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Contribution of smoking to socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: a study of 14 European countries, 1990–2004 [FREE FULL TEXT]

In many European countries, smoking has become less important as a determinant of socioeconomic inequalities in mortality among men, but not among women. Inequalities in smoking remain one of the most important entry points for reducing inequalities in m
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:40
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HOW AN OVERSATURATION OF LICENSED TOBACCO RETAIL OUTLETS IN NEW YORK CITY IS IMPACTING PUBLIC HEALTH (PDF)

While reducing the number and density of licensed tobacco retail outlets is not a silver bullet and will not end all tobacco use, municipalities looking for ways to further reduce tobacco use can look at both research and practical examples for how to use
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Apr 18, 2017 17:01
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[Asia] Despite anti-smoking campaign, smoking in China on rise

While the Chinese government has been working to reduce smoking for the past 40 years — including issuing smoking regulations, anti-tobacco advertisements, and public smoking bans — smoking continues to rise. The Chinese internet company Tencent asked 1
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Apr 17, 2017 23:23
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[Asia] Ban on tobacco, gutka showing a dip in oral cancer cases in India: Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Centre for Disease Control’s National Tobacco Survey have indicated a dip in tobacco consumption in India among males. These are attributed mainly to the ban on tobacco and gutka use in public place
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added May 19, 2017 21:47
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Duncan Channon Names MJ Deery as Agency’s First Director, Purpose Practice

“The agency’s campaigns to call out big tobacco for the California Tobacco Control Program... The agency also earned honors for its “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie, Best in Show at the
Business Wire
added Apr 11, 2017 22:08
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Australia’s $40 per pack cigarette tax plans: the need to consider equity [FREE FULL TEXT]

we offer strategies that might be used by policymakers to mitigate potential harms. While this paper focuses on the impacts primarily on populations in Australia, the consequences and strategies offered may be useful to other countries implementing tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Apr 25, 2017 16:49
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Flavour chemicals in a sample of non-cigarette tobacco products without explicit flavour names sold in New York City in 2015

the tobacco industry has responded to sales restrictions by renaming flavoured products to avoid explicitly identifying them as flavoured. While chemical analysis is the most precise means of identifying flavours in tobacco products, federal tobacco laws
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2017 00:06
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[Australia] Tobacco tax hikes are great, so long as you’re not a poor smoker

Tobacco tax increases in Australia that will see a packet of cigarettes costing A$40 may discourage smoking, but will end up having unintended consequences for poorer smokers, new research shows.
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:13
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[India] Higher tobacco taxes needed to reduce smoking rates in South Asia, new analysis says

Higher taxes on tobacco could reduce consumption in South Asia by at least one-third and avoid 35-45 million premature deaths, concludes a new analysis.
ScienceDaily
added Apr 11, 2017 22:56
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E-cigarette laws make more young people smoke actual cigarettes

The very laws restricting teenagers from using e-cigarettes are pushing them toward traditional ones, research shows. Most states’ minimum age for e-cigarette sales and other tobacco products is 18, though two states and 225 localities (such as Washin
CBS MarketWatch
added Apr 10, 2017 21:53
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