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[California] The Cost of Lighting Up

Research and anecdotal evidence suggest cigarette taxes can curb smoking, KQED’s April Dembosky has reported. U.S. Census Bureau data shows the cost of a pack of cigarettes in California has generally grown in tandem with a rising cigarette tax, with a c
California Healthline
added Oct 24, 2016 21:12
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Men Need Help. Is Hillary Clinton the Answer?

If Hillary Clinton wins this election...American men may well be one of her most urgent problems...Smoking... accounted for a third to a fifth of the gap in life expectancy between men with college degrees and men with high school diplomas
New York Times
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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[Australia] Govt won't reveal tobacco case costs

A crossbench senator is threatening to take the health department to an independent tribunal if it keeps refusing to reveal how much it spent fighting tobacco giant Philip Morris over plain packaging laws. Nick Xenophon wants to know what it cost taxpay
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11
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THE EFFECT OF A $2.00 PER PACK INCREASE IN THE TOBACCO EXCISE TAX ON SMOKING AND HEALTHCARE EXPENDITURES: 2017-2020 (PDF)

A $2.00 per pack increase in the tobacco excise tax in California will reduce smoking prevalence and save billions of dollars in healthcare expenditures Smoking prevalence in California will be more than 2 percentage points lower in 2020 with the tob
eScholarship
added Oct 16, 2016 15:19
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A $2.00 per pack increase in the tobacco excise tax will reduce smoking, save billions in healthcare expenditures, and create thousands of California jobs (PDF)

Smoking prevalence in California will be more than 2 percentage points lower in 2020 with the tobacco tax increase • In 2020 just 7.1% of California adults will smoke, and the remaining smokers will smoke less • Smoking rates drop quickly because of the
eScholarship
added Oct 16, 2016 15:16
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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE, RESEARCH AND PREVENTION TOBACCO TAX ACT OF 2016 Job creation and economic activity (PDF)

Proposition 56 that, if passed by the voters, will increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack (with corresponding increases for other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes) and allocate the money to increasing funding for MediCal (Medicaid in Cal
eScholarship
added Oct 16, 2016 15:12
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What Investing in Tobacco Control Buys You in California

In light of the changing landscape of tobacco use, access to healthcare, and the California economy, the economic models developed for those studies were recently updated with current data. See the links below for more detail.
Tobacco Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)
added Oct 16, 2016 14:40
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[California] $2/pack increase in CA tobacco excise tax will reduce smoking, save billions in healthcare costs, and create jobs

My colleagues at UCSF recently released two research studies on the effects of the proposed tobacco tax increase in California at Proposition 56. Links to the full reports are at the end of this fact sheet (which, itself, is available at www.escholarshi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 16, 2016 14:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] TV ad on tobacco control launched

(DOH) announced on Friday, October 14 it will air a television advertisement warning about the health and economic harms of smoking to families. Health secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial said the TV ad is part of the department’s multimedia campaign with the t
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 14, 2016 19:33
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[UK] The price of 1 package of Marlboro cigarettes in London is £9

In Virginia Beach, Virginia the price is 52% lower than in London In Vancouver the price is 20% lower than in London In Kobe the price is 69% lower than in London In Dublin the price is 5% higher than in London In Phoenix, Arizona the price is 35% lower
Expatistan
added Oct 14, 2016 16:04
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