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Higher cigarette prices would help millions avoid poor health and extreme poverty

The findings show that people on low incomes have the most to gain, and the researchers say modest action by many governments "could yield unprecedented health gains and poverty reduction." Based on current patterns, smoking will be responsible for abo
EurekAlert
added Apr 11, 2018 23:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] Accessible price of cigarette brands a bigger threat than Illicit trade: Report

The consumer accessible price of cigarette brands is more alarming for health of the people in the country than the illicit trade in the country, which has a low volume contrary to the claim of tobacco industry, report said on Monday. Pakistan National H
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:35
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In Ohio, e-cigs remain popular as traditional cigarettes decline

One reason for the rise in popularity is pure economics, according to Ron Everhart of Best Price Cigarettes on Beall Avenue, who has seen an increase in e-cig sales recently. “Our lowest priced carton of traditional tobacco cigarettes is $43,” he said.
Wooster (OH) Record
added Apr 8, 2018 17:37
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Prices for Armenia-made cigarettes expected to go 15% up before September - exclusive

Prices for Armenia-made cigarettes are expected to go 15% up before September because of the increased excise tax rate, Babken Pipoyan, head of the Informed and Protected Consumer nongovernmental organization, told ARKA News Agency.
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:19
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[UK-Scotland] SCOTT: Time to help employees stub it out

While Scotland blazed a trail in the UK in terms of anti-smoking legislation, the negative impact on its finances remain sizeable. According to ASH Scotland, the NHS spends £271million per year on smoking-attributable disease while productivity losses du
Energy Voice (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:59
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Russia Ranks 75th in Affordability of Drugs, Alcohol and Cigarettes

Russian consumers had to fork out $375 for the basket of “vice” products, or 350 percent of weekly income. That was a $150 markdown from the previous year, according to the index. Luxembourg, the Bahamas and Switzerland topped the list of countries whe
Moscow Times (ru)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:02
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GLANTZ: Users of non-cigarette tobacco products are price sensitive, too

The policy implication of this work is that tax increases (to increase price and reduce consumption) is good public health policy for nonsmoked tobacco products, too.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:57
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Does free or lower cost smoking cessation medication stimulate quitting? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands and UK surveys

Conclusion Free/lower cost smoking cessation medication may increase the use of cessation medication and stimulate quit attempts among smokers with low, moderate and high education and income.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 03:29
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These Are the World’s Cheapest Places for Drugs, Booze and Cigarettes

Drugs, drinks and cigarettes are most affordable in Luxembourg In Japan, New Zealand and Australia vice basket tops $1,000 Bloomberg’s Vice Index Lists Cheapest Place to Buy Booze, Cigarettes
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:11
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[Arizona] Editorial: Contrary to what Pinky said, smoking doesn’t make you ‘look cool’

Thatcher Town Council recently agreed to ban smoking in the town’s parks. Safford had previously enacted such a ban, and Graham County designed specific smoking areas within parks. It’s a move long overdue, and the communities are to be commended for tak
Eastern Arizona Courier
added Mar 30, 2018 15:33
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