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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of low-priced cigarettes barred

Peshawar High Court (PHC) has suspended the third slab of cigarette brands introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to control the illicit trade of cigarettes in the market. The court provided the interim relief to the petitioner. The petitioner ple
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:13
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Reassessing the importance of ‘lost pleasure’ associated with smoking cessation: implications for social welfare and policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The proportion of smokers who might be characterised as having a preference to continue smoking are greatly outnumbered by addicted, discontent and concerned smokers who want to quit and regret ever having started to smoke. These discontent smokers could
Tobacco Control
added Dec 30, 2017 23:17
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Reporting on the Cost of New Year’s Resolutions

The average cost of nicotine replacements is $4.83 dollars per day. It’s worth comparing both the cost of tobacco and replacements with the long-term financial burden of continuing to smoke.
Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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WILL: Memo to government: We know smoking kills

Hence these governments cannot afford for their anti-smoking efforts to be too successful. Furthermore, if every smoker quit tomorrow, Social Security’s slow-motion crisis would accelerate and many public and private pension systems would be staggered by
Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:52
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[Asia, Pakistan] Peshawar High Court halts reduction in taxes on cigarettes

a stay order against the federal government’s decision to reduce taxes on tobacco products and directed the respondents to submit their response... filed by Hameed Khan...who argued in the court that the reduction in taxes would make tobacco products chea
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:04
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Naswar (Smokeless Tobacco) Use and the Risk of Oral Cancer in Pakistan: A systematic Review with meta-analysis

freely available to both adults and children at very cheap prices compared to cigarettes, which has been the main focus of tobacco control in Pakistan. This review provides ample evidence for the IARC to declare Naswar as carcinogenic, as well as the Gove
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 15:26
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South Australian Government paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to help prisoners kick smoking habit.

PRISONERS trying to kick a smoking habit behind bars are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of free nicotine patches from the State Government. Documents released to the Opposition show the expected budget for distributing patches at the A
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Dec 25, 2017 21:07
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Juliana Frederick: An opportune moment to fight back against tobacco

In West Virginia, nearly 25 percent of adults still smoke, and more than 1,000 kids under 18 become new daily smokers every year... The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network calls upon West Virginia’s elected officials to finish what these correc
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Dec 24, 2017 16:53
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Casey’s Sees Value Trend for Tobacco

Rural America continues to feel an economic pinch, as reflected in general-merchandise and tobacco sales for Casey’s General Stores Inc. falling toward the lower end of its 2%-4% same-store-sales projections for the company’s second quarter.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 22, 2017 20:55
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[Norway] Switzerland Takes Top Spot in Europe for Sky-High Prices: Chart

while expensive tobacco propelled Norway to third place
Bloomberg News
added Dec 21, 2017 06:19
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