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[New York] Cigarette kickbacks are burning small distributors

New York distributors of cigarettes and other candy store items...says the kickbacks are illegal because the state has what is called a fair trade law that sets the minimum price...rebating $1 or $2 a carton, the out-of-state distributors are breaking the
New York Post
added Feb 27, 2018 14:09
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[UK] KAMM: Policies on smoking have been deliberate, punitive and, above all, successful

Consumers are much readier to commit to give up smoking (or go on a diet) in a month’s time than do it today. Anti-smoking policies can help them give up smoking or at least reduce their consumption. That’s a powerful justification for high taxes on cigar
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[Oklahoma] Bill allows prison canteens to sell smokes to inmates

State Rep. Rick West, R-Heavener, said the nearly six-year ban on cigarettes sales and smoking inside prisons has caused nothing but problems for inmates, wardens and correctional employees. He’s proposing a controversial measure that would allow inmate
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Feb 24, 2018 00:05
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MUKHERJEE: Singapore's New Chewing Gum Is an iQoS

To be hit by such a regulatory backlash in a major Asian city is bad news for companies investing heavily into alternative nicotine products -- Philip Morris alone has bet $3 billion. But never mind Big Tobacco. The Singapore ban is illogical for at leas
Bloomberg News
added Feb 21, 2018 23:35
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[Kuwait] Stop unjustified cigarette price increase

Chairman of the Kuwait Union for Consumer Cooperative Societies (KUCCS) Ali Al-Kandari yesterday said the union issued a directive to all co-ops ordering the suspension of any cigarette and tobacco price increases. Kandari added that some supplying compan
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[South Africa] Financing, Resource Allocations and Cost of Action Versus Inaction for Full Implementation of WHO FCTC

The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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[South Africa] Financing, Resource Allocations and Cost of Action Versus Inaction for Full Implementation of WHO FCTC Favorite All

The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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Higher cigarette taxes may increase use of chewing tobacco and cigars in adolescents

lead author of the research, Summer Sherburne Hawkins, discusses this new study involving 499,381 adolescents from 36 US states and explains why policy makers need to be looking beyond cigarettes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:02
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Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smokeless tobacco and cigar use: a difference-in-differences approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Higher state cigarette taxes are associated with adolescents’ use of cheaper, alternative tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco and cigars. Reducing tobacco use will require comprehensive tobacco control policies that are applied equally to and incl
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 23:31
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Reasons for Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2016

the most commonly selected reasons for use were used by “friend or family member” (39%), availability of “flavors such as mint, candy, fruit, or chocolate” (31%), and the belief that “they are less harmful than other forms of tobacco such as cigarettes” (
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 15, 2018 21:55
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