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'Sin taxes' can help to curb chronic disease: How levies on soft drinks, snacks, alcohol and tobacco are more likely to change the behaviour of poorer consumers

A global study found taxes on soft drinks, snacks, alcohol and tobacco are more likely to change the lifestyle behaviour of vulnerable poorer consumers / But most of the tax revenues would come from higher income households / Poor of society are dispropo
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 01:08
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Lung Cancer Death Declines Among Women Show Regional Differences Progress has lagged in Appalachia and parts of the Midwest

MedPage Today
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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Concurrent nicotine and tobacco product use among homeless smokers and associations with cigarette dependence and other factors related to quitting

The need for cessation efforts that account for concurrent use for homeless adult smokers is great. Study findings indicate that concurrent users are commonly pursuing the reduction or elimination of cigarette usage and should be specifically targeted fo
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 04:09
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[Canada] SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TAXATION AND DISPARITIES IN SMOKING

Although smoking rates in Canada remain substantially higher among lower socioeconomic groups, similar reductions have been achieved among all socioeconomic groups over the past 20 years—the period with the largest absolute increases in tobacco taxes.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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Are Electronic Cigarettes an Effective Aid to Smoking Cessation or Reduction Among Vulnerable Groups? A Systematic Review of Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence

Smoking prevalence among people with mental illness, substance misuse, homelessness or criminal justice system involvement remains high. E-cigarettes could support cessation. This systematic review found limited quantitative evidence assessing effectiven
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 30, 2018 19:17
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[Ohio] LYNCH: Why Cincinnati City Council must raise the tobacco age to 21

Recently, cities across the country have begun implementing a policy to protect future generations... By increasing the minimum age of tobacco sales, we will create a cleaner, healthier and more wealthy community. The city of Cincinnati is rapidly growin
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Mar 28, 2018 15:45
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Price, tax and tobacco product substitution in Zambia [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study affirms that increasing cigarette tax with corresponding price increases could significantly reduce cigarette use in Zambia. Furthermore, reducing between-product price differences would reduce substitution from FM to RYO. Since RYO use is asso
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2018 00:41
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Smokers fail to respond to UAE 'sin tax'

The UAE has doubled the price of smoking, but some say it only hits low-income smokers Only one in four smokers in the United Arab Emirates have changed their habits after the government introduced a 100% "sin tax" last year, it's been reported. Accordi
BBC Online
added Mar 21, 2018 13:46
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[New Zealand] One third of Kiwi smokers admit to sacrificing essentials

survey of smokers just released from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, has found that 36% of New Zealand smokers admit to spending money on tobacco that they know ‘would be better spent on household essentials like food’.
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Turning the tide on avoidable deaths in Africa

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and Big Tobacco... In September, the United Nations will hold a High-Level meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases as well as the first ever High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, now the biggest i
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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