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[New Zealand] Government at 'high risk' of losing $10 million annually if tobacco black market surges

There is a high risk New Zealand's tobacco black market could grow significantly, costing the Government over $10 million a year, a declassified document says. A Stuff investigation last year, which included a reporter purchasing 80 grams of the illicit
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:35
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[Asia] Media sidesteps calling Japan Tobacco out on advertising conflicts

Japan Tobacco spends ¥20 billion a year on advertising, almost all of which promotes “manners.” The real reason, according to Sentaku, that Japan Tobacco buys space and air time is to quash anti-smoking reporting by making media dependent on JT-related ad
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 14, 2017 17:24
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Tobacco control measures found to be cost-effective, says WHO report

are highly cost-effective, but under-used in some countries. The report also states that tobacco control doesn’t harm economies, and reduces the impact smoking has on poorer communities. ...Tobacco control measures include tax increases, bans on adve
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco use does not contribute to economic development - Report

The tobacco industry’s deep pockets and deadly tactics remain the greatest obstacle to progress in addressing the devastating global toll of tobacco use. The report notes that in addition to continued implementation of evidence-based tobacco control stra
Asian Tribune
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Despite the clear path forward set forth by the FCTC and abundant evidence on the effectiveness of increasing taxes to reduce tobacco consumption, taxation remains the least widely implemented FCTC measure. This is largely due to industry tactics
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jan 13, 2017 19:36
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These Are the World’s Cheapest Places to Buy Drugs, Alcohol and Cigarettes

Indulging in a weekly habit of drugs, booze and cigarettes can cost you as little as $41.40 in Laos and a whopping $1,441.50 in Japan, according to the Bloomberg Vice Index.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 13, 2017 16:56
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to prom
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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Poorer countries fail to act on smoking due to big tobacco threats, says WHO

Many low- and middle-income countries are too scared by the threats and misinformation of big tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes, even though it would hugely benefit both health and the economy, according to a major new report.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 12, 2017 21:57
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Louisiana's Restaurant, Hospitality Industry Benefitting Ten Years After Smoke-Free Air Act

According to the National Restaurant Association's data, restaurants are one of the leading driving forces in Louisiana's economy. This accompanied with the fact that hospitality employment has increased after the smoke-free air act clearly shows that th
MarketWired
added Jan 12, 2017 14:56
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[Indiana] Editorial: Erase the haze for a healthier community

It’s been almost five years since Indiana enacted a statewide smoking ban in public places. The law, however, excluded bars and casinos... But that loss will be more than made up for by attracting non-smoking customers to venues they long ago fled. It w
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jan 11, 2017 21:11
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