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Association between tax structure and cigarette consumption: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project

a change from a specific to an ad valorem structure is associated with a 6%–11% higher cigarette consumption. In addition, a change from uniform to tiered structure is associated with a 34%–65% higher cigarette consumption. The results are consistent with
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:56
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[Massachusetts] As state considers raising legal smoking age to 21, convenience stores worry about lost revenue

Impact: Will this help reduce access to tobacco products without long-term negative impact on small local businesses?
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:44
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AAFP Joins Push for Tough FDA Stance on Black Market Tobacco

Missouri's tourism board doesn't trumpet this fact in its pamphlets, but there's one thing 22.1 percent of residents value about living there, according to anti-tobacco advocate Truth Initiative: No state(truthinitiative.org) levies a lower tax on cigaret
American Family Physician
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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Sparks fly over cigarette nicotine limit [July 26, 2018 From: The Australian]

If this plan for nicotine-reduced cigarettes gets the green light, nations around the world could follow the US lead, radically changing the lives of millions of smokers. Australian authorities are watching developments with interest. This anti-smoking p
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:43
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Who Still Smokes in the U.S. – and Why?

often overlapping factors such as income, education and geography. Disparities in these areas are stark, and are key to whether and how smokers try to quit the country’s leading cause of preventable disease and death.
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 27, 2018 14:28
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“Sin” taxes—eg, on tobacco—are less efficient than they look / But they do help improve public health

Lifelong smoking will bring forward a person’s death by about ten years, which means that smokers tend to die just as they would start drawing from state pensions. In a study published in 2002 Kip Viscusi...The Institute of Economic Affairs, a free-market
The Economist
added Jul 27, 2018 14:23
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Warning label may have misled tobacco consumers for over 30 years

"It is important to distinguish between evidence that a product is 'not safe' and evidence that a product is 'not safer' than cigarettes or 'just as harmful' as cigarettes," says paper author Lynn Kozlowski, professor of community health and health behav
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 27, 2018 14:21
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Association between tax structure and cigarette consumption: findings from the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project

The results are consistent with existing evidence and suggest that a uniform and specific tax structure is the most effective tax structure for reducing tobacco consumption.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 27, 2018 04:42
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[UK] NHS 'Stop Smoking' ads working in Essex

Half of young people surveyed in Essex say they've been put off taking up smoking by the NHS 'Stop Smoking' adverts on TV. The YEAH!3 report, by Healthwatch Essex, found the adverts had discouraged them from ever taking up smoking and others said that c
Heart (uk)
added Jul 26, 2018 13:33
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Smoking-Related Stigma: A Public Health Tool or a Damaging Force? [FREE FULL TEXT]

perceived smoking-related stigma may be associated with more quit attempts, but less successful quitting among smokers. It is possible that once stigma is internalized by smokers, it may function as a damaging force. Future studies should evaluate the inf
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 27, 2018 17:35
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