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[UK] The true cost of smoking to North East NHS revealed

The true cost of smoking in the North East's been revealed on World No Tobacco Day. New data published today shows the habit costs our region over 613 million pounds a year. The figures reveal the additional pressure smoking is putting on hospitals and
Sun FM 103.4 (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:04
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HUGHES: E-Cigarettes Reduce Adult Smoking

Overly burdensome taxes on these products or restrictive regulations for adult users could reduce these potential benefits, and ultimately lead to more people smoking conventional cigarettes for longer, with negative health effects.
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added May 30, 2018 19:33
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If US Were Like Utah, There Would Be 22 Million Fewer Smokers

24/7 Wall St. examined smoking rates in the United States that were provided by the CDC to determine how many fewer smokers there would be in this country if the smoking rate was the same as Utah’s. While it would be difficult to replicate Utah’s conditi
24/7 Wall Street
added May 29, 2018 15:48
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[Asia, China] Cost-effective for insurance to cover stop smoking drugs

the inclusion of smoking cessation drugs in health insurance may, in a sense, save public money. Shenzhen's move will help people quit smoking and therefore it should be supported.
China Daily (cn)
added May 29, 2018 14:15
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[UK] ‘Tobacco and alcohol are a blight on Sunderland’ - city leaders debate plans to tackle £94.6million smoking problem

Sunderland’s smoking prevalence rate stands at 18% for 2016/17 – slightly higher than the national average of 15.5 per cent. In 2016/17, 487 women in Sunderland were recorded as smoking at the time they gave birth – equating to 17.2% and almost double t
Scarborough Evening News (uk)
added May 29, 2018 14:01
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Trend in the affordability of tobacco products in Bangladesh: findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

in countries experiencing rapid economic growth, significant tax increases are needed to counteract the effect of income growth, in order for the tax increases to be effective in reducing tobacco use.
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2018 03:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: FBR promotes spread of cancer

Blinded by their compulsion, FBR has become a source to promote cigarette sales, knowing that this would lead to death of thousands. We are a State where healthcare is low to the negligible extent.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 27, 2018 15:33
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Presence of Counterfeit Marlboro Gold Packs in Licensed Retail Stores in New York City: Evidence From Test Purchases

We do not find any counterfeit Marlboro Gold packs purchased at full price from licensed cigarette retailers throughout New York City. Future research using test purchases should include other venues (eg, street and online) and specifically ask for disco
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 29, 2018 16:00
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[Arkansas, Florida] D.C. Federal Judge Won’t Wade Into Dispute Over Correct Advertising Payment ($$)

turned away a publisher’s request that the court compel tobacco manufacturers to reimburse The Little Rock Sun Community Newspaper for costs associated with printing court-approved corrective advertising (United States, et al. v. Philip Morris USA Inc., e
Lexis Nexis
added May 28, 2018 14:44
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Longitudinal Associations of Cigarette Prices with Smoking Cessation: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study

Results suggest higher cigarette prices promote smoking cessation among young to middle-aged adults, and that price sensitivity may differ by socioeconomic status.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2018 18:25
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