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Over 45 percent of Vietnamese males smoke

the number of local smokers saw a significant amount of poor people, adding that needy families spend up to 5.3 percent of their incomes on tobacco. Vietnamese often begin smoking at young ages, she said, citing a 2015 statistic that showed about 56 per
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:44
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tax increases that were implemented during 2009–2015 were not enough to increase tobacco product prices sufficiently to outweigh the effect of income growth, and to reduce tobacco consumption. The findings from this research inform policymakers that i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 23:38
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Associations between opioid and nicotine dependence in nationally representative samples of United States adult daily smokers

Opioid dependence is associated with increased severity and prevalence of nicotine dependence among smokers. Considering the disproportionate societal and economic burdens of smoking and smoking-related consequences in this vulnerable population, continu
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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Indonesian farmers’ incomes going up in smoke to buy cigarettes

A survey was conducted from August to October 2017 in the Garut District of West Java Province, Indonesia, as part of research into risk-coping mechanisms implemented by Indonesian farmers to minimise the impacts of climate change. Using stratified rando
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:44
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[Florida] These Incredibly Crafted Anti-Smoking Ads Drop the Fear Tactics in Favor of Empathy

In these new, documentary-style PSAs for Tobacco Free Florida, agency Alma takes a refreshingly respectful approach to encouraging smokers to quit. Instead of extreme scare tactics, the ads acknowledge that smokers are often fully aware of the dangers an
Ad Week
added Apr 15, 2018 18:16
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Who is the target? Package health warnings and the role of market segmentation [FREE FULL TEXT]

While the extant literature concerning health warnings on tobacco packaging is considerable, future research could further account for the role of market segmentation to evaluate which themes and message content appear most effective. One direction for fu
Tobacco Control
added Apr 14, 2018 01:47
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[Canada, UK] Cigarette price HIKE: Outrage over calls for shops to charge £20 per PACKET

Researchers in Canada claim the measure would be more effective than smoking bans. They said 67 million men from the world’s poorest countries would quit if the price was increased...“Our study debunks the current narrative that higher cigarette prices
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:04
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Price of cigarettes should increase by 50% to £20 a pack to save more than 60 million lives worldwide, experts say

Increasing cigarette pack prices by 50 percent would cause around 67 million men from the world's poorest countries to quit smoking, a Canadian study found. Low-income earners would have a 7.7 times greater quit rate than those with the highest salaries
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:42
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Cigarette Tax Hike Could Ease Poverty for Millions Worldwide: Study

The researchers from the Global Tobacco Economics Consortium used a computer model to predict how a 50 percent cigarette tax increase would affect health and poverty in 13 middle-income countries with a total 500 million male smokers. Such a tax hike w
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 12, 2018 19:26
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PHILIP: We need health equity for a tobacco-free Florida

However, when it comes to tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke there are still many geographic and demographic inequalities across our state. Nearly 2.5 million Florida adults, or 15.5 percent, still smoke cigarettes. There are large populations
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 12, 2018 19:14
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