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[Ireland] Tobacco firms 'targeting' women with elegant, feminine packaging

According to health promotion experts, tobacco companies are trying to reel in women by creating candy-coloured packaging, white packaging, ‘women-only’ brands, low-tar, and new, super-slim products. This need to sell cigarettes via their packaging is m
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:35
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[Trinidad And Tobago] Drug may guard against lung cancer death

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 24, 2011 00:00
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[Canada] Teenage girls who are dieting are more likely to binge on alcohol and cigarettes, new study finds

A study found that trying to lose weight led to a range of harmful behaviours, including skipping meals, which researchers suggest is linked to poor body image. The team at the University of Waterloo in Canada examined data from more than 3,300 high sch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2018 01:16
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[Australia] Smoking While Pregnant Increases Risk Of Children Being Involved In Crime, Study Suggests

Research involving 5,000 Australian families looked into antisocial behaviour among 12 and 13-year-olds and found smoking "occasionally" or "frequently" was a "significant risk factor" for children being involved in crime. The study by the Australian In
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:35
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Who's Addicted To What? The First Worldwide Guide

in the June edition of the journal Addiction. The researchers collected data on how many people use alcohol, tobacco and drugs, how often they use it and the harm it does....More than a billion people, or 20 percent of the human race, smoke tobacco...."W
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:38
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[Australia] Your Future is Not Pretty: Why young women should give up smoking for good

Rachael Finch before her 'Your Future is Not Pretty' make-under.Rachael Finch signed on to the 'Your Future is Not Pretty' campaign, to see what she’d look like if she was a smoker. Source: Supplied
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 30, 2014 06:22
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The Death of the Cool Feminist Smoker / Forty years ago, women's lib was used to peddle cigarettes.

According to “The Virginia Slims Identity Crisis: an inside look at tobacco industry marketing to women,” a study conducted at the Yale School of Medicine's department of psychiatry using de-classified Phillip Morris documents, by the late-1980's Virgini
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 30, 2014 13:05
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Secondhand Smoke is More Damaging For Teen Girls Than Boys

Why would girls be especially at risk? The study wasn’t designed to determine what made passive smoke exposure more hazardous for girls over boys, but the researchers do not believe hormones made a difference, since the vast majority of the participants w
TIME Magazine
added May 1, 2013 10:55
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Gender differences in negative affect during acute tobacco abstinence differ between African American and White adult cigarette smokers

negative affect during acute tobacco abstinence may be a clinically important and intervenable factor that can inform cessation interventions specifically for Non-Hispanic White women smokers. Further empirical exploration of mechanisms underlying interac
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:25
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[Portugal] Alcohol, tobacco and drug consumption rise over last five years

Tobacco consumption shows a slight rise in lifetime prevalence, which, according to the report, "is mainly due to increased consumption among women."
Portugal News (pt)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:11
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