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The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China

The adverse health effects of SHS exposure result in a large economic burden in China. Tobacco control policies that reduce SHS exposure could have an impact on reducing healthcare costs in China.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:03

[Russia] Increased taxes, regulation key to fighting tobacco ‘epidemic,’ says UN health agency

The implementation of higher taxes on tobacco products and greater regulation for electronic cigarettes are among the decisions passed ...underscored the passing of Article 6 – a “landmark” decision taken by delegates in an effort to reduce the global con
UN News Service
added Oct 21, 2014 14:52
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[Canada] MOUALLEM: Edmonton smoking ban ignites debate on plaza's inclusiveness

Edmonton has made great strides with proactive task forces to end homelessness and eliminate poverty. But if only a blanket smoking bylaw is possible, which Mayor Don Iveson supports, it may send the opposite message.
Metro (ca)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:29

[Australia] Disadvantaged youth and smoking in mature tobacco control contexts: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative research

Surprisingly few qualitative studies focused exclusively on smoking and disadvantaged young people were found. Future qualitative studies on the intersection between specific psychosocial characteristics associated with disadvantage and increased smoking
Tobacco Control
added Oct 18, 2014 09:42

JACKSON: Ebola may be in the headlines, but tobacco is another killer in Africa

story of injustice and inequality. While transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) take home humungous profits, such as the £5.5bn UK-based British American Tobacco (BAT) pocketed in 2013, each year they leave more than half a trillion dollars (pdf) of econo
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 10:52

[UK] Seeking out ‘easy targets’? Tobacco companies, health inequalities and public policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Department of Health held a consultation on the future of tobacco control, including a focus on reducing socioeconomic inequalities in smoking, to which tobacco companies made written submissions.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:51

[Bangladesh] Tobacco farming doubles in BD despite worry over ill effects

Campaigners made a fervent call for the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of farmers ... On the eve of the World Food Day -- October 16 -- they especially expressed worry about ill effects of aggressive expansion of the evil empire of tobacco on f
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:35

[Australia] The Use of Smoking Cessation and Quit Support Services by Socioeconomic Status Over 10 Years of the National Drug Strategy Household Survey

evidence suggests that low-SES smokers use quit services and support options equally to high-SES smokers, and thus access does not drive the SES differential in smoking. However, the findings are positive, suggesting that increasing the uptake of prescrip
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:50

[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco industry urged to help poor farmers with real support

An anti-tobacco group has called on tobacco industry to end “rhetoric” on World Food Day and provide real support to poor tobacco farmers. (bd)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:53

[Australia] The Difference Between Rigor and Specificity in Examining Methodologies for Analyzing Survey Data—Response to Commentary

In the current issue, we present evidence from four waves of Australian data over a decade, that indicate low-socioeconomic status (SES) smokers are accessing quit services and support options at a rate similar to higher SES smokers. Responding to this
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:49
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