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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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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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[UK] Most people will make it to 80: Wealthier and healthier lifestyles mean both men and women are living longer than ever

Attributed to decline in smoking and better diagnosis and treatment
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:24
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Arizona's smoking rate takes huge drop

The number of Arizonans who smoke is dropping sharply, and experts are attributing the decline to new laws that limit the use of tobacco and the higher cost of cigarettes. A new federal study shows that about 170,000 of the state's adult residents kicke
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Sep 29, 2016 18:43
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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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Kentucky Officials Credit Tobacco-Free Policies for Drop in Youth Smoking Rate

The 2015 Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey finds smoking rates among Kentucky high school students at 16.9%, down from 26.2% from a decade ago. In a news release, state officials attribute the decrease to the success of tobacco-free school policies. 35
WKMS 91.3 FM (Murray, KY)
added Sep 28, 2016 04:25
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Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking?

Four states will vote on whether to raise their tobacco tax in November: California (by $2), Colorado ($1.75), North Dakota ($1.76) and Missouri (15 cents)....Studies support the goal. For every 10 percent increase in the price of cigarettes, smoking goe
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 28, 2016 04:20
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LETTER: Teenage Smoking Rates

’s important to remember that this hasn’t happened by chance. It’s the result of a number of evidence-based federal policy changes and changes at the state and local levels. Smoke-free legislation that has reduced social acceptance of tobacco use, tax in
New York Times
added Sep 22, 2016 21:33
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Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking? Just Ask New Yorkers

Each time New York increased its tobacco tax — now at $4.35 a pack — calls to the state’s Quitline spiked.... Either way, White says, a tax is most effective when paired with support from a cessation program. And this is where opponents have been diggin
KCBX Public Radio, FM 90 (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:41
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[Korea - South] Tobacco tax has mixed effect on sales

Even though the amount of tobacco sold in Korea rose compared to the previous year, the government has argued that it dropped compared to two years ago, before it raised cigarette prices from 2,500 won ($2.23) a pack to 4,500 won in January 2015.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:02
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