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The impact of tobacco taxes on mortality in the USA, 1970–2005

Our results demonstrate that higher tobacco taxes lead to lower total mortality rates and avoided deaths. Strong tobacco tax policies are essential to improving overall population health.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 10:20
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[Canada] Day 246: General findings of fault, maybe. Specific injuries unproven.

His focus today was on the methods that had been used to count the number of smokers whose disease could be attributed to tobacco use, proposals to identify smokers who are addicted. And, in case all of his arguments over the week had not hit home and Ju
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:25
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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: Tobacco defence is disingenuous

But what manufacturer of any product hides behind the façade of ‘legality’ to avoid responsibility for knowingly marketing products that sicken and kill consumers when used as intended? If “people” were expected to know that cigarettes cause heart attacks
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:24
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Call in Saudi Arabia to hike cigarette prices in anti-smoking drive

A Saudi anti-smoking society, Naqa, has called for hiking the prices of cigarettes to help reduce the numbers of smokers in the kingdom. “Saudi Arabia is witnessing alarming rise in the number of smokers, particularly among male and female students,” Mo
Zawya.com (ae)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:53
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[UK] McKEGANEY: How anti-tobacco researchers cook the evidence

removing the cigarette pack design feature that the researchers were most concerned about (flip-top opening) would, on the basis of their own analysis, run the risk of weakening rather than strengthening the very health warnings that public-health advoca
spiked (uk)
added Sep 10, 2014 17:11
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[Australia] IMPERIAL TOBACCO’S RESPONSE TO MISLEADING CLAIMS (doc)

anti-tobacco lobbyists including Mike Daube have misleadingly claimed that the Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Tobacco, Alison Cooper ...The statement made by our CEO...reflected the initial 6 month period only of plain packaging. For clarity, the sta
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 8, 2014 15:54
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Cardiology Patient Page: Electronic Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-cigarettes should not be used anyplace where smoking cigarettes is not allowed.. therapeutic claims (eg, that they are effective for smoking cessation) should be prohibited ...to prevent youth initiation, e-cigarette advertising should be subject to the
Circulation
added May 13, 2014 12:13
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FAIRCHILD/BAYER: Liquid Death From E-Cigarettes? You've Got a Long Way to Go, Baby

Those of us who have taken a cautious stand in support of e-cigarettes based on tobacco's harvest of death need to be prepared to change our position based on the science. We must also be vigilant about efforts to distort data. That was the strategy of Bi
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:14
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Selling a Poison by the Barrel: Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes

A dangerous new form of a powerful stimulant is hitting markets nationwide, for sale by the vial, the gallon and even the barrel. The drug is nicotine, in its potent, liquid form ... These “e-liquids,” ... are powerful neurotoxins
New York Times
added Mar 24, 2014 01:22
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Electronic cigarette advertising at the point-of-sale: a gap in tobacco control research

While tobacco control stakeholders are learning more about how e-cigarettes are used and promoted, there is very little published research to date on the advertising and promotion of e-cigarettes in the retail environment.13
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2014 01:44
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