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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Raising tax on tobacco will help fund universal health care — Pacquiao

Senator Manny Pacquiao renewed his call for the passage of a bill which seeks to raise the excise tax on tobacco products. Senate Bill 1599, filed by Pacquiao, seeks to raise the cigarette excise tax to P60 per pack. ADVERTISEMENT googletag.cmd.push(funct
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:24
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[Syria, Turkey] Cycles for cigarettes: city gives bikes to children if a relative quits

Kilis, a small Turkish city on the border with Syria...To get a bike, children must meet three requirements: they must get a smoker relative to quit, maintain strong grades while improving a weak area of study, and promise to ride for an hour a day.
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 18:36
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[Europe] PERIGOIS: EU public says enough is enough on tobacco control

According to a recent survey conducted by the polling company Populus, EU voters think that public policy on stamping out smoking is misdirected. In particular, the European public believes that curbing tobacco consumption is the second least important is
EurActiv
added Dec 12, 2018 17:28
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[Virginia] Elimination of price supports pushed out small-scale tobacco farmers

“I said, ‘What’s Uncle Sam got to do with growing tobacco?’ I found out very quickly he had everything to do with growing tobacco,” Johnny said. In the 1930s, the federal government created a price support program to assist tobacco farmers. This was ach
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Dec 10, 2018 13:44
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[Kansas] Are Sin Taxes Healthy for State Budgets? Taxes on vices are tempting but unreliable source of revenue

This is the paradox of sin taxes, the class of taxes that includes tobacco. These extra dollars and cents levied on products and activities considered detrimental to consumers—traditionally tobacco, alcohol, and gambling—are intended to accomplish two co
Pew Charitable Trusts
added Dec 8, 2018 18:59
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Black and Hispanic Americans have a harder time quitting cigarettes. Will this study find a way to help?

Black and Hispanic Americans, especially those with low income and education levels... Given such obstacles, what could help these smokers quit? The federal Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $11 million to a team of researchers, le
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 7, 2018 18:47
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[Poland] The KAC Global Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme 2019

We are seeking proposals that will make a difference! We have developed a Scholarship package to provide Scholars with a grounding in the theories and practice of tobacco harm reduction... The Scholarships will commence at the Global Forum on Nicotine (G
Knowledge-Action-Change (K•A•C is a private sector public health agency)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:03
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[Russia] Growing pride through volunteering

As part of the annual ‘Job That Inspires’ Volunteering Program, the ‘Day of Doing Good’ project, uniting JTI teams from all across Russia, grows in scale year-on-year. Last year alone, this initiative has united employees, their families, friends and bu
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 4, 2018 12:47
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[India] Exclusive: Delhi city government bars Bloomberg-funded charity from tobacco control work

A small Indian non-profit funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies will not be allowed to carry out tobacco-control work in New Delhi after it failed to disclose its funding, according to a city government official and a memo seen by Reuters.
Reuters
added Dec 4, 2018 12:15
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EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Raise Indiana's cigarette tax for health's sake

Previous attempts to increase the cigarette tax have failed in the Republican-controlled legislature. This despite substantial public support...lawmakers should raise the cigarette tax. And they should direct the money generated toward smoking cessation
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Dec 3, 2018 16:01
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