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KEENE: Too much fun for the anti-cigar spoilsports to allow

exempt “premium” cigars costing more than 10 bucks apiece. That will allow the do-gooders among us to make it more expensive and far more difficult for the poor to enjoy a good cigar while the professional and political elites continue to puff away. It’s
Washington Times
added Sep 10, 2014 14:25
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[Connecticut] Smoking, education link emerges early

Yale sociology professor Vida Maralani analyzed an existing data set tracking a group of youths from adolescence to adulthood. Maralani found that the relationship between education and smoking in later life can be predicted as early as age 12.
Yale Daily News
added Sep 9, 2014 05:14
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[Ireland] Health bodies look to attack tobacco profits by closing cigarette price gap

The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) and the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) are calling in their pre-budget submissions for tobacco tax measures that would close the price gap between less expensive and premium brands, according to a story by Dan Buckley for the
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 8, 2014 17:03
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Increasing availability and consumption of single cigarettes: trends and implications for smoking cessation from the ITC Mexico Survey [FREE FULLTEXT]

Single cigarettes appear widely accessible in Mexico and growing in availability. Future research should explore potential explanations, consequences and effective methods for reducing the availability of single cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 6, 2014 14:17
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Gov. Beshear’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use in Kentucky (PDF)

Supports Statewide Smoke-Free Law Governor Beshear has been working with legislators for some time on proposed smoke-free legislation, and will again fully support the legislation next year. Increasing Cigarette Taxes
Kentucky.gov
added Sep 4, 2014 19:33
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[Ireland] 74% of younger smokers switch to cheap brands

Almost three in four younger smokers have switched to cheap brands of cigarettes used by tobacco companies to discourage them from quitting, according to an opinion poll conducted for the Irish Cancer Society and Irish Heart Foundation.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Sep 3, 2014 12:48
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[Indiana] IPPEL: Tobacco addiction: Tax income trumps health concerns

Many if not most of the patients I can talk into using these e-cigs eventually become tobacco free... I'm waiting to hear that e-cigs are the major cause of global warming. Money talks.
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Sep 3, 2014 12:36
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[New York] Stubbed Out / The cigar industry says the FDA’s proposed regulations would be devastating.

The regulations would impose three new rules that the cigar industry views as particularly devastating. First, they would subject many new cigars to a pre-market review process, which the industry says is somewhat comparable to the process the agency us
National Review
added Aug 29, 2014 14:10
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[New York] EDITORIAL: The 5000-hour cigar

The regs would exempt cigars designated as premium, but only if they carry an arbitrary price tag of at least 10 bucks. So a Park Avenue plutocrat will get his smoke without interference, but the working stiff Joe who wants to relax with his $3 stogie af
New York Post
added Aug 29, 2014 14:08
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Neighbourhood deprivation and smoking and quit behaviour among smokers in Mexico: findings from the ITC Mexico Survey

Neighbourhood socioeconomic environments in Mexico appear to operate in an opposing manner to those in HICs. Further research should investigate whether rapid implementation of strong tobacco control policies in LMICs, as occurred in Mexico during the fol
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2014 03:39
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