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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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[India] Interactive billboard detects smokers, warns of the harms that cigarettes and bidis bring in Gurgaon

the billboard will detect a smoker lighting a cigarette or bidi in front of the it and respond by launching a short video. The video shows the real-time effects of tobacco smoke on the heart and lungs of the smoker and people nearby, who are exposed to s
APNnews (in)
added May 30, 2018 16:27
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Price elasticity of demand of non-cigarette tobacco products: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is sufficient evidence in support of the effectiveness of price increases to reduce consumption of non-cigarette tobacco products as it is for cigarettes. Positive substitutability between cigarette and non-cigarette tobacco products suggest that ta
Tobacco Control
added Apr 6, 2018 16:00
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Tobacco product regulation: building laboratory testing capacity (PDF)

This is to provide a useful, comprehensible and easy guide for regulators and policymakers on how to test tobacco products, what products to test, and how to use testing data in a meaningful way to support regulation. The importance of laboratory testing
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:48
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[India] AJALKUMAR: We Know How To Prevent Cancers… Are We Really Doing What's Needed?

Government must continue to levy higher taxes on cigarettes and bidis and enforce the ban on the sale of smokeless products. Taxes are a cost-effective way to reduce consumption of tobacco products though they would primarily impact those from lower socio
BW Businessworld (in)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:37
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[Asia, India] KAPOOR/KAKKAR: The price prescription: taxation and policy on tobacco

The revisions in the taxation policy...should ideally have a mix: of a removal of all excise and other tax exemptions irrespective of the size of the unit, restrictions on sales of loose sticks and raising taxes/duties on bidis and smokeless tobacco by a
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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[Asia, India] 'High tax results in 5.6% drop in tobacco use in Rajasthan'

As per the survey, there has been decline in bidi smokers from 16% to 11.4% and in absolute numbers bidi users have come down to 58 lakh from 74 lakh. Still, their number is high compared to 14.3 lakh cigarette smokers in the state. Experts suggest that
Times of India
added Dec 18, 2017 16:14
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[Asia, India] ‘High tax leads to 5.6% drop in consumption of tobacco’

The prevalence of smoking in Rajasthan has decreased by 5.6 percentage points in Global Adult Tobacco Survey...Sambandh Health Foundation, said, "GATS-2 findings reiterate that taxation remains a key policy initiative for better health consequences. Even
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:20
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[Asia] Tobacco consumption: Why bidi, not cigarette, is bigger challenge for India

As these adverts hit US screens, it seems like a good time for India to evaluate if it is doing enough to curb the prevalence of tobacco among its citizens. After all, India is the second-largest consumer and producer of the product.
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:38
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[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
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