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[UK] VAPE AWAY E-cigarettes should be FREE on the NHS – and vaping in the office allowed to slash smoking deaths

Vaping could be the "key weapon" in the health service's stop-smoking arsenal, encouraging people to quit fags for good.
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:33
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[UK] How many people gave up smoking in YOUR town last year?

'Postcode lottery' faced by smokers seeking NHS help to give up their addiction is slammed by charities (so how many people gave up in YOUR town last year?)... MailOnline has sifted through the NHS Digital data to reveal the 10 local authorities in Engla
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 19, 2018 12:34
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Impact assessment of the WHO FCTC over its first decade: methodology of the expert group [FREE FULL TEXT]

An independent expert group (EG) was established to conduct the impact assessment...The EG developed and engaged in a transparent and systematic process to conduct the FCTC impact assessment. The methods employed were rigorous, and explicitly guided by co
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:16
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Analysis of Article 6 (tax and price measures to reduce the demand for tobacco products) of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there has been some improvement in tobacco tax policy over time, parties should adopt stronger tax measures, despite industry opposition and threats about illicit trade. Parties should implement FCTC Article 5.3 and ratify the Protocol to Eliminate
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:15
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Tax harmonisation and tobacco product prices in the European Union, 2004–2015

The current tax stance has been successful at increasing both cigarette and RYO tobacco prices. To further enhance the public health impact of the European Union tax directive, the revision should promote the convergence of prices across Member States and
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:11
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Difference between recommended retail price and sales price for tobacco products in independent and convenience (small) retailers before and after the introduction of standardised tobacco packaging in the UK

Despite tobacco companies emphasising the importance of RRP, small retailers implemented small increases above RRP as standardised packaging was introduced. Consequently, any intended price changes by tobacco companies in response to the legislation (ie,
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:10
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[New York] Mark Belfer: It’s time to stand up to the tobacco industry

we all pay the price for smoking. In fact, the annual health care costs in New York directly caused by smoking are $10.39 billion. Medicaid costs caused from smoking in New York are a staggering $6.62 billion... It’s time to put our kids before the profit
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Aug 18, 2018 15:02
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FOX: The harm of Virginia’s illicit tobacco trade

Legislation with teeth needs to be enacted to combat tobacco smuggling on an international scale...smuggling hits legitimate tax revenue, funds terrorism and organized crime, fuels instability and ultimately threatens U.S. national security. We cannot aff
Washington Post
added Aug 18, 2018 14:59
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New York Justice Tosses Claims Of Cigarette Marketing Standards Act Violations ($$)

A defendant accused of violating a New York state law designed to set minimum cigarette prices won dismissal of the allegation on Aug. 3 by a New York justice, who found that offering rebates or other incentives to cigarette purchasers is not specifically
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 17, 2018 21:47
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency's youth smoking prevention campaign

we're taking steps toward a world where combustible cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction – making it harder for future generations to become addicted in the first place and allowing more currently addicted smokers to quit. While we explo
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2018 21:40
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