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[Indonesia] LIMAN/SUHARLIM: Raising tobacco tax improves national health, economic benefits

Despite the many steps Indonesia needs to take to further its tobacco-control agenda, this new tax reform is already a big leap. Indonesia’s next steps, including setting a uniform tax rate, monitoring the tobacco market, and developing a proper revenu
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:18
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[Massachusetts] Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit

The new study included low-income adult smokers in the Boston area who were randomly selected to receive either usual care from their usual health care providers or to take part in a program to help them quit smoking.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2014 06:38
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[Canada] 41 commitments For a Tobacco-Free Generation from the director of public health and the Montréal sans tabac network

have launched a report entitled For a Tobacco-Free Generation. With 41 commitments, nearly 100 partners from health and social services and education, as well as municipal stakeholders, pharmacists and tobacco control groups have clearly expressed their w
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:47
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Adult Smoking In Wisconsin Hits Record Low

announced today that the state’s adult smoking rate is at the lowest rate ever recorded in Wisconsin. The adult smoking rate is at 18%, a two percentage point drop from 2012, and is consistent with the national smoking rate of 17.8%
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 8, 2014 22:51
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[Philippines] Study shows poor people spend more on tobacco

the poorest households in the country spent a larger proportion of their meager income on tobacco than on food, education, health care or savings. The study showed that a Filipino household with an average monthly income of P5,100 spent 2.6 percent o
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:42
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[Asia, India] Age of initiation for smoking comes down from 13 years to 9 in dist

The number of people smoking in the district has increased while the age of initiation into smoking has come down, a study by the ministry of health and family welfare pointed out. The study, which was carried out with the support of international instit
Times of India
added Dec 7, 2014 17:34
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[UK] Loose leaf tobacco is a cheap draw for smokers ($$)

The OBR has estimated that tobacco companies will sell 8.7 billion fewer cigarettes annually in five years’ time. Rather than giving up, though, many smokers are moving to roll-ups
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:02
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[Korea - South] [Editorial] Instead of protecting, cigarette price hike blindsides the working class

Seeing how quick the politicians were to raise cigarette prices, and how reluctant they’ve been to introduce warning images, is enough to explain why more and more people are suspecting that cigarette company lobbying is at work
The Hankyoreh (kr)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:20
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[Asia] In China, Tobacco Brands Sponsor Schools

Tobacco ads are banned on TV and in magazines, but cigarette ads show up anyway. And China's tobacco industry has found ways around restrictions. On its website, China's national tobacco corporation showcases its volunteer outreach to disadvantaged childr
Advertising Age
added Dec 4, 2014 14:00
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Implementation of effective cigarette health warning labels among low and middle income countries: State capacity, path-dependency and tobacco industry activity [FREE FULL TEXT]

Science Direct
added Dec 4, 2014 13:52
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