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Hidden Brain: How Cigarette Taxes Affect Food Buying

A new study shows a connection between cigarette taxes and food stamps.... KYLE ROZEMA: High taxes on cigarettes can create financial burdens for low-income households. Take a pack-a-day smoker who makes minimum wage. In the most expensive state in the U
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:56
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Predictors of postpartum return to smoking: a systematic review

Finding effective ways to help pregnant women quit smoking and remain abstinent is a major public health issue. Approximately half of UK women who smoke attempt cessation after conception; unfortunately, up to 75% return to smoking within 12 months postp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 27, 2017 06:46
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Record in U.S. Say Smoking, Secondhand Smoke Very Harmful

When Gallup first asked in 1994 how harmful secondhand smoke is to adults, 36% thought secondhand smoke was very harmful. The subsequent rise in this belief has paralleled the implementation of public smoking bans throughout the nation.
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:24
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Movie Language Orientation, Gender, Movie Smoking Exposure, and Smoking Susceptibility among Youth in Mexico

Consistent with research on the influence of U.S. culture on the smoking of Mexican-heritage youth in the U.S., findings suggest that orientation toward English-language movies may put youth in Mexico at risk for smoking initiation. Findings extend exist
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 26, 2017 23:36
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[California] More E-Cigarettes, Fewer Tobacco Smokers?

After stalling for 15 years, the U.S. quit-smoking rate rose to nearly 6 percent in 2014-2015, up from less than 5 percent in prior years, according to national survey data. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine beli
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 26, 2017 23:28
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Can't see the woods for the trees: exploring the range and connection of tobacco industry argumentation in the 2012 UK standardised packaging consultation

the wide range of cost (and contested benefits) based arguments highlights the risk of TTCs overloading policy actors and causing delays in policy adoption. Illicit trade related arguments are central to providing a rationale for these arguments, which in
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 23:06
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Responsiveness to cigarette prices by different racial/ethnic groups of US adults

Our results suggest that raising cigarette prices, such as via tobacco tax increases, would result in reduced cigarette consumption for all racial/ethnic groups. The magnitude of the effect and the impact on cessation and reduced smoking intensity differ
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 22:55
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Automated dripping devices for vapers: RDTAs, bottomfeeders, squonk mods and dripboxes

Dripping is not without drawbacks. Notably, the higher temperatures involved may increase toxicant yield, although an update examining more contemporary designs may be needed.1 4 Additionally, dripping is time consuming. It requires transferring liquid f
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 22:53
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PRESENTATION: Harness the power of the crowd to address computational and biological challenges

Presented at ISMB/ECCB 2017
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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PRESENTATION: Crowdsourced enhancement of causal network models – new Network Verification Challenge enabling liver xenobiotic metabolism models verification and refinement

Presented at ISMB/ECCB 2017
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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