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[Denmark] Jack up cigarette prices significantly to stop juvenile smokers, politicians urged

The best way to stop young people smoking is to price them out of the cigarette market. That seems to be the message from a new report complied by the prevention council, Vidensråd for Forebyggelse. The report’s authors examined all the scientific evide
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

Transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Regulation of the tob
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:36
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Transitions in electronic cigarette use among adults in the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, Waves 1 and 2 (2013–2015)

This analysis provides the first nationally representative estimates of transitions among US adult e-cigarette users. Future research, including additional waves of the PATH Study, can provide further insight into long-term patterns of e-cigarette use cri
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:35
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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys

a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities to accommodate their smoking behaviour... tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:34
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Special communication / Vatican beats Italy 1–0 in the tobacco endgame

30 Italian scientific associations/organisations launched a Manifesto, so far ignored by public authorities, indicating a set of measures whose gradual implementation at country level may lead to a tobacco endgame within the next few decades. Authors of t
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:32
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Juul to Ramp Up Efforts to Combat Underage Use of E-Cigarettes ($$)

Juul Labs said Wednesday it would support state and federal measures that would restrict tobacco purchases to people age 21 and older. The company, one of the most popular sellers of such products in the U.S., also said it would spend money over the next
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 25, 2018 22:59
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[UK] E-cigarettes could become 'lifestyle choice' before long-term effects realised, health expert warns

People who smoke e-cigarettes could be at risk of adopting the products as “long-term, lifestyle choices” due to the way they’re marketed, a health expert has warned.
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 22:30
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ASCHWANDEN: There’s Still No Such Thing As Sound Science / Scott Pruitt wants to base EPA decisions on a kind of science that doesn’t exist.

The idea was pioneered by the tobacco industry to undercut research showing that its products were harmful. The doubt-makers’ trick was to insist that policy be based solely on “sound science,” and then to define “sound” in a way that ensures that nothin
FiveThirtyEight
added Apr 25, 2018 21:38
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[Australia] Smokers and ex-smokers wanted

Researchers from Cancer Council Victoria and Queen Mary University of London are on the hunt for smokers and ex-smokers to take part in a first of its kind study into how to help people stay quit for good. The Relapse Prevention Trial is recruiting more
Wingham (NSW) Chronicle (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 20:02
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[Australia] Report reveals the worst towns for smoking in pregnancy

In western Queensland, one in four mothers identified as Indigenous, of whom almost half smoked while they were pregnant, in 2013-15. The top three PHN areas for mothers smoking during pregnancy were western NSW, the Northern Territory and Gippsland in V
The Age (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 19:54
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