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TOBACCO PRODUCT STANDARD FOR CIGARETTE NICOTINE LEVELS Questions & Talking Points for Nicotine & Tobacco Researchers (PDF)

public health stakeholders must engage fully in the process by presenting the evidence base for comprehensive rulemaking and encouraging the FDA to establish rules that are the most protective of the public’s health. This will be a long process; the f
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:20
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[Canada] SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TAXATION AND DISPARITIES IN SMOKING

Although smoking rates in Canada remain substantially higher among lower socioeconomic groups, similar reductions have been achieved among all socioeconomic groups over the past 20 years—the period with the largest absolute increases in tobacco taxes.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate for S. Korean men down in 2017

fell last year and stood below the 40 percent-mark for the first time, a survey showed Wednesday, partly on the back of the adoption of warning images on cigarette packs. According to the survey by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, th
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:26
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Are Electronic Cigarettes an Effective Aid to Smoking Cessation or Reduction Among Vulnerable Groups? A Systematic Review of Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence

Smoking prevalence among people with mental illness, substance misuse, homelessness or criminal justice system involvement remains high. E-cigarettes could support cessation. This systematic review found limited quantitative evidence assessing effectiven
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 30, 2018 19:17
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[California] Los Angeles Tobacco Report 2018: Proactively Restricting E-Cigarettes - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The publisher looks at Los Angeles, which takes an active approach towards electronic cigarettes, including them in the definition of tobacco products for purposes of the Tobacco Retailing License and public smoking restrictions. The County of Los Angel
Business Wire
added Mar 26, 2018 15:36
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[South Africa] Reports, interviews and photos from #WCTOH2018 Uniting the World for a Smoke Free Generation

This page brings together comprehensive coverage of WCTOH2018, and will be regularly updated.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 26, 2018 15:30
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Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data [FREE FULL TEXT]

The TI currently uses a variety of strategies to keep tobacco cheap. The implementation of standardised packaging will prevent small pack sizes and price-marking but further changes in tax policy are needed to minimise the TI’s attempts to prevent sudden
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2018 00:43
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[Australia] 5 Years of Failure: Global Coalition Letter Against Plain Packaging / An Open Letter: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (PDF)

Other solutions exist that do not infringe on intellectual property rights and are closely linked to a marked reduction in the adult smoking rate....plain packaging itself is associated with significant unintended consequences that continue to plague Au
Property Rights Alliance
added Mar 23, 2018 19:53
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging: Five years of failure! — IDEAS

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus... * IDEAS is a Malaysian think-tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public p
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:46
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Preventable Cancer / Forget the nanny state. The doctor state can and should save lives

Despite decades of rising taxes and ever-tighter sales restrictions, tobacco still accounts for 54,000 of them. This is an astonishing number but since 2011 it has fallen to about 15 per cent of cases. This means anti-smoking measures are working, and it
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:14
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