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Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data [FREE FULL TEXT]

The TI currently uses a variety of strategies to keep tobacco cheap. The implementation of standardised packaging will prevent small pack sizes and price-marking but further changes in tax policy are needed to minimise the TI’s attempts to prevent sudden
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:29
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MALONE: Keeping tobacco cheap: how tobacco companies undermine government tax measures [FREE FULL TEXT]

he idea behind the slogan is that the tobacco-control movement is not genuinely concerned about improving health or ending smoking, only about perpetuating itself. ... Long term, continuing to allow the sale of deadly products on every corner, no matter h
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:27
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Economic cost of tobacco-related cancers in Sri Lanka f[FREE FULL TEXT]

Burden of tobacco smoking and ST-related cancers as reflected in these economic costs is enormous: affecting the healthcare system and country’s economy. Policymakers should take note of this burden and address tobacco consumption control as a priority.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 11:55
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The Effect of Price on the Consumption of Reduced Nicotine Cigarettes

smokers’ response to price points when purchasing cigarettes may extend to LNC if these were commercially available. Differential cigarettes prices based on nicotine content may result in voluntary selection of less addicting products.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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[New York] Mark Belfer: It’s time to stand up to the tobacco industry

we all pay the price for smoking. In fact, the annual health care costs in New York directly caused by smoking are $10.39 billion. Medicaid costs caused from smoking in New York are a staggering $6.62 billion... It’s time to put our kids before the profit
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Aug 18, 2018 15:02
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FOX: The harm of Virginia’s illicit tobacco trade

Legislation with teeth needs to be enacted to combat tobacco smuggling on an international scale...smuggling hits legitimate tax revenue, funds terrorism and organized crime, fuels instability and ultimately threatens U.S. national security. We cannot aff
Washington Post
added Aug 18, 2018 14:59
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Trends in cigarette demand and supply in Africa [FREE FULL TEXT]

Monitoring the production, consumption and trade of cigarettes by improving the quality of surveillance is necessary to understand the demand and supply of cigarettes not only in Africa, but globally.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:42
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[UK] VAPE AWAY E-cigarettes should be FREE on the NHS – and vaping in the office allowed to slash smoking deaths

Vaping could be the "key weapon" in the health service's stop-smoking arsenal, encouraging people to quit fags for good.
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:33
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Impact assessment of the WHO FCTC over its first decade: methodology of the expert group [FREE FULL TEXT]

An independent expert group (EG) was established to conduct the impact assessment...The EG developed and engaged in a transparent and systematic process to conduct the FCTC impact assessment. The methods employed were rigorous, and explicitly guided by co
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:16
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Analysis of Article 6 (tax and price measures to reduce the demand for tobacco products) of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there has been some improvement in tobacco tax policy over time, parties should adopt stronger tax measures, despite industry opposition and threats about illicit trade. Parties should implement FCTC Article 5.3 and ratify the Protocol to Eliminate
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:15
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