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[UK] Staying-in fashion: Britons spending more on rent and home entertainment

Spending on alcohol, cigarettes and drugs fell from £18.20 a week at the start of the century to £12 in 2013.... the poorest 10% spend £2.40 a week on tobacco, compared with £2.80 spent by the richest.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 3, 2014 12:04
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[UK] Family Spending, 2014 Edition - ONS

Living Costs and Food Survey / UK households spent an average of £517 a week in 2013. See table A1 (153.5 Kb Excel sheet) for the full breakdown of expenditure. .. Categories: Economy, Personal Finances, Consumers and Customers, Personal Expenditure Freq
GOV.UK
added Dec 3, 2014 12:06
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New Survey Shows Need for Kenya to Take Strong Action to Save Lives from Tobacco Use

An estimated 2.5 million Kenyans — over 11 percent of the country’s adult population — currently use tobacco, according to the first Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) ever conducted in Kenya.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:25
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[UK] DODDS: Plain packaging on cigarettes: Where does it all end?

if some legislative blunt object can prolong thousands or tens of thousands of lives per year, how patronising or silly does it need to be before we refuse those gains?
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:58
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Cigarette taxes and smoking: Will higher taxes yield a public benefit?

adult smoking is largely unaffected by taxes. At best, cigarette tax increases may have a small negative association with cigarette consumption, although it is difficult to distinguish the effect from zero.
Regulation: The Cato Review of Business & Government
added Feb 26, 2015 08:39
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[California] WALTERS: Smoking tax hike would punish poor

Or would it encourage them to deprive themselves and their families of vital consumer goods, such as food, to finance their habits, or perhaps make California a more lucrative venue for cigarette smugglers and black-market suppliers?
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Dec 1, 2014 06:26
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[Korea - South] Are lower income smokers more price sensitive?: the evidence from Korean cigarette tax increases

The simulated tax burdens of different income groups show that the additional burden of a tax increase and the associated price rise is largely borne by higher income smokers.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2014 04:20
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U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

the rate of cigarette smoking has dropped from about 21 percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2013. That means the number of cigarette smokers dropped from 45.1 million to 42.1 million, despite the increasing population, according to the U.S. Centers for Disea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 28, 2014 12:12
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2013

These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 26, 2014 15:49
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[UK] Britain kicks the habit: Fewer than 1 in 5 people are still smokers and more than half have never even tried it

Unemployed people, least qualified and low earners more likely to smoke Married people and older people are all less likely to be cigarette smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:19
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