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[UK] A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Stop Smoking Interventions in Substance Use Disorder Populations undergoing treatment

Smoking cessation interventions were found to be cost-effective when applied to the SUD population, particularly when grouped-based behavioural support is offered alongside pharmacological treatment.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2018 19:04
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[Africa, South Africa] SA loses big as smuggling accounts for 23% of cigarettes smoked

In a report entitled Illicit Tobacco Trade in South Africa, released in March 2018, Japan Tobacco says this is because of the illicit industry’s high profit margins due to the non-payment of taxes, relative ease of production and movement and low detecti
News24 (za)
added May 5, 2018 19:30
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[Ireland] Number of Irish teenagers smoking has dropped dramatically since 1995 - study finds

The number of teenagers aged between 15 and 16 years old has dramatically dropped since 1995, a new study revealed on Wednesday. It said 41% of teens in that age bracket would fond of a fag over 20 years ago, compared to just 13% in 2015. Nine out of 2
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added May 3, 2018 19:33
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[Georgia (Country)] Smoking ban in all indoor public places comes into force in Georgia

The law on tobacco control has come into force today meaning that smoking in public places such as bars, restaurants and offices is forbidden. In case of a violation, the owner of the venue will be charged 500 GEL; if the violation is repeated, the fine
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 3, 2018 18:09
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: State budget snuffs out fight against tobacco use

The CDC’s recommended level is $63.6 million — less than half of the $150.7 million from the 1998 settlement and about 10 percent of total tobacco-related revenues. As the state grapples with rising medical and Medicaid costs, such an investment will pay
Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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[UK] Vapers receive same life insurance rates as cigarette smokers as insurers believe it's just as dangerous as the tobacco product

High street insurers calculate e-cigarettes to be as dangerous as smoking for life insurance policies. Doubts over the safety of vaping mean people who use e-cigarettes containing nicotine receive the same premiums as smokers. No major insurance firm i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:42
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Availability, price and promotions for cigarettes and non-cigarette tobacco products: an observational comparison of US Air Force bases with nearby tobacco retailers, 2016

Retail stores located on Air Force bases sell cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products at prices well below those in nearby off-base retailers: the vast majority of these retailers feature interior price promotions for these products. Federal policies re
Tobacco Control
added Apr 29, 2018 01:29
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[Asia, Vietnam] Tobacco control is losing ground

To give readers some context, the health ministry called for a 100 per cent increase over what is being proposed by a draft law on Special Consumption Tax, which is to come into effect in 2020 and sets the tax at VND1,000 or US$.044. Taking into conside
Vietnam Net
added Apr 26, 2018 14:40
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR assigned to reduce tobacco consumption

health ministry ... has asked FBR to implement only two slabs which are in international practice and end the third slab which covers the price from Rs35 to 55 approximately, added official.
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 13:59
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[Alaska] Closing arguments finish in tobacco trial in Bethel

Toward the end of their closing arguments, the attorneys started to argue over how much Benjamin Francis’ life was really worth. Don Burmeister, one of Hunter’s attorneys, says that Francis’ family lost well more than a million dollars when he died. Hi
KTOO (Juneau, AK)
added Apr 26, 2018 13:57
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