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[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39
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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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[Australia, Ireland, UK] Plain packets help smokers quit by killing brand identities

The proof is in the packaging. Making all cigarette packets look the same reduces the positive feelings smokers associate with specific brands and encourages quitting, Australian research shows. The findings come ahead of the UK and Ireland introducing
New Scientist
added Feb 25, 2017 00:22
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why researchers have a duty to try and influence policy

For some months, I’d been in the forefront of a small group of public health people who were confronting the advertising industry’s self-regulation body with data about the appeal of Paul Hogan, who fronted the massively successful Winfield cigarette adve
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:21
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After CVS Stopped Cigarette Sales, Smokers Stopped Buying Elsewhere, Too

“When we removed tobacco from our shelves, a significant number of our customers simply stopped buying and hopefully smoking cigarettes altogether instead of just altering their cigarette purchasing habits,” Dr. Troyen Brennan, CVS Health chief medical o
Forbes
added Feb 21, 2017 21:39
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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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The effects of tobacco control policies on retailer sales to minors in the USA, 2015

We observed associations of tobacco regulations and neighbourhood social characteristics with tobacco retailers’ compliance with under-age sales laws. This study provides evidence to support stronger tobacco regulations and control policies in reducing yo
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2017 02:27
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Impact of CVS Pharmacy's Discontinuance of Tobacco Sales on Cigarette

After CVS’s tobacco removal, household- and population-level cigarette purchasing declined significantly. Private retailers can play a meaningful role in restricting access to tobacco. This highlights one approach to reducing tobacco use and improving pub
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 16, 2017 22:28
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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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