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BATE: Smoking out illicit trade: How some policies intended to limit smoking drive illegal trade

This paper reports on a novel empirical assessment of smoker opinion and availability of illicit whites (smuggled legally produced cigarettes), which shows a sizeable minority of smokers bought illicit whites in most cases because they are far cheaper.
American Enterprise Institute
added Nov 7, 2016 15:43
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[Asia, India] World Health Organization in need of intensive care / World Taxpayers Funding Failing International Organization (PDF)

Given the FCTC’s expense to taxpayers, attacks on journalists and the public at large, and wrongheaded policy decisions, perhaps these countries are on the right track. It would be better to starve the FCTC of funds and watch it disappear than allow it
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
added Nov 7, 2016 15:42
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[Asia, India] Taxpayer Groups Call on UN’s Anti-Tobacco Convention to Allow Media Coverage

the coalition of taxpayer advocacy groups say in the letter... The fact that the U.N. hosts World Press Freedom Day while banning journalists from the events of an affiliated organization is “hypocritical and despicable,” one American reporter told The D
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Nov 7, 2016 15:18
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[Asia, India] CHAN: Every tobacco death is an avoidable tragedy. The epidemic must stop here

It is our task to reverse the tide, effecting an irreversible decline in the number of such deaths. We need history to show us that the turning point in the tobacco epidemic is now. We know what to do and we know how to do it. We now need to ensure that
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:24
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[India] Scientists urge Centre for policy to help quit smoking

have urged him to favour policies that are facilitary rather than obstructive to smoking cessation environment by providing high quality and safe options to smokers in their effort to quit smoking. The two scientists said countries like Britain, the US,
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:02
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Lankan President to arrive in India today for global anti-tobacco conference

Sri Lankan President, who served as the Minister of Health during the previous government, is a strong advocate of tobacco control and successfully implemented laws to display pictorial warnings up to 80 percent on both sides of cigarette packets.
ANI (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:02
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[Asia] India to host maiden global tobacco control conference

Noting that there is a large number of people in India who are increasingly opting for smokeless form of tobacco, they said the country's effort will be to put it on the agenda of FCTC. India has already implemented 85 per cent pictorial warning on tob
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:01
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[Asia, India] Here's how big tobacco manipulates negotiations

Cloe Franko, Senior International Organizer, Challenge Big Tobacco, Corporate Accountability International told DNA that the tobacco industry is notorious for infiltrating negotiations. “In previous COPs they have entered as nation party delegations or
DNA India (in)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:50
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[Canada] Company buying Canadian medical journals is being sued for publishing junk science for profit

Two of Canada's most prestigious publishing houses for medical journals have been quietly bought up by an international publisher that is being sued by the U.S. government ... The takeovers have sent shock waves through the medical research community and
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:59
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The Great Recession, adolescent smoking and smoking inequalities: What role does youth unemployment play in 24 European countries?

higher absolute levels of youth unemployment are related to lower likelihoods of smoking in lower SEP adolescents. Thus, smoking among vulnerable groups is more linked to the overall insecure circumstances and the affordability of cigarettes rather than t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 5, 2016 22:09
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