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[New York] Report: More tobacco retailers in low-income neighborhoods

A state study released Monday shows that tobacco retailers are more prevalent in neighborhoods with higher proportions of minority and low-income New Yorkers. The report from the state Department of Health examined the relationship between demographics
New York Journal News
added Apr 23, 2013 13:10
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[UK] Research influences tobacco guidelines

THE WORK of a local researcher has contributed towards new health guidelines on smokeless tobacco and oral cancer. Professor David Moles, of the Oral Health Services Research department at the Plymouth University Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, publi
This is Devon (Western Morning News) (uk)
added Oct 29, 2012 14:21
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[Mexico] A longitudinal study of electronic cigarette use and onset of conventional cigarette smoking and marijuana use among Mexican adolescents

Adolescents who had tried e-cigarettes were more likely to have tried conventional cigarettes and marijuana 20 months later. Although e-cigarettes have been banned in Mexico, it is likely that additional policies and public health campaigns are needed to
Science Direct
added Oct 26, 2017 21:23
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Monograph 22: A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities (TRHD) across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—a
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:15
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[China] Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The cigarettes obtained through online transactions were imported by smoking or non-smoking Chinese immigrants and visitors, suggesting the Chinese community were involved or complicit in sustaining this form of purchasing behavior. Other less common sour
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:27
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E-cigarettes and equity: a systematic review of differences in awareness and use between sociodemographic groups [FREE FULL TEXT]

a number of sociodemographic factors which vary between different countries and subnational localities. Care will therefore be required to ensure neither the potential benefits nor the potential risks of e-cigarettes exacerbate existing health inequalitie
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 23:52
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EUBANKS: Female bonding starts with cigars at the Smokin' Hot Ladies Club

Kari Thomas, a member of The Smokin' Hot Ladies Club, gives beginning smokers an introduction to pipes and filtered cigars. Katie Eubanks/The Clarion-Ledger... Nobody looked around the corner to see if the hostess' kids were watching. They just lit their
USA Today
added Nov 5, 2016 13:45
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[Sri Lanka] Asian Tribune Cigarette prices increased by another Rs 7 per cigarette

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake announced that the price of a cigarette have been increased by Rs 7 per cigarette with effect from midnight yesterday (3). There was a huge shortage of cigarettes reported from the market during the last few days in an
Asian Tribune
added Oct 5, 2016 16:57
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[Mexico, USA] Migrant Kentucky Tobacco Workers File Lawsuit

More than three dozen immigrant workers are suing the farmers who hired them through a government program for seasonal work. The group claims unfair pay and squalid living conditions. Three lawsuits have been filed by 39-Mexican guest workers who alle
WUKY (Lexington, KY)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:17
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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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