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[UK] Standardised packaging of tobacco products draft regulations consultation: PHE response

PHE consultation response sets out latest evidence on the impact of standardised packaging of tobacco products.
GOV.UK
added Aug 6, 2014 07:58
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[UK] Standardised packaging can save lives and boost local economies

New Public Health England (PHE) figures reveal the potential benefits that standardised packaging of tobacco products could bring, not only for health, but in savings of around £500 million – providing a real economic boost to the most deprived communiti
GOV.UK
added Aug 6, 2014 07:57
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging could boost the North East economy by more than £30m

Public Health England has shown the potential benefits...“An addictive product that keeps smokers trapped in poverty and condemns half to an early death should not be gift wrapped in glossy colours and shiny holograms.Freeing up the money spent on smokin
The Journal (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 07:32
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KOH: The Tobacco Fight Is Far From Over

As I conclude more than five years of service as the Assistant Secretary for Health, it is my fervent hope that we can someday relegate the tobacco epidemic to the history books. Let us stop this suffering once and for all and give our kids a fighting cha
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 4, 2014 11:35
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AUDIO: Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

So Legacy trains educators and targets its anti-smoking message to these populations. But Koval says companies like Reynolds and Lorillard know their market well. "I think this merger, for instance, is very much about menthol," she says. "While mentho
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:09
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[UK, North Carolina, Ohio] FLOC, British reps vow to fight for workers

A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions ...pledged to take the fight for farm worker reforms to their home country. They plan to
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 22:17
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[New York] When Struggling Families Spark Internet Rage

Teicher featured nine of the photographs from “Upstate Girls” in a post initially titled “Life Below the Poverty Line, Troy, N.Y.”...The comments were harsh. Many expressed outrage that Kayla would smoke while holding her baby. (This photograph, singled
New York Times Blogs
added Jul 23, 2014 15:40
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[Australia] Cigarettes: roll your own vs factory-made

Unfortunately for the (usually poorer) people who tend to smoke rollies, they are both less natural and more harmful. In factory-made cigarettes, the additives make up about half-a-per cent of the dry weight of the tobacco. But in the rollies, the additi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 22, 2014 12:45
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Cigars in Greece

Cigars are a luxury purchase, hence their consumption is strongly linked to disposable incomes. Unless the economy shows signs of recovery over the forecast period, the category is highly likely to continue to contract. Euromonitor International thus est
Euromonitor International
added Jul 20, 2014 10:02
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FDA cost-benefit analysis ignores that tobacco companies pass costs through to smokers, raising prices & reducing smoking

My colleagues at UCSF just submitted this comment to the FDA on the deeming rule: The Regulatory Impact Analysis Must Consider the Benefits of the Likelihood that the Regulated Companies will Pass the Costs of Compliance on to Smokers, which Will Raise
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:51
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