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[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
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 7, 2014 08:36
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[Australia] VIDEO: The Seduction of Smoking: Four Corners Special

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
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:11
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[UK] Interactive website helps lower-income smokers to stop smoking

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
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:51
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Smoking policy change at a homeless shelter: Attitudes and effects

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.
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 23, 2014 06:39
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Researchers study impact of smoking ban in homeless shelter

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
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 23, 2014 06:39
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[UK] Sin taxes hit the poor hardest [Mark Littlewood features in The Sun]

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.
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:22
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[UK] Higher 'sin taxes' would punish poor Brits, Labour warned ($$)

LABOUR was warned last night that hiking tax on booze and cigarettes to help fund the NHS would punish the poorest Brits.
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:12
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Smoking Prevalence Is High Among Cancer Survivors

Nearly 10% of cancer survivors in the United States smoke nine years after diagnosis, with bladder cancer survivors having the highest smoking rate, at 17.2%, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the American Cancer Society (Figure, pag
Clinical Oncology
added Sep 18, 2014 13:43
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Asia’s rising tobacco epidemic a result of anti-smoking policy neglect

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect ... Researchers say inadequate public awareness of smoking risks, coupled with aggressive tobacco marketing, has left Asian nations with some of the highest smoking rates in the world a
Malay Mail (my)
added Sep 17, 2014 23:19
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Who pays the most cigarette tax in Turkey

The poor smoking households benefit the most from increases in excise taxes; from a budgetary perspective, as they reduce their smoking consumption significantly, the share of their excise payment in total household expenditures declines. From a health p
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:17
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