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[New York] EDITORIAL: Administrative Talk of Tobacco Policy is Hot Air

one of the reasons he quit smoking was because Skidmore was instituting a smoking policy. His story should inspire the administration to consider how common-sense policy can help community members make decisions to live healthier lives. Creating the acc
Skidmore News (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:28
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Report: Florida adult, teen smoking rates hit record low

Ten years ago, Floridians voted in support of a state constitutional amendment to fund a tobacco education and use prevention program, now known as Tobacco Free Florida. The program has resulted in a significant decrease in smoking rates among adults and
Crestview (FL) News-Bulletin
added Nov 19, 2016 19:05
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CDC Reports: U.S. Has Cut Number of Smokers by 8.6 Million since 2005, But Smoking Is Still Huge Problem and Causes 30 Percent of Cancer Deaths

Our progress in reducing smoking is no accident. It stems directly from implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use. Smoking declines has accelerated since 2009 as a result of a stepped-up national effort, including: A 62-cent increase in the fe
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:41
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California Voters Approve $2 Tobacco Tax Increase in Big Win for Kids and Health

The Prop 56 campaign achieved this 63-37 percent victory despite being outspent more than 2-to-1 by tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, which poured an unprecedented $71 million into fighting the measure. B
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:24
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[California] As cities, states OK legal pot, 'sin' taxes, will national public health policies follow?

Despite losses in other states, California's passage of a cigarette tax hike could drive other states looking to drop smoking rates. Over the past decade, such policies have led to a decline in the U.S. smoking rate, which went from 23% in 2001 to 17% by
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 9, 2016 22:20
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco Excise Increase Affects Small Industries, Ministry Says

Hartanto said that an increase in tobacco excise has the potential to affect small kretek cigarette industries. Therefore, the Minister underlined the importance of maintaining the increase in a manageable level, especially for small cigarette industries.
Tempo (id)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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[Australia] Smoking rates among high school students drop as habit falls out of favour

The report released on Wednesday compared baseline and midpoint figures from a range of sources from 2007 to 2014, and found the habit seemed to be falling out of favour with young people. 19.1% of high school students aged between 12 and 17 had tried a
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:29
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[Kentucky] Tobacco-free school policies help drive youth smoking to historic lows

Kentucky’s youth smoking prevalence is at a historic low, dropping nearly 10 percentage points over the past decade. Current smoking among Kentucky high school students is 16.9 percent, down from 26.2 percent just 10 years ago, according to the 2015 Kent
Kentucky New Era
added Sep 30, 2016 21:15
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Smoking Bans Prove Effective At Dissuading Casual Smokers

researchers from Ohio State and Purdue Universities did, for the first time conducting a national study on how smoking bans in cities, states and counties have persuaded smokers to kick the habit, publishing their findings in the September 2016 issue of t
AskMen.com
added Sep 30, 2016 12:54
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Colorado amendment could triple state’s cigarette tax

Amendment 72 proposes a significant increase in cigarette tax, which is expected to reduce tobacco usage. Economics professor David Mushinski said cigarette taxes, however much they may increase, do not have much of an impact on consumption for long-ter
Rocky Mountain Collegian (Colorado State University)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:42
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