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Estimated impact of the GST on tobacco products in India

To examine the potential impact of the goods and services tax (GST)...for cigarettes, the specific cess constitutes the majority of tax revenue, and therefore, it must be revised regularly to protect revenue and keep real prices from falling. In addition,
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:32
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[Washington] Health Department Plans to Appeal Court Ruling in Vaping Lawsuit

On Sept. 10 of this year, a judge decided in favor of parties in a lawsuit that challenged parts of the Health Department regulations to address vapor product sampling and ventilation at retail vape shops. The Health Department will appeal the judge’s de
The Suburban Times (Lakewood, WA)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:29
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Prenatal and concurrent cocaine, alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco effects on adolescent cognition and attention

Highlights • Prenatal cocaine/polydrug exposure (PCE) may lead to substance (SUDs) through associated cognitive deficits and early substance use. • PCE and non-exposed adolescents were compared on cognitive functions and drug use. • PCE adolescents had
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 18:47
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[California] Unit 6 - What are JUULs & Other Pod-Based Systems (e.g., PHIX, Suorin, Blu)?

Toolkit Disclaimer: We have been informed that some companies that are in the business of selling products that contain tobacco and/or nicotine had either included links to our Toolkit in their marketing materials, or implied that The Stanford Tobacco P
Stanford University School of Medicine
added Sep 15, 2018 21:22
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Longitudinal associations between youth tobacco and substance use in waves 1 and 2 of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study

Highlights • Any tobacco use predicted subsequent substance (alcohol or drug) use. • E-cigarette use predicted substance use except non-prescribed painkillers/sedatives. • Substance use consistently predicted tobacco use across products. • Marijuana u
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 15, 2018 03:57
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Investigating possible causal effects of externalizing behaviors on tobacco initiation: A Mendelian randomization analysis

• There’s some evidence genetic risk of ADHD is causally related to tobacco initiation. • There’s no clear evidence genetic risk of childhood aggression is causally with tobacco use. • Multiple Mendelian randomization methods were used to strengthen ca
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 15, 2018 03:54
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[South Africa] Right of reply: Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa response to M&G article

Bhekisisa’s article...sought to suggest some underhand motive in Tisa’s #TakeBackTheTaxCampaign, which seeks to raise public awareness of the scale of the trade in illegal cigarettes and its cost to our society. It is a pity that the column did not ackno
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:40
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco threatens youth: Ministers

Senior government officials opened an international conference on tobacco control on the resort island of Bali on Thursday with the message that Indonesia must reduce its tobacco consumption to protect its younger generations.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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FDA Accepts and Files U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application

The application requests FDA authorization to make one claim: “IF YOU SMOKE CONSIDER THIS: Switching completely to this product from cigarettes reduces risk of lung cancer.” “It’s critical that smokers have accurate, non-misleading health information ab
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2018 18:20
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Lesbian, gay or bisexual youth are at increased risk of using multiple substances

Young people who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are at increased risk of using substances such as alcohol, nicotine and marijuana, a new study from Oregon State University has found. These youth are also at higher risk of polysubstance use, meani
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:27
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