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[Hong Kong] Research letter: Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase? ($$)

Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 16, 2015 11:03

CORRESPONDENCE Hidden Formaldehyde in E-Cigarette Aerosols

The authors reply: Nitzkin et al. state that high levels of formaldehyde are found only under electronic nicotine-delivery system (ENDS) conditions that will not generally be selected by the users of these devices, making our results of limited importanc
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Sep 14, 2015 22:31

[UK] LETTER: BATES: The real challenge is to make e-cigarettes accessible for poor smokers

By saving money, improving wellbeing, relieving chronic illness, and reducing risks of serious disease, a switch from smoking to vaping could be a major life-enhancing option for the poorest smokers. ...creation of a supportive policy environment that doe
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:29

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Sen. Fred Risser: Smoke-free law reminder that bipartisanship is possible

Five years into Wisconsin’s smoke-free law, there’s still some more work to be done to reduce the health risks of secondhand smoke and keep cigarettes out of the hands of Wisconsin teens and youth. The effects of e-cigarettes on clean air is also being qu
Wisconsin State Journal
added Aug 3, 2015 02:40

[Missouri] LETTER: Smoking ban gives city's casinos an advantage over small bars

the St. Louis City Smoke-Free Air Act of 2009 allows casinos, even casinos not yet in existence, to have smoking on their gaming floors for years to come. The ban's five-year sunset clause applies only to small bars. The smoking exemption for city casinos
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2015 05:42

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: IDRIS: We should pull out of TPPA talks

» The protection of public health through control over tobacco sales will be compromised as these measures can be challenged by the tobacco companies making use of TPPA provisions. The sale of tobacco products kills many thousands of Malaysians each year
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 23, 2015 17:12

[District of Columbia, Minnesota] Travel Troubleshooter: Is something wrong with Hotwire’s smoking filter?

you can specify a smoke-free room by selecting the city and clicking on “amenities” and then selecting “smoke-free rooms.” Unlike Minnesota, Washington allows smoking in hotel rooms, so you have to make sure you actually select “smoke-free room.”
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 23, 2015 13:08

[Maryland] LETTER: Republican governors are backing tobacco taxes; how about Hogan?

The Republican governors and legislatures of Nevada, Kansas and Louisiana should inspire Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and our Democratic General Assembly to work together to save many lives from tobacco in our state as well enacting a dollar increase in t
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jun 26, 2015 21:55

[New Jersey] Condo smoking ban difficult to fight

If you can prove the case that your property values would drop, you might sway enough other unit owners to vote down the smoke-free amendment. But what we’re seeing is that smoke-free communities are popular and could drive property values up instead of
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added May 31, 2015 09:38

[Nevada] LETTER: Blocking smoking bill bolsters freedom

I have rarely been prouder of my old plumber, Ira Hansen, than when I read in the RGJ that he may hold up passage of UNR President Johnson’s bill to prohibit smoking on the UNR campus [“Assembly Republicans skeptical of college smoking ban,” News, April
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added May 15, 2015 10:02
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