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American Insights: E-cigarettes the choice of a new – richer – generation

This is clearly a market that is exploding and attracting a highly desirable demographic. Unlike traditional smokers, who tend to make less money, e-smoking rates rise as income rises:
added Jun 11, 2015 14:08

Estimates of poverty in the UK adjusted for expenditure on tobacco (PDF)

when expenditure on tobacco is taken into account, around 500,000 extra households, comprising over 850,000 adults and almost 400,000 children, are classified as in poverty in the UK compared to the official Households Below Average Income figures. Thi
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 10, 2015 10:35

[New York] Teen smoking rate in NY drops dramatically

Between an ad campaign that encourages smokers to quit and the highest cigarette taxes in the nation, New York has touted its anti-smoking efforts. The state estimates it still has about 2.1 million adult smokers who in a statewide survey of about 6,400
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jun 9, 2015 08:56

Smokers’ and ex-smokers’ understanding of electronic cigarettes: a qualitative study

The ambiguity around e-cigarettes in public health debates and medical practice is reflected in the positions and concerns of smokers. There is a need for both clear, up-to-date trustworthy information about their benefits and risks, and stronger regulati
Tobacco Control
added Jun 9, 2015 01:52

[Australia, Ireland] LETTERS: Tobacco products and public policy

If Mr Noonan were to reduce tobacco taxation at the next budget he would also reduce the smuggling problem / Tasmania seems to have led the way with the recent second-stage reading in their parliament of the Tobacco-free Generation Bill introduced by Ind
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 9, 2015 01:25

What Does The Reynolds-Lorillard Deal Mean For Altria?

It is clear that Reynolds, with a 34% market share as opposed to 28% pre-merger, will be a stronger force to deal with. Since the purchase of cigarettes tend to be an impulsive buy, Reynolds stands to gain plenty from combining its distribution channels,
added Jun 8, 2015 18:08

[UK] STREET-PORTER: The right of children to breath clean air trumps any ‘right’ a parent has to smoke - Comment - Voices - The Independent

I grew up in a home where both parents smoked continuously. My father had a heart attack followed by bypass surgery, and my sister died of lung cancer.... Addiction to cigarettes (like alcohol) is harming children in low-income homes and they have no cho
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:15

[Canada] BARNES: Up in smoke: Big money and big tobacco

Big tobacco is indeed big money and worth a closer look in the wake of all that news....With Alberta’s high hourly wages, cigarettes are most affordable here. In fact, it takes 41 minutes of paid work for a 15- to 24-year-old to cover the cost of a pack
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Jun 7, 2015 10:04

[Canada, China, Eastern Europe, UK] Is smoking finally on its way to being stamped out?

So, while the ruling doesn’t sound the death knell for Big Tobacco, it is a blow as the industry grapples with its biggest crisis in decades, with many of the biggest manufacturers scrambling for growth in an environment in which governments are increasi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 6, 2015 19:53

[Ireland] Disadvantaged women more likely to smoke

Women living in poorer communities are more than four-and-a-half times as likely to smoke than those in more affluent communities, according to the latest figures from the HSE. The Irish Cancer Society revealed the figures as it launched the 'We Can Qui
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jun 3, 2015 22:04
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