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TOC: The Economics of Tobacco Control (Part 2): Evidence from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Project / July 2015, Volume 24, Suppl 3 [FREE FULL TEXTS]

The heterogeneous effects of cigarette prices on brand choice in China: implications for tobacco control policy ' What cigarette price is required for smokers to attempt to quit smoking? Findings from the ITC Korea Waves 2 and 3 Survey ' Increasing availa
Tobacco Control
added Aug 5, 2015 08:28

Residential location affects pregnant women's likelihood of smoking

Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy when they live in areas where socio-economic resources are lower but also where smoking is more socially accepted, according to new study from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 5, 2015 07:52
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[UK] Children who have been bullied or admit they were bullies themselves 'more likely to be smokers'

Figures show that 15-year-olds who had bullied others were far more likely to be regular smokers (13%) than those who had not bullied others (5%). Meanwhile those who had been bullied were also twice as likely to be a regular smoker (7%) compared with t
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 5, 2015 07:46

[UK] North West 'heaviest area for young smokers'

Figures released by the HSCIC show that 8% of young people are current smokers, with girls more likely to have ever smoked (28%) than boys (21%). Its survey of 15-year-olds in England found those who had bullied others were far more likely to be regular
St Helens Reporter (uk)
added Aug 5, 2015 07:43

[UK] Disparity in prevalence of young smokers

Regional variations exist in the rates of adolescents aged 15 who smoke, a report released by the HSCIC has found. In the North East of England, 8% of young people reported that they were regular smokers, compared with 3% in London, which has the lowes
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Aug 5, 2015 07:39

Rural areas of East Texas have highest smoking rate in Texas

there is a disproportionate burden of tobacco use and tobacco-related illness in rural areas. In rural America, people are more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, and less likely to have access to a cessation program. In addition, smokeless tobacco
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added Aug 3, 2015 02:31

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Workers in Accommodation and Food Services — United States, 2011–2013

2.4 million workers in the accommodation and food services sector currently smoke cigarettes, and among those, prevalence was highest among males, non-Hispanic whites, persons with less education, those who live below the poverty level, those who have bee
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:11

Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adopting voluntary HWL policies in 1992 reduced likelihood of having FCTC compliant HWLs 21 years later. Legislators and other policymakers should not accept industry voluntary agreements in tobacco and be extremely cautious about accepting voluntary agre
Social Science & Medicine
added Jul 30, 2015 15:03
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[New Zealand] Heaviest smokers 'deprived' Maori

Maori women are the heaviest smokers because they are disenfranchised from health and employment, says a report to the Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB). The Maori Relationship Board reports, by Ngahiwi Tomoana, said a Domestic Violence Symposiu
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06

Altria Profit Tops Estimates as Smokers Spend Gas Savings

Altria has raised prices on its traditional cigarettes, which include the Marlboro and Virginia Slims brands, while also developing products for the faster-growing e-cigarette market. Low gas prices and rising wages for lower-income workers also are help
Bloomberg News
added Jul 30, 2015 05:33
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