Headlines Tagged with Class/Income Levels — 3,485 headlines found
“We have more than 20,000 … small-scale farmers growing tobacco … the industry is critical in reducing poverty levels.”... He was not alone in this opinion, a common refrain we heard in all three of our study countries (Kenya, Zambia and Malawi). It is o
Jan 1, 2018 The Conversation (au)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:38
The poorest of poor suffer the greatest burden from smokeless tobacco use: A study from 140 countries [[FREE FULL TEXT]
The majority of the burden of SLT use is on lower and lower middle income countries with the greatest burden on the poorest segments of the population in these countries.
Dec 22, 2017 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2017 21:00
Rural America continues to feel an economic pinch, as reflected in general-merchandise and tobacco sales for Casey’s General Stores Inc. falling toward the lower end of its 2%-4% same-store-sales projections for the company’s second quarter.
Dec 20, 2017 CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 22, 2017 20:55
If you look at a map of where tobacco use is highest, the states with the most smokers tend to be those with the fewest laws to keep tobacco marketing and other challenges in check. Laws work.
Dec 19, 2017 Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:58
The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in conjunction with the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, is pleased to announce a $1 million grant award from the Wisconsin Partnership Program. The grant will be provided over five years to First
Dec 19, 2017 Wisconsin Gazette
added Dec 22, 2017 01:37
E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]
E-cigarette awareness, ‘ever use’ and current use appear to be patterned by a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits no
Dec 13, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2017 05:02
"Deaths from smoking in Sweden has decreased among men and increased among women, particularly those with compulsory schooling. One possible explanation as to why men are less harmed by tobacco is snus. Snus isn't as dangerous as smoking, and it's much mo
Dec 11, 2017 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 12, 2017 17:08
What remains unknown is if children living in low-income countries are still exposed to SHS. Our study suggests that despite having a ban on smoking in public places, most primary school children in Dhaka, Bangladesh are still likely to be exposed to SHS.
Dec 7, 2017 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
In Oklahoma, three behaviors – poor diet, tobacco use and sedentary lifestyle – contribute to four conditions – cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, and diabetes -- that cause 60 percent of deaths. These deaths can be preven
Dec 11, 2017 The Oklahoman
added Dec 11, 2017 17:37
Cllr Preston said: “8.7 per cent of 15-year-olds in Bury are current smokers, a drop from 21 per cent in 2004.” She added a new Greater Manchester Tobacco Control Plan is expected which will be accommodated by a new Bury plan as the current tobacco contr
Dec 8, 2017 Bury Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:32