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PLATTS: Vaping industry shares Utahns' goals for reducing youth tobacco use

We couldn't agree more with Rep. Paul Ray's pledge of putting the tobacco industry out of business. The vapor industry was founded by entrepreneurial former smokers... Contrary to some opinions, vapor products are not tobacco products.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 21, 2016 16:23

Damages to Bulgaria state budget prevented as illegal tobacco product factory busted

The authorities found some 13 tonnes of tobacco as well as a storehouse, production facilities, cigarette packs that were to be sold, machines, filters, and others. An organised crime group the bosses of which are abroad was busted. The tobacco products
Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 21, 2016 17:28

[Asia, India] Tobacco industry terms field study "motivated"

which had found tobacco products cheaper than essential food items, saying it was an attempt by anti-tobacco activists to "influence" policy-makers on the taxation issue during the forthcoming Budget Session. Noting that anti-tobacco activists based the
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39

[Pennsylvania] WEAVER: Reporters' Notebook: Smoking risk involves big numbers

I received a note from a reader asking why the state was spending $13.7 million on programs to help people quit smoking, which the reader said was a "very big number," especially given the budget crunch. The $13.7 million might sound like a lot, but it
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 18, 2016 23:31

[Oregon, Washington] Editorial: Raise smoking age from 18 to 21

teenage tobacco addictions are difficult to kick and lead to lifetimes of adverse health consequences. Some in Washington state are trying to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21, a step that should be adopted by Oregon and throughout the nation.
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:54

[Washington] Editorial: Health benefits in raising smoking age to 21 would outweigh revenue loss

At some point the state is going to have to absorb the short-term revenue dip to reap the long-term gains. The sooner the better. And if this were to kick off a tax reform debate, we’d drink to that.
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 18, 2016 22:52

CORRESPONDENCE Cost of Smoking among Homeless Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

mean and median tobacco expenditures in this sample comprise 36% and 29% of mean and median monthly income, respectively. These findings suggest that helping homeless smokers to quit smoking may be of considerable personal financial benefit.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Feb 18, 2016 15:46

Smoking's Grip Adds to Misery of the Homeless

"What does $44 in a week mean?" said lead researcher Dr. Travis Baggett... "It's a very high amount when people are really struggling."..."Smoking places an extremely high health and financial burden on people who are homeless," said Meinbresse, who was
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 18, 2016 15:44

[West Virginia] BATES: $1 increase in state tobacco tax would fix multiple state issues

This is why I am calling upon the West Virginia Legislature to increase the cigarette tax by $1 per pack and establish parallel taxes on other tobacco products to protect mothers and the unborn, to benefit the public health of West Virginia, to prevent y
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Feb 18, 2016 22:40

[Asia, India] Did you know tobacco products are cheaper than essential food items?

The current excise and Value Added Tax (VAT) rates are insufficient to increase the prices of tobacco products, therefore making these products easily affordable,’ said the study conducted by the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) and
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 18, 2016 18:38
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