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[UK] Sales of vape starter kits soar by 37 per cent as NHS Stoptober campaign embraces E-cigarettes

Director of Vape Club Dan Marchant said, that the medical acceptance has provided a watershed moment for public health: “It’s fantastic to see the NHS finally backing vaping as a pathway to quit smoking. “The industry has been backing this alternative f
LondonlovesBusiness.com
added Oct 16, 2017 15:32
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Q&A: The World Bank's quiet evolution on tobacco taxes

On Wednesday, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a group of finance ministers, and a handful of policy experts will meet behind closed doors to discuss a tax measure that has the potential to save millions of
Devex
added Oct 11, 2017 15:48
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[Minnesota] MN restaurant workers reflect on 10 years of being smoke-free

But has the smoking ban really had an effect on public health? When you ask restaurant workers, most would say it has. At the Blackbird Cafe in Minneapolis, workers are just minutes away from their Saturday night dinner rush. Cooks are busy prepping me
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:59
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Taiwan] Cigarette warnings lack scare factor, experts say

The difference in the number of people who smoke in Taiwan (3 million) compared with Hong Kong (640,000) might be due to the difference in the sizes of warning labels on packaging, they said at the Tobacco Hazard and Prevention Forum for Cross-strait Loc
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:05
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LEYONHJELM: Australia's Anti-tobacco measures are not working

“This independent survey conducted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows there has actually been a marginal increase in the percentage of smokers aged between 30 and 49 over the past three years,” Senator Leyonhjelm said.
Medianet (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 05:02
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Retailers see dip in sales of cigarettes after display ban

after the owner placed an opaque sheet over the cigarette boxes on sale two weeks ago, sales dropped by up to 50 per cent. Faced with the prospect of falling profits, Mr Jonathan Poh, 42, who helps his parents run the coffee shop, is thinking of ending t
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:47
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New study shows cigarette sales in California dropped dramatically since new cigarette tax went into effect

The study conducted by the State Legislative Analyst Office shows people are buying fewer packs of cigarettes and as a result revenues from the cigarette tax decreased more than 60-percent in May of 2017 compared to May of 2016. "Sales declined, I'd say
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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Effects of Filter Ventilation on Behavioral Economic Demand for Cigarettes: A Preliminary Investigation

This selective effect suggests that regulatory action banning filter ventilation would only reduce cigarette consumption when effective substitutes for vent-blocked cigarettes are available...effects of removing filter ventilation on demand measures appe
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 22, 2017 21:16
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SIEGEL: IN MY VIEW: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is Deliberately Lying to the Public

The truth is that the Bishop-Cole bill would not exempt e-cigarettes from FDA review of their public health impact. All it does is to prevent the FDA from requiring expensive and burdensome pre-market applications in order for e-cigarettes to remain on t
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Cheaper cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco slows smoking’s downward spiral

the first time in two decades that a statistically significant fall was not recorded. There are several factors likely to be responsible for the previously brake-less downward slide in smoking. Long-time campaigners Mike Daube and Todd Harper have set o
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:28
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