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[Asia] ‘Tobacco companies targeting countries like Pakistan by glamorising cigarettes’

Owing to ineffective or lack of laws, multinational tobacco companies are now targeting people in developing countries, including Pakistan, by glamourising cigarettes and coming up with new but deadly products like ‘heating tobacco devices and E-cigarett
The News (pk)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:24
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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[UK] LANGLEY: Tobacco harm reduction: Making sure no one gets left behind

A key issue is how to facilitate the uptake of e-cigarette use among those who are most likely to benefit from them. In the UK e-cigarettes are used by a significant proportion of adult smokers and ex-smokers, and have been widely endorsed.(3-6) They are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2018 16:44
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ARCHIVE: DISCUSSION PAPER / THE WHO FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON TOBACCO CONTROL / AN ACCELERATOR FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PDF)

the case is clear - implementing the WHO FCTC is a powerful means for countries to improve the lives of their citizens, and to better the conditions and future outlook of their country.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 5, 2018 16:19
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[Australia] Smokers will keep on lighting up despite cigarettes hitting a $40

Smokers are facing a huge hit to their wallets when tax hikes push the price of a cigarette pack to almost $40 on Saturday - but many say they still won't quit. The second 12.5 per cent price rise in as many years drew scorn from smokers who said it hit
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:46
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[Wisconsin] AUSIO: Marketing's Role In Why Millions Of Americans Still Smoke

Tom Luljak chats with Linnea Laestadius, assistant professor in UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health, and Melissa Seidl... One reason for the continued popularity is the marketing of tobacco. A UW-Milwaukee researcher has been studying the impact of that
Milwaukee Public Radio
added Aug 31, 2018 01:25
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InfoTech Marketing Releases White Paper on Food Stamps: Subsidized Entertainment, Dining Out, Tobacco, and Donations

"While SNAP households typically spend less than their non-SNAP counterparts on these four categories, tobacco is the one category where their spending exceeds non-SNAP households. At least 33% of SNAP beneficiaries spent money on tobacco products, roughl
PR Newswire
added Aug 30, 2018 20:41
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Trends in cigarette demand and supply in Africa [FREE FULL TEXT]

Monitoring the production, consumption and trade of cigarettes by improving the quality of surveillance is necessary to understand the demand and supply of cigarettes not only in Africa, but globally.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:42
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Evaluating the impact and equity of a tobacco-free pharmacy law on retailer density in New York City neighbourhoods [FREE FULL TEXT]

In order to minimise disparities in the tobacco retail environment, local governments considering a similar ban should supplement this strategy with other retailer restrictions to achieve equitable outcomes.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 16:37
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[New York] NYC's tobacco-free pharmacy law substantially reduces retailer density, yet impact unequal

law substantially reduces tobacco retailer density overall, but the policy's impact is not evenly distributed across neighborhoods, according to a new study at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. On average, retailer density will decrease by nearl
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:36
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