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TOC: Themed Issue on Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

Outcomes of a Tailored Intervention for Cigarette Smoking Cessation Among Latinos Living With HIV/AIDS / Social Branding to Decrease Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Young Adult Smoking / Correlates of Adherence to Varenicline Among HIV+ Smokers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2015 17:35

EDITORIAL: Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities [FREE FULL TEXT]

A major conclusion in the 1998 report was that prevention and cessation efforts in racial/ethnic communities are limited by underdeveloped tobacco control infrastructures and low levels of resources for research, program development, and program dissemi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2015 17:32

AUDIO: California ballot measure seeks signatures for cigarette tax

Analysis by the California Budget and Policy Center of 2012's Proposition 29 tobacco tax initiative found a tobacco tax increase would disproportionately affect low-income Californians, who spend a larger share of their incomes on tobacco products.
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added Jul 14, 2015 11:24

Time to quit / Even though it is clear how to get people to stop smoking, rates are still rising in many countries—even some in the rich world

Yet everybody now knows how to get people to quit: hike taxes, ban smoking indoors and advertising, publicise the health risks and help smokers to quit. Countries that follow these steps can see smoking rates fall fast: Uruguay’s fell from 33% to 25% in
The Economist
added Jul 9, 2015 15:44

Tobacco Control and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Adolescent Smoking in Europe

Countries with stronger tobacco control policies tend to have lower smoking rates. We are unable to demonstrate significant socioeconomic inequalities in the effect of tobacco control policies on adolescent smoking.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15

LETTER: Don't tax e-cigarettes out of smokers' wallets

The proposed tax hike threatens to make these products unaffordable for low-income smokers looking for an effective way to quit. And, while more than 40 states have banned the sale of these products to minors, the District is more concerned about taxing
Washington Post
added Jul 1, 2015 22:38

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Antismoking group hits cheaper cigarettes

An antismoking group, the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), called on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Sunday to assess the impact of the looming entry of cheaper tobacco products into the local market as its presence could sabota
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:34

MALONE: Editorial: Coauthorship and ‘soft colonialism’

concern within the tobacco control community about the ‘globalising’ tobacco epidemic and new initiatives by funders have led more researchers from high-income English-speaking countries to develop collaborations with colleagues in low/middle-income count
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2015 07:19

[China, New Zealand] E-cigs with nicotine could help women quit smoking - NZ research

But the required nicotine-containing liquid was not legally for sale in this country, although electronic cigarettes were, said study co-author Professor Randolph Grace from the Canterbury University Psychology Department. Some people were ordering the
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:08

American Insights: E-cigarettes the choice of a new – richer – generation

This is clearly a market that is exploding and attracting a highly desirable demographic. Unlike traditional smokers, who tend to make less money, e-smoking rates rise as income rises:
added Jun 11, 2015 14:08
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