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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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Most Remaining U.S. Smokers Are Poor, Less Educated

half to three-quarters have at least one of the following disadvantages: low income, no college education, no health insurance or a disability. The findings come from a national survey done in 2012. The data show that smoking is concentrated among the l
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 30, 2017 16:38
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[Asia, China, Cuba] Middle-class creates red-hot market for cigars

Sales of Cuban cigars are rising in China thanks to a burgeoning middle-class who are wealthier and more concerned about quality of life. Habanos SA, the global tobacco distributor that controls Cuba's cigar industry, said China is now its third-largest
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 26, 2016 14:02
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House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

DeLauro offered an amendment ...to drop the cigar exemptions, the chairman, Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., hinted he enjoys cigars as he called for a vote. “In complete and full disclosure,” Rogers said, his sentence trailing off to laughter. “I’m a sinner.” T
AP - Associated Press
added May 6, 2016 19:01
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[New York] Upstate NY Adults More Likely to Smoke Than Rest of the Nation / Study shows dumb, poor people smoke more than intelligent successful people

according to a new Excellus BlueCross BlueShield report -- "The Facts About Cigarette Smoking Among Upstate New York Adults.
Niagara Falls (NY) Reporter
added Jan 27, 2015 13:50
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WARNER/POLLACK: The Nicotine Fix

America’s cigarette addiction may seem to be mostly over. But low-income Americans continue to smoke—and die—at alarming rates. A radical new strategy could help them quit once and for all... This mixed-modality tobacco-control regulatory strategy would
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 13, 2014 14:58
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] SMITH: Why Uruguay's David & Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters

But before you nod off, here's a triple shot of espresso: Uruguay's fight with Philip Morris, the world's largest cigarette manufacturer, just might mark a turning point in the global smoking pandemic that the World Health Organization (WHO) expects to
TucsonSentinel.com
added Jul 18, 2014 18:17
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Golden times for tobacco farmers

It is the same story that is replicated as more than 100 000 tobacco farmers across Zimbabwe have made the most of the crop’s huge profits and today are proud owners of trucks, cars, livestock and some houses even in urban areas. Tobacco farmers, especi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:50
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Socioeconomic and country variations in cross-border cigarette purchasing as tobacco tax avoidance strategy. Findings from the ITC Europe Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Cross-border cigarette purchasing is more common in European regions bordering countries with lower cigarette prices and is more often reported by smokers with higher education and income. Increasing taxes in countries with lower cigarette prices, and red
Tobacco Control
added Nov 7, 2013 03:51
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[UK] Unemployed and single? Who are Britain's smokers?

From age to job title, to the type of cigarette they choose, the latest statistics tell us everything about Britain's smokers. Who are they?
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 27, 2013 03:42
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