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LETTER: Don't tax e-cigarettes out of smokers' wallets

The proposed tax hike threatens to make these products unaffordable for low-income smokers looking for an effective way to quit. And, while more than 40 states have banned the sale of these products to minors, the District is more concerned about taxing
Washington Post
added Jul 1, 2015 22:38

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Antismoking group hits cheaper cigarettes

An antismoking group, the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), called on the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Sunday to assess the impact of the looming entry of cheaper tobacco products into the local market as its presence could sabota
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:34

MALONE: Editorial: Coauthorship and ‘soft colonialism’

concern within the tobacco control community about the ‘globalising’ tobacco epidemic and new initiatives by funders have led more researchers from high-income English-speaking countries to develop collaborations with colleagues in low/middle-income count
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2015 07:19

Proactive Tobacco Cessation Outreach to Smokers of Low Socioeconomic Status

Proactive, IVR-facilitated outreach enables engagement with low-SES smokers. Providing counseling, NRT, and access to community-based resources to address sociocontextual mediators among smokers reached in this setting is effective.
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Jun 16, 2015 07:22

[China, New Zealand] E-cigs with nicotine could help women quit smoking - NZ research

But the required nicotine-containing liquid was not legally for sale in this country, although electronic cigarettes were, said study co-author Professor Randolph Grace from the Canterbury University Psychology Department. Some people were ordering the
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:08

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
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