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[Australia, Ireland] Do plain cigarette packs help young women smokers to quit?

As Ireland plans to introduce new legislation to follow the Australian lead of plain packaging on cigarettes, a major new study has suggested that the initiative may help young women to cut down on the number of cigarettes they smoke and may even encoura
Irish Medical News (ie)
added May 28, 2013 13:32
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Current Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Women of Reproductive Age — 14 Countries, 2008–2010

To examine current tobacco use and SHS exposure in women aged 15–49 years, data were analyzed from the 2008–2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) from 14 low- and middle-income countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Philippines, Pol
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:58
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BANGLADESH: Hazardous "bidi” cigarette factories

Even after working 12 hours a day six days a week in toxic factory conditions rolling cigarettes in Bangladesh - followed by more cigarette rolling work at home - Shahnaz Begum, a 30-year-old mother of two, still cannot afford to feed her family.
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Sep 19, 2012 16:45
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[Asia, Palestine] Report: Palestinian Women Smuggling Huge Quantities of Cheap Tobacco From Jordan

The amount of tobacco being smuggled from Jordan into Palestine is “much bigger” than the amount being stopped by PA customs, according to a Palestinian official. “Women mostly are the ones who are carrying out the smuggling,” Mohammed Rabih, an assistan
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2015 20:49
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November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34
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[North Carolina] Still a long way to go

The return of Susan Cameron as chief executive and president of Reynolds American Inc. in May represented not only a back-to-the-future moment for the executive and the company. It also meant Cathy Pace, chief executive of Allegacy Federal Credit Union,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 2, 2014 21:07
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12 Charts That Show How Tobacco Is Destroying The World

To show just how bad tobacco is, we’ve pulled charts from the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation’s Tobacco Atlas and the World Health Organisation’s reports on Global Health Risks and The Global Tobacco Epidemic. Tobacco will kill 1 billi
Business Insider
added Apr 6, 2014 04:14
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[Europe, UK] Tough EU smoking rules approved

Anti-smoking legislation is to be introduced across the European Union in an attempt to cut the number of smokers by 2.4 million. The rules, voted in by the European Parliament, mean picture health warnings will have to dominate the front and back of al
BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2014 13:21
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The Death of the Cool Feminist Smoker - Adrian Shirk

Yet it would still be another four years before Phillip Morris launched Virginia Slims, the first brand marketed specifically to women and the last tobacco campaign to air on television: a one-minute genealogy of women smokers “from Flapper to Female Lib
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 14, 2014 15:34
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[Africa] Senegal on the frontline of the battle with Big Tobacco

2007 Global Youth Tobacco Survey estimated that up to 20 percent of Senegalese boys and 10 percent of girls aged 13 to 15 used tobacco products ... A spokesperson for Philip Morris, which controls over 40 percent of the tobacco market in Senegal and owns
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Nov 20, 2013 06:34
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