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Association between tax structure and cigarette consumption: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

study provides important empirical evidence of a relationship between tax structure and cigarette consumption. ... The results are consistent with existing evidence and suggest that a uniform and specific tax structure is the most effective tax structure
Tobacco Control
added May 25, 2018 11:37
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World Health Assembly delegates agree new five-year strategic plan

It sets three targets: to ensure that by 2023, 1 billion more people benefit from universal health coverage; 1 billion more people are better protected from health emergencies; and 1 billion more people enjoy better health and wellbeing. WHO estimates th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 25, 2018 11:02
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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Russia’s Smoking Problem

On average, every Russian smoker consumes 2,690 cigarettes each year. On a per capita basis, Russia trails only neighboring Belarus in cigarette consumption 1. Russia’s population (143 million) is the world’s ninth-largest. On average, every Russian sm
The Globalist
added May 24, 2018 07:25
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Association of Smokeless Tobacco Use and Oral Cancer: A Systematic Global Review and Meta-Analysis

Chewing SLT products was associated with higher risk of oral cancer than other types of SLT. This can serve as a useful tool for policy makers in forming strict policies in controlling SLT menace. Hence, we propose that in addition to smoking, efforts sho
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 23, 2018 04:37
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The Netherlands Withdraws From Major Tobacco Advice Committee

The committee in question forms part of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), giving advice on the drafting of international standards regarding tobacco products, on behalf of the Netherlands.
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 22, 2018 15:47
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STROUD: COMMENT TO THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION REGARDING NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND THEIR RISK FACTORS

taxation and regulation has been remarkably ineffective in helping smokers quit. Growing evidence from the U.S. and other countries suggests the use of less-harmful alternatives to cigarettes—such as smokeless tobacco, heat-not-burn, and electronic cigare
Heartland Institute
added May 20, 2018 17:19
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Prison staff and prisoner views on a prison smoking ban: evidence from the Tobacco in Prisons Study

Given that prison smoking bans may be contentious, we recommend creating regular and open opportunities for dialogue between stakeholders when preparing for and maintaining smoke-free environments.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:49
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Tobacco industry denormalisation beliefs in Hong Kong adolescents

The TI’s misconducts and responsibility for the tobacco epidemic were not well known by Hong Kong adolescents. TID beliefs in this population were inversely associated with smoking. These findings suggest that TID programmes in local adolescents may be o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:48
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Children Learning About Second-hand Smoke (CLASS II): a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial

CLASS II trial found that a school-based intervention (SFI) has the potential to reduce children’s exposure to SHS – an approach that has been rarely used, but has considerable merit in school-based contexts. CLASS II trial provides key information to con
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:46
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