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[Wisconsin] Editorial: Increase enforcement, reduce availability to combat youth tobacco use

So far we've had mixed success in Wisconsin. A report issued last week by the Department of Health Services showed that the rate of tobacco sales to minors increased from 4.7 to 7.3 percent over the past five years.
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added Dec 11, 2013 22:36
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[Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan] EDITORIAL: Cigarettes smuggling threatens local industry

two key factors explain the rising sales of smuggled cigarettes; the introduction of pictorial health warnings in Pakistan. (effective September 2010) and the ever–increasing taxes on local cigarette producers. These two preventive measures enforced to cu
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:13
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Smoke ban veto was the right move

There is a difference between controlling a situation and outright prohibition. Expanding the smoking ban to include city roads and sidewalks was tantamount to the latter.
Floyd County (KY) Times
added Jul 19, 2013 15:25
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[Italy] Editorial: Flushing out smoking: measuring population tobacco use via wastewater analysis

Cross-sectional household surveys are the main source of smoking prevalence estimates. The reliability of these estimates relies on large representative samples of the population providing accurate information on their tobacco use. This survey data is re
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:05
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EDITORIAL: Tobacco smuggling all over Spain, but Spanish Foreign ministry only highlights Gibraltar...

The Spanish government are forever attempting to give Gibraltar a bad name over tobacco smuggling when, as everybody knows except them, those involved in such activity tend to be Spaniards. Not only that but the amount of tobacco seized at the La Linea
PANORAMA (gi)
added May 21, 2014 10:22
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Close the cigarillo loophole

The government should rework the Tobacco Act, regulations and related legislation to prevent unscrupulous manufacturers from exploiting children's natural affinity for candy flavours and packaging that promises a hit of excitement. Half the 20 per cent o
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Oct 10, 2013 21:49
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Editorial: Hefty tobacco tax increase invites black market sales

The clear implication is that a strong black market for cigarettes exists in New York State. A bootlegger could easily stuff 50 cases of Virginia cigarettes into a van... Let’s make this the last increase on cigarette taxes in Pennsylvania. If the additi
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Jul 25, 2016 20:45
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GOTTLIEB: Overcautious FDA has lost its way

The solid regulatory framework itself, built around a public health standard, is extremely powerful and should result in potentially transformative actions, such as (1) eliminating menthol; (2) regulating nicotine levels to reduce dramatically abuse liabi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:46
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EDITORIAL: Duelling letters: which one would you sign?

we are dismayed at the eagerness with which some on both sides have fanned the flames of division—and baffled at how the e-cigarette issue has consumed attention that should be directed to the real killer products: conventional cigarettes, the manufacture
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 10:29
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[Bhutan] EDITORIAL: Bringing balance to a bill

Kuensel Online (bt)
added Jan 22, 2012 00:00
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