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[North Carolina] Pay ratio gap widens between chief executives, rank-and-file employees

British American Tobacco Plc, which completed its acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. in June, and Gildan Activewear Inc. are not subject to the CEO pay disclosure because they are foreign-owned.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2018 14:35
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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Sharp drop in Tonga smoking

TOBACCO sales have been hit by new import duties in Tonga, making many lower income smokers give up or cut back on consumption.
PNG Industry News (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 18:22
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

t a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities...Therefore, tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-sets any positive effects of
Tobacco Control
added Apr 29, 2018 00:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR assigned to reduce tobacco consumption

health ministry ... has asked FBR to implement only two slabs which are in international practice and end the third slab which covers the price from Rs35 to 55 approximately, added official.
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 13:59
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys

a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities to accommodate their smoking behaviour... tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:34
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Over 45 percent of Vietnamese males smoke

the number of local smokers saw a significant amount of poor people, adding that needy families spend up to 5.3 percent of their incomes on tobacco. Vietnamese often begin smoking at young ages, she said, citing a 2015 statistic that showed about 56 per
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:44
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tax increases that were implemented during 2009–2015 were not enough to increase tobacco product prices sufficiently to outweigh the effect of income growth, and to reduce tobacco consumption. The findings from this research inform policymakers that i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 23:38
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Associations between opioid and nicotine dependence in nationally representative samples of United States adult daily smokers

Opioid dependence is associated with increased severity and prevalence of nicotine dependence among smokers. Considering the disproportionate societal and economic burdens of smoking and smoking-related consequences in this vulnerable population, continu
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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Indonesian farmers’ incomes going up in smoke to buy cigarettes

A survey was conducted from August to October 2017 in the Garut District of West Java Province, Indonesia, as part of research into risk-coping mechanisms implemented by Indonesian farmers to minimise the impacts of climate change. Using stratified rando
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:44
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