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[UK] PHILLIPS : Economics holds the smoking gun for why e-cigarettes shouldn’t be discouraged

If the goal of public policy is really to make people better off, anti-smoking policies that encourage abstinence above all, with switching offered only as an inferior second choice, are backward and impossible to justify
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 13:43
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Effects of Large Financial Incentives for Long-Term Smoking Cessation A Randomized Trial

Conclusions In low-income smokers who did not receive face-to-face or telephone smoking cessation counseling, large financial incentives increased long-term rates of smoking cessation. (Financial incentives for smoking cessation in low-income smokers;
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 23, 2016 22:24
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NOVELLO: Crackdown on e-cigarettes, cigars will prevent death, disease : The Front Burner

Though the livelihood of small businesses may be at risk by these regulations, and I'm aware that small-cigar makers are clamoring, the FDA has recognized the increased costs of such tobacco regulations. The agency is taking steps to help businesses navi
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Aug 17, 2016 14:51
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SULLUM: FDA E-Cigarette Regulations Give Smoking a Boost

companies...are forbidden to share potentially lifesaving information about those products with their customers. They are also forbidden to make their products safer...FDA literally assigns zero value to the lives of smokers who would have quit were it no
Reason Magazine
added Aug 16, 2016 17:40
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New Study Of E-Cigarette Users Finds Implementation Of FDA Deeming Rule Could Create A Black Market For Vaping Products And Drive Users Back To Tobacco

Center for Substance Use Research (CSUR) has identified the potential for serious adverse health effects to arise from recently implemented regulations governing e-cigarettes. These include the very high likelihood that current e-cigarette users will cont
PR Newswire
added Aug 15, 2016 19:30
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EDITORIAL: Paying Smokers to Quit / Does It Work? Should We Do It?∗

Although cessation medications and behavioral therapies improve success rates, recent research in behavioral economics suggests an interesting, simple approach: pay smokers to quit. This idea has been tested in a few studies.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 15, 2016 19:17
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Philip Morris Wants FCA Cig Suit Unlit At DC Circ. ($$)

urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday to keep a would-be False Claims Act whistleblower's suit snuffed out, arguing his rehearing bid sees nonexistent differences between appellate findings on claims the military was overcharged for cigarettes. There is no di
Law360
added Aug 9, 2016 20:54
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South Australian smokers pay more than $50,000 a year in fines for cigarette crimes intended to cut smoking

More than $57,000 of fines were issued to smokers last financial year for lighting up in cars with kids, at playgrounds, in bus shelters, on train platforms and for throwing lit butts out of the car, latest police figures show. And since last month, smo
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:50
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[UK] Smokers pay more for cigarettes in Britain than anywhere else in Europe except Norway

Prices are sky-high in the UK due to taxes making up around £6.90 per pack Packs in Slovakia cost £2.61, Croatia £2.65, Romania £2.75 and Poland £2.86, research by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association found. And in Ukraine 20 cigarettes cost just 63p
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 9, 2016 16:41
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South Australian smokers pay more than $50,000 a year in fines for cigarette crimes intended to cut smoking

More than $57,000 of fines were issued to smokers last financial year for lighting up in cars with kids, at playgrounds, in bus shelters, on train platforms and for throwing lit butts out of the car, latest police figures show. And since last month, smo
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 9, 2016 14:37
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