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Ninety percent tax and rising

Giles Roca, director general of the UK’s Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (UKTMA), has expressed disappointment that yesterday’s budget raised tobacco taxes. “We are disappointed that the government has once again raised taxation on tobacco when tax o
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 11, 2017 00:16
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Tobacco Market â€" Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022

tobacco production in the developing nations has increased exponentially due to the refined promotion and advertisement by transnational companies, lenient government regulations, increasing incomes, and growing population.
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2017 19:44
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Decision could cost millions of Australians $6000 a year

That’s how much a typical smoker could save if they switched to e-cigarettes but the Therapeutic Goods Administration last month ruled to keep the quitting devices illegal. The revelation comes as a new study finds that financially stressed smokers are o
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Mar 2, 2017 18:32
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Study: Smoking cost world $1.4 tril. in 2012

The killer habit consumed the equivalent of nearly 2 percent of global economic output or GDP, according to experts from the World Health Organization and the American Cancer Society, with almost 40 percent of the burden falling on developing countries.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:09
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[Caribbean] ETIENNE: Curbing the Tobacco Epidemic in the Americas

disproportionately affect low- and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live, including 127 million, in the Region of the Americas. Considering its tremendous health and economic costs, the tobacco epidemic has the poten
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Jan 30, 2017 01:01
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Poorer countries fail to act on smoking due to big tobacco threats, says WHO

Many low- and middle-income countries are too scared by the threats and misinformation of big tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes, even though it would hugely benefit both health and the economy, according to a major new report.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:07
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[California] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking efforts target the poor

Anderson is poised to make the Anderson River Park a smoke-free zone.... In Anderson's case, perhaps a park that size can support a designated smoking area. In HUD's, the restriction should stop at the front door.
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Dec 6, 2016 13:32
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ARCHIVE: “They’re Going to Die Anyway”: Smoking Shelters at Veterans’ Facilities

Despite strong VA support, the tobacco industry created a public relations–focused grassroots veterans’ opposition group, eventually pushing the US Congress to pass a law requiring smoking areas in every VA health facility. Arguing that it would be unpat
American Journal of Public Health
added Dec 2, 2016 23:04
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Children's exposure to secondhand smoke at home before and after smoke-free legislation in Taiwan [FREE FULL TEXT]

The proportion of children exposed to SHS at home in Taiwan declined substantially from 2005 to 2009 after smoke-free legislation, and fell further by 2013, irrespective of SES and household compositions. Still, inequality in SHS exposure at home by SES a
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2016 02:03
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[Asia, India] Sale of cigarette in the Dehradun down by 40% because of demonetisation

The paan-waalas claim that shortage of change has led to a number of regulars curtailing their cigarette consumption. Those who used to consume a packet a day are now down to just a few. Some people, who were trying to quit smoking, say that they are rega
Times of India
added Nov 24, 2016 02:03
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