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Who pays the most cigarette tax in Turkey

The poor smoking households benefit the most from increases in excise taxes; from a budgetary perspective, as they reduce their smoking consumption significantly, the share of their excise payment in total household expenditures declines. From a health p
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:17

[UK] FPH welcomes Public Health England report on health inequalities in the north of England

A report Public Health England once again highlights the major inequalities in health between the north and south of England... "We welcome this report which is a timely reminder of how inequalities in economic opportunity and poverty greatly affect ine
Faculty of Public Health (FPH) (uk)
added Sep 16, 2014 14:08

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South, UK] South Korea declares war on tobacco

laid out its battle plan on September 11... The tobacco industry made no immediate response but the Korean Smoking Association, which says it represents the interests of smokers, said the plan would burden ordinary people and that in a survey of smokers
Financial Times blogs
added Sep 16, 2014 04:28

[Hong Kong] LEE: Tobacco tax callers could use reality check

In reality, however, when tobacco products are made more expensive, smokers go for the lower cost alternative, that is, illicit cigarettes. It is estimated that a third of the cigarettes consumed in Hong Kong are illegal....As COSH argues that tobacco pro
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Sep 15, 2014 13:46
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smokers oppose gov't plan to hike cigarette prices

A group of smokers called on the government Monday to shelve its plan to sharply raise cigarette prices, saying it will increase the financial burden on low-income people. Last week, the government announced it will push to raise the price of cigarettes
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Sep 15, 2014 12:50

[Korea - South] South Korean Smokers Argue Tobacco Price Hike Detrimental to Working Class

"We oppose the [government's] push for a sharp increase in cigarette prices," members of "I Love Smoking," an online community of smokers, stated in a news conference addressing the National Assembly in Seoul. "Low-income people will have no choice but t
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Sep 15, 2014 12:47
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[Pakistan] Is kaptan building cancer hospital with tobacco growers' money?

A number of ministers of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) cabinet or their relatives are either tobacco growers or in cigarette manufacturing business thus contributing to spread of cancer in Pakistan in general and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:36

[Australia] Black market in tobacco booming in the streets of Sydney, with cheap Asian imports flooding the streets

Associate Professor of Law Mark Lauchs has researched the tobacco smuggling trade in depth. The Queensland University of Technology professor said areas such as southwest Sydney, with large migrant populations and lower than average incomes, were prime
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 13, 2014 07:01

KEENE: Too much fun for the anti-cigar spoilsports to allow

exempt “premium” cigars costing more than 10 bucks apiece. That will allow the do-gooders among us to make it more expensive and far more difficult for the poor to enjoy a good cigar while the professional and political elites continue to puff away. It’s
Washington Times
added Sep 10, 2014 14:25

[Connecticut] Smoking, education link emerges early

Yale sociology professor Vida Maralani analyzed an existing data set tracking a group of youths from adolescence to adulthood. Maralani found that the relationship between education and smoking in later life can be predicted as early as age 12.
Yale Daily News
added Sep 9, 2014 05:14
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