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[UK] Rise in tobacco tax & Minimum Excise Tax - a significant boost to health

we’re delighted the Chancellor has heeded the calls of the health community to further raise tobacco taxes, to reduce the incentive for smokers to downtrade to cheaper products. The new tax structure will increase the effectiveness of taxation and encoura
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 19:34

[Europe] Romania's casino operators fear their businesses will be hit by smoking ban

The law that bans smoking in enclosed public spaces will strongly affect the local casino industry, said Violeta Radoi, the general manager of the Slot Organizers Association ROMSLOT. In other EU countries, the smoking ban has led to a drop of 30-40% in
Romania Insider (ro)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:48

[Kentucky] ISLER: The cost of tobacco to Ky. employers

Whether you are a business owner or an employee, I encourage you to visit to learn more about the SmokeFree NKY program. Together we can all help create a culture of good health everywhere we live, work, and play.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Mar 14, 2016 10:10

[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Raise the age to buy smokes

delaying access to cigarettes — as Hawaii has done and California is set to do — is a sure-fire way of getting in the way of an addictive habit that carries dire consequences later in life...According to the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, the sta
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Mar 14, 2016 00:54

Tobacco outlet density and converted versus native non-daily cigarette use in a national US sample [FREE FULL TEXT]

Objective: Investigate whether non-daily smokers’ (NDS) cigarette price and purchase preferences, recent cessation attempts, and current intentions to quit are associated with the density of the retail cigarette product landscape surrounding their residen
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2016 21:33

[Oceania] Developing antitobacco mass media campaign messages in a low-resource setting: experience from the Kingdom of Tonga

The Tongan experience underscores the importance of an adaptation process that draws from evidence-based best-practice models and engages local and regional stakeholders to ensure that campaign materials are tailored to the local context and are embedded
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2016 21:32

For low-income smokers, calling a quitline may cost too much

Telephone quitlines offer free and effective treatment for tobacco dependence, but for low-income smokers who only have a cell phone and don’t have unlimited minutes, calls to the quitline may take a substantial portion of their cell minutes for the month
added Mar 12, 2016 20:10

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Legislature right to seek ban on under-21 tobacco sale

The Legislature has over the years tried to create a deterrent in the form of higher costs, slapping an extra $1-per-pack cost on cigarettes in 2008 and again in 2013. Such measures are valuable. But the extra monetary costs pale in comparison to the dis
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Mar 12, 2016 17:32

[Asia-pacific] Tiny village becomes Indonesian anti-smoking champion

"Thank you for not smoking, say no to cigarettes" reads a sign at the entrance to the settlement to Sulawesi, one of the archipelago's main islands... Bone-Bone village looks like any other rural hamlet... The move has inspired other villages around the c
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 11, 2016 16:29

[UK] Pets, debts and e-cigarettes: how millennials spend their pay cheques

This means packing lunches for work... She also spends about $50 a month on e-juice for her vape. She started smoking in 2009 and quit in 2014.
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:47
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