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The Potential of mHealth for Tobacco Dependence Treatment: Domestic and International Examples From NCI’s Initiative [FREE FULL TEXT]

Dr. Augustson discussed the Web site and the exciting web-based treatments that are specifically tailored for women, pregnancy, teens, and Spanish speakers. Preliminary research has indicated positive outcomes for those who use the smokefre
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2014 23:44

Wanna know about vaping? Patterns of message exposure, seeking and sharing information about e-cigarettes across media platforms [FREE FULL TEXT]

US adults are widely exposed to e-cigarette marketing through the media; such marketing may differentially target specific demographic groups. Further research should longitudinally examine how exposure to, searching for and sharing of e-cigarette informa
Tobacco Control
added Jun 16, 2014 23:21

[Canada] White Rock residents' claim of discrimination of second-hand smoke dismissed

A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision has dismissed ... claimed the smoke at their subsidized White Rock residence had worsened their existing physical or mental disabilities ...Crescent Housing Society ... failed to reasonably accommodate their disabili
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 8, 2014 14:17

Racial and non-racial discrimination and smoking status among South African adults 10 years after apartheid

Racial and non-racial discrimination may be related to South African adults’ smoking behaviour, but this relationship likely varies by the timing and frequency of these experiences.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 6, 2014 14:11

Only 13 Black newspapers added to court-approved plan for tobacco apology ads

Judge Kessler said that the concern over African-Americans not being reached was appropriate. Tobacco lawyers countered that the general market newspapers and TV networks would reach more of the African American population than the Black media targeted di
New Pittsburgh (PA) Courier
added Jun 5, 2014 19:09

Big Tobacco Wins Approval For Confessional Ad Plan ($$)

Kessler teed up what promises to be a bruising fight in the D.C. Circuit over what exactly the ads will say. Under the agreement, the companies will run ads five times a week for a year on the three major networks — ABC, NBC and CBS — in addition to putt
added Jun 4, 2014 09:54

[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

[Kentucky] 10 years after it became law, Fayette County's smoking ban is gaining acceptance

There is something about smoking and alcohol that compounds the problem. Cantrell said in his experience, drinkers, especially if they have already downed a few, don't like to be: a) told what do to; and/or b) told they can't smoke. There were taunts. C
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added May 26, 2014 04:57

ClearWay Minnesota(SM) announces new research grants

The grant awards, which total more than $974,000, will examine topics including tobacco cessation among African American smokers, various smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure among children. The grant recipients are the University of Minnes
PR Newswire
added May 22, 2014 12:20

New Tobacco ‘Apology’ Ads Plan Still Excludes Most Black Media

A revised plan for major tobacco companies to purchase court-ordered ads to admit that they deliberately misled the public about the dangers of smoking would add nine White-owned newspapers to the list of publications carrying tobacco ‘apology’ ads but s
added May 16, 2014 16:10
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