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Secondhand smoke still on the rise

Statistics from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show that reduced exposure to SHS have been slower and exposure remains higher among children, African-Americans, those living in poverty and those living in rental housing.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 9, 2015 00:01
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[UK] Britain is quitting smoking. Can our success inspire the rest of the world?

From Monday, small UK shops will be forced to hide cigarettes, but big tobacco is exploiting huge new markets in China, India and Pakistan
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 5, 2015 12:28
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[India] AHMAD: WHIPLASH: There is no proof that smoking kills

How is it that the poor who often have little access to food and water, always seem to have access to tobacco and bidis?...If we were as efficient about distributing food and water etc. as we were about bidis everyone would be happy. Except the tobacco i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 3, 2015 22:34
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[Asia] MENDOZA: Curbing Tobacco Use – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The numbers are in, and there’s not much to celebrate: every year, about six million people die as a result of tobacco use, including 600,000 who succumb to the effects of second-hand smoke.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Apr 2, 2015 11:50
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The association of area-level social class and tobacco use with adverse breast cancer characteristics among white and black women: evidence from Maryland, 1992-2003

Area-level tobacco consumption may capture cases' direct use and second hand smoke exposure, but also may identify neighborhoods with excess cancer-related behavioral or environmental exposures, beyond those measured by social class.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:32
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[Asia-pacific] Less Stringent Regulatory Framework as Compared to Cigarettes Drives the Global Cigar Market, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

Machine made cigars, cigarillos and little cigars represent the bulk of the global cigar market in terms of volume and value. The relatively less stringent tax framework and regulatory structure for cigars in comparison to cigarettes is driving smokers to
PR Web
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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FTC Reports Tobacco Marketing Increased to $9.6 Billion in 2012 – Efforts to Fight Tobacco Use Must Also Intensify

The FTC’s reports are a timely reminder that the tobacco companies are as relentless as ever in marketing their deadly and addictive products, often in ways that entice kids. The huge sums spent on price discounts are especially troubling, making tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2015 20:29
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[Egypt] Tobacco traders demand cigarettes distribution on ration cards

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association called on the Minister of Supply to distribute a monthly quota of cigarettes through the ration card system, which benefits 40 million low-income citizens.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:44
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[Washington] HARRIS: We can't smoke indoors, now Seattle Parks wants to ban us from smoking outside as well

Smokers might be the easiest group of all to hate on. And guess what? The majority of them are low-income people....Real Change is a block away from Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park..cigarette in hand, I strolled through this small park to see what I’d
Real Change
added Mar 26, 2015 09:11
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Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches $100 Million Data for Health Program in Developing Countries Program uses new communications technology to advance public health data collection and monitoring

With information from these surveys, illness caused by day-to-day behaviors such as tobacco use and poor nutrition habits can be targeted, addressed and prevented.
PR Newswire
added Mar 24, 2015 01:59
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