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Australia’s Cigarette Wars Turn Violent

Under the FCTC’s guidelines, the Australian customs and border officials at the heart of the fight against illegal tobacco might well be barred from attending the body’s next summit on tobacco taxes and regulations, due to take place in New Delhi this co
International Policy Digest (IPD)
added Aug 29, 2016 14:12
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[Europe] DAVIDSON: Australia proves that EU tobacco plain packaging will fail

Plain packaging policy has been unsuccessful in reducing smoking rates and health-care costs in Australia and it will fail to do so in Europe too, writes Sinclair Davidson.
EurActiv
added Jan 26, 2018 00:47
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Health Canada report calls for big tax hike on cigarettes

Ottawa needs to hike tobacco taxes significantly to meet its long-term target of reducing smoking to just five per cent of the Canadian population, says a report for Health Canada. The internal report, obtained by CBC News under the Access to Informatio
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MALLOW: A call to increase cigarette prices up to RM100

The proposal to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes to RM50 in light of the coming Budget 2018 announcement is seen as small and might be futile to our ongoing struggle to prevent the smoking habit among our people especially among the youth. If
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:16
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Tobacco consumption in Poland halved since '90s: report

The results of the World Health Organisation's study were presented in Warsaw on Wednesday. Poland, alongside other EU states, is at the forefront of introducing policies aimed at curbing tobacco consumption, acclaimed physician Prof. Witold Zatoński sai
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:52
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France to become one of priciest countries in Europe for smokers

France will raise the price of cigarettes to 10 euros ($11.35) a pack within three years, the health minister said on Thursday, confirming a strategy that will push tobacco costs to among the highest in Europe. At present, a packet of 20 cigarettes cost
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:52
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey results

[FDA] has invested heavily in compelling, science-based campaigns to educate youth about the dangers of tobacco use...We plan to build on these vital efforts to reduce tobacco-related disease and death.
PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2017 00:17
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Pictorial warning labels on tobacco products could help improve communication of risks to smokers

"The results clearly demonstrate that images in warnings get and hold viewing attention, as evidenced by the short latency to first view and the viewing duration of the images. These are important processes in attention and learning theory, and may help
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 6, 2017 15:56
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Nicotine: Science, regulation and policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

If they were properly regulated as a medicine and we knew what was in them and the dose of nicotine, then they might play a useful role in stopping smoking. But they aren’t, so at the moment we don’t know their safety or the dose they deliver.
International Journal of Drug Policy
added Apr 27, 2017 14:57
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CVS Health Research Institute Study Confirms that the Company's Tobacco Removal Decision Reduced Cigarette Purchases Nationwide

showed that the Company's decision to remove tobacco from all CVS Pharmacy stores reduced the number of cigarette purchases across all retail settings with an even greater impact on those who bought cigarettes exclusively at CVS Pharmacy. The research con
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 16, 2017 22:25
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