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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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[Canada] SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TAXATION AND DISPARITIES IN SMOKING

Although smoking rates in Canada remain substantially higher among lower socioeconomic groups, similar reductions have been achieved among all socioeconomic groups over the past 20 years—the period with the largest absolute increases in tobacco taxes.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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Health Canada Wants To Make Cigarettes Even More Expensive

Bad news for smokers: a report from Health Canada is urging the federal government to raise taxes on cigarettes. If the Trudeau government wants to reduce the number of Canadians who smoke, a promise made in March, then a tax hike on cigarettes is the
MTL BLog (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:43
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CROWLEY: Canada's 'abstinence only' approach to smoking tobacco isn't helping

Unrealistic “abstinence only” policies have been signal failures in reducing drug use or teenage sex. Why would we think it is a good idea where tobacco is concerned? We have the opportunity essentially to eliminate the cigarette through technological c
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:43
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[Canada] ANGLIN: Consider the evidence on the benefits of vaping

If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
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[Canada] Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario (2016) Smoke-Free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee (PDF) (473pp)

To answer the overall question, “Which interventions or set of interventions will have the greatest impact on reducing tobacco use in Ontario?, SFO-SAC 2016 reviewed, assessed and categorized a total of 56 interventions over the four pillar topics of i
Public Health Ontario (ca)
added May 2, 2017 16:41
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] E-cigarette regulations may affect their effectiveness for smoking cessation

The study's findings show that "the benefits of ECs for smoking cessation may be limited to those who reside in an environment where there are few restrictions on the retail sale and marketing of ECs." Dr. Hua-Hie Yong, lead author at Cancer Council Vict
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 6, 2017 13:41
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Indonesia Sees Decline in Number of Cigarette Factories

4,669 cigarette factories in 2007, which had fell to 754 by 2016 According to Heru, the better tobacco control measures taken by the Directorate General of Customs and Excise has resulted in the decline of cigarette factories. “Both through administrativ
Retail News (hk)
added Oct 4, 2016 14:10
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Which Gets More People To Quit Smoking, Graphic Images On Cigarette Packs Or The Surgeon General's Warning?

A picture is worth a thousand words, but does a pictorial warning carry more weight than a verbal warning? When it comes to health warnings on cigarette packages, graphic images speak volumes, say University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers.
Medical Daily
added Jun 6, 2016 18:27
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How smoking bans could lead to the death of the industry

We studied 141 companies across 20 countries over a ten-year period...this may ultimately lead to the death of the industry. Until then, the companies in countries that do not have effective bans will see their profits rise.
The Conversation (au)
added May 31, 2016 13:31
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