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E-cigarette use common, especially among younger adults and those in the LBGTQ community

E-cigarette use is prevalent among U.S. adults, especially among men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons (LGBT); those who are unemployed; and those with chronic disease. E-cigarette use was also more common among those living in the South a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:44
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Smoking and HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa: A 25 Country Analysis of the Demographic Health Surveys

Having HIV was associated with a greater likelihood of smoking cigarettes as well as with using smokeless tobacco in sub-Saharan Africa. These tobacco use modalities were also associated with male sex and lower socioeconomic status
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 28, 2018 05:17
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[UK-Scotland] NHS report lays bare Scotland´s health inequalities

People living in Scotland’s poorest areas have double the rate of illness or early death than those in the wealthiest parts, an NHS study has found... Chief executive Sheila Duffy said: “We know that you’re nearly three times more likely to smoke if you
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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Evaluating the impact and equity of a tobacco-free pharmacy law on retailer density in New York City neighbourhoods

NYC’s tobacco-free pharmacy law substantially reduces tobacco retailer density overall, but the impact is not equal across neighbourhoods. In order to minimise disparities in the tobacco retail environment, local governments considering a similar ban shou
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 00:41
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Prevention and cessation best options to reduce tobacco-related heart disease

A new review--published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology--examines policies to achieve complete cigarette abstinence as part of efforts to reduce the risk of heart disease. "This manuscript is the second in an eight-part health
EurekAlert
added Aug 21, 2018 10:35
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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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[UK] How many people gave up smoking in YOUR town last year?

Charities have today slammed the 'postcode lottery' smokers face in seeking NHS help to give up their addiction to the killer habit. Public health budget cuts have meant thousands of smokers have been left to quit without the vital support they need to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:10
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[Canada] Smoking ban request draws rebuttal

“Prohibiting public consumption for cannabis tobacco or vaping hurts low-income residents because, traditionally, they rent their homes,” he said during a phone interview on Thursday from Toronto. “So they are not allowed to use those products in their o
Lethbridge (ALB) Herald (ca)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:48
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[Europe, USA] When social policy saves lives: Analysing trends in mortality inequality in the US and France

since information about the dangers of smoking eventually reached all parts of society and smoking rates are low across the entire socioeconomic spectrum in younger cohorts, it is likely that old age mortality gaps due to smoking-related causes will decre
VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 14:53
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Distributional health and financial benefits of increased tobacco taxes in Colombia: results from a modelling study

The tobacco tax increase passed by Colombia has substantial implications for the country’s population health and financial well-being, with large benefits likely to accrue to the two poorest quintiles of the population.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 9, 2018 22:55
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