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10 Years Later: Bloomberg's Big Bet on Tobacco Reduction

Since 2006, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ investment of more than $600 million to reduce tobacco use has helped protect nearly 1.7 billion people from smoking’s health hazards, primarily in low- and middle-income countries. The bet—while risky—offered a stro
Forbes
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04
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[UK] Ecigarette makers target luxury market ($$)

At a small manufacturing plant in Walton-on-Thames on the outskirts of London, Andrew Korn makes luxury ecigarettes for the discerning user.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:54
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November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34
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[Africa, Kenya] Kicking the habit: Migori declares end to tobacco farming

The 51-year-old farmer from Kuria West District still toils daily in his tobacco farm struggling with both poverty and bad health. He is now among thousands of farmers in Migori County eagerly waiting for alternative crops the county government has prom
Nairobi Star (ke)
added May 15, 2014 12:57
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Will the European Union’s New Tobacco Tax Legislation Lead to Reductions in Smoking Prevalence? Evidence From a Quasi-Experiment in Spain [FREE FULL TEXT]

The new tax regime affected cigarette prices in the intended direction. However, we find only weak evidence for a reduction in prevalence among women. The availability of cheap, fine-cut tobacco appears to be the most likely cause for the poor results in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 8, 2013 04:03
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Cigarette Affordability in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

cigarette price increases not keeping pace with income increases in some parts of the United States, especially in Southern and Western states. In order to maximize the public health gains from cigarette tax increases, state taxation policies may consider
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 3, 2013 00:02
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco campaigners link smoking to poverty

Anti-tobacco platform Adhunik and World Health Organization (WHO) jointly organised a discussion at the Jatiya Press Club, where speakers demanded strong government monitoring of cigarette-makers who, they say, lure farmers to cultivate tobacco on cropla
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:44
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World's Biggest Cigar Producer Eyes Premium Market

Swisher International Inc., a company that sells more cigars in a day than many cigar companies sell in an entire year, has formed Royal Gold Cigars, a premium cigar division that is being headed by cigar-industry veteran Alex Goldman. Royal Gold is goin
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 10, 2013 20:49
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[Florida] CITY OF SARASOTA v. DIANE BONILLA - ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO DISMISS (PDF)`

DocumentCloud.org
added Dec 12, 2012 13:15
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Cigarette Tax Burdens Low-Income, Doesn't Deter Smoking

Higher cigarette taxes may be financially hurting low-income smokers rather than making them more likely to quit, according to a new survey by researchers at RTI International.
ABC News
added Oct 1, 2012 10:24
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