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[New Zealand] Proposed changes to legal status of E-cigarettes

“E-cigarettes are relatively new and evolving products. There is scientific consensus that they are less harmful than tobacco cigarettes.” “I welcome feedback from the public on the future regulation and control of E-cigarettes,” Mr Lotu-Iiga says. Cons
New Zealand News Online (uk)
added Aug 2, 2016 13:33

[Europe, Ireland] Poll: Do you think there should be a tax on e-cigarettes?

reports that the European Commission was considering introducing a tax on electronic cigarettes on top of VAT. However, finance officials have played down the likelihood of introducing a new tax -saying it would be too difficult to enforce.
The (ie)
added Aug 1, 2016 01:03

[Korea - South] Cigarette Tax Related to Corruption and Happiness?

Korea, which was ranked 12th for its cigarette tax ratio, was also among the lower ranking countries (27th). In terms of levels of happiness, Turkey (1st), Hungary (2nd), Poland (3rd), Greece (4th) ranked 31st, 32nd, 27th, and 34th, respectively. Korea
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:39

[Asia-pacific] Smoking rate for Japanese men falls below 30% for first time

Behind the drop were various factors, including an aging population, growing awareness about the health risks associated with smoking, tighter smoking-related regulations, and tax and price hikes, the company said. The smoking rate for women rose 0.1 po
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:37

Experimentation To Escalate E-Cigarette Consumption

latest report states that 55% of smokers worldwide smoke because tobacco makes them feel good and they enjoy it. Canadean believes that consumers’ desire for self-indulgence and enjoyment can be targeted by e-cigarette manufacturers, as an emphasis on fun
added Jul 28, 2016 17:23

The influence of graphic warning labels on efficacy beliefs and risk perceptions: a qualitative study with low-income, urban smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Role model-based efficacy messages might enhance the effectiveness of labels by making smokers’ self-efficacy beliefs about quitting most salient and enhancing the perceived efficacy of the Quitline. Threatening messages play an important role in enhanci
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:01

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Slight increase in women smokers

The prevalence of smoking among Japan’s adult population fell from 19.9 percent in May 2015 to 19.3 percent in May 2016, according to Japan Tobacco Inc.’s annual survey. Smoking among men fell from 31.0 percent to 29.7 percent, while smoking among women
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 28, 2016 16:55

[UK] 'When I smoked I didn't get preferential treatment' - readers react to suggestions that 'vapers' should be given extra breaks at work

A Telegraph poll showed that 50 per cent of readers said vapers should be given extra breaks, while the other 50 per cent though vapers should have the same number of breaks as their non-vaping co-workers. Public Health England (PHE) have issued advice
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 15:58

[California] UCLA Report Examines Demographics Of Young Vapers

A new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research offers a close look at the demographics of California teens who vape. The study, which is based on data from a statewide survey, reveals e-cigarette use is more common among teens of higher-in
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Jul 28, 2016 15:53

[Asia, India] 'Women in Indore slums use tobacco to tackle workload, hunger'

found that around 35% women in urban slums of Indore consume tobacco in varied forms, with 25.14% consuming tobacco to suppress hunger and increase productivity at workplace. With a sample size of 1,000, the MPVHA survey was conducted after speaking to wo
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 27, 2016 15:05
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