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[Europe] Industry involvement in EU tobacco tracking system divides stakeholders

But many issues still lie ahead and the main question is who will have responsibility for the Track and Trace system (T&T) at the EU level. One aspect suggests that the tobacco industry should be excluded from the process, while another views industry in
EurActiv
added Mar 6, 2017 16:00
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The impact of a federal cigarette minimum pack price policy on cigarette use in the USA

A federal minimum price policy has the potential to greatly benefit tobacco control and public health by uniformly increasing the price of cigarettes and by eliminating many price-reducing strategies currently available to both sellers and consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2017 01:54
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Does the regulatory environment for e-cigarettes influence the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation?: Longitudinal findings from the ITC Four Country Survey

in a less restrictive EC regulatory environment, use of ECs during a quit attempt facilitates, but in a more restrictive environment, it inhibits, short-term sustained abstinence. The findings underscore the need for careful consideration on how best to
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 5, 2017 00:35
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Resources: Smoke-Free Laws

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Clear the Air News - Tobacco Blog (hk)
added Mar 4, 2017 16:06
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[Spain] Smoking ban in public places may help improve health

Researchers have found evidence that a ban on smoking in public places could be an effective measure to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke which has long been associated with negative health effects. "The study findings highlight the impact of smoke-fr
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 28, 2017 07:27
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[Spain] Smoking ban in public places may help improve health

Researchers have found evidence that a ban on smoking in public places could be an effective measure to reduce exposure to second-hand smoke which has long been associated with negative health effects. "The study findings highlight the impact of smoke-fr
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:50
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Changes in Secondhand Smoke Exposure After Smoke-Free Legislation (Spain, 2006–2011)

The prevalence of secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmokers decreased after implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free legislation in Spain. In addition to the expected reduction in exposure during leisure time, we observed reductions in settings that
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2017 17:40
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[Spain] New study on smoking bans finds decrease in smoke exposure in public and private places

A study of secondhand smoke exposure after two smoking bans in Spain, publishing today in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, suggests that overall exposure can be decreased across all settings by comprehensive legislative efforts.
EurekAlert
added Feb 26, 2017 19:38
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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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