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[India] ALMEIDA: Smoking Kills, But So Does Patriarchy

The trend of curbing a woman’s freedom exists across India...While the act of smoking itself is not a liberator or emancipator for women, despite what big tobacco would have us believe, the freedom of choice to smoke or not to smoke, is.
FII - Feminism in India (in)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:50
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[Canada] With tobacco and candy, North America counts its homeless

Vancouver’s 500 trained volunteers ask 17 questions as they cover 200 routes through the city, doling out tokens of appreciation: candy as well as tobacco ties, a small cloth pouch filled with tobacco that indigenous Canadians use for prayers. Forty perc
Reuters
added Jul 3, 2018 15:54
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[UK-Scotland] ScotGov unveils new tobacco proposals

new five-year action plan ‘Raising Scotland’s Tobacco-free Generation’ include restricting the number of retailers allowed to sell tobacco, “particularly where smoking rates are highest such as in more deprived communities”; introducing further price incr
Scottish Grocer (uk)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:38
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Mexico: children toil in tobacco fields as reforms fail to fix poverty

The Guardian visited with the family at the start of harvest season in mid-February, when they were weary after making the gruelling journey to the lowlands of Nayarit, as they do every year, on foot and rickety bus. They, like most of the tobacco picke
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:47
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[Mid-east] EDITORIAL: Stop Rising Tobacco Use in Africa and the Middle East: Editorial

Public health specialists in developed countries have spent decades learning how to fight back — and have saved lives by the millions. Countries in the Middle East and Africa simply need to follow suit.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 28, 2018 03:45
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[UK] Child labour rampant in tobacco industry

Child labour in tobacco is rampant and on the increase... Evidence from three continents shows how children aged 14 and under are kept out of school and employed in hard and sometimes harmful physical labour to produce the tobacco leaf that fills cigare
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:28
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Receipt of tobacco direct mail/email discount coupons and trajectories of cigarette smoking behaviours in a nationally representative longitudinal cohort of US adults

Conclusions Tobacco direct mail/email coupons encourage and sustain smoking and disproportionately affect lower socioeconomic populations.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2018 14:46
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[Switzerland] COP 8 Scholarship Applications Are Now Open

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) is proud to provide a limited number of travel grants to select individuals from FCA member organizations in low and middle income countries, to attend the Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP8) in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 18, 2018 23:58
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Socioeconomic Disparities in Electronic Cigarette Use and Transitions from Smoking

more educated smokers are more likely to switch to exclusive e-cigarette use than less educated smokers. Such differential switching may exacerbate socioeconomic disparities in smoking-related morbidity and mortality, but lower the burden of tobacco-relat
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:22
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tobacco use in the military

The Department of Defense should prohibit all tobacco use on military installations and stop selling tobacco products in commissaries and exchanges. Congressional requirements for designated smoking areas at Veterans Affairs health care facilities should
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 14, 2018 09:39
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