Headlines Tagged with Class/Income Levels — 3,320 headlines found
Efforts to help people living in some of the most deprived areas of Scotland to stop smoking appear to be having an impact, according to new figures.
Sep 30, 2014 Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:20
Indore:...they caught two people while smoking at public place at Regal square on Thursday evening. They were asked to pay a fine of Rs. 200 each, but since they did not have the enough amount, hence they were asked to ‘do 10 sit-ups holding ears’, which
Sep 26, 2014 Free Press Journal (in)
added Sep 30, 2014 04:55
The prevalence of brand switching among adult smokers in the USA, 2006–2011: findings from the ITC US surveys
Nearly half of smokers in the USA switched their cigarette brand or brand style within a year. Switching between brands may be more price motivated, while switching within brands may be motivated by price and other brand characteristics such as product le
Sep 26, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Sep 27, 2014 13:50
[UK] Internet-based intervention for smoking cessation (StopAdvisor) in people with low and high socioeconomic status: a randomised controlled trial [FREE FULL TEXT]
StopAdvisor was more effective than an information-only website in smokers of low, but not high, socioeconomic status. StopAdvisor could be implemented easily and made freely available, which would probably improve the success rates of smokers with low s
Sep 25, 2014 The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 08:36
In this special edition of Four Corners, running over two nights, award-winning reporter Peter Taylor investigates the state of the industry. He talks to the head of British American Tobacco, who delivers a clear admission that smoking is harmful to heal
Sep 25, 2014 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:11
People with lower incomes attempting to quit smoking are 36% more likely to succeed if they use a new interactive website called 'StopAdvisor' than if they use a static information website, finds a randomised controlled trial led by UCL researchers. The
Sep 24, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:51
Expected effects of the partial ban were similar to actual effects. Partial outdoor smoking bans may be well supported by homeless shelter residents and may have a positive impact on shelter resident health.
Sep 23, 2014 Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 23, 2014 06:39
Instituting a partial smoking ban at a homeless shelter can lead to a reduction in expired carbon monoxide levels, an indicator of exposure to cigarette smoke, and may have positive effects on shelter residents' health, according to new research. The Uni
Sep 22, 2014 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 23, 2014 06:39
Mark Littlewood, Director General of the IEA, has featured in The Sun, in an article concerning warnings against the Labour party's proposal to increase taxes on alcohol and tobacco to help fund the NHS.
Sep 18, 2014 Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:22
LABOUR was warned last night that hiking tax on booze and cigarettes to help fund the NHS would punish the poorest Brits.
Sep 18, 2014 The Sun (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:12