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[California] Early returns suggest smoking drop in response to state tax

Cigarette pack “distributions”—tax lingo for a pack of cigarettes typically sold from a distributor to a retailer, and a good proxy for consumption—dropped 56 percent year-over-year in the two months following the tax increase, according to data obtained
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 11, 2017 04:57
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[California] Cigarette sales dive after tax hike, but why?

It’s possible that some California consumers are buying lower-taxed cigarettes in neighboring states, or even over the internet. Kerstein, though, said stepped-up enforcement and travel distances hamper illegal purchases. “It seems the success rate for o
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 11, 2017 04:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Graphic imagery and support help them quit

Another thing that helped Mr Adi quit was the graphic imagery showing blackened lungs on cigarette packs. "When they started to put these pictures, it turned me off." Over a couple of years he gradually weaned himself off cigarettes, especially when hi
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:55
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France to become one of priciest countries in Europe for smokers

France will raise the price of cigarettes to 10 euros ($11.35) a pack within three years, the health minister said on Thursday, confirming a strategy that will push tobacco costs to among the highest in Europe. At present, a packet of 20 cigarettes cost
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:52
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[UK] 10 Years On: 10 Benefits Of The Smoking Ban

If you're wondering just how much of an impact the smoking ban has made- here are just some of the benefits to having smoke free public places.
FemaleFirst.co.uk
added Jul 7, 2017 03:19
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[UK] WILSON: Put that in your pipe… Reflecting on ten years of the smoking ban

Reluctantly but conclusively, my mind was changed. The Government had no choice but to ban smoking. Do I regret that I cannot relax with a cigar and a martini in my favourite bars? Yes, absolutely. But I also recognise that such regret is essentially self
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 17:48
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Reducing the prevalence of smoking – policy measures and focusing on specific populations ($$)

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Our View: Other universities should follow smoke-free lead of Kent State, Akron

And in Ohio, a state in which the smoking rate has exceeded the national average, it’s especially important that a concerted effort is being made by major employers and educational institutions...Though Kent and Akron aren’t breaking new ground, their boa
New Philadelphia (OH) Times-Reporter
added Jul 5, 2017 17:17
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[California] Why Teens Are Smoking Less, In Their Own Words

“My friends don’t smoke cigarettes,” said Terrell, of Sacramento, Calif. “It’s nasty.” Terrell is emblematic of a generation of teenagers who appear more knowledgeable about the risks of tobacco — and are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever before.
California Healthline
added Jul 5, 2017 15:32
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[UK] Pubs reflect on 10 years of no smoking

The smoking ban isn't the only reason for the decline in the industry, said Morecambe's Pubwatch chairman.
The Morecambe Visitor (uk)
added Jul 5, 2017 14:59
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