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3 takeaways from the national cancer institute report on tobacco-related health disparities

1. Tobacco use today is characterized by gaps within “enormous progress.” / 2. Certain populations and patterns have been overlooked and more research is needed / 3. Tobacco control strategies can significantly reduce tobacco-related health disparities.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2017 16:29
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Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

For other indicators, including childhood overweight, suicide mortality, harmful alcohol use, smoking, and interpersonal violence mortality, performance was much more heterogeneous across levels of SDI, with many high-SDI countries performing relatively p
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:12
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Without clarity, wellness incentive goes up in smoke

“Not all tobacco cessation and wellness programs are created equal,” cautions Don Powell, Ph.D.... He suggests HR departments be advised to meet all the RAS criteria, including embracing approaches with a proven track record for success and a design that
Employee Benefit Adviser
added Sep 11, 2017 23:16
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[Asia, India] Stop targeting organisations working for tobacco control, hospital tells MHA

as the home ministry trains its guns on organisations working in tobacco control – the latest on the list is Bloomberg Philanthropies – a senior doctor from the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital has written to home minister Rajnath Singh against targeting of
Indian Express
added Sep 12, 2017 03:05
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[North Carolina] O’CONNOR: 1 in 7 Americans smoke – where you’ll find them

the poor will be even less able to buy health insurance. All of this looks like a bad recipe. Poor people getting sick from smoking but not having the insurance to pay their medical bills. Wealthier people are refraining from smoking, most likely staying
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 12, 2017 03:00
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[Isle of Man, UK] Smoking costs – how about a month off this October?

Stoptober, which encourages smokers to go smokefree for 28 days, launches on 1 October and the Department of Health and Social Care is again backing the annual campaign from NHS England which last year saw 2.5 million attempt to quit. Stoptober is based
Manxnet (im)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:30
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CHAPMAN: Fake news: is smoking really increasing in Australia?

The Australian newspaper ran a story guaranteed to go viral. The headline screamed: “More smokers lighting up, despite the costs”. The journalist, Adam Creighton, who has, grotesquely, written about tobacco control being like Nazism, reported on a claim b
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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[Australia] Illicit tobacco costing taxpayers $4 billion per year

Authorities have provided information suggesting criminal tobacco networks are managing to avoid more than $4 billion a year in excise taxes. It has been reported that the criminal networks are using the profits from selling illicit tobacco to fund acti
Convenience & Impulse Retailing Magazine (au)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:01
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Why Smoking Rates in the Military Are So High

Big Tobacco deliberately targeted young servicemen and women...Truth Initiative Chief Operating Officer Dave Dobbins. "Then we figured out that they gave away samples in the past to the military, used military people in ads, held special events on bases.
How Stuff Works
added Sep 6, 2017 15:31
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[Germany] Illegal tobacco trade costs country billions

Illicit trading in the tobacco industry is costing the country billions. It’s also leading to job losses. Now the industry wants the government to intervene. Today Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, visited British American Tobacco’s
eNCA (za)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:00
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