North America counts its homeless

Vancouver’s 500 trained volunteers ask 17 questions as they cover 200 routes through the city, doling out tokens of appreciation: candy as well as tobacco ties, a small cloth pouch filled with tobacco that indigenous Canadians use for prayers. Forty perc
Reuters
added Jul 3, 2018 15:54
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Mexico: children toil in tobacco fields as reforms fail to fix poverty

The Guardian visited with the family at the start of harvest season in mid-February, when they were weary after making the gruelling journey to the lowlands of Nayarit, as they do every year, on foot and rickety bus. They, like most of the tobacco picke
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:47
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