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[UK] KIRKUP: Some people using foodbanks buy cigarettes instead of food

There are many disturbing facts and accounts in the Feeding Britain report ... I raise it because any attempt to discuss the problems of those people that doesn’t address their full spending patterns is incomplete and likely to fail.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 22, 2014 17:15
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Australia’s plain packaging failure

research carried out by KPMG found that youth smoking rates have increased by 36% and that illegal tobacco sales are the highest in seven years. KPMG said illegal tobacco was up by 25% between 2012 and 2014, and that annual consumption of the illicit pro
betterRetailing (uk)
added Dec 22, 2014 15:04

BROOKS: CDC Expert Commentary: Smoking and HIV: A Risky Combination

Today I will talk about how smoking adversely affects HIV-infected patients, and what you can do to improve their HIV status and overall health by encouraging them to stop smoking. Smoking is among the most prevalent problems affecting HIV-infected patie
Medical Tribune
added Dec 22, 2014 13:18

Family Beliefs and Behaviors About Smoking and Young Children’s Secondhand Smoke Exposure

SHSe reduction self-efficacy and intent are protective for Head Start students at high-risk for exposure. Pediatric healthcare providers and early education professionals may be able to support SHSe reduction efforts (e.g., smoking cessation, HSB implemen
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:54

[Canada, USA] TSNA Exposure: Levels of NNAL Among Canadian Tobacco Users

findings provide the first nationally representative characterization of TSNA exposure among Canadian tobacco users. Although the findings indicate marked differences in TSNA exposure between Canadian and American populations of tobacco users, it is not k
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:53
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Effects of Nicotine and Nicotine Expectancy on Attentional Bias for Emotional Stimuli

nicotine abstinence appears to disrupt attentional bias towards emotional facial stimuli. These data provide support for nicotine’s modulation of attentional bias as a central mechanism for maintaining affect regulation in cigarette smoking.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:52

Addressing the Social Determinants of Health to Reduce Tobacco-Related Disparities

the way tobacco control policies and programs have been adopted and implemented to reach and impact the most vulnerable segments of the population that have the highest rates of smoking; e.g., those with lower education and incomes. Education and income a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:51

[Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging laws: the Australian experience

The Australian Government did not acquire any proprietary benefit from the imposition of the TPP Act on the plaintiffs. Accordingly the constitutional challenge to the TPP Act failed. ...Philip Morris Asia (incorporated in Hong Kong) allegedly only purcha
added Dec 21, 2014 20:12

[Singapore] Malays most unhealthy group

In Singapore, smokers make up almost a quarter of heart attack and stroke sufferers. Mr Sukandar Kastam, 49, was diagnosed with diabetes when he was only 25 years old. He has been on dialysis for the past six years. He used to weigh 120kg but has since l
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:33

Poll: NKY voters want state smoking restrictions

65 percent of NKY voters responding to a survey favored a smoke-free law; 25 percent opposed one. / 'Businesses are going smoke-free themselves,' says Ken Moellman, KYChoice. / NKY Health Department, Tobacco-free coalition plan to use their latest survey
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Dec 21, 2014 06:31
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