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[Canada] 18% of Ontario residents smoke cigarettes, 74% have tried to quit: poll

According to the Forum Research poll, smoking is most prevalent for those under the age of 55 and those who have a yearly income of less than $80,000. Of respondents who indicated they were smokers, 74 per cent said they have tried to quite several times
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jan 1, 2015 11:35
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[Tanzania] Cost of smoking dwarfs by half cigarette tax revenues

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year. “Most of the patients appear to be elderly males
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20
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[Africa] Tanzania Elderly surfer health cost due to smoking

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17
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[New York] Univera study notes anti-smoking momentum

the damaging habit remains a reality in many families and communities. Rates tend to be higher among the poor and undereducated – and continue to be more troubling in Erie and Niagara counties than other parts of New York, according to a study this week
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 27, 2014 12:24
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[Indonesia] LIMAN/SUHARLIM: Raising tobacco tax improves national health, economic benefits

Despite the many steps Indonesia needs to take to further its tobacco-control agenda, this new tax reform is already a big leap. Indonesia’s next steps, including setting a uniform tax rate, monitoring the tobacco market, and developing a proper revenu
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:18
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Addressing the Social Determinants of Health to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities

the way tobacco control policies and programs have been adopted and implemented to reach and impact the most vulnerable segments of the population that have the highest rates of smoking; e.g., those with lower education and incomes. Education and income a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:51
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[Massachusetts] Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit

The new study included low-income adult smokers in the Boston area who were randomly selected to receive either usual care from their usual health care providers or to take part in a program to help them quit smoking.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2014 06:38
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[Canada] 41 commitments For a Tobacco-Free Generation from the director of public health and the Montréal sans tabac network

have launched a report entitled For a Tobacco-Free Generation. With 41 commitments, nearly 100 partners from health and social services and education, as well as municipal stakeholders, pharmacists and tobacco control groups have clearly expressed their w
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:47
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[UK] KIRKUP: Some people using foodbanks buy cigarettes instead of food

There are many disturbing facts and accounts in the Feeding Britain report ... I raise it because any attempt to discuss the problems of those people that doesn’t address their full spending patterns is incomplete and likely to fail.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 22, 2014 17:15
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Adult Smoking In Wisconsin Hits Record Low

announced today that the state’s adult smoking rate is at the lowest rate ever recorded in Wisconsin. The adult smoking rate is at 18%, a two percentage point drop from 2012, and is consistent with the national smoking rate of 17.8%
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 8, 2014 22:51
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