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High Risk Alternative Tobacco Products Disproportionately Sold In Low-Income Communities

Retailers in minority and low-income communities are more likely to sell and advertise the most inexpensive and risky alternative tobacco products, according to a new study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Potentially les
ScienceBlog
added Dec 4, 2018 15:43
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[UK-Wales] Calls For Greater Quit Smoking Support For Renters After Figures Reveal High Smoking Rates

NEW figures on smoking in Wales reveal renters are the most likely to smoke, leading to calls for more support to help them quit. The figures, based on a survey carried out for ASH Wales by YouGov, reveal smoking prevalence among social housing residents
Wales247 (uk)
added Dec 3, 2018 15:29
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[Asia, China] KIDWAI: Time to stub out smoking

tough measures are required to reduce smoking rates. The government should extend the ban on smoking in public places nationwide and strictly monitor its implementation...Many experts advocate raising prices of cigarettes, but I believe that's a wrong mov
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17
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[Europe] Anti-tobacco groups present in Brussels their plan for Spain to stop smoking

presented today in the European Parliament the so-called "Declaration of Madrid", which proposes measures to limit the active and passive consumption of cigarettes in Spain, where tobacco causes 50,000 deaths per year . "We are here because the main publ
Spain's News
added Nov 29, 2018 20:23
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Association of low income with pulmonary disease progression in smokers with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [FREE FULL TEXT]

Those who reported annual income <USD 15 000 per year were “low-income” and the remainder “higher income”. Baseline demographics, symptoms, computed tomography (CT) imaging, and 5-year change in spirometry and CT metrics were characterised by group. The
European Respiratory Journal
added Nov 28, 2018 19:14
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[UK] LINDLEY: Intervening on smoking exceeds social landlords’ remit and risks stigma ($$)

Inside Housing (uk)
added Nov 28, 2018 18:58
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On 20th Anniversary of State Tobacco Settlement (the MSA), It’s Time for Bold Action to Finish the Fight Against Tobacco

The 20th anniversary of the tobacco settlement is an opportunity to review our progress and remaining challenges...policymakers at all levels must fully implement the proven strategies that have driven our progress and ensure they reach all Americans. The
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:45
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Does outpatient cardiac rehabilitation help patients with acute myocardial infarction quit smoking? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Most smokers with acute myocardial infarction do not attend outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. • Older, less educated, poor, and uninsured smokers were less likely to participate. • Smokers who participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilita
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:45
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[UK] Calls for council tenants to be banned from smoking at home as figures show they are THREE times more likely to do so than house owners

Residents in council housing who are three-times more likely to smoke than owner-occupiers should be given access to vaping kits to help them quit, a new report has claimed. Researchers found 35 per cent of residents in social housing smoked, compared w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 22, 2018 02:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: The cost of smoking

Just recently, the Philippines hosted the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum which gathered local and international experts from the fields of science, technology, policy and consumer advocacy from across Asia-Pacific as well as Europe and the United States.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:57
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