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WORLD PROGRESS WATCH / US smoking rate sees faster decline

Indeed, many states with the lowest taxes also have the weakest smoke-free laws... The discrepancy is not just between states, but also demographic groups. Men, youth, American Indians, lower-income people, and the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 13, 2016 21:37
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[Canada] Legal age of 21 key to helping youth butt out, says researcher

Russ Callaghan, a professor at UNBC, believes that raising the legal age of smoking to 21 could result in profound improvements in public health in Canada and the US. He has co-published a research paper which suggests this change could significantly red
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:08
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Indonesia Sees Decline in Number of Cigarette Factories

4,669 cigarette factories in 2007, which had fell to 754 by 2016 According to Heru, the better tobacco control measures taken by the Directorate General of Customs and Excise has resulted in the decline of cigarette factories. “Both through administrativ
Retail News (hk)
added Oct 4, 2016 14:10
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Which Gets More People To Quit Smoking, Graphic Images On Cigarette Packs Or The Surgeon General's Warning?

A picture is worth a thousand words, but does a pictorial warning carry more weight than a verbal warning? When it comes to health warnings on cigarette packages, graphic images speak volumes, say University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers.
Medical Daily
added Jun 6, 2016 18:27
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How smoking bans could lead to the death of the industry

We studied 141 companies across 20 countries over a ten-year period...this may ultimately lead to the death of the industry. Until then, the companies in countries that do not have effective bans will see their profits rise.
The Conversation (au)
added May 31, 2016 13:31
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

"This new all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC Director Robert Redfield said in an agency news releas
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:48
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MAHOOD/COLLISHAW: Canada's anti-tobacco plan is smoke and mirrors

Inadequate funding and timid language from the government of Justin Trudeau won't help curb epidemic.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 29, 2018 15:50
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Impact of New York City’s 2014 Increased Minimum Legal Purchase Age on Youth Tobacco Use

Public Health Implications. Other cities and states currently raising their MLPA for tobacco may need to pay close attention to policy enforcement and conduct enhanced monitoring of retailer compliance to achieve the full benefits of the policy.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 12, 2018 19:57
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Evaluation of California’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law [FREE FULL TEXT]

Survey findings suggest that the high awareness and support for the law may have contributed to reducing illegal tobacco sales to youth under 18 and achieving widespread retailer conformity with the new law disallowing sales to young adults under 21.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 23, 2018 21:49
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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