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America’s new tobacco crisis: The rich stopped smoking, the poor didn’t

As inequality in America continues expanding by many measures, smoking is a growing aspect of that divide that is a matter of life and death, with wealthier and more-educated Americans now largely spared the cost and deadly effects of the vice. Advocac
Washington Post
added Jun 14, 2017 13:51
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[UK-Scotland] DROP IN THE NUMBER OF SMOKERS LIGHTING UP IN DUNDEE

In all age groups apart from the over-65s, the number of smokers dropped between 2012 and 2015, according to statistics released by the Scottish Public Health Observatory. In Dundee, among adults aged 35-64, the number of smokers dropped from 33.35% to
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 13:32
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[UK] Tax hikes in emerging markets put brake on tobacco growth

And now there appears to be a rising trend among emerging market economies to hike taxes on the sector in a bid to raise money for their respective treasuries, something which has now been identified as a major brake on cigarette volumes.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:32
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[North Carolina] GUIGNARD: My Turn: We ought to thank smokers

So it may be the Golden Leaf Foundation is handing the money to these local schools. But the money comes indirectly from the poor, local cigarette smokers, and who is telling them thank you?
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Jun 11, 2017 20:42
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[Africa, Tanzania] JINGI: INTEGRITY FIRST : How tobacco politics impacts on human development

it is my belief that Tanzania has no reason to continue and promote tobacco farming, rather our politicians must now change their mindset in persuading tobacco farmers to substitute tobacco farming for other crops. Health is source of wealth.
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 11, 2017 13:37
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[Asia] 81L Indians quit tobacco in 7 yrs

Almost 81 lakh Indians quit tobacco in the last seven years, showcasing the impact of anti-tobacco campaigns. The campaigns, however, had only a limited reach among the people from a poor socio-economic background as khaini (smokeless tobacco) and bidi
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:16
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[Asia] Health Minister J P Nadda gets WHO award for India's tobacco control initiatives

Union Health Minister J P Nadda was today conferred the WHO Director-General's Special Recognition Award for accelerating India's tobacco control initiatives and taking bold measures to protect people against hazards of tobacco use.
Zee News (in)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:18
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[Asia] India Acts to Save Lives by Taxing Cigarettes, Bidis at Highest Rate

The GST negotiations in India featured intensive lobbying by every sector of the tobacco industry, including major cigarette companies, bidi “barons” and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. By subjecting tobacco to the highest GST rate, the government of In
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:41
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Advances Against Heart Disease Haven't Reached America's Poor: Studies

Poor people aren't getting the public health support they need to quit smoking and obtain good medical care so they can control their blood pressure -- or prevent high blood pressure in the first place, said Lloyd-Jones. He's chair of preventive medicin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 8, 2017 03:58
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[Asia, India] SHUKLA: Food, nay tobacco, for thought

unless we bring the affected community centre stage, alongside specialists and experts, we can happily (or rather sadly) keep on observing World No Tobacco Day forever.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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