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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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[New York, Pennsylvania] Tobacco 'Sin' Tax Unreliable, Study Finds

The research found that with tobacco, the funds levied for state budgets ultimately diminishes as people buy or use less of the targeted products. Similarly, state revenue growth from taxes on alcohol and gambling is unlikely to be sustained due to how t
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF BREATHING CLEAN AIR IN NEW YORK

Tuesday, July 24th marks the 15th Anniversary of New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Act, the historic legislation that protects workers from second-hand smoke and helps reduce smoking rates. The 2003 state law banned smoking in almost all workplaces, ba
WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 (Binghamton, NY)
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
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Analysis of Article 6 (tax and price measures to reduce the demand for tobacco products) of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there has been some improvement in tobacco tax policy over time, parties should adopt stronger tax measures, despite industry opposition and threats about illicit trade. Parties should implement FCTC Article 5.3 and ratify the Protocol to Eliminate
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2018 00:31
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Impact assessment of the WHO FCTC over its first decade: methodology of the expert group [FREE FULL TEXT]

The EG’s report and supporting documents represent important sources of the positive impact of the Convention over its first decade. As development of the FCTC increasingly shifts to mechanisms for accelerating global implementation, the EG’s process mode
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2018 00:30
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[New York] KADET: The Rising Cost of Cigarettes Doesn’t Stop All Smokers [FREE FULL TEXT]

It won’t be easy. I spent a morning last week chatting with smokers on Wall Street who were puffing in front of their office buildings. Of the 10 I interviewed, only two said they paid full price for cigarettes at the store. One woman said she made regul
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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