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[Kuwait] Stop unjustified cigarette price increase

Chairman of the Kuwait Union for Consumer Cooperative Societies (KUCCS) Ali Al-Kandari yesterday said the union issued a directive to all co-ops ordering the suspension of any cigarette and tobacco price increases. Kandari added that some supplying compan
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[South Africa] Financing, Resource Allocations and Cost of Action Versus Inaction for Full Implementation of WHO FCTC

The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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[South Africa] Financing, Resource Allocations and Cost of Action Versus Inaction for Full Implementation of WHO FCTC Favorite All

The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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Higher cigarette taxes may increase use of chewing tobacco and cigars in adolescents

lead author of the research, Summer Sherburne Hawkins, discusses this new study involving 499,381 adolescents from 36 US states and explains why policy makers need to be looking beyond cigarettes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:02
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Sierra Leone News: 640,000 smokers on the high side

There are an estimated 640,000 tobacco users in Sierra Leone and smoking prevalence is increasing – particularly among men and youth...calling for accelerated action to reduce tobacco consumption in Sierra Leone. The call was made at a major national mee
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26
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Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smokeless tobacco and cigar use: a difference-in-differences approach [FREE FULL TEXT]

Higher state cigarette taxes are associated with adolescents’ use of cheaper, alternative tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco and cigars. Reducing tobacco use will require comprehensive tobacco control policies that are applied equally to and incl
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 23:31
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Reasons for Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2016

the most commonly selected reasons for use were used by “friend or family member” (39%), availability of “flavors such as mint, candy, fruit, or chocolate” (31%), and the belief that “they are less harmful than other forms of tobacco such as cigarettes” (
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 15, 2018 21:55
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Regulating Nicotine Replacement Therapies: Next Steps In A Comprehensive Strategy For Tobacco Harm Reduction

The FDA’s new tobacco regulatory framework marks an unprecedented opportunity to reach the longstanding goal of eliminating the use of combustible cigarettes in the United States, and nicotine replacement therapies have a crucial role to play in this ove
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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What would a million cigarettes cost? Health Canada wants to know

Health Canada recently issued a tender notice asking suppliers what it would cost to purchase a million very low-nicotine cigarettes as part of its wider tobacco control strategy. VLN cigarettes, which have less than 0.4 mg of nicotine each, aren't avai
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Asia, Pakistan] Too taxing for health

It is alleged that cigarette companies have brought the prices of their brands down just to benefit... Yousafzai contests this plea taken by the FBR and says illicit trade, counterfeiting and tax evasion must be controlled through regulatory measures and
The News (pk)
added Feb 11, 2018 01:56
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