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[California] PetaPixel Using Cigarettes to Connect with Strangers in SF

what would happen if the situation was reversed: instead of being asked for a cigarette I would offer them to random people from all walks of life. My next visit to San Francisco was to the Mission District on 24th St., I purchased a pack of Malboro and
PetaPixel (blog)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:37
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[Tanzania] Tobacco consumption affects food budget - Study

Prof Asmerom Kidane said that implementing the World Health Organisation (WHO) framework on tobacco control would help reduce the impact of cigarette and tobacco smoking on food poverty. “The report hypothesizes that the majority of smokers belong to a
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:23
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Towards a smoke-free tomorrow

India is serious. Sadly, Sri Lanka is not. The battle against the tobacco industry has only begun, it would seem. Let the authorities get more serious. Let them begin with imposing a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes. Let us look to a smoke-free Sri La
The Nation (lk)
added Jan 3, 2015 22:47
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[Canada] 18% of Ontario residents smoke cigarettes, 74% have tried to quit: poll

According to the Forum Research poll, smoking is most prevalent for those under the age of 55 and those who have a yearly income of less than $80,000. Of respondents who indicated they were smokers, 74 per cent said they have tried to quite several times
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jan 1, 2015 11:35
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[Tanzania] Cost of smoking dwarfs by half cigarette tax revenues

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year. “Most of the patients appear to be elderly males
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Dec 28, 2014 21:20
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[Africa] Tanzania Elderly surfer health cost due to smoking

According to a report titled “Health care costs attributable to smoking induced cardiovascular diseases in Tanzania,” the total costs of smoking in the country is 118.7 million US dollars per year.
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Dec 28, 2014 16:17
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[China] Discarded cigarette ashes could go to good use -- removing arsenic from water

scientists have come up with a new low-cost, simple way to remove arsenic using leftovers from another known health threat -- cigarettes. They report their method in ACS' journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.
American Chemical Society
added Dec 28, 2014 15:36
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[New York] Univera study notes anti-smoking momentum

the damaging habit remains a reality in many families and communities. Rates tend to be higher among the poor and undereducated – and continue to be more troubling in Erie and Niagara counties than other parts of New York, according to a study this week
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 27, 2014 12:24
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[UK] KIRKUP: Some people using foodbanks buy cigarettes instead of food

There are many disturbing facts and accounts in the Feeding Britain report ... I raise it because any attempt to discuss the problems of those people that doesn’t address their full spending patterns is incomplete and likely to fail.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 22, 2014 17:15
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Addressing the Social Determinants of Health to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities

the way tobacco control policies and programs have been adopted and implemented to reach and impact the most vulnerable segments of the population that have the highest rates of smoking; e.g., those with lower education and incomes. Education and income a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:51
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