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FDA Ad Campaign Hopes to Extinguish E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

The new program, called "The Real Cost" Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign, is targeted at the nearly 11 million at-risk teens, aged 12 to 17. The effort will include digital, social media and school ads. "The new campaign we're announcing today seek
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 18, 2018 21:29
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Estimated impact of the GST on tobacco products in India

To examine the potential impact of the goods and services tax (GST)...for cigarettes, the specific cess constitutes the majority of tax revenue, and therefore, it must be revised regularly to protect revenue and keep real prices from falling. In addition,
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:32
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[New York] Affordable vaping for smokers in poor countries branded 'a human rights issue'

Addressing a 300-strong audience of tobacco and vaping industry representatives, Helen Redmond, an expert in substance use at [NYU]'s Silver School of Social Work, said people in poor countries should not be priced out of nicotine-based products that cou
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 20:49
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[Europe] Bulgaria Has Some of the Cheapest Cigarettes Worldwide

According to Our World in Data study, in 2016 almost 720,000 people in India died because of smoking, 500,000 in the USA, in Russia – 282,072 people, and in Bulgaria - 14,910. Statistics show also that more and more people start smoking.
EU Scoop (bg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:56
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[UK] Tobacco firms used to pay council pension as Suffolk loses almost £160 million to smoking every year

Tobacco firms are sill being used to grow Suffolk county Council’s pension fund - despite new figures showing smoking costs Suffolk almost £160 million a year. Sandy Martin MP speaking at the Suffolk Chamber in Greater Ipswich Networking Brunch with Sand
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:00
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[UK] Smoking costs Rugby more than £25m a year

Smoking costs Rugby more than £25 million a year, through NHS costs, sick days and even smoking breaks, according to new analysis. Action on Smoking and Health, a leading anti-smoking charity, has calculated how much tobacco costs society. It has compared
Rugby Advertiser(uk)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:08
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[UK] Smoking costs South Tyneside more than £34million a year, campaigners claim

costs the borough more than £34million a year, through NHS costs, sick days and even smoking breaks, according to new analysis. Action on Smoking and Health (Ash), a leading anti-smoking charity, has calculated how much tobacco costs society. It has compa
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:07
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[China, USA] BOEHM: Next Round of Tariffs Could Making Vaping More Expensive

By making it harder for smokers to switch to vaping, the Trump administration's tariffs would strike a blow against public health.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 10, 2018 18:04
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[Australia] SIDDIQI: Shisha addiction may be stronger than cigarette addiction

Given that shisha is often smoked with friends and family, its addiction may be more than just physical. This strong social element to the addiction may be the reason the smoking cessation drug, varenicline, which is effective for cigarette smokers, does
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:47
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[UK] LANGLEY: Tobacco harm reduction: Making sure no one gets left behind

A key issue is how to facilitate the uptake of e-cigarette use among those who are most likely to benefit from them. In the UK e-cigarettes are used by a significant proportion of adult smokers and ex-smokers, and have been widely endorsed.(3-6) They are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 5, 2018 16:44
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