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The association between tobacco control policy and educational inequalities in smoking cessation in the Netherlands from 1988 through 2011

policies introduced in the Netherlands after 2000 were positively associated with national trends in smoking cessation, whereas weaker policies introduced gradually before 2000 were not. However, these measures do not seem to have either widened or narrow
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 16, 2015 10:20
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HUMPHREYS: Why the wealthy stopped smoking, but the poor didn't

Poorer smokers simply have a hard time quitting, for at least three reasons: 1) Lower income smokers take longer and deeper drags...poor smokers often have to make quit-attempts alongside people who are continuing to smoke...likely to lag middle class pe
Washington Post
added Jan 14, 2015 12:40
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Children in poor families at risk for asthma, secondhand smoke

evaluated the relationship between poverty and evidence of nicotine exposure in children with asthma. The findings were published online on January 12 in the journal Pediatrics by researchers at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Children’s Hospital, Hershey, P
Examiner.com (National)
added Jan 12, 2015 20:19
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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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