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Tobacco Companies Still Target Youth Despite a Global Treaty

In some European countries, where governments have paired the labels with graphic images, consumer demand for the products has decreased, especially among young people. But tobacco companies are fighting efforts to use similar visuals internationally.
Scientific American
added Oct 21, 2013 11:29
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[New York] PATRICK BASHAM & JOHN LUIK: The great cigarette-tax lie

New York’s highest-in-the-nation cigarette taxes are failing to drive down smoking rates; instead, they’re just putting a heavy extra burden on poor New Yorkers. A new study funded by the state’s Department of Health confirms these ugly facts.
New York Post
added Oct 12, 2012 16:14
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[Australia] TV reality personality Lara Bingle tweets picture of children smoking stating 'poverty-stricken but still cool as f#*k'

Proving a little gung-ho on the "Twitter finger", reality starlet Lara Bingle produced one of her most misguided efforts yesterday with a photograph of two impoverished children smoking cigarettes - and with it, a rather curious caption.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jun 28, 2012 17:35
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia on track to become world’s largest tobacco market

The global tobacco industry has, with the acquiescence of the country’s government, used a mix of advertising, marketing and cigarettes flavoured with cloves and chocolate to turn Indonesia into a nation of smoking addicts – and one of the most valuable t
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:28
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Toxicant exposure from smoking a little cigar: further support for product regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Similar to cigarettes, little cigars delivered substantial nicotine and relatively more carbon monoxide. Puff volume, puff duration and time to smoke were significantly greater after cigarettes, but the temporal pattern of smoking more intensively at the
Tobacco Control
added Apr 28, 2016 16:24
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[Vietnam] GOODWIN: Watch Out, Joe Camel Is Back: Big Tobacco and the TPP

helping to promote cigarette use, an industry that accounts for one in ten adult deaths worldwide, especially among young Vietnamese women, will not make for a proud Obama legacy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:40
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment

PROGGA and The Daily Star recently organised a roundtable on "Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment". Here we publish a summary of the discussions...on March 12 this year the government has finalized necessary rules of the Law. It clearly delineat
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:24
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China chokes as tobacco profits a tough habit to quit

Cheap cigarettes are a mainstay of daily life in the southwestern province of Yunnan. "A lot of people smoke here. It's all because of the local economy. Many tobacco companies are set up here in Yunnan," said Zhang Jie, as he lit up..."It's good for th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 29, 2015 13:36
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[Australia] Explainer: how big tobacco turns profits

it is the removal of the industry’s ability to charge a premium which constitutes the biggest threat to its status as a go-to investment. If allowed to spread, standardised packaging will put an end to the industry’s pricing strategy and, therefore, to it
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 10, 2014 12:15
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BANGLADESH: Hazardous "bidi” cigarette factories

Even after working 12 hours a day six days a week in toxic factory conditions rolling cigarettes in Bangladesh - followed by more cigarette rolling work at home - Shahnaz Begum, a 30-year-old mother of two, still cannot afford to feed her family.
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Sep 19, 2012 16:45
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