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Improving livelihoods in Laos

We’re helping to improve the livelihoods of disabled women in Laos by supporting a vocational training project near our factory in Vientiane. The Lao Disabled Women Development Centre is set to receive funding from our charitable organisation the Altadis
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 1, 2015 12:14
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[Cambodia] Higher tax, healthier kids: study

The World Bank report, which was released on November 20 and titled Risking Your Health, claims nearly 50 per cent of all Cambodians under the age of 15 are “exposed” to second-hand smoke. Cambodia was listed ninth among countries surveyed with the high
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Nov 26, 2013 23:27
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[Australia] Newman Government's plan to ban smoking in prisons will lead to increase in self harm, says Sisters Inside CEO Debbie Kilroy

Sisters Inside CEO Debbie Kilroy said money spent on helping more than 80 per cent of Queensland's 6000 prisoners to quit smoking would be better directed towards more rehabilitation programs to reduce the risk of them reoffending once they left jail.
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:51
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[France, Oman] Why do young women take up smoking?

Last week I was in Paris and I was so surprised by the number of young women smoking in the outdoor pavement cafes. The Parisian women smoke with glamour, confidence and style, combining smoking with their morning coffee. It
Times of Oman (om)
added Aug 29, 2013 12:43
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Increased obesity is wiping out most health benefits of less smoking

A team of researchers with the National Bureau of Economic Research published data looking at obesity and smoking rates. The trends are, as shown in this graph below, not exactly subtle: Both of those trends have an impact on longevity; these researcher
Washington Post
added Sep 25, 2012 17:35
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[Asia, Taiwan] Trying to quit smoking? Avoid pretty women

Men are less likely to quit smoking when looking at attractive women, according to a new study which asked men to rate how appealing pictures of different women were. In an experiment, scientists from Taiwan asked 76 men to rate pictures of various wome
The Economic Times (India)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:44
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More Evidence That Smoking Raises Breast Cancer Risk

Cigarette smoking appears to increase the risk of breast cancer, especially when women start smoking early in life, new research indicates. For years, experts have questioned whether cigarette smoking is directly linked with breast cancer risk or whether
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 28, 2013 18:38
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[Canada] Women and tobacco: Smoke and mirrors

For women who take up tobacco, the allure of smoking is all rolled up in self-image and identity
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 26, 2012 15:02
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[Michigan] 1937 cigar industry strike

A history of the sit down strikes by predominantly Polish women workers in Detroit during the great depression: part of a national wave of sit-ins.
libcom.org (libertarian communism)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:45
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[Japan] More evidence smoking raises risk of death from breast cancer

Long-time smokers may face an increased risk of death if they develop breast cancer, according to a Japanese study that adds to a growing body of evidence highlighting the lethal effects of cigarettes. Among more than 800 women with breast cancer, those
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2015 11:44
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