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[California] Chronicle recommends: Yes on Prop. 56

We do agree with one point Big Tobacco is making: Passage of Prop. 56 will generate a steadily diminishing revenue stream. This is a good thing. It means fewer people will be smoking. This will save lives, lower the burden on the state budget and help bu
San Francisco Chronicle
added Aug 26, 2016 17:10
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[Switzerland] Cash may convince some smokers to quit

Paying smokers to quit and giving them more money the longer they avoid cigarettes might help get more people to kick the habit than cessation advice on its own, a recent study suggests. To test the power of money to combat addiction, researchers in Swi
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:10
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[California] U.S. pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other stores

Cigarettes are often cheaper at the very place that people shop for health supplies and fill medicine prescriptions, according to a new study in California. “Compared to other types of stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes, more for bo
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:08
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VIDEOS: Smokers Wage Gap Costs Young Smokers Up to $10,000 Per Year

According to a survey from Truth Initiative, 88 percent of young adults aged 15-25 years did not know smokers earn 20 percent less than non-smokers. During the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA’s) on August 28th, truth will shine a spotlight on the “smok
PR Newswire
added Aug 25, 2016 05:19
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Prices for Tobacco and Nontobacco Products in Pharmacies Versus Other Stores: Results From Retail Marketing Surveillance in California and in the United States

Compared with other stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes and more for bottled water. State and local policies to promote tobacco-free pharmacies would eliminate an important source of discounted cigarettes.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 25, 2016 04:29
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[UK] PHILLIPS : Economics holds the smoking gun for why e-cigarettes shouldn’t be discouraged

If the goal of public policy is really to make people better off, anti-smoking policies that encourage abstinence above all, with switching offered only as an inferior second choice, are backward and impossible to justify
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 13:43
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Effects of Large Financial Incentives for Long-Term Smoking Cessation A Randomized Trial

Conclusions In low-income smokers who did not receive face-to-face or telephone smoking cessation counseling, large financial incentives increased long-term rates of smoking cessation. (Financial incentives for smoking cessation in low-income smokers;
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 23, 2016 22:24
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NOVELLO: Crackdown on e-cigarettes, cigars will prevent death, disease : The Front Burner

Though the livelihood of small businesses may be at risk by these regulations, and I'm aware that small-cigar makers are clamoring, the FDA has recognized the increased costs of such tobacco regulations. The agency is taking steps to help businesses navi
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Aug 17, 2016 14:51
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SULLUM: FDA E-Cigarette Regulations Give Smoking a Boost

companies...are forbidden to share potentially lifesaving information about those products with their customers. They are also forbidden to make their products safer...FDA literally assigns zero value to the lives of smokers who would have quit were it no
Reason Magazine
added Aug 16, 2016 17:40
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New Study Of E-Cigarette Users Finds Implementation Of FDA Deeming Rule Could Create A Black Market For Vaping Products And Drive Users Back To Tobacco

Center for Substance Use Research (CSUR) has identified the potential for serious adverse health effects to arise from recently implemented regulations governing e-cigarettes. These include the very high likelihood that current e-cigarette users will cont
PR Newswire
added Aug 15, 2016 19:30
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