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Cigarette Tax Hike Could Ease Poverty for Millions Worldwide: Study

The researchers from the Global Tobacco Economics Consortium used a computer model to predict how a 50 percent cigarette tax increase would affect health and poverty in 13 middle-income countries with a total 500 million male smokers. Such a tax hike w
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 12, 2018 19:26
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PHILIP: We need health equity for a tobacco-free Florida

However, when it comes to tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke there are still many geographic and demographic inequalities across our state. Nearly 2.5 million Florida adults, or 15.5 percent, still smoke cigarettes. There are large populations
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 12, 2018 19:14
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The health, poverty, and financial consequences of a cigarette price increase among 500 million male smokers in 13 middle income countries: compartmental model study

Higher prices of cigarettes provide more health and financial gains to the poorest 20% than to the richest 20% of the population. Higher excise taxes support the targets of the sustainable development goals on non-communicable diseases and poverty, and pr
British Medical Journal
added Apr 12, 2018 17:53
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[UK] PRICE HIKE Price of cigarettes should increase by 50% to almost £20 a pack, say experts

Raising taxes on fags even further would help the poorest in society, new findings show
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:50
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Higher cigarette prices would help millions avoid poor health and extreme poverty

The findings show that people on low incomes have the most to gain, and the researchers say modest action by many governments "could yield unprecedented health gains and poverty reduction." Based on current patterns, smoking will be responsible for abo
EurekAlert
added Apr 11, 2018 23:50
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FCTC Implementation in Nigeria: Lessons for Low and Middle-Income Countries

The NTCA can be strengthened through implementation guidelines still being developed. The industry should be prevented from interfering with through MAN and SON, as required by FCTC Article 5.3.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 6, 2018 19:16
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Secondhand Smoking, Children’s Health and Ghana’s Tobacco Control Law

“The availability of single sticks of cigarette allows individuals with few resources, such as the youth and the poor to buy tobacco products. In addition, the fact that single sticks are widely available and promoted, underscores the fact that they are
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:11
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Cigarettes point of purchase patterns in 19 low-income and middle-income countries: Global Adult Tobacco Survey, 2008–2012

stores and kiosks were the main cigarette purchase locations in 18 of the 19 countries assessed. Knowledge of where cigarette purchases occur could help guide interventions to reduce cigarette accessibility and use.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 23:18
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[Florida] AUDIO: Initiative To Address Health Disparities Among Smokers

The 2018 observance marks the tenth anniversary of the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida Week. This year the campaign is focused on curbing smoking in certain populations and features the launch of a new initiative called Achieving Hea
WUWF (Pensacola, FL)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:27
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Does free or lower cost smoking cessation medication stimulate quitting? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands and UK surveys

Conclusion Free/lower cost smoking cessation medication may increase the use of cessation medication and stimulate quit attempts among smokers with low, moderate and high education and income.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 03:29
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