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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi's tobacco trade drops 20% ahead of excise tax

The total value of the tobacco trade slipped $18m during the first nine months of this year Abu Dhabi’s trade in raw tobacco saw a steep decline in the run-up to the introduction of excise tax on tobacco products. Trade dipped 20 percent in the first n
Arabian Business
added Nov 20, 2017 17:16
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CDC pegs national smoking rate at 21 percent; Iowa’s is lower

“In Iowa, our news is even better,” said Garin Buttermore... Iowa’s smoking rate has been declining and was 18.5 percent when it was last measured in 2014...rmore credits the 2008 state law that banned smoking in most workplaces and public places for gre
Radio Iowa
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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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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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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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Experimental Study on Warning Statements for Cigarette Graphic Health Warnings

The purpose of the proposed study is to assess whether potential textual warnings statements, which have been revised from those enumerated in section 4 of FCLAA, promote greater public understanding of the negative health consequences of cigarette smokin
Federal Register
added Sep 19, 2017 14:52
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[China] Shanghai sees fewer public smokers due to strict ban

Shanghai has released notable results concerning the curbing of smoking, six months after the city launched its so-called 'strictest-ever smoking ban'. According to Shanghai's Health Promotion Department (SHPD), as of the end of June, the rate of smoki
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Sep 7, 2017 21:15
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:24
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