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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: Tax on tobacco

The introduction of third-tier federal excise duty (FED) on cigarettes – which will result in a 50 percent reduction in tax on tobacco products – is likely to increase their consumption in the country. According to a report, Pakistanis smoke over 65 bill
The News (pk)
added Jun 19, 2017 04:32
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[UK] Letter from experts in tobacco science and policy regarding the European Union snus prohibition

we write to draw your attention to one of the worst examples of EU regulation ever made. This is the ban on oral tobacco, known as “snus”, as implemented in the revised Tobacco Products Directive, 2014/40/EU. This measure harms the health of EU citizens,
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 17:49
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[UK] LETTER: ASH says retailers not need fear a smokeless future

tobacco makes up less than 8.5% of weekly profit, four out of five transactions don’t involve tobacco, and profit margins on non-tobacco products are much higher. If customers don’t smoke they have more money to spend on products better for their health a
The Grocer (uk)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:26
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[New York] Letter to the editor: Let’s clear the air of cigarette smoke

I often go to the library with my mother, and more often than not we walk through clouds of smoke. ... Editor’s note: Throughout the year, advocacy has been emphasized with various activities and projects by students in David Morse’s 10th-grade health cla
Glens Falls (NY) Post-Star
added Jun 11, 2017 06:25
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[Wisconsin] Letter: Anti-smoking efforts should target Hmong, Lao

Many of the Hmong and Lao do not know smoking is dangerous to their heath and now many have become victims of cancer. The Hmong and Lao are vulnerable to the high risks of smoking and secondhand smoking. The vulnerability includes the lack of higher educ
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jun 7, 2017 01:38
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking versus vaping: which one is more harmful?

A: When it comes to the debate of smoking versus vaping, the one that wins is often just the lesser of two evils. Vaping involves the inhalation of vapourized e-cigarette liquid which consists of water, nicotine, a base of propylene glycol or vegetable
AsiaOne (sg)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[Montana] LETTER: FERN: Taxing Tobacco

I too was hammered by e-mails mainly from users of vape products. Many said that they would have to go back to smoking if such a tax was implemented. I think the Big Tobacco/vaping industry orientation might have fallen short on logic to some of their st
Flathead Beacon (Kalispell, MT)
added May 30, 2017 21:20
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The Ethicist: Should You Expose a Charity That Exploits Its Employees?

Given the steep price of cigarettes, would it have been unfriendly of me to offer my unused cigarettes to someone who couldn’t afford them? Seriously? Propping up the price of cigarettes is a good thing, because it discourages their consumption. The C.D.
New York Times
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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The proliferation of ‘We Sell Tobacco Here’ signs at the point-of-sale of tobacco retailers in Melbourne, Australia

are permitted to display an optional A4-size sign stating ‘We Sell Tobacco Here’.2 While exposure to antismoking signage at the POS has been associated with quitting interest,3 other POS features that signal the availability of tobacco when these products
Tobacco Control
added May 20, 2017 15:42
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Toxic chemicals from cigarettes remain toxic in secondhand smoke

Dear Mayo Clinic: Is secondhand cigarette smoke dangerous to my health? A: The short answer to your question is yes, secondhand smoke is dangerous. Secondhand smoke — also known as environmental tobacco smoke — is a combination of the smoke coming from
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added May 18, 2017 01:20
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