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[UK] Smoking is costing Cornwall 1,000 lives a year and costing £121million

Cornwall has higher numbers of smokers in all categories - including teenagers and pregnant women - than the national averages.
Cornwall Live (uk)
added Sep 4, 2018 19:31
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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes: relax rules to help more smokers quit, say MPs

We are surprised that unproven and potentially dangerous e-cigarettes are being promoted at a time when there have been substantial cuts to successful public health services including smoking cessation services.
British Medical Journal
added Aug 30, 2018 21:14
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[South Africa] Africa a 'prime target' for tobacco companies - study

A study by University of Cape Town’s Economics of Tobacco Control Project (ETCP), titled Trends in cigarette demand and supply in Africa, says that as a developing continent, Africa has become a "prime target" for the tobacco industry. This is given its
News24 (za)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:41
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[Indiana] Study says cigarettes, e-cigarettes are economic complements, not alternatives

In today's world there are alternatives to cigarettes if you really need a fix, but this study found out that if cigarette sales go down, things like e-cigarettes go down too, even when they aren't covered by the same higher tax.
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:43
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[Tennessee] Kingsport Housing Authority reports harm and cost reduction following smoking ban

Local public housing authorities are complying with a new federal ban on smoking cigarettes in and around apartment complexes...Officials say Kingsport is already reaping the benefits of these restrictions after becoming one of the first public housing a
WJHL-TV (Johnson City, TN)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:03
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Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strong significant statistical relationship found between tobacco consumption and resources allocated to healthcare and education consumption may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase th
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:31
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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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