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[Singapore] Higher taxes do curb smoking: World Health Organisation

S'pore's 71% tobacco tax not as high compared with at least 50 countries / The Health Promotion Board (HPB) says there is a disproportionate number of Malay and lower-income smokers in Singapore. WHO adds that for every 10 per cent increase in the price
Straits Times (sg)
added May 31, 2014 14:04

JEFFERSON: The Danger of Flavor - Room for Debate

prevent our youth and young adults from ever becoming addicted, provide proven cessation services for adults and youth that are addicted, and advocate for policies to create environments free of secondhand smoke. Electronic cigarettes can only hurt and no
New York Times
added Aug 21, 2013 06:33

[New York] Announces the Closure of Cigarette Shops in China Town

added May 17, 2013 10:50

Impact of Tobacco-Related Health Warning Labels across Socioeconomic, Race and Ethnic Groups: Results from a Randomized Web-Based Experiment

Findings suggest that the greater impact of the pictorial warning label compared to the text-only warning is consistent across diverse racial/ethnic and socioeconomic populations. Given their great reach, pictorial health warning labels may be one of the
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jan 15, 2013 12:10

[Maryland] U.S. Surgeon General talks tobacco and cigarette smoking in Baltimore

Surgeon General Dr. Jerome M. Adams gave the keynote speech Thursday to members of The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco... He grew up working on his grandfather’s tobacco farm in St. Mary’s County...But his grandfather was also a life-long smo
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 23, 2018 16:26

1 in 5 U.S. adults used tobacco in 2015: government study

found 21 percent of U.S. adults, or 49 million people, were tobacco users. Of them, about 87 percent reported smoking cigarettes, cigars or some form of pipe. The remainder reported using e-cigarettes or smokeless products such as chewing or dissolvable
added Nov 9, 2017 20:32

SCHNEIDER: AD-dicted: Secrets of the Alcohol and Tobacco Industries

"Part of a marketer's job is to target specific segments of the population, find out exactly what those segments desire, and fulfill those desires." While this is a logical business approach, many would argue that it’s still wrong to take advantage of ce
Her Campus
added Oct 15, 2017 11:14

truth® Calls Out Tobacco Industry for Profiling Disguised as Target Marketing

During tonight’s 59th annual GRAMMY Awards, a new truth campaign called #STOPPROFILING will shine a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that e
PR Newswire
added Feb 12, 2017 21:21

ELLIS: Menthol cigarettes, the Grim Reaper among Blacks

Buried in these horrible statistics is a glaring fact: The use of menthol cigarettes is on the rise in the United States, bucking the downward trend in overall cigarette smoking. Making matters worse is the disproportionate rate that Blacks smoke mentho
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Nov 22, 2016 00:48

Inequities in tobacco retailer sales to minors by neighbourhood racial/ethnic composition, poverty and segregation, USA, 2015

The proportion of American Indian residents, Black residents, Latino residents and residents less than age 65 under the poverty line in a neighbourhood are independently, positively associated with the likelihood that a retailer in that neighbourhood will
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2016 17:15
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