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Govt to Cut Nicotine, But Ignore Better Quicker Remedies

Banzhaf has been called "The Man Behind the Ban on Cigarette Commercials,"... One simple measure would be to raise the federal cigarette tax from its current level of $1.01/pack - a rate which has remained unchanged since 2009... Prohibit
PRLog
added Jul 31, 2017 12:20
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[Alabama] State breaks down impact of cigarette smoking in AL

In a report called “Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic in Alabama,” the Center for Disease Control and Prevention stated 8,600 adults die from smoke-related illnesses each year. “It is a big problem here in the State of Alabama,” Sullen said. “It has be
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Jul 29, 2017 13:12
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[UK] A stubborn addiction

Tobacco use has come down in the past 40 years yet stamping it out completely remains elusive. Tim Tonkin reports on anti-smoking bodies’ and the Government’s plan to find the last piece of the puzzle
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:47
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[Minnesota] BRIANT: Fighting Menthol Bans / NATO’s Briant on why Minneapolis ordinance needs to be defeated

This means that the potential sales loss at an average convenience store is so large that there is a real risk that these retail stores will not be able to remain profitable. It is just not economically feasible from a business-model perspective to remai
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:35
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Responsiveness to cigarette prices by different racial/ethnic groups of US adults

Our results suggest that raising cigarette prices, such as via tobacco tax increases, would result in reduced cigarette consumption for all racial/ethnic groups. The magnitude of the effect and the impact on cessation and reduced smoking intensity differ
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2017 22:55
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Hidden Brain: How Cigarette Taxes Affect Food Buying

A new study shows a connection between cigarette taxes and food stamps.... KYLE ROZEMA: High taxes on cigarettes can create financial burdens for low-income households. Take a pack-a-day smoker who makes minimum wage. In the most expensive state in the U
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:56
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[New Zealand] A national quitline service and its promotion in the mass media: modelling the health gain, health equity and cost–utility

The package of a quitline service and its promotion in the mass media appears to be an effective means to generate health gain, address health inequalities and save health system costs. Nevertheless, the role of this intervention needs to be compared with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2017 15:17
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking threatens Thailand’s sustainability, says health foundation

Smoking costs Thailand nearly Bt75 billion a year, according to an estimate released by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation on Monday. “The figures are equivalent to 0.78 per cent of the country’s gross domestic products,” the foundation’s deputy manag
The Nation (th)
added Jul 24, 2017 16:16
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[UK] Tobacco Control Plan could be hindered by public health cuts

Department of Health calls for the first smoke-free generation under the new Tobacco Control Plan, but cuts to local authority public health budgets have seen provision of stop smoking services slashed. The government has pledged to cut the smoking rate
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:53
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[Canada] LANE: Feds should revamp First Nations tax exemptions

The ongoing exemption of tobacco taxes has perverse outcomes. Aboriginals smoke more than other Canadians, perhaps because it costs them about half as much. And, Aboriginals are buying tobacco products for non-aboriginals — a thriving black market in tob
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:26
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