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Sickest states do little to snuff out smoking

States hit hardest by the ravages of tobacco are often the least aggressive at hitting back, a USA TODAY analysis...a deadly culture of smoking lingers, which officials say is fueled relentlessly by tobacco companies targeting...Kentucky, Tennessee, Miss
USA Today
added Nov 9, 2015 21:48
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22 wealthy nations that smoke the most

1. Greece — 38.9% The biggest smokers in the OECD are the Greeks: 43.7% of men smoke in Greece and 34% of women do. Like Latvia and many other countries on this list, Greece has a big problem with illegal cigarette smuggling. A recent report estimated t
Business Insider
added Nov 8, 2015 21:10
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers migrating to vapes, contraband cigarettes – CAPS

Yapp pointed out that the immediate effect of this extreme price hike on cigarettes, where most now cost RM17 per pack, is that smokers are migrating to vapes and contraband cigarettes. “Now vapes is a new thing but contraband cigarretes are not. It is
Borneo Post (my)
added Nov 8, 2015 21:00
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers migrating to vapes, contraband cigarettes – CAPS

Yapp pointed out that the immediate effect of this extreme price hike on cigarettes, where most now cost RM17 per pack, is that smokers are migrating to vapes and contraband cigarettes. “Now vapes is a new thing but contraband cigarretes are not. It is
Borneo Post (my)
added Nov 8, 2015 21:00
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Why Are Some Americans Smoking More?

A confluence of factors -- from a better jobs market to cheaper gasoline to reductions in government anti-smoking programs -- are driving a months-long pickup in cigarette sales, analysts say. If current trends hold, 2015 could mark the first year since
Bloomberg News
added Nov 7, 2015 02:38
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[UK] Ten-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations across the world - but the US lags far behind

Tobacco intake showed a surprising variation across nations. Iceland is the only country in which more women smoked than men, but the overall rate of tobacco consumption was among the lowest among rich countries. The largest disparity among OECD nations
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:11
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Nepal: report card on progress in tobacco control

Most high income countries have been able to combat the tobacco epidemic with strict regulations. Nepal is well on the way, aiming for a 25% reduction in the relative mortality from NCDs by 2025 (the 25 by 25 goal). Effective implementation of the anti-t
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Nov 6, 2015 21:05
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[UK] POVERTY CALCULATOR: Estimates of poverty in England adjusted for expenditure on tobacco (xls)

"When net income and smoking expenditure is taken into account, 1.4m or 27% of households with a smoker fall below the poverty line*" "If these smokers were to quit, 418,127 households in England would be elevated out of poverty."
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2015 11:47
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[UK] Health Inequalities Resource Pack

The pack is designed as a set of pragmatic tools... Smoking also causes many people to fall below the poverty line. It is estimated that over a million people could be raised out of poverty if people in their household quit smoking. This poverty calculato
ASH London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2015 11:33
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School personnel smoking, school-level policies, and adolescent smoking in low- and middle-income countries

the link between personnel and teacher smoking on school grounds, and student smoking in 62 low-income and middle-income countries...Low-income and middle-income countries may reduce smoking among young people by banning smoking for teachers and school pe
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2015 08:22
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