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[UK] The Wages of Sin Taxes: The True Cost of Taxing Alcohol, Tobacco and Other "Vices"

Most of the costs of drinking and smoking fall on individual consumers, not the public. There is no economic justification for increasing taxes on smokers and drinkers.
Adam Smith Institute
added May 15, 2012 08:38
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Canadians spent C$5.7 billion on cannabis in 2017: Statistics Canada

Canadians’ spending on cannabis was well below 2016 levels for alcohol at C$22.3 billion and tobacco at C$16 billion.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 23:34
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Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs

Monitoring the Future Study: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs for 8th Graders, 10th Graders, and 12th Graders; 2014 - 2017 (in percent)*
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 14, 2017 18:04
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Health at a Glance 2017: Smoking and alcohol consumption among children

Over 15% of 15-year-olds smoke at least once a week in France, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Slovak Republic, as well as Lithuania (Figure 4.5). At the other end of the scale, fewer than 5% report weekly smoking in Iceland and Norway. Across the OE
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 14, 2017 13:05
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Could redesigning supermarkets, bars and restaurants ‘nudge’ us away from harmful consumption of food, alcohol and tobacco?

This ambitious four year research programme will systematically test ways of redesigning real-world supermarkets, bars and restaurants which could reduce consumption. Specialist laboratory studies to understand promising mechanisms will also be carried
University of Bristol (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 22:07
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Smoke-Free Laws and Hazardous Drinking: A Cross-Sectional Study among U.S. Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

our study ... provides further evidence that policymakers can implement smoke-free laws to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke exposure (which contribute to reducing smoking) without increasing risk of alcohol-related health issues among drinkers.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 19, 2017 05:03
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[Australia, UK] Failure to publish tobacco and alcohol submissions to drug policy review 'alarming', say experts

The Australian government may have breached international tobacco control conventions for failing to publish submissions from powerful alcohol and tobacco companies to a drug policy review, according to authors of a new health study.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 27, 2017 14:05
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[Delaware, Pennsylvania] Cost of smokes up $1 a pack, to 10th-highest tax in U.S.

Now, cigarettes may be another thing worth traveling to the first state for to save some money. “I go there all the time,” said Glenolden resident Matt Ruggiero about the appeal of Delaware’s cheaper goods. Ruggiero, who has the convenience of working n
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Aug 1, 2016 00:48
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22nd Century’s Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes Reduce Smoking and Are Now Associated with Reduced Alcohol Use

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research has published a new independent study concluding that switching to the Company’s Very Low Nicotine cigarettes may lead not only to a reduction in smoking, but also to a reduction in alcohol use. This study em
Business Wire
added Jun 28, 2016 19:44
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[Connecticut] Yale study finds alcohol level in some e-cigarette liquids can affect motor skills

But an author of the study said commercially available e-cigarettes are not high in alcohol....the risk of ingesting enough alcohol to cause impairment comes from e-cig liquids that are bought on the Internet, or from enthusiasts who mix their own vaping
New Haven (CT) Register
added Jan 13, 2016 07:41
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