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HUMPHREYS: Why the wealthy stopped smoking, but the poor didn't

Poorer smokers simply have a hard time quitting, for at least three reasons: 1) Lower income smokers take longer and deeper drags...poor smokers often have to make quit-attempts alongside people who are continuing to smoke...likely to lag middle class pe
Washington Post
added Jan 14, 2015 12:40
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[Asia] 'Tobacco control at a crossroads in Bangladesh'

Bangladesh, among the top five countries in tobacco consumption, stands at a “critical juncture” in controlling it, president of the US-based Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) has said.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jul 12, 2014 15:19
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[Africa, Australia, Uruguay] Tobacco Industry Tactics Limit Poorer Nations’ Smoking Laws

The industry is warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles, health advocates and officials said.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:12
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[North Carolina] Japan Tobacco faces stiff challenge in trying to light up sales for discount brand

The marketing and selling of LD, which originated in Russia, represents a full-circle U.S. branding initiative by JTI. The subsidiary was formed in 1999 as part of Japan Tobacco Group’s $8 billion purchase of the non-U.S. rights to Reynolds’ cigarette br
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 23, 2016 17:56
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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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[Africa] Zimbabwe farmers fear winter of hunger after poor tobacco crop

Thousands of small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe fear they will be going hungry this winter after abandoning traditional staples like maize, sorghum and groundnuts for tobacco, a cash crop known locally in this southern African nation as "green gold". For 1
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2015 20:31
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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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The ‘diverse, dynamic new world of global tobacco control’? An analysis of participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Developing countries face particular barriers to participating in the COP process, and their engagement in global tobacco control is likely to diminish in the absence of specific measures to support their effective participation.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 11, 2013 14:25
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The effect of cigarette prices on brand-switching in China: a longitudinal analysis of data from the ITC China survey

China's large price spread across cigarette brands appears to alter the brand selection of some consumers, especially smokers of cheaper brands. Tobacco pricing and tax policy can influence consumers’ incentives to switch brands. In particular, whereas ad
Tobacco Control
added May 23, 2013 13:39
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