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Announcement: Moody's: Price increases and stronger product mix to offset European tobacco companies' declining volumes

whilst the pace of volume decline in Western Europe slowed in 2014-15, Moody's notes there is risk it could accelerate again during the next 12-18 months as a result of new legislation designed to reduce smoking.... Moody's report titled "Tobacco -- Europ
Moody's Investors Service
added Jun 15, 2016 14:51
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Smoking bans shrink tobacco market worldwide

In a study of 141 companies across 20 countries over a 10-year period they found smoking bans in the country where the firm was based reduced the likelihood of them investing abroad. Professor Driffield said: Not only did bans affect the tobacco firm’s
News-Medical.net
added Jun 10, 2016 12:52
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Graphic Cigarette Warnings Deter Smokers

The pictorial warnings were more effective for both sexes and across races, ethnicities and socioeconomic levels. “This is the first well-controlled study that demonstrates a change in behavior,” said the lead author, Noel T. Brewer, a professor of heal
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 8, 2016 18:33
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Do Smoking Bans Decrease Child Hospital Admissions?

Recent studies determine whether public smoking bans decrease the amount of children being admitted to the hospital for lower respiratory tract infections. Smoking has a direct impact on the respiratory system. The toxins and carcinogens found in cigare
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:45
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[Asia, Mid-east] Does doubling of UAE cigarette prices only hit low-income smokers?

“It’s too early to measure impact because a lot of people have been hoarding cigarettes in the last few months knowing that the prices will go up," commented the doctor who has served as the president of the Emirates Cardiac Society in the past. “Many
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Oct 17, 2017 17:59
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[USA] THOMAS: Big Tobacco went up against the US and lost. Now it’s India’s turn to fight back

Fifty years on, thanks to various initiatives, that number has declined to just over 15%... This has saved the lives of over 8 million Americans, it says. This is particularly relevant to India, where big tobacco firms such as Philip Morris have spotted a
Quartz
added Oct 17, 2017 13:35
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EDITORIAL: State of alarm: Indiana smokers in unwelcome company

Indiana's political leaders boast of low tax rates, but they do Hoosiers a great disservice in ignoring our tobacco problem. Indiana's estimated annual health care costs directly linked to smoking total $2.93 billion and 11,100 lives
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Oct 13, 2017 06:45
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia to learn from Australia on tobacco control

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam congratulated the country for significantly reducing smoking among its citizens. “The prevalence of smoking in Australia is only 11 per cent against Malaysia’s 23 per cent. We are very excited to see how Austr
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:40
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HEFLER: The changing nicotine products landscape: time to outlaw sales of combustible tobacco products?

the rapid evolution of the nicotine product marketplace in recent years warrants a re-assessment of the viability of phasing out commercial sales of combustible tobacco, and presents an opportunity to end the exceptionalism of combustible tobacco being pe
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:48
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[Europe] Possible effects of raising tobacco taxes across the EU

Increasing cigarette prices through taxation could reduce cigarette consumption and smoking related deaths...how different EU countries would be affected, and the potential policy implications is Christian Schafferer, author of the article.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:47
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