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Comprehensive Report Says Tobacco Control Must Be Highest Priority in Cancer Control

More than half of the 26% decline in cancer mortality rates in the U.S. since 1991 is due to reductions in tobacco smoking. Despite this progress, tobacco smoking remains the most common cause of cancer and cancer death The highest priority in a national
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:18

E‐cigarette use in England 2014‐2017 as a function of socioeconomic profile.

From 2014‐2017 in England, e‐cigarette use was greater among smokers from higher compared with lower socioeconomic status (SES) groups, but this difference attenuated over time. Use during a quit attempt was similar across SES groups. Use by long‐term ex
Wiley Online Library
added Oct 12, 2018 13:58

[UK] E-cigarette use shifts towards lower socioeconomic groups

The use of e-cigarettes among smokers has shifted from more affluent early adopters to being used more widely across all socioeconomic groups, according to new UCL research.
University College London (uk)
added Oct 12, 2018 13:57

Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint mirrors entire countries — cost of cigarettes should reflect the environmental damage, WHO says

there are now more smokers than ever before, in absolute numbers. Overall, 933 million people smoked every day in 2015, 80% of which are men. To meet this demand, six trillion cigarettes are manufactured each year — that’s a lot of tobacco. According to
ZME Science
added Oct 9, 2018 17:23

[Montana] LETTER: Don't buy tobacco industry's lies on I-185

the tobacco industry targets low-income communities, marketing flavored brands that are thought to be especially addictive and giving huge discounts to hook people on tobacco products. We don’t have to take this — that’s what citizens' initiatives are f
The Missoulian
added Oct 9, 2018 17:14

Parental tobacco use and child death: analysis of data from demographic and health surveys from South and South East Asian countries

Both smoked tobacco and smokeless tobacco policies should be aggressively implemented in public places and workplaces in developing countries, because they stimulate voluntary smoke and smokeless tobacco-free policies in homes.
International Journal of Epidemiology
added Oct 8, 2018 22:34

Feasibility of a smartphone-based tobacco treatment for HIV-infected smokers

Smartphone-based tobacco treatment for PLWH was feasible and achieved moderate-high rates of engagement and satisfaction in a middle-aged, ethnic/racial minority group in the poorest urban community...we explore the feasibility and preliminary efficacy o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 5, 2018 20:34

CALDER: E-Cig Regulation Likely to Burn Low-Income Americans

First, low-income and low-skill Americans are more likely to smoke traditional cigarettes, and ... heavily. .. Second, when it comes to quitting smoking, poor and less-educated Americans have the hardest time....Third, poor and less-educated Americans are
added Oct 3, 2018 18:54

[Switzerland] Framework Convention On Tobacco Control Conference Opens With Calls For More Efforts In Less-Developed Countries

the WHO reported that that nearly two-thirds of the 181 states parties to the {FCTC] have developed strategies ‘to prevent tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies.’ As a result of the treaty, countries have increased taxes on tobacco,
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
added Oct 3, 2018 17:54

Tobacco control measures are working, but too slowly in less-developed countries: WHO

At an international meeting on tobacco control in Geneva, the WHO reported that that nearly two-thirds of the 181 States parties to the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) have developed strategies “to prevent tobacco industry interfe
UN News Service
added Oct 2, 2018 19:26
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