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[California] Field Poll: Life-Saving Tobacco Tax Holds Narrow Lead but Big Tobacco Spends Tens of Millions to Deceive Voters, Defeat Prop 56

A new Field Poll shows that California voters narrowly favor Proposition 56, but also reflects the effect of tobacco’s mammoth spending and deceptive messaging. “This is not a surprise. Tobacco companies have spent $200 million over the last 10 years in
Yes on
added Sep 27, 2016 17:43

California income tax hike has wide lead, fewer back $2-a-pack tobacco tax increase

California’s likely voters solidly support a fall initiative to extend higher income taxes on top earners, while a separate proposal to boost state taxes on tobacco is clinging to a majority vote, according to a new survey released Monday. The statewide
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 27, 2016 14:26

[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria welcomes VCAT FOI ruling on sensitive data

British American Tobacco will not be granted access to data files containing information provided by thousands of Australian school children. "We are delighted that VCAT has ruled in our favour, and that British American Tobacco will not be allowed to acc
The Cancer Council Victoria (au)
added Sep 27, 2016 12:09
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[California] Tax increase, crime measures backed by state voters, poll finds

In several past elections, tobacco tax initiatives have performed competitively in polling only to fail on election day. In 2012, a $1 cigarette tax to fund cancer research was defeated by a margin of only 0.4 percentage points. In 2006, a proposed tax i
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Sep 27, 2016 11:34
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California ballot measures: Tobacco tax tight; voters favor parole reforms, poll finds

as the deep-pocketed opposition rolls out a heavy ad campaign attacking the measure as a tax grab for special interests. California voters narrowly favor Proposition 56 — the tobacco tax — with 53 percent in favor, 40 percent opposed and seven percent u
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 27, 2016 11:32

LETTER: Commentary on Farsalinos et al. (2016): Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: analysis of a representative sample of 27 460 Europeans from 28 countries

the estimate that ‘6.1 million Europeans have quit smoking with the use of e-cigarettes, while a further 9.2 million have reduced their smoking consumption’ is based upon self-reported outcomes, which might be biased in many ways.
added Sep 24, 2016 21:26

Educated people more likely to use e-cigs, Georgia State study finds

surveyed 1,200 smokers who either smoked cigarettes, used electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) , or both, in hopes of finding any discrepancies on how it may affect an individual’s intent to quit...Dr. Michael Eriksen, who helped put the study toge
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 23, 2016 16:50

[Canada] Health lobby groups ignore significant findings in most recent Canadian student tobacco, alcohol, and drugs survey

when 3% of Canadian youth smoke cigarettes versus a rate of 17% for marijuana and four out of five youth are drinking alcohol, one has to wonder why these health lobby groups seem unilaterally focused on lobbying for plain packaging of tobacco products" a
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 14:31

E-cigarette users view smoke-free areas as okay for vaping

The majority of e-cigarette users have “vaped” in a smoke-free environment and most don’t view use of the devices as harmful to themselves or others, according to a U.S. study. Nearly three quarters of users opposed banning e-cigarette use in public spac
added Sep 22, 2016 21:37

Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says

The report also found that fewer teens reported being curious about cigarettes or cigars. The same, however, can't be said of smokeless tobacco. The study found no change in teen use or interest in smokeless tobacco -- such as chewing tobacco -- during
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36
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