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WARNER/SCHROEDER: FDA’s Innovative Plan to Address the Enormous Toll of Smoking

Could a tobacco control community so long divided unite in supporting a comprehensive plan that might one day consign cigarettes, and their horrific toll of disease and death, to the dustbin of history?
JAMA
added Sep 11, 2017 03:19
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[California, North Carolina] Higher cigarette prices help tobacco manufacturers keep profits up

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA and ITG Brands LLC all raised their list prices in November and in March by 8 cents a pack each time.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 1, 2017 18:39
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10 Years Later: Bloomberg's Big Bet on Tobacco Reduction

Since 2006, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ investment of more than $600 million to reduce tobacco use has helped protect nearly 1.7 billion people from smoking’s health hazards, primarily in low- and middle-income countries. The bet—while risky—offered a stro
Forbes
added Nov 30, 2016 06:04
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GLANTZ: Why the data in latest study on smoke free laws and heart attacks supports an effect

Vivian Ho and colleagues ... concluded that “Smoking bans were not associated with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure hospitalizations...This conclusion differs from our meta-analysis of 45 studies of 33 smoke-free laws, the Institute of Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:27
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New Product Marketing Blurs the Line Between Nicotine Replacement Therapy and Smokeless Tobacco Products (PDF)

tracking and comparing tobacco industry applications to the FDA for NRT products and novel tobacco products could help prevent exploitation...Tobacco products and NRT products are evolving to become increasingly similar to each other in appearance, with m
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 30, 2016 22:53
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20 Percent More Smokers Quit After $1 Price Increase

Researchers linked data on the smoking habits of 632 smokers, average age 58, to neighborhood cigarette prices in 896 chain grocery and drugstores in 19 states. They gathered data on local laws on indoor smoking in public places, and followed changes in
New York Times
added Aug 23, 2017 19:20
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Trends in smoking initiation in Canada: Does non-inclusion of young adults in tobacco control strategies represent a missed opportunity?

Tobacco control has failed to address smoking initiation during young adulthood. Given the considerable amount of initiation that occurs during this period, practitioners and policy-makers should direct more of their planning toward young adults.
Canadian Journal of Public Health
added May 4, 2017 14:03
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] VIDEO: REASONED RESEARCH - $8.8-MILLION E-CIG STUDY EXPLAINED (REG WATCH)

The University of Waterloo in Ontario Canada and the Medical University of South Carolina in the U.S. are the two lead institutions in the international project focusing on evaluating the efficacy and viability of e-Cigarette regulations. It’s a fascinat
You Tube
added Aug 26, 2016 17:21
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THE EFFECT OF CIGARETTE PRICES ON CIGARETTE SALES: EXPLORING HETEROGENEITY IN PRICE ELASTICITIES AT HIGH AND LOW PRICES (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our finding that the absolute value of the price elasticity of demand decreases as price declines is consistent with studies finding smaller absolute price elasticities of demand during 1970-1990 time period, a period characterized by very low inflation a
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Jun 13, 2016 21:52
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WORLD PROGRESS WATCH / US smoking rate sees faster decline

Indeed, many states with the lowest taxes also have the weakest smoke-free laws... The discrepancy is not just between states, but also demographic groups. Men, youth, American Indians, lower-income people, and the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 13, 2016 21:37
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