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Price-related promotions for tobacco products on Twitter

This study demonstrates that the vast majority of tweets offering price promotions focus on e-cigarettes. Future studies should examine the extent to which Twitter users, particularly youth, notice or engage with these price promotion tweets.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 1, 2015 12:08

[Oregon] Senate Votes to Stop Using Tobacco Prevention Dollars to License Smoke Shops

voted 16-13 to make smoke shops pay a user fee to cover the cost of their own licensure.... The money to certify the businesses and inspect them for compliance? Well, that was taken from the fund designed for tobacco prevention to deter kids from smoking.
The Lund Report
added Jul 1, 2015 12:06


She said you wouldn’t believe the amount of nicotine that was coating the tables, chairs, walls and mirrors. The ban was pretty divisive when first passed, and a few complaints came from regular smokers after Carl’s stopped allowing smoking in the bar,
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jul 1, 2015 12:03
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[Asia] Macau casinos want study on smoke ban economics

Macau’s six casino licensees have again pleaded with the Macau government to allow them to keep smoking lounges on mass market gaming floors in their venues. They have also called for “an in-depth study” to evaluate what economic effects such a ban and o
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jul 1, 2015 11:38

[North Carolina] SMITH: The real cost of cigarettes? About $19 a pack

We see a lot of bumper stickers in Asheville. Most are fun and quirky and make me smile. There is one, however, that has always frustrated me: "At least I can still smoke in my car!" I'm bothered even more so when I see a small child in a car seat who ha
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Jun 29, 2015 13:41

CDC: States should spend more on anti-tobacco efforts

has admonished South Carolina, Texas and Kentucky for failing to provide enough money from tobacco tax revenue or tobacco prevention efforts. The three were among 13 states that spent less than 10 percent of the CDC-recommended level of funding for tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 26, 2015 09:03

State Tobacco Control Program Spending — United States, 2011

These findings demonstrate a considerable gap between state investments in tobacco prevention and control and CDC's Best Practices recommendations. Although all states derive revenues from cigarette excise taxes, few states have a statutory requirement re
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 26, 2015 08:38

[Latin America] Effect of Uruguay’s National 100% Smokefree Law on Emergency Visits for Bronchospasm

Uruguay’s 100% smokefree law was followed by fewer emergency visits for bronchospasm and less need for treatment, supporting adoption of such policies in low- and middle-income countries to reduce the disease burden and healthcare costs associated with sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 15:16

[Alabama] BLUM: When it comes to cigarette tax, governments should use it right or lose it

the income from these sin taxes is a relative drop in the bucket compared to what we pay in the long run as a result of smoking-caused disease and disability. To end the smoking pandemic, governments should either dedicate a significant percentage of cig
added Jun 24, 2015 15:55

[Australia] Productivity Commission slams TPP trade deal

the PC notes that the ISDS law suite taken against Australia’s plain package cigarette laws by tobacco giant Philip Morris, under an obscure investment agreement with Hong Kong, has already cost Australian taxpayers plenty, and cautions against including
MacroBusiness (au)
added Jun 24, 2015 09:33
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