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[Australia, New York] Big Hike in Cigarette Tax Hurts Low-Income People

review of the literature concludes that very large cigarette tax increases unintentionally harm the most vulnerable in society: smokers who are homeless, very low income, and/or suffer from mental illness, according to Katherine T. Hirono, MPH, of the Cen
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2017 16:47
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HOW AN OVERSATURATION OF LICENSED TOBACCO RETAIL OUTLETS IN NEW YORK CITY IS IMPACTING PUBLIC HEALTH (PDF)

While reducing the number and density of licensed tobacco retail outlets is not a silver bullet and will not end all tobacco use, municipalities looking for ways to further reduce tobacco use can look at both research and practical examples for how to use
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Apr 18, 2017 17:01
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[Europe] Industry involvement in EU tobacco tracking system divides stakeholders

But many issues still lie ahead and the main question is who will have responsibility for the Track and Trace system (T&T) at the EU level. One aspect suggests that the tobacco industry should be excluded from the process, while another views industry in
EurActiv
added Mar 6, 2017 16:00
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GALEA/SIEGEL: Public health research reduced smoking deaths – it could do the same for gun violence

First, and most importantly, viewing firearms violence as a public health problem means declaring that the current situation is unacceptable, and preventable. We did not successfully tackle the AIDS epidemic until we made it a national health priority,
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 8, 2016 02:49
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[Asia, Mid-east] Does doubling of UAE cigarette prices only hit low-income smokers?

“It’s too early to measure impact because a lot of people have been hoarding cigarettes in the last few months knowing that the prices will go up," commented the doctor who has served as the president of the Emirates Cardiac Society in the past. “Many
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Oct 17, 2017 17:59
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[USA] New cigarettes to hit UK? 'Desperate' plan would make working Brits 'suffer most'

officials from the UK’s Department of Health have confirmed that they have met with regulators [FDA]... Theresa May’s Tory government proposed a “Tobacco Control Plan” last month to achieve a “smoke-free” Britain. In the report, it stated: "Stopping smok
Daily Star (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:23
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[California] CIGARETTE TAX REVENUES AND DISTRIBUTIONS (xlsx)

CALmatters
added Jul 11, 2017 16:45
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[California] Why Teens Are Smoking Less, In Their Own Words

“My friends don’t smoke cigarettes,” said Terrell, of Sacramento, Calif. “It’s nasty.” Terrell is emblematic of a generation of teenagers who appear more knowledgeable about the risks of tobacco — and are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever before.
California Healthline
added Jul 5, 2017 15:32
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how effective are tobacco control policies?

Researchers analyzed computer simulated models predicting the impact of six major non-clinical tobacco control interventions: taxation, youth prevention, smoke-free policies, mass media campaigns, marketing/advertising restrictions and product regulation
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:33
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Australia’s $40 per pack cigarette tax plans: the need to consider equity [FREE FULL TEXT]

we offer strategies that might be used by policymakers to mitigate potential harms. While this paper focuses on the impacts primarily on populations in Australia, the consequences and strategies offered may be useful to other countries implementing tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Apr 25, 2017 16:49
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