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[Ohio] Survey: Smoking issues more likely in lower income households

A recent child well-being survey revealed that children in lower income families are more likely to live in a home where smoking is allowed, which the survey said presents a health hazard. The survey, underwritten by Interact for Health, Cincinnati Chil
Hillsboro (OH) Times-Gazette
added Sep 19, 2018 20:07
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Stopping the tobacco epidemic in low-and-middle income countries

At the upcoming Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC, countries from around the world will consider a carefully drafted, cost-effective Global Strategy for Tobacco Control, to help them step up their national efforts to stop th
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Sep 17, 2018 17:04
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[New York] Affordable vaping for smokers in poor countries branded 'a human rights issue'

Addressing a 300-strong audience of tobacco and vaping industry representatives, Helen Redmond, an expert in substance use at [NYU]'s Silver School of Social Work, said people in poor countries should not be priced out of nicotine-based products that cou
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 20:49
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AHA: More Work Needed to Curb Smoking Among Certain Groups

Native American and Alaska Native adults, African-American men, lesbian, gay and bisexual adults have the highest smoking rates, according to a recent CDC report. Rates also are high among the poor and those who have low educational attainment. The cons
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 14, 2018 01:27
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[Africa] MAGERO: DO TAX INCREASES ON TOBACCO HURT THE POOR ?

There are other strategies which may be more effective and fairer. One of those solutions is to make a less harmful alternatives available, such as electronic cigarettes or Swedish snus. E-cigarettes deliver the nicotine smokers are addicted to and simul
Medium
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Asia] ‘Tobacco companies targeting countries like Pakistan by glamorising cigarettes’

Owing to ineffective or lack of laws, multinational tobacco companies are now targeting people in developing countries, including Pakistan, by glamourising cigarettes and coming up with new but deadly products like ‘heating tobacco devices and E-cigarett
The News (pk)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:24
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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[UK] LANGLEY: Tobacco harm reduction: Making sure no one gets left behind

A key issue is how to facilitate the uptake of e-cigarette use among those who are most likely to benefit from them. In the UK e-cigarettes are used by a significant proportion of adult smokers and ex-smokers, and have been widely endorsed.(3-6) They are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2018 16:44
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ARCHIVE: DISCUSSION PAPER / THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL / AN ACCELERATOR FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PDF)

the case is clear - implementing the WHO FCTC is a powerful means for countries to improve the lives of their citizens, and to better the conditions and future outlook of their country.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 5, 2018 16:19
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[Australia] Smokers will keep on lighting up despite cigarettes hitting a $40

Smokers are facing a huge hit to their wallets when tax hikes push the price of a cigarette pack to almost $40 on Saturday - but many say they still won't quit. The second 12.5 per cent price rise in as many years drew scorn from smokers who said it hit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:46
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