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[Asia, Thailand] Anti-smoking drive aimed at workers

Almost 90% of low-income workers dealt with by a people's rights association tend to smoke, struggle with debt and have a low quality of life, a study has shown. Arunee Sito, head of a Samut Prakan-based association to promote people's rights and a coor
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 3, 2014 22:20
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[Germany] Alcoholics and drug addicts given beer and tobacco in return for cleaning city

A controversial project will see alcoholics and drug addicts given beer, tobacco, food and small amounts of cash in return for cleaning the streets. Social workers will work closely with participants in the 'Pick Up' programme, who will collect rubbish
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 14:29
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[UK-Scotland] Smokers in poor areas quit the habit

EFFORTS to help people living in some of the most deprived areas of Scotland to stop smoking appear to be having an impact, according to new figures. In deprived communities 70,162 people said they had successfully given up smoking for at least a month
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:21
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[UK-Scotland] Quit targets met in smoking drive

Efforts to help people living in some of the most deprived areas of Scotland to stop smoking appear to be having an impact, according to new figures.
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:20
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[India] 'Uthak Baithak' new penalty for penniless public smokers

Indore:...they caught two people while smoking at public place at Regal square on Thursday evening. They were asked to pay a fine of Rs. 200 each, but since they did not have the enough amount, hence they were asked to ‘do 10 sit-ups holding ears’, which
Free Press Journal (in)
added Sep 30, 2014 04:55
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The prevalence of brand switching among adult smokers in the USA, 2006–2011: findings from the ITC US surveys

Nearly half of smokers in the USA switched their cigarette brand or brand style within a year. Switching between brands may be more price motivated, while switching within brands may be motivated by price and other brand characteristics such as product le
Tobacco Control
added Sep 27, 2014 13:50
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[UK] Interactive website helps lower-income smokers to stop smoking

People with lower incomes attempting to quit smoking are 36% more likely to succeed if they use a new interactive website called 'StopAdvisor' than if they use a static information website, finds a randomised controlled trial led by UCL researchers. The
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:51
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[Australia] VIDEO: The Seduction of Smoking: Four Corners Special

In this special edition of Four Corners, running over two nights, award-winning reporter Peter Taylor investigates the state of the industry. He talks to the head of British American Tobacco, who delivers a clear admission that smoking is harmful to heal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 25, 2014 12:11
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Smoking policy change at a homeless shelter: Attitudes and effects

Expected effects of the partial ban were similar to actual effects. Partial outdoor smoking bans may be well supported by homeless shelter residents and may have a positive impact on shelter resident health.
Addictive Behaviors
added Sep 23, 2014 06:39
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Researchers study impact of smoking ban in homeless shelter

Instituting a partial smoking ban at a homeless shelter can lead to a reduction in expired carbon monoxide levels, an indicator of exposure to cigarette smoke, and may have positive effects on shelter residents' health, according to new research. The Uni
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 23, 2014 06:39
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