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McSORLEY: Time to take action in New Mexico to halt youth smoking and vaping

The days of Joe Camel may be over, but they have been replaced by slick ad campaigns using social media to convey images of glamor and celebrities vaping. Manufacturers are never truthful about their marketing targeting teenagers. Millions of teenagers h
NM Political Report
added Nov 21, 2018 02:22
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[Oregon] Brown Seeks Tobacco Tax Hike But Backs Away From Higher Alcohol Taxes

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is embracing a proposal by the Oregon Health Authority to raise cigarette taxes...she buys the agency’s argument that smoking is a major factor in driving up health care costs in Oregon and that tobacco taxes should play a bigger r
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Nov 18, 2018 21:05
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A Juul Case for $5,000?

Smokers are customizing their trendy vape pens with purple glitter, fake designer labels and even 18-karat gold. / “With a case like this, you’d want to put it on a table," said Michael Saiger of Miansai. "It’s a statement.”CreditCreditMiansai
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2018 00:09
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[Indiana] FGIDDIAN-GREEN: Twin scourges of tobacco, opioids demand concentrated action

Claire Fiddian-Green is president and CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, which seeks to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 10, 2018 19:37
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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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[Thailand] Smokers' shift to hike tax on loose tobacco

The Excise Department is going to raise the tobacco tax after dozens of smokers have switched to hand-rolled cigarettes, prices for which are far cheaper than factory-made cigarettes following enforcement of a new excise tax structure last year.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 8, 2018 21:47
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Heated tobacco products and combusted cigarettes: comparing global prices and taxes

The tax advantages being given to HTPs may instead of providing a price signal to a consumer looking to switch, be providing a profit signal to tobacco companies to switch over to selling more HTPs and fewer combusted cigarettes. The implications of these
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2018 15:10
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[Indiana] Opioids, tobacco damage Hoosiers

and cost $12.6 billion in health care expenses, lost productivity and other economic damages, according to a pair of reports released Tuesday by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 1, 2018 14:31
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Restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies combined with cessation advice: a modelling study of the future smoking prevalence, health and cost impacts

Conclusions This work provides modelling-level evidence that the package of restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies combined with cessation advice in these settings can accelerate progress towards the tobacco endgame, and achieve large population he
Tobacco Control
added Dec 1, 2018 16:50
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Changes in health in the countries of the UK and 150 English Local Authority areas 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

cancers and respiratory disease) can be addressed by tackling specific behaviours, such as smoking and eating unhealthy foods. Good progress has been made in some areas, notably in reducing the prevalence of smoking to historic lows in all countries of th
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 26, 2018 15:12
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