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WARNER/POLLACK: The Nicotine Fix

America’s cigarette addiction may seem to be mostly over. But low-income Americans continue to smoke—and die—at alarming rates. A radical new strategy could help them quit once and for all... This mixed-modality tobacco-control regulatory strategy would
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 13, 2014 14:58
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[Nebraska] VIDEO: Cigar smoking fate unknown

Several people interviewed – non-smokers and smokers alike – said the ban was too intrusive on free choice. But beyond the general discontent of the recent ruling, there was a hidden trace of delight. Katrina Thomas, 37, a case manager for low-income fa
NewsNetNebraska (University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Journalism and Mass Communications)
added Nov 12, 2014 15:23
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[UK] Teenagers less likely to take up smoking ($$)

Researchers at Glasgow University found a 50 per cent drop in the numbers of 15-year-olds who tried smoking for the first time between 1990 and 2012 / The number of young people taking up smoking has dropped significantly in the past 20 years because of
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:05
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UK Tobacco controls a success in cutting smoking among adolescents

A new study, published today, reveals a significant drop in the number of young people taking up smoking over the last 20 years, as the UK has introduced a range of tobacco controls. However research findings also show inequalities in starting smoking
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:34
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Video Q&A: Tobacco-related mortality: past, present and future. An interview with Alan Lopez [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prof Lopez highlights how this epidemic emerged in the past, and how it is likely to progress in the future. He also discusses ways in which countries that currently have few or no tobacco-control policies in place can apply measures to curtail premature
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:59
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[UK] Socioeconomic position and early adolescent smoking development: evidence from the British Youth Panel Survey (1994–2008) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Increasing tobacco control in the UK is associated with reduced uptake and more quitting in early adolescence, but socioeconomic inequalities remain. Interventions should focus on reducing inequalities in initiation among early adolescents.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 8, 2014 07:55
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CVS Health Announces Major Expansion of CVS/pharmacy's Annual Free Health Screening Campaign

Project Health will feature CVS Health's smoking cessation program...includes four important elements: an assessment of the smoker's readiness to quit; information and tools needed to quit; medication support to help curb the desire to use tobacco; and on
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2014 08:36
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)* Among Persons Aged ≥55 Years, by Sex and Urbanization of County of Residence†— United States, 2009–2011

were associated with more rural localities, with rates increasing steadily from the least to the most rural county. For males, the age-adjusted COPD death rate in rural counties was 59% higher than in large central metropolitan counties (284.3 versus 178.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 6, 2014 14:53
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[UK] CLARK: Stopping cancer: don't tell people to quit smoking, ban it

Quit smoking campaigns, even when communicated to the broad public, reinforce tobacco exposure as an individual choice alone...a focus on individual behaviour provides cover for the tobacco, food, beverage, and alcohol industries as they expand into devel
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:59
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November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34
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