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More Federal Agencies Are Using Undercover Operations

inquiry found that more than $127 million worth of cigarettes purchased by the [ATF] disappeared in a series of undercover investigations ...bureau paid an undercover informant from the tobacco industry nearly $5 million in “business expenses” for his hel
New York Times
added Nov 16, 2014 16:23
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Abrupt nicotine reduction as an endgame policy: a randomised trial

cigarettes priced according to nicotine content...12 weeks supply of free very low nicotine content (VLNC) cigarettes...Smokers unmotivated to quit reduce their usual cigarette consumption (and thus nicotine exposure) when VLNC cigarettes are made availab
Tobacco Control
added Nov 15, 2014 08:29
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Which 5 States Are Charging an Arm and a Leg For Cigarettes?

Since 2011, The Awl has been surveying all 50 states about the price of tobacco, and if you're a smoker, the news is not good. For the first time no store in any of the 50 states offered a pack of cigarettes for less than $5. In general, the survey found
Motley Fool
added Oct 21, 2014 13:26
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[Russia] Overview of FCTC Article 6 Guidelines at COP6

Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka, technical adviser to the drafting group, provides an overview of the guidelines of Article 6 on price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco.
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:20
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[New York] EDITORIAL: NYC smoking rates rise as budgets fall

tobacco control programs, like many others, require a continued financial commitment in order to be effective. Without additional funding, there is little chance that smoking in New York will decrease at the rate it once did.
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:17
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[Asia] Gathering support: ‘Naya Pakistan should be tobacco free’

A consumer rights campaigner has urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairperson Imran Khan to direct Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to eradicate tobacco cultivation from the province.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54
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Can China diminish its burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries by promoting health in its policies, practices, and incentives? [FREE FULL TEXT]

China is the world's largest consumer of tobacco. In 2010, an estimated 301 million people or 28·1% of adults (52·9% of men and 2·4% of women) aged 15 years and older were smokers,73, 74 with a particularly high rate in Chinese men aged 45—64 years (63·0
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:51
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Travel industry to smokers: Puff at your own risk

Turns out that cigarettes are stressing out a lot of travelers, and in a lot of different ways. Hotels and car rental companies are struggling to deal with shifting winds when it comes to smoking. That includes some states’ legalization of recreational
Washington Post
added Aug 18, 2014 16:32
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EDITORIAL: A Misguided Tobacco Proposal

recommended that the benefits smokers gain if they quit smoking...must be discounted by 70 percent to offset the loss in pleasure suffered when they give up their habit. You don’t have to be a genius to see that this turns common sense on its head.
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 11:09
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[Ireland] Plain packaging will cost revenue, but bring health savings

The State may lose tax revenue through the introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products but this will be offset by savings from reduced deaths and illness linked to smoking, according to a Department of Health study. While the Government may incu
Irish Times (ie)
added Aug 8, 2014 15:58
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