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DAY: UK government must help to stub out illicit tobacco trade

it should be a call to action for the chancellor to do all in his power to stop smugglers bypassing tobacco control measures designed to increase prices and prevent tobacco sales to children. Yet the UK government already has the power to thwart this bla
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 6, 2017 16:18
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[Ireland] HIQA finds e-cigarettes a ‘cost-effective treatment’

HIQA today (January 5) commenced a national public consultation on a draft health technology assessment (HTA) of smoking cessation interventions – the first of its kind in the EU to examine the cost-effectiveness of e-cigarettes.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:17
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[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
CNBCAfrica
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09
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[Europe, Ireland] E-cigarettes likely to increase number of smokers quitting - report

Greater uptake of e-cigarettes by smokers is likely to increase the number of people who successfully give up smoking, according to an independent analysis of health interventions. The “health technology assessment”, published by the Health Information a
Irish Times (ie)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:51
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[Missouri] Pharmacist Initiates Campaign To Help Snuff Out Smoking

Medicine Shoppe Pharmacist Marty Hinterlong wants to do all he can to help. Hinterlong has started a campaign where he will offer nicotine replacement products slightly over his cost. About two years ago, he started donating nicotine patches to charity
Washington (MO) Missourian
added Jan 4, 2017 22:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Why unitary cigarette tax is strongly opposed

all cigarettes – regardless of price per pack – would pay a uniform P30 excise tax... Perhaps the most potent argument for proceeding with the scheduled shift to a unitary tax is the mighty opposition of Mighty Corp., the largest manufacturer of low-price
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:21
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7 Websites to Buy Cheap Hand Rolling Tobacco in UK and Europe

the number of people smoking hand-rolling tobacco has increased. Since EU regulations on nicotine and tar levels in cigarettes do not apply to rolling tobacco, consequently it is much cheaper than packaged cigarettes.
Insider Monkey
added Jan 3, 2017 07:17
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Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed

were worth £400 million (about €1.4 billion today) to the Irish economy at the time, and attacking the tobacco companies was seen as a case of biting the hand... But the big stumbling block was the country’s three tobacco companies – Carrolls, Gallahers,
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Oceania] Developing antitobacco mass media campaign messages in a low-resource setting: experience from the Kingdom of Tonga

The Tongan experience underscores the importance of an adaptation process that draws from evidence-based best-practice models and engages local and regional stakeholders to ensure that campaign materials are tailored to the local context and are embedded
Tobacco Control
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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Kentucky leads nation in adult smoking

Kentucky ranks in the bottom 10 states (43rd) for its cigarette tax, at 60 cents per pack, and spends only 4.4 percent of what the CDC recommends for smoking cessation efforts ($2.5 million a year). The state's high smoking rate also comes with a hefty p
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 23, 2016 01:30
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