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[UK] Make a packet of fags £20 and you could save millions of lives, say experts

If current tends continue, smoking will be responsible for killing around one billion people in the 21st century. But making fags even more expensive could avoid hundreds of millions of early deaths - from various cancers, heart disease and lung disease
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:46
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[Nigeria] African countries urged to ensure total ban of tobacco ads

The African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) said in a report released in Nairobi that when cigarettes are sold in single sticks, they become relatively cheap compared to when they are sold as a full pack. "Consequently, the product is more affordable to
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 14, 2018 00:35
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[Canada, UK] Cigarette price HIKE: Outrage over calls for shops to charge £20 per PACKET

Researchers in Canada claim the measure would be more effective than smoking bans. They said 67 million men from the world’s poorest countries would quit if the price was increased...“Our study debunks the current narrative that higher cigarette prices
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:04
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Impact of New York City’s 2014 Increased Minimum Legal Purchase Age on Youth Tobacco Use

Public Health Implications. Other cities and states currently raising their MLPA for tobacco may need to pay close attention to policy enforcement and conduct enhanced monitoring of retailer compliance to achieve the full benefits of the policy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 12, 2018 19:57
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Making Cigarettes More Expensive Could Save 450 Million Years of Life, Study Says

the best intervention, according to a study published Wednesday in the BMJ, may be rooted in economics. Doubling cigarette taxes in 13 middle-income countries across the globe could save almost 450 million years of life and $157 billion in averted medica
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 13, 2018 17:04
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The health, poverty, and financial consequences of a cigarette price increase among 500 million male smokers in 13 middle income countries: compartmental model study

Higher prices of cigarettes provide more health and financial gains to the poorest 20% than to the richest 20% of the population. Higher excise taxes support the targets of the sustainable development goals on non-communicable diseases and poverty, and pr
British Medical Journal
added Apr 12, 2018 17:53
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Higher cigarette prices would help millions avoid poor health and extreme poverty

The findings show that people on low incomes have the most to gain, and the researchers say modest action by many governments "could yield unprecedented health gains and poverty reduction." Based on current patterns, smoking will be responsible for abo
EurekAlert
added Apr 11, 2018 23:50
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The State of US Health, 1990-2016 / Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Among US States

Tobacco smoking was the leading risk factor for DALYs in the United States and in 33 states.... This study shows that high BMI, smoking, and high fasting plasma glucose are the 3 most important risk factors in the United States, and that although smoking
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 14, 2018 12:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] Accessible price of cigarette brands a bigger threat than Illicit trade: Report

The consumer accessible price of cigarette brands is more alarming for health of the people in the country than the illicit trade in the country, which has a low volume contrary to the claim of tobacco industry, report said on Monday. Pakistan National H
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:35
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In Ohio, e-cigs remain popular as traditional cigarettes decline

One reason for the rise in popularity is pure economics, according to Ron Everhart of Best Price Cigarettes on Beall Avenue, who has seen an increase in e-cig sales recently. “Our lowest priced carton of traditional tobacco cigarettes is $43,” he said.
Wooster (OH) Record
added Apr 8, 2018 17:37
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