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[California] CalPERS Decision to Divest from Tobacco Is Costly

(CalPERS) has lost $3.581 billion in investment gains by divesting from tobacco stocks, which amounts to about 1% of current assets, during a 17-plus-year period ending June 30, 2018, shows a new report b
aiCIO (Asset International for Institutional Chief Investment Officers)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:28
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[Malaysia] M’sian Government Shockingly Loses RM5 Billion Every Year Due to Contraband Cigarettes

the government especially the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (Customs) has been urged to beef up the crackdown on illegal cigarettes. To give more teeth to the law, Director General of Customs Datuk Seri T Subromaniam recommended a heavy penalty to b
WORLD OF BUZZ (my)
added Dec 13, 2018 12:32
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[UK] Tobacco firms used to pay council pension as Suffolk loses almost £160 million to smoking every year

The council has come under fire for these investments in the past, most recently in June when it was revealed that money put into British American Tobacco had been moved into another tobacco company, Altria, with investments totalling over £16 million in
Ipswich Star (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 18:17
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax increase vital step to better health

Now it's time for those who concur with the message of the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana to push for solutions. Job One should be increasing the tax on cigarette purchases.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2018 04:41
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The Environmental Cost of Cigarettes

Of course, it’s not all the smokers’ faults. According to a BMJ article by scholars Elizabeth Smith and Patricia McDaniel, the tobacco industry has been aware of the issue for years. Manufacturers, concerned that the litter problem might lead to greater r
JSTOR
added Dec 8, 2018 02:57
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Disparities remain on how to tackle lung cancer in Europe, report says

Enhanced prevention measures, especially against tobacco and electronic cigarettes, combined with access to innovative treatments can help tackle rising lung cancer cases in Europe, a new study funded by the industry has found.
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2018 18:54
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An improved model of ethanol and nicotine co-use in female P rats: Effects of naltrexone, varenicline, and the selective nicotinic α6β2* antagonist r-bPiDI

These results indicate that increasing the “price” of nicotine increases EtOH intake during co-use. Additionally, the efficacy of naltrexone, varenicline, and r-bPiDI was specific to either EtOH or nicotine, with no efficacy for co-use. Nevertheless, fut
Science Direct
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Keeping smoking affordable in higher tax environments via smoking thinner roll-your-own cigarettes: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey 2006–15

Taxation of RYO should increase considerably in the UK and Australia so that RYO and FM cigarettes are taxed equivalently to reduce RYO attractiveness and inequalities. Other measures to reduce the price differentials, including taxing RYO solely on weig
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27
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[UK] Roll-your-own cigarette use and smoking cessation behaviour: a cross-sectional population study in England [FREE FULL TEXT]

RYO cigarette smokers appear to have lower motivation to quit and lower incidence of quit attempts but similar success of quit attempts. The lower cost of RYO smoking appears to mediate the lower incidence of quit attempts among RYO users.
British Medical Journal
added Dec 5, 2018 17:31
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[UK] Smokers who roll their own less inclined to quit

found that only 15.9% of the smokers who mainly rolled their own cigarettes were highly motivated to quit, compared to 20.3% of those who mainly smoked factory-made cigarettes. The study found that the major reason for roll-your-own (RYO) smokers' disinc
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:29
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