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[California] As cities, states OK legal pot, 'sin' taxes, will national public health policies follow?

Despite losses in other states, California's passage of a cigarette tax hike could drive other states looking to drop smoking rates. Over the past decade, such policies have led to a decline in the U.S. smoking rate, which went from 23% in 2001 to 17% by
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 9, 2016 22:20
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco Excise Increase Affects Small Industries, Ministry Says

Hartanto said that an increase in tobacco excise has the potential to affect small kretek cigarette industries. Therefore, the Minister underlined the importance of maintaining the increase in a manageable level, especially for small cigarette industries.
Tempo (id)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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[Australia] Smoking rates among high school students drop as habit falls out of favour

The report released on Wednesday compared baseline and midpoint figures from a range of sources from 2007 to 2014, and found the habit seemed to be falling out of favour with young people. 19.1% of high school students aged between 12 and 17 had tried a
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:29
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[Kentucky] Tobacco-free school policies help drive youth smoking to historic lows

Kentucky’s youth smoking prevalence is at a historic low, dropping nearly 10 percentage points over the past decade. Current smoking among Kentucky high school students is 16.9 percent, down from 26.2 percent just 10 years ago, according to the 2015 Kent
Kentucky New Era
added Sep 30, 2016 21:15
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Smoking Bans Prove Effective At Dissuading Casual Smokers

researchers from Ohio State and Purdue Universities did, for the first time conducting a national study on how smoking bans in cities, states and counties have persuaded smokers to kick the habit, publishing their findings in the September 2016 issue of t
AskMen.com
added Sep 30, 2016 12:54
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Colorado amendment could triple state’s cigarette tax

Amendment 72 proposes a significant increase in cigarette tax, which is expected to reduce tobacco usage. Economics professor David Mushinski said cigarette taxes, however much they may increase, do not have much of an impact on consumption for long-ter
Rocky Mountain Collegian (Colorado State University)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:42
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[UK] Most people will make it to 80: Wealthier and healthier lifestyles mean both men and women are living longer than ever

Attributed to decline in smoking and better diagnosis and treatment
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:24
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[New Zealand] Radical new law needed to ensure the Smokefree 2025 goal

Sweeping changes to the Smokefree Environments legislation are proposed by University of Otago researchers in a newly published article in the New Zealand Medical Journal. The researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, propose a comprehensive
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Aug 8, 2016 14:09
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[Turkey] Large-scale bans have more Turks calling hotlines to quit smoking

The Turkish Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) has reported that the quit smoking line is among the most-called helplines, following the 112 emergency line, 155 police emergency hotline, 121 hospital appointment hotline and 121 Tür
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 11, 2016 01:33
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[California] Panelists smoke out possible impacts of broader smoking ban in Hermosa Beach

The forum, held in association with the Beach Cities Health District and the Surfrider Foundation, addressed the health and environmental impacts of smoking. It came as the city steps up enforcement of its existing smoking regulations. Panelists agreed
Easy Reader (Hermosa Beach, CA)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:20
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