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Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets? Taxes on vices are tempting but unreliable source of revenue

Long-standing excise taxes, like those on alcohol and tobacco, still rely on growing consumption—always an uncertain prospect...Given the unpredictability of sin tax revenue, states should be cautious about extending what may be effective short-term fall
Pew Charitable Trusts
added Jul 20, 2018 02:18
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[California] VIDEO: He tried to use his burning car to light a cigarette, witnesses say. Now he's been arrested for DUI.

A man tried to light his cigarette with the flames coming from his burning sedan after rear-ending an SUV westbound on Interstate 80, according to the California Highway Patrol traffic incident information page
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 9, 2018 18:51
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Level of Alcohol Consumption and Successful Smoking Cessation

This study suggests that moderate drinking may influence the quit smoking process. Further study is needed to better understand the implications of moderate drinking for smoking cessation. (2) Providing information alone may not be effective in helping pe
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:02
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[South Africa] Drinking alcohol and smoking during pregnancy even more deadly than we knew: Study

The danger of even low levels of drinking and smoking by a pregnant woman have been researched in an extensive new study conducted in South Africa and America. Alarmingly‚ the researchers said‚ many mothers-to-be are smoking and boozing. Between 2007 a
Safrica24 (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:55
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[South Africa] Drinking and smoking in pregnancy compound the risk for stillbirth, SIDS

Researchers at Stellenbosch University (SU) were involved in a large new study that showed that the combined effect of drinking and smoking in pregnancy compounds the risk for stillbirth and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Between 2007 and 2015, thi
Stellenbosch University (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 13:51
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Cost of substance use in Canada tops $38 billion, with booze and tobacco on top

their study concluded that two-thirds of substance use costs are associated with alcohol and tobacco. It found the four substances related to the largest costs are alcohol at $14.6 billion, tobacco at $12 billion, opioids at $3.5 billion and marijuana at
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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Trade challenges at the World Trade Organization to national noncommunicable disease prevention policies: A thematic document analysis of trade and health policy space

Policy makers appear to face significant pressure to design food, beverage, and tobacco regulations that other countries will deem consistent with trade rules. Trade-related influence on public health policy is likely to be understated by analyses limite
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:00
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[Africa] Brussels Declaration: a vehicle for the advancement of tobacco and alcohol industry interests at the science/policy interface? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The Brussels Declaration is a statement of ethics and principles for science and society policymaking...argues for the need to protect science from distortion by vested interests. Yet it appears to be a vehicle for advancing the vested interests of certai
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2018 16:10
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[Virginia] CASEY: Bike fix-it man mixes cycling with anti-smoking advocacy

John Smiley, 75, doubts he'd be with us today if he hadn't quit a three-pack-a-day habit in 1983. He spreads his anti-tobacco fervor at Smiley's Bikeworks, behind The Green Goat bar and grill in Wasena, where rehabbed two-wheelers are very affordable. Re
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jun 21, 2018 13:49
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It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It ‘Cheers.’

Kenneth J. Mukamal, the lead investigator of the trial, was in close, frequent contact with beer and liquor executives while designing the study. Buried in that document are disturbing examples of the coziness between the scientists and their industry p
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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