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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Luczon: Burning questions in tobacco control

despite all this, its implementation remains a challenge. Even the owner of that store in Cogon still sells cigarette sticks and even in cases. This is a reality that is still lamented by the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines, A
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:59
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Evaluating State-Level Differences in E-cigarette and Cigarette Use Among Adults in the United States Between 2012 and 2014: Findings From the National Adult Tobacco Survey

e-cigarette use was highest in Oklahoma (10.3%) and lowest in Delaware (2.7%)...Enforcing existing tobacco control measures likely interacts with e-cigarette use despite being cigarette-focused. Continuing to monitor e-cigarette use is critical to establi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:13
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[UK] KAMM: Policies on smoking have been deliberate, punitive and, above all, successful

Consumers are much readier to commit to give up smoking (or go on a diet) in a month’s time than do it today. Anti-smoking policies can help them give up smoking or at least reduce their consumption. That’s a powerful justification for high taxes on cigar
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Sign of the times: State reports smoking down among several groups of adults

Much work remains to be done. But it’s good to be able to see the accomplishments made by those dedicated to eradicating cigarette use. We applaud everyone involved in this endeavor.
Watertown (NY) Daily Times
added Feb 26, 2018 20:33
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[Maryland] U.S. Surgeon General talks tobacco and cigarette smoking in Baltimore

Surgeon General Dr. Jerome M. Adams gave the keynote speech Thursday to members of The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco... He grew up working on his grandfather’s tobacco farm in St. Mary’s County...But his grandfather was also a life-long smo
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 23, 2018 16:26
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[North Carolina] Duke study sheds light on smoking ban's effect on pregnant women

"What we found was that rates of second-hand smoke exposure was lower -- significantly lower -- following the ban as compared to before the ban," Schechter said. Researchers also identified clear racial and socioeconomic disparities. "African-American
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:45
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Impact of tobacco control policies on smoking prevalence and quit ratios in 27 European Union countries from 2006 to 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

In EU27, countries with higher scores in the TCS, which indicates higher tobacco control efforts, have lower prevalence of smokers, higher quit ratios and higher relative decreases in their prevalence rates of smokers over the last decade. The correlatio
Tobacco Control
added Feb 22, 2018 23:25
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why increase in tobacco excise tax is unlikely to curb smoking

The 10 per cent increase in tobacco excise tax that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced in his Budget speech is likely to have only a modest effect on decreasing smoking prevalence in Singapore and the effect is likely to be temporary.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:24
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco tax hike may not cut number of smokers: Experts

The increase in tobacco taxes was announced by Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat during his Budget speech on Monday, and took effect the same day. Prices of popular cigarette brands are set to increase by at least $1 tomorrow, although some retailers have
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:08
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco tax hike will see prices of cigarettes go up by about $1 but experts say smokers may still be undeterred

Cigarettes have become more expensive here following a 10 per cent increase in excise duty on all tobacco products, but experts are divided on whether this will reduce the number of smokers. The increase in tobacco taxes was announced by Finance Minister
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29
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