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[Sri Lanka] Asian Tribune Cigarette prices increased by another Rs 7 per cigarette

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake announced that the price of a cigarette have been increased by Rs 7 per cigarette with effect from midnight yesterday (3). There was a huge shortage of cigarettes reported from the market during the last few days in an
Asian Tribune
added Oct 5, 2016 16:57
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[Massachusetts] Has Boston's 2011 cigar packaging and pricing regulation reduced availability of single-flavoured cigars popular with youth? [Free Full Text]

Retailers throughout Boston are in compliance with the regulation. The regulation has been effective in reducing levels and disparities in availability of flavoured single cigars popular with youth across Boston neighbourhoods, regardless of socioeconomic
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2016 23:53
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[Massachusetts] Has Boston's 2011 cigar packaging and pricing regulation reduced availability of single-flavoured cigars popular with youth?

The regulation has been effective in reducing levels and disparities in availability of flavoured single cigars popular with youth across Boston neighbourhoods, regardless of socioeconomic status and racial/ethnic composition.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 7, 2016 12:41
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[Mexico, USA] Migrant Kentucky Tobacco Workers File Lawsuit

More than three dozen immigrant workers are suing the farmers who hired them through a government program for seasonal work. The group claims unfair pay and squalid living conditions. Three lawsuits have been filed by 39-Mexican guest workers who alle
WUKY (Lexington, KY)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:17
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[District of Columbia] LEGACY STUDY FINDS LOWER PRICES FOR CIGARETTES NEAR HIGH SCHOOLS WITH MORE PRICE-SENSITIVE POPULATIONS, POTENTIALLY CONTRIBUTING TO TOBACCO-RELATED HEALTH DISPARITIES

“Cigarette Price Variation Around High Schools: Evidence From Washington DC”, and published in Health & Place, observed a strong association between the lowest cigarette pack price at retail outlets and the nearest high school type, with the lowest pack p
American Legacy Foundation
added Jan 8, 2015 08:47
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[California] Cook: Dying for a smoke

at University of California at Davis... I accepted an invitation as writer-in-residence at D-Q University..."Smoke," was followed by "use it in a sacred way." As I bent down to examine the fine print, I read the name of a cigarette manufacturer, Philip M
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 30, 2014 14:27
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Why Are Children Working in American Tobacco Fields?

Young farm workers are falling ill from “green tobacco sickness” while the industry denies it and government lets it happen.
The Nation
added Nov 18, 2013 14:02
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Citi tobacco analyst bets on menthol trends

Citi analyst Vivien Azer said Friday that she sees a shift in smoking trends toward more minority, particularly Hispanic, smokers and increased use of menthol cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 18, 2013 21:55
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[UK-Scotland] A look at the Glasgow slave trade and the rise of the tobacco lords

The tobacco lords are often met with a sense of pride from the city’s modern day population. Their achievements are on display in countless buildings, streets and statues across the city. Yet while their tale is often recounted to school kids as a means
STV (uk)
added Oct 17, 2012 03:34
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New report shows more than one in five pregnant White women smoke cigarettes

Study shows significant differences in substance use rates among Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added May 13, 2012 21:26
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