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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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Graphic health warnings on tobacco packets and containers: compliance status in Bangladesh

Effective implementation of GHW labels in low-income and middle-income countries requires awareness-raising among key stakeholders, combined with focused monitoring and compliance strategies. This should take into account different product categories and
Tobacco Control
added Jun 13, 2018 06:27
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Cost-effectiveness analysis of smoking cessation interventions using cell phones in a low-income population

Discussion Cell phone interventions for low socioeconomic groups are a cost-effective use of healthcare resources. Intensive Care was the most cost-effective strategy both for men and women.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 10, 2018 22:35
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Strengthening Policy-Relevant Tobacco Research Capacity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges, Opportunities and Lessons Learned

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 8, 2018 19:14
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