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how companies control where you see tobacco products and what policy can do about it

tobacco companies spent over $8.47 billion on marketing in retail establishments, also called point-of-sale marketing, in 2015 (the most recent figures available). This article is part of a series highlighting ways that states and localities are counteri
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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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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[Europe] The effects of a rise in cigarette price on cigarette consumption, tobacco taxation revenues, and of smoking-related deaths in 28 EU countries-- applying threshold regression modelling [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is recommended that all EU countries levy higher tobacco taxes to increase cigarette prices, and thus in effect reduce cigarette consumption. The subsequent increase in tobacco tax revenues would be instrumental in covering expenditures related to tob
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:49
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[Asia, India] Jefferies has this to say about ITC stock as core business comes under pressure

ITC’s cigarette business remains impacted by regulatory pressures in terms of sharp tax hikes and other anti-tobacco measures, which has led to pressure on volumes and Ebit growth. Other businesses i.e., FMCG, paper, hotels and agri, should see gradual up
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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E-cigarette laws make more young people smoke actual cigarettes

The very laws restricting teenagers from using e-cigarettes are pushing them toward traditional ones, research shows. Most states’ minimum age for e-cigarette sales and other tobacco products is 18, though two states and 225 localities (such as Washin
CBS MarketWatch
added Apr 10, 2017 21:53
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[Canada] TYNDALL: The time is right to spark easier electronic-cigarette access

Regulations are needed to ensure that the e-cigarettes themselves meet quality standards, that the vapour is free from other toxins, that the advertised nicotine content is accurate and that the health and social impacts are closely monitored. The current
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 30, 2016 13:40
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GLANTZ: Big Tobacco aims its guns to kill California tobacco tax

Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
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Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43
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FDA’s Nicotine Steering Committee should develop policies, regulations, and procedures that promote cessation and increase the use of proven therapies

My UCSF colleagues and I submitted this public comment to the FDA Nicotine Steering Committee. ..FDA should not base its tobacco regulation and nicotine strategy on the premise that moving cigarette smokers to e-cigarettes or other non-combusted tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 17, 2018 20:47
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