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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[UK-Scotland] Further action needed to reduce smoking inequalities, say experts

POOR Scots are still three times more likely to smoke than their more affluent counterparts despite a slew of anti-tobacco strategies, experts have said. However, the number of children exposed to second-hand smoke in Scottish homes has been cut from in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:10
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Tobacco retail environment near housing programmes for patients with mental health conditions in New York City

People with MH conditions residing in supportive housing in NYC encounter a heavy tobacco retail environment in close proximity to their home, and in some boroughs, one worse than non-MH residences. Implementing a ban on tobacco retail near public schools
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2017 01:33
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[UK-Scotland] Number of children exposed to second-hand smoke halved

An NHS Scotland and Edinburgh University review of the Scottish Government's tobacco control strategy also found a "downward trend in smoking prevalence". It also warned smoking continues to be a bigger problem in more deprived areas. The Scottish Gove
STV (uk)
added Aug 31, 2017 16:02
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[California] Moving Closer to a Smokefree L.A.

As part of their project, UCLA Center for Health and Policy Research is partnering with community-based organizations to take steps toward expanding smokefree apartment living in the city of Los Angeles. The project will reduce secondhand smoke exposure
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Aug 31, 2017 15:48
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[Michigan] A Word from Dr. Pfenninger about third-hand smoke

And now we have e-cigarettes. The potential for third-hand smoke problems is there also and have yet to be studied. The Food and Drug Administration noted that there has been no overall decline in tobacco use in the last five years in adolescents and you
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2017 15:32
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[UK] People living in deprived areas twice as likely to die from avoidable deaths, statistics show

Figures collated by the Office of National Statistics (ONS)...The statistics showed they were five times more likely to occur among males and and eight times more likely among females in the most deprived populations. Smoking the most likely contributory
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:17
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish anti-smoking strategy shows 'positive impact'

The review, conducted by the University of Edinburgh and NHS Health Scotland, said the tobacco control strategy had shown a "positive impact" over the past five years. However, the report's authors cautioned that smoking continued to be a bigger problem i
BBC Online
added Aug 31, 2017 15:15
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young activist focuses on helping the homeless population live tobacco-free

when Delaware native Kelsey Magill moved to Washington, D.C., she noticed the city’s large number of people experiencing homelessness—a population with less access to health care, but a greater risk of exposure to the nation’s leading cause of preventabl
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Allow smaller packs for smokers to curb illegal cigs’

“We see smaller packs as a pragmatic measure that will move adult smokers away from buying illegal cigarettes,” it said. Consumers who want to buy legal cigarettes but do not have enough cash to do so tend to opt for illegal packs, which retail between
The Star (my)
added Aug 27, 2017 08:22
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