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[UK] FIVE YEAR FORWARD VIEW (PDF)

Incentivising and supporting healthier behaviour. England has made significant strides in reducing smoking, but it still remains our number one killer. More than half of the inequality in life expectancy between social classes is now linked to higher smo
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 09:21
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[China] Illiterate Chinese farmer who claimed he didn't know it was illegal to smoke on planes is fined £170 after lighting up at 35,000ft

He had to give up his travel documents during the investigation and the period he had spent in Hong Kong had cost the man a quarter of his income for the year. His holiday was meant to be free - a gift from his niece. The court heard that a steward on f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:31
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[Asia, China] Chinese farmer who lit up cigarette on Cathay flight 'didn't know it was illegal as he can't read'

A Chinese farmer who saw his "free trip" turn into an expensive nightmare after lighting up a cigarette in-flight was illiterate and had no idea smoking on planes was illegal, a court heard. Xu Miaoqing, 61, from mainland China, made headlines after bei
South China Morning Post
added Jan 10, 2015 15:39
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[District of Columbia] LEGACY STUDY FINDS LOWER PRICES FOR CIGARETTES NEAR HIGH SCHOOLS WITH MORE PRICE-SENSITIVE POPULATIONS, POTENTIALLY CONTRIBUTING TO TOBACCO-RELATED HEALTH DISPARITIES

“Cigarette Price Variation Around High Schools: Evidence From Washington DC”, and published in Health & Place, observed a strong association between the lowest cigarette pack price at retail outlets and the nearest high school type, with the lowest pack p
American Legacy Foundation
added Jan 8, 2015 08:47
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Long After Loss of its Glamorous Image, Smoking Keeps a Tight Grip on the Mentally Ill

“Smoking has moved from the glamorous to the more marginalized,”... Nonetheless, doctors, psychiatrists and counselors have been reluctant to attack this problem, various experts say, for a number of reasons. A major one is a lingering, but dubious, assu
FairWarning
added Jan 7, 2015 18:01
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[California] Homeless Shelters Go Tobacco-Free

Good Samaritan shelters are beginning 2015 on a healthy note, implementing a new smoke-free policy at 11 of their emergency sites in Santa Maria and Lompoc. Effective January 5, the shelters won’t allow tobacco and e-cigarette usage on their premises and
Santa Barbara (CA) Independent
added Jan 7, 2015 15:21
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[California] PetaPixel Using Cigarettes to Connect with Strangers in SF

what would happen if the situation was reversed: instead of being asked for a cigarette I would offer them to random people from all walks of life. My next visit to San Francisco was to the Mission District on 24th St., I purchased a pack of Malboro and
PetaPixel (blog)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:37
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[Tanzania] Tobacco consumption affects food budget - Study

Prof Asmerom Kidane said that implementing the World Health Organisation (WHO) framework on tobacco control would help reduce the impact of cigarette and tobacco smoking on food poverty. “The report hypothesizes that the majority of smokers belong to a
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:23
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Towards a smoke-free tomorrow

India is serious. Sadly, Sri Lanka is not. The battle against the tobacco industry has only begun, it would seem. Let the authorities get more serious. Let them begin with imposing a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes. Let us look to a smoke-free Sri La
The Nation (lk)
added Jan 3, 2015 22:47
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[Canada] 18% of Ontario residents smoke cigarettes, 74% have tried to quit: poll

According to the Forum Research poll, smoking is most prevalent for those under the age of 55 and those who have a yearly income of less than $80,000. Of respondents who indicated they were smokers, 74 per cent said they have tried to quite several times
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jan 1, 2015 11:35
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