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Cigarette Taxes on Disparities in Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy.

Conclusions. State cigarette taxes may be an effective population-level intervention to decrease racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in maternal smoking during pregnancy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jul 14, 2014 09:16

[Asia] 'Tobacco control at a crossroads in Bangladesh'

Bangladesh, among the top five countries in tobacco consumption, stands at a “critical juncture” in controlling it, president of the US-based Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) has said. (bd)
added Jul 12, 2014 15:19

Socioeconomic disparities in secondhand smoke exposure among US never-smoking adults: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1988–2010

Conclusions SHS exposure is still widespread among US never-smoking adults, and socioeconomic disparities for cotinine-indicated exposure have substantially increased in the past two decades.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2014 10:50

Cornell obtains $3M grant to study tobacco warnings

to examine how anti-smoking messages can be effective among youth, low-income and low-education groups. The FDA is the agency responsible for tobacco product warning labels, which must comply with recent federal court constitutional rulings on graphic wa
Cornell Chronicle
added Jul 11, 2014 12:29

[Asia, India] New club offers paid passive smoking to those who can't afford buying cigarettes

“This will help the rich feel rich, and the poor will be able to enjoy smoking at an affordable rate. This will also help in bridging the gap between the rich and the poor, and bring harmony in the society,” Smokalaya founder Naresh Agrawal explained the (in)
added Jul 11, 2014 06:52

America's Hookah-Smoking Teens Are Wealthy and White

The bubbling devices can now be found in suburban basements and college dorm rooms, and hookah lounges have proliferated in recent years. Smoking from a hookah carries many of the same risks as cigarettes. With water pipes not as portable, hookah users ar
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 8, 2014 16:27

Hookah Use Among US High School Seniors (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Adolescents of higher socioeconomic status appear to be at particularly high risk for hookah use in the United States. Prevention efforts must target this group as prevalence continues to increase.
added Jul 8, 2014 06:05

Hookah smoking 'rising in popularity' among teenagers

a new study published in the journal Pediatrics reveals the prevalence of hookah use among adolescents and determines which teenagers are most likely to use them. Hookahs, also known as water pipes, are tools used to smoke flavored tobacco. They consist
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jul 8, 2014 05:58

Wealthier teens more likely to smoke hookah: study

Researchers at New York University Langone Medical Center analyzed data from questionnaires given to several thousand high school seniors every year from 130 public and private schools in 48 states. The survey first added questions about hookah use in 2
added Jul 7, 2014 21:27

Are teens turning from cigarettes to hookahs? Study raises red flag.

New York University researchers had hypothesized that prevalence of hookah use would be highest among low-income students and minorities, following the trend line for cigarette smoking. However, analysis of data collected during 2010-2012 Monitoring the F
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 7, 2014 21:12
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