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Black and Hispanic Americans have a harder time quitting cigarettes. Will this study find a way to help?

Black and Hispanic Americans, especially those with low income and education levels... Given such obstacles, what could help these smokers quit? The federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $11 million to a team of researchers, le
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:47
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Low-income, rural kids at higher risk for second- or third-hand smoke exposure

Infants and toddlers in low-income, rural areas may be at higher risk for second- and third-hand smoke than previously reported, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. Approximately 15 percent of children in the study tested
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:34
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[UK] How many pregnant women smoke in your town? Map reveals expectant mothers in North East Lincolnshire are 11 times more likely to have the bad habit than those in London

NHS figures have named and shamed the areas where the most expectant mothers are guilty of smoking cigarettes. Around a quarter of mothers-to-be in North East Lincolnshire are known smokers - with similar rates in Blackpool and Mansfield. In compariso
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:51
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Smoke Exposure High in Low-Income, Nonurban Infants

Infants from low-income, nonurban families have a high magnitude of environmental smoke exposure, according to a study published... 12 percent of infants registered cotinine values of ≥12 ng/mL, consistent with active smoking in adults
Doctors Lounge
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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[Massachusetts] Provincetown Board of health pushes for smoke-free incentives

In an effort to stub out secondhand smoke complaints from tenants at affordable and community housing developments, the board of health is seeking to amend the town’s bylaws to incentivize developers and managers to implement smoking policies.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 7, 2018 12:28
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Keeping smoking affordable in higher tax environments via smoking thinner roll-your-own cigarettes: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey 2006–15

Taxation of RYO should increase considerably in the UK and Australia so that RYO and FM cigarettes are taxed equivalently to reduce RYO attractiveness and inequalities. Other measures to reduce the price differentials, including taxing RYO solely on weig
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27
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Magnitude and Chronicity of Environmental Smoke Exposure Across Infancy and Early Childhood in a Sample of Low-Income Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

Young children from low-income, nonurban communities appear to bear a higher burden of secondhand smoke exposure than previous studies have reported. Results contribute to understanding populations at greater risk, as well as specific, potentially mallea
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 7, 2018 06:14
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[UK] Roll-your-own cigarette use and smoking cessation behaviour: a cross-sectional population study in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

RYO cigarette smokers appear to have lower motivation to quit and lower incidence of quit attempts but similar success of quit attempts. The lower cost of RYO smoking appears to mediate the lower incidence of quit attempts among RYO users.
British Medical Journal
added Dec 5, 2018 17:31
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[UK] Smokers who roll their own less inclined to quit

found that only 15.9% of the smokers who mainly rolled their own cigarettes were highly motivated to quit, compared to 20.3% of those who mainly smoked factory-made cigarettes. The study found that the major reason for roll-your-own (RYO) smokers' disinc
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:29
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Neighborhood Differences in Alternative Tobacco Product Availability and Advertising in New York City: Implications for Health Disparities

The marketing of inexpensive, combusted tobacco products disproportionately saturates low-income, minority communities, while potentially lower risk, noncombusted products are more accessible in largely White and higher income neighborhoods. This pattern
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 5, 2018 17:08
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