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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Imports of e-cigarettes rose sharply since conventional tobacco tax hike in 2015: data

Industry sources attribute the sharp rise to smokers switching to e-cigarettes which are exempted from higher taxes. The government increased taxes on cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.70) per pack from Jan. 1, 2015, raising the price to 4,500 won per pack, a
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:27
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Banning e-cigarette flavors could boost cigarette sales

John Buckell of Yale University and his team surveyed 2,031 adult American smokers and recent quitters about their preferences. Their findings present the net impact of different policy proposals, such as banning e-cigarette flavors, banning menthol ciga
Journalist's Resource (Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center and the Carnegie-Knight Initiative)
added Oct 6, 2017 16:15
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[Asia, India] YADAV/SINGH: Amend Article 47

Seven decades later and after losing more than one million Indians every year to tobacco use, it is pertinent that the Parliament rectifies this historical oversight and adds “tobacco” after “drinks” in Article 47 of the Constitution to pave the way for
The Statesman (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:23
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Smoke-free Air Laws

What if we extend and enforce smoke-free air laws in all venues? ...Estimate the impact of implementing and enforcing laws that would increase coverage to 100% in all venues at the beginning of 2017.
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:12
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Minnesota marks 10th anniversary of Freedom to Breathe Act

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, marks the 10-year anniversary of the Freedom to Breathe Act, a law that protects Minnesotans from secondhand smoke in public places including restaurants and
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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[Korea - South, USA] Differences in adolescent e-cigarette and cigarette prevalence in two policy environments: South Korea and the United States

In Korea, where e-cigarettes are extensively regulated, adolescent e-cigarette use remained stable at a low level, whereas in the United States, where e-cigarette regulation has been limited, e-cigarette use increased. Combined e-cigarette plus cigarette
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 7, 2017 00:56
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Why Smoking Rates in the Military Are So High

Big Tobacco deliberately targeted young servicemen and women...Truth Initiative Chief Operating Officer Dave Dobbins. "Then we figured out that they gave away samples in the past to the military, used military people in ads, held special events on bases.
How Stuff Works
added Sep 6, 2017 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Tobacco convention bans sale of kiddie packs

THE Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) is a non-governmental organisation which aims to consolidate and coordinate tobacco control ... The proposal to reintroduce kiddie packs was mooted by lobbyists...to reintroduce the kiddie pack will be regr
The Star (my)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:58
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[UK-Scotland] Number of children exposed to second-hand smoke halved

An NHS Scotland and Edinburgh University review of the Scottish Government's tobacco control strategy also found a "downward trend in smoking prevalence". It also warned smoking continues to be a bigger problem in more deprived areas. The Scottish Gove
STV (uk)
added Aug 31, 2017 16:02
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[UK, USA] PRICE HIKE Adding 80p to a pack of cigarettes ‘could help millions of smokers quit’ – as experts say smoking bans DON’T work

The research, published in the journal Epidemiology, did show that smoking bans in bars and restaurants did not appear to have any effect on smoking behaviour. While more investigations are needed to see if this is true, Dr Mayne said it's possible that
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 19:01
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