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[Asia, Uae] GODCHAUX: Stubbing out the economic cost of smoking

The UAE Government has announced an excise tax on tobacco and at 100 per cent of the existing price. How effective can this be...the combination with other instruments should not be discounted, as it has often proven to be critical in the overall success
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:22
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[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[Europe] Commission: Plain tobacco packaging does not damage the economy

A European Commission spokesperson has told EURACTIV.com that any loss in the tobacco industry’s turnover arising from health warnings or plain packaging should be offset against the cost of treating people with smoking-related diseases. The revised EU
EurActiv
added Sep 1, 2017 14:31
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20 Percent More Smokers Quit After $1 Price Increase

Researchers linked data on the smoking habits of 632 smokers, average age 58, to neighborhood cigarette prices in 896 chain grocery and drugstores in 19 states. They gathered data on local laws on indoor smoking in public places, and followed changes in
New York Times
added Sep 1, 2017 14:24
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[Australia] Cigarettes to increase by $2.70 a pack

It’s the 1st of September, which means the government is jacking up the price of tobacco to feed its filthy spending habit. From today, tobacco excise on cigarettes will rise by 13 per cent, from 62 cents to 70 cents per stick, while excise on other toba
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:46
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[UK] Tobacco: In a new place?

For a long time the most crucial category for c-stores, tobacco is now the most confused. Successive waves of legislation have this year transformed both the size and the physical appearance of packs, leaving smokers puzzled, and stressed-out sales assis
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:45
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[New York] Pricier cigarettes make smokers 20 percent more likely to quit

Smokers are 20 percent likelier to quit when the price of a pack of cigarettes increased by $1, according to new research published in the journal Epidemiology. The Drexel University study, focusing on older smokers aged 44 to 84, also found a 3 percent
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:50
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[New York] That smoking habit will burn a hole in your wallet

While the smoking rate is declining, there were still 934,000 adults puffing away in the five boroughs as of 2015, the most recent year for which data are available...tax revenues from cigarettes have nosedived, from $123 million in 2006 to a projected $
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:49
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[China, Thailand, USA] MASON: Asia steps up anti-vaping enforcement; US academics jump the shark

Several people were arrested in China and Thailand this week as Asian governments push ahead with increasingly draconian anti-vaping laws. Meanwhile academics in the USA... waste $200,000 on Twitter vaping study
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 28, 2017 16:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Allow smaller packs for smokers to curb illegal cigs’

“We see smaller packs as a pragmatic measure that will move adult smokers away from buying illegal cigarettes,” it said. Consumers who want to buy legal cigarettes but do not have enough cash to do so tend to opt for illegal packs, which retail between
The Star (my)
added Aug 27, 2017 08:22
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