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[Australia] Use of Smoking Cessation and Quit Support Services by Socioeconomic Status Over 10 Years of the National Drug Strategy Household Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

low-SES smokers use quit services and support options equally compared with high-SES smokers; thus, access does not drive the SES differential in smoking. However, the findings are positive, suggesting that increasing the uptake of prescription medication
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 4, 2014 13:25
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[New York] Trajectories of Cigarette Smoking From Adolescence to Adulthood as Predictors of Unemployment Status [FREE FULL TEXT]

Intervention programs designed to deal with unemployment should consider focusing on heavy/continuous and occasional cigarette smokers as risk factors for unemployment.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 4, 2014 13:17

[Asia-pacific] Chronic Diseases Are Killing More in Poorer Countries

Deaths from chronic diseases have risen by more than 50 percent in low- and middle-income countries over the past two decades, according to the report, by the Council on Foreign Relations...more exposure to health risks, such as...lax antismoking laws
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2014 12:47

[California] COBB: Another View: Tax hikes on smokes save lives

Walters makes the tired charge that the tobacco tax is “regressive,” but a closer examination exposes this tobacco company talking point and, in fact, makes the case for itself. The facts show lower income people are more price sensitive to changes in ci
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 3, 2014 19:13

[UK] Family Spending, 2014 Edition - ONS

Living Costs and Food Survey / UK households spent an average of £517 a week in 2013. See table A1 (153.5 Kb Excel sheet) for the full breakdown of expenditure. .. Categories: Economy, Personal Finances, Consumers and Customers, Personal Expenditure Freq
added Dec 3, 2014 12:06

[UK] Staying-in fashion: Britons spending more on rent and home entertainment

Spending on alcohol, cigarettes and drugs fell from £18.20 a week at the start of the century to £12 in 2013.... the poorest 10% spend £2.40 a week on tobacco, compared with £2.80 spent by the richest.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 3, 2014 12:04

New Survey Shows Need for Kenya to Take Strong Action to Save Lives from Tobacco Use

An estimated 2.5 million Kenyans — over 11 percent of the country’s adult population — currently use tobacco, according to the first Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) ever conducted in Kenya.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:25

[UK] DODDS: Plain packaging on cigarettes: Where does it all end?

if some legislative blunt object can prolong thousands or tens of thousands of lives per year, how patronising or silly does it need to be before we refuse those gains?
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:58

[California] WALTERS: Smoking tax hike would punish poor

Or would it encourage them to deprive themselves and their families of vital consumer goods, such as food, to finance their habits, or perhaps make California a more lucrative venue for cigarette smugglers and black-market suppliers?
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 1, 2014 06:26

U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

the rate of cigarette smoking has dropped from about 21 percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2013. That means the number of cigarette smokers dropped from 45.1 million to 42.1 million, despite the increasing population, according to the U.S. Centers for Disea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 28, 2014 12:12
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