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[Canada, UK] Cigarette price HIKE: Outrage over calls for shops to charge £20 per PACKET

Researchers in Canada claim the measure would be more effective than smoking bans. They said 67 million men from the world’s poorest countries would quit if the price was increased...“Our study debunks the current narrative that higher cigarette prices
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:04
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Impact of New York City’s 2014 Increased Minimum Legal Purchase Age on Youth Tobacco Use

Public Health Implications. Other cities and states currently raising their MLPA for tobacco may need to pay close attention to policy enforcement and conduct enhanced monitoring of retailer compliance to achieve the full benefits of the policy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 12, 2018 19:57
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The health, poverty, and financial consequences of a cigarette price increase among 500 million male smokers in 13 middle income countries: compartmental model study

Higher prices of cigarettes provide more health and financial gains to the poorest 20% than to the richest 20% of the population. Higher excise taxes support the targets of the sustainable development goals on non-communicable diseases and poverty, and pr
British Medical Journal
added Apr 12, 2018 17:53
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Higher cigarette prices would help millions avoid poor health and extreme poverty

The findings show that people on low incomes have the most to gain, and the researchers say modest action by many governments "could yield unprecedented health gains and poverty reduction." Based on current patterns, smoking will be responsible for abo
EurekAlert
added Apr 11, 2018 23:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] Accessible price of cigarette brands a bigger threat than Illicit trade: Report

The consumer accessible price of cigarette brands is more alarming for health of the people in the country than the illicit trade in the country, which has a low volume contrary to the claim of tobacco industry, report said on Monday. Pakistan National H
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:35
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Prices for Armenia-made cigarettes expected to go 15% up before September - exclusive

Prices for Armenia-made cigarettes are expected to go 15% up before September because of the increased excise tax rate, Babken Pipoyan, head of the Informed and Protected Consumer nongovernmental organization, told ARKA News Agency.
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:19
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Russia Ranks 75th in Affordability of Drugs, Alcohol and Cigarettes

Russian consumers had to fork out $375 for the basket of “vice” products, or 350 percent of weekly income. That was a $150 markdown from the previous year, according to the index. Luxembourg, the Bahamas and Switzerland topped the list of countries whe
Moscow Times (ru)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:02
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In Ohio, e-cigs remain popular as traditional cigarettes decline

One reason for the rise in popularity is pure economics, according to Ron Everhart of Best Price Cigarettes on Beall Avenue, who has seen an increase in e-cig sales recently. “Our lowest priced carton of traditional tobacco cigarettes is $43,” he said.
Wooster (OH) Record
added Apr 8, 2018 17:37
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[Hawaii] AUDIO: Department of Health: Tobacco Use Reduction Saves $1B in Health Care Costs

unveiled its latest report, Hawai’i’s Tobacco Landscape, to announce the achievement of a major milestone in its prevention efforts. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
Hawaii Public Radio
added Apr 7, 2018 20:38
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Price elasticity of demand of non-cigarette tobacco products: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is sufficient evidence in support of the effectiveness of price increases to reduce consumption of non-cigarette tobacco products as it is for cigarettes. Positive substitutability between cigarette and non-cigarette tobacco products suggest that ta
Tobacco Control
added Apr 6, 2018 16:00
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