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U.S. Chamber Interference in Countries’ Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use: Country Case Studies

The U.S. Chamber and its European AmCham affiliates, expressing many of the same arguments used by the tobacco industry, intervened at a number of points during TPD negotiations arguing that proposed measures such as standardized packaging (also known as
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Jul 16, 2015 13:23
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New Report Details How U.S. Chamber of Commerce Helps Tobacco Industry Fight Life-Saving Policies in Over a Dozen Countries

shows that the U.S. Chamber’s pro-tobacco activities span the globe and often target low- and middle-income countries vulnerable to bullying by the economic might of the leading U.S. business lobby. These countries include Burkina Faso, El Salvador, Jamai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 16, 2015 13:14
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TOC: Themed Issue on Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

Outcomes of a Tailored Intervention for Cigarette Smoking Cessation Among Latinos Living With HIV/AIDS / Social Branding to Decrease Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Young Adult Smoking / Correlates of Adherence to Varenicline Among HIV+ Smokers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2015 17:35
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EDITORIAL: Interventions to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Disparities [FREE FULL TEXT]

A major conclusion in the 1998 report was that prevention and cessation efforts in racial/ethnic communities are limited by underdeveloped tobacco control infrastructures and low levels of resources for research, program development, and program dissemi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 15, 2015 17:32
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ARCHIVE: Editorial: Peer reviewed journals, science and social justice

Tobacco Control has benefited from opportunities to enhance connections with authors and potential authors from low/middle income countries (LMICs)...consideration of both the relative advantages enjoyed by some authors and the lessons less-privileged col
Tobacco Control
added Jul 14, 2015 14:28
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AUDIO: California ballot measure seeks signatures for cigarette tax

Analysis by the California Budget and Policy Center of 2012's Proposition 29 tobacco tax initiative found a tobacco tax increase would disproportionately affect low-income Californians, who spend a larger share of their incomes on tobacco products.
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added Jul 14, 2015 11:24
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Tobacco Control and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Adolescent Smoking in Europe

Countries with stronger tobacco control policies tend to have lower smoking rates. We are unable to demonstrate significant socioeconomic inequalities in the effect of tobacco control policies on adolescent smoking.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
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Time to quit / Even though it is clear how to get people to stop smoking, rates are still rising in many countries—even some in the rich world

Yet everybody now knows how to get people to quit: hike taxes, ban smoking indoors and advertising, publicise the health risks and help smokers to quit. Countries that follow these steps can see smoking rates fall fast: Uruguay’s fell from 33% to 25% in
The Economist
added Jul 9, 2015 15:44
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LETTER: Don't tax e-cigarettes out of smokers' wallets

The proposed tax hike threatens to make these products unaffordable for low-income smokers looking for an effective way to quit. And, while more than 40 states have banned the sale of these products to minors, the District is more concerned about taxing
Washington Post
added Jul 1, 2015 22:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Antismoking group hits cheaper cigarettes

An antismoking group, the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), called on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Sunday to assess the impact of the looming entry of cheaper tobacco products into the local market as its presence could sabota
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:34
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