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The Methodological Quality and Effectiveness of Technology-Based Smoking Cessation Interventions for Disadvantaged Groups: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Few methodologically rigorous studies were identified. Mobile phone text-messaging, computer- and website-delivered quit support showed promise at increasing quit rates among Indigenous, psychiatric and inpatient substance use disorder patients. Further
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:16
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Trends in Absolute and Relative Educational Inequalities in Adult Smoking Since the Early 2000s: The Case of Germany [FREE FULL TEXT]

In the course of declining smoking rates, educational inequalities in smoking persisted in both absolute and relative terms. In men, relative inequalities in smoking may even have widened within only 9 years. Tobacco control policies should not only be t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:11
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A Proactive Smoking Cessation Intervention for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Smokers: The Role of Smoking-Related Stigma [FREE FULL TEXT]

interventions which utilize proactive outreach to stimulate interest in quitting and offer facilitated access to free cessation treatments are an effective treatment approach for these hard-to-reach smokers. These strategies may be particularly effective
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:08
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STEINBERG: Harms and Benefits of Stigmatizing Smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

At minimum, we must focus more on efforts to provide better, more accessible treatment options, which are likely to result in lower smoking prevalence in the remaining smokers without further marginalizing these groups as nondesirable.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 10, 2018 19:58
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q&a: how big tobacco preys on low-income communities

nearly 20 million viewers of the 2018 GRAMMY Awards watched Dr. Jennifer Pearson explain how the tobacco industry continues to sell products that kill 1,300 Americans every day: by targeting lower-income communities and enhancing the addictiveness of cig
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 8, 2018 21:07
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[Australia] Jobless woman on $666 a fortnight from Centrelink shares her budget and claims she can't afford the 'basics for survival' (but she still manages to find $65 for cigarettes and $20 for cat food)

A woman has complained her Centrelink allowance is not enough to cover her fortnightly budget, which includes $65 for cigarettes and $20 for cat food. The Adelaide woman took to social media to ask for advice after revealing her $666 welfare payment did
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
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Secondhand smoke affects 44% of New Yorkers: Report

A new report from the city’s Health Department shows 4 percent of adult New Yorkers said they are exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke in their home from an outside source. The numbers were especially high in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods in
amNew York
added Feb 6, 2018 04:29
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VIDEO: STUDY: TWO OUT OF FIVE NEW YORKERS EXPOSED TO SECONDHAND SMOKE AT HOME

The Health Department released a new "Vital Signs" report on secondhand smoke exposure, and smoke-free housing policies in the city. It found 44 percent of New Yorkers in 2016 were exposed to cigarette smoking while inside their homes. Exposure was hig
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Feb 5, 2018 23:41
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Brazil’s Supreme Court upholds landmark ban on flavours and additives in tobacco products

In a landmark victory for tobacco control and public health, Brazil’s Supreme Court of Justice has rejected a constitutional challenge from the tobacco industry against a resolution from the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) that banned all fl
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:37
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Who’s Still Smoking: Report Highlights Populations Still at Risk

“The high prevalence of cigarette smoking among vulnerable populations is one of the most pressing challenges facing the tobacco control community,” write the authors. “More attention to and support for promising novel interventions, in addition to new a
American Cancer Society
added Feb 2, 2018 15:59
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