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[Korea - South] Consumption rises after cigarette tax, clouding the debate

2.76 billion packs of cigarettes sold during the first nine months of this year, which is 13.3 percent higher compared to the year before. Even though the amount of tobacco sold in Korea rose compared to the previous year, the government has argued that
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:53

[Korea - South] Tobacco tax has mixed effect on sales

Even though the amount of tobacco sold in Korea rose compared to the previous year, the government has argued that it dropped compared to two years ago, before it raised cigarette prices from 2,500 won ($2.23) a pack to 4,500 won in January 2015.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:02

How do consumers perceive differences in risk across nicotine products? A review of relative risk perceptions across smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes, nicotine replacement therapy and combustible cigarettes

non-combustible nicotine product RRPs have direct implications for researchers and present several challenges for policymakers working with modified risk products, including issues of measurement, health risk communication and behaviour change.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 15, 2016 04:00

[Asia] Tobacco Sales Plunge as China Imposes Higher Tax, Tighter Anti-smoking Ban

China's heightened anti-smoking campaign and tax increase on cigars have pulled tobacco sales down for the first time in two decades. According to latest figures, the country's tobacco consumption dipped 2.4 percent in 2015, its first drop since 1995. R
Yibada (cn)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:50

[Kentucky] Study: State could save $1.7B in health-care costs by cutting smoking rate

Kentucky’s smoking rate is 26 percent, and the national average is 18 percent. The study at the University of California-San Francisco estimates that a 10 percent decline in the national rate would save $63 billion the next year in health-care costs.
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jun 24, 2016 16:40

[Asia, China] Chinese Kick Smoking Habit, Hurting Cigarette Industry: Chart

Chinese smokers cut down on cigarettes in 2015 for the first time in 20 years, dragging down the tobacco industry’s overall sales. China...saw volumes decline due to health concerns, government regulations and tax increases, according to Euromonitor Inte
Bloomberg News
added Jun 22, 2016 19:23

[Minnesota] Could the decline in SMOKING be behind rise in Parkinson's? Scientists believe nicotine in tobacco 'may protect the brain' (but doctors say you still shouldn't spark up)

A new study by researchers in Minnesota has suggested anti-smoking campaigns from the late 40s and 50s could be behind increased prevalence of Parkinson's disease decades later. Other factors such as better awareness of the symptoms and increased access
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2016 18:01

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

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
added Jun 10, 2016 12:52

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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