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[Africa, Uganda] Farmers back Tobacco Control Bill

Presenting their petition to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga at Parliament on Thursday, Tobacco farmers representing people from Kanungu, Hoima and West Nile districts said the law will 'protect both farmers and non-farmers from the negative side effects of tobac
The New Vision (ug)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:38

[North Carolina] CLARK: Global markets, not NC economy, drove tobacco deal

As for employment, here in Greensboro we are hoping that Imperial maintains all 2,900 Lorillard jobs for the long run. But it has cigarette and cigar manufacturing facilities and tobacco processing operations all over the world. In a global marketplace,
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 18, 2014 18:02

[USA] FERDMAN: The young and poor are keeping big American tobacco alive

If the big tobacco deal is approved, Reynolds will suddenly find itself with more than 30 percent of the American market, and Imperial will find itself with more than 10 percent... Don't be surprised if both turn to those Americans who have been slowest
Washington Post
added Jul 16, 2014 21:48

America's smokers: Still 40 million strong

Increasingly, smokers are poorer and less educated. And many smokers call themselves "occasional" or social smokers, consciously reining themselves in to try to avoid getting hooked. Still, there are more than 40 million smokers in the U.S. today. And be
MSN Money Central
added Jul 16, 2014 19:09

[Massachusetts] NIH Spends $186K to Help Homeless Kick Smoking Habit

has awarded $186,192 to Massachusetts General Hospital to study ways to help the homeless stop smoking. According to the grant, an estimated 2.3 to 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness each year, and three-quarters of them smoke cigarettes.
added Jul 16, 2014 21:31
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[UK] Campaign to protect children from pocket money-priced tobacco

PEOPLE in Chard and Ilminster are being asked to help protect children from the harmful effects of pocket money price illegal tobacco. A campaign aims to increase awareness and encourage fewer people to buy it and urges whistleblowers to report it.
Yeovil Express (uk)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:35

Cigarette Taxes on Disparities in Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy.

Conclusions. State cigarette taxes may be an effective population-level intervention to decrease racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in maternal smoking during pregnancy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 14, 2014 09:16

[Asia] 'Tobacco control at a crossroads in Bangladesh'

Bangladesh, among the top five countries in tobacco consumption, stands at a “critical juncture” in controlling it, president of the US-based Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) has said. (bd)
added Jul 12, 2014 15:19

Socioeconomic disparities in secondhand smoke exposure among US never-smoking adults: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988–2010

Conclusions SHS exposure is still widespread among US never-smoking adults, and socioeconomic disparities for cotinine-indicated exposure have substantially increased in the past two decades.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2014 10:50

[Asia, India] New club offers paid passive smoking to those who can't afford buying cigarettes

“This will help the rich feel rich, and the poor will be able to enjoy smoking at an affordable rate. This will also help in bridging the gap between the rich and the poor, and bring harmony in the society,” Smokalaya founder Naresh Agrawal explained the (in)
added Jul 11, 2014 06:52
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