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Talking Politics: Missouri Tobacco Tax Increase Fails To Decrease Smoking Rates

Studies show that it doesn’t matter how much of an increase there is in tobacco taxes because smokers are going to continue to pay a high price to fuel their addiction, regardless of the health effects. Almost 10,000 people in Missouri die every year fro
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Nov 7, 2016 22:01
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Kentucky Officials Credit Tobacco-Free Policies for Drop in Youth Smoking Rate

The 2015 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey finds smoking rates among Kentucky high school students at 16.9%, down from 26.2% from a decade ago. In a news release, state officials attribute the decrease to the success of tobacco-free school policies. 35
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Sep 28, 2016 04:25
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Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking?

Four states will vote on whether to raise their tobacco tax in November: California (by $2), Colorado ($1.75), North Dakota ($1.76) and Missouri (15 cents)....Studies support the goal. For every 10 percent increase in the price of cigarettes, smoking goe
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 28, 2016 04:20
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Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking? Just Ask New Yorkers

Each time New York increased its tobacco tax — now at $4.35 a pack — calls to the state’s Quitline spiked.... Either way, White says, a tax is most effective when paired with support from a cessation program. And this is where opponents have been diggin
KCBX Public Radio, FM 90 (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:41
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Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Conclusions Although the attitude towards the law was positive, interventions are needed to increase knowledge on the health effects of SHS and facilitate enforcement of the law, particularly among subgroups less likely to have a positive attitude and en
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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Smoking ban in Turkey, 7 years later, turns tide on prevalent habit

Today, the country with a high prevalence of smokers marks the seventh year since the most comprehensive smoking ban came into force. Figures show the ban, along with escalated taxes and free treatment for smokers, helped decrease smoking in the country.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jul 19, 2016 16:02
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette volume surge questions gov't's anti-smoking policy

The government's initiative to help more people go cold turkey through a cigarette price hike has turned out to be in vain, as the number of cigarette packs produced here and imported in the first quarter of this year increased 60 percent year-on-year, d
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:40
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CDC Report: Smoke-Free Laws Protect Nearly 60 Percent of U.S. Population; Every State and Community Should Be Smoke-Free

while states and localities have made tremendous progress in protecting people from secondhand smoke, we haven't done nearly enough – especially in the Southeast – to protect all Americans from this serious and entirely preventable health threat. About 40
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:59
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Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up

A number of factors have contributed to the decline in smoking, according to Patricia Folan, director of the Center for Tobacco Control at Northwell Health, in Great Neck, N.Y. They include "environmental tobacco bans, increased taxes on cigarettes, anti
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 9, 2016 20:37
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us high schooler cigarette use is at historic low while nearly a quarter reported using e-cigarettes

The key takeaway from the continued and dramatic decline in cigarette use in the face of a rising total for all tobacco and nicotine products should be that robust public education programs and laws that limit youth access, with minimum package size requ
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 9, 2016 20:33
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