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Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling

Smokers may be an easy tax target because many view them as sinners and thus easier to tax. But tax-hike proponents must consider the unintended consequences that undermine whatever good intentions they may have had in the first place.
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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Obesity will kill you far earlier than cigarettes, diabetes, or hypertension, study warns

Researchers studied causes of death in the US in 2014, the latest figures They found obesity causes 47 percent more early deaths than tobacco Smoking deaths have plummeted in 15 years thanks to tobacco control efforts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:57
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Claims in vapour device (e-cigarette) regulation: A Narrative Policy Framework analysis

The dominant claims of vapour devices as a public health threat have supported regulations that have limited their potential as a harm reduction strategy. Future policy debates should evaluate the opportunities for vapour devices to decrease the health a
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 21, 2017 17:33
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Students’ Beliefs About and Perceived Effectiveness of a Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

Students most exposed to SHS were less likely to perceive the policy was effective. Compared with nonusers, those who smoked cigarettes were less likely to perceive the policy as effective in encouraging quitting. Tailored messaging regarding policy benef
Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice
added Apr 12, 2017 19:41
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Record low number of Australians smoking daily: data

Young Victorian males are still smoking at an alarming rate despite the overall rate of smoker dropping in the state, data has revealed. Statistics released by anti-smoking agency Quit Victoria on Monday showed that more Victorian men than women were dai
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2017 16:27
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The war on tobacco is far from over, with control policies needing renewal, warn experts

The latest estimates on smoking prevalence from the Global Burden of Disease collaboration show that although tobacco control programmes have been effective, the ever increasing population has meant worldwide smoking prevalence is still on the increase.
News-Medical.net
added Apr 9, 2017 15:15
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“AUSTRALIA HASN’T YET COME TO TERMS WITH THE OPTION OF HARM REDUCTION”

In the wake of the TGA’s decision to maintain a ban on nicotine for e-cigarettes, research shows such restrictive environments inhibit smokers’ attempts to quit A study published this week in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, has found regulations on electro
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Apr 7, 2017 18:43
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[UK] Impact on smoking of England's 2012 partial tobacco point of sale display ban: a repeated cross-sectional national study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The partial tobacco PoS display ban introduced in England in April 2012 did not lead to an immediate decline in smoking, but was followed by a decline in the trend of smoking prevalence that could not be accounted for by seasonal factors, e-cigarette use
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10
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[Australia] Who stops selling? A systematic analysis of ex-tobacco retailers [FREE FULL TEXT]

those who stop disproportionately represent retailer types with low sales volume. The results suggest that legislative changes provide a window where retailers could be prompted to exit the market.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10
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[UK] Snuffed out? E-cigarette category report 2017 ($$)

Vaping is a hot growth area with sales up £17m in the past year. Are new rules about to extinguish growth?
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 10, 2017 15:13
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