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'It's a game changer': Anti-tobacco campaigners rejoice after California voters pass a $2 tax hike on cigarettes

Herzog said that tobacco companies could use their pricing power to mitigate a victory even in California, which is the single largest cigarette consumer by state. 'A bigger potential 'risk' is that other states follow suit and try to push through simila
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:41
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California Voters Approve $2 Tobacco Tax Increase in Big Win for Kids and Health

The Prop 56 campaign achieved this 63-37 percent victory despite being outspent more than 2-to-1 by tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, which poured an unprecedented $71 million into fighting the measure. B
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:24
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[California] As cities, states OK legal pot, 'sin' taxes, will national public health policies follow?

Despite losses in other states, California's passage of a cigarette tax hike could drive other states looking to drop smoking rates. Over the past decade, such policies have led to a decline in the U.S. smoking rate, which went from 23% in 2001 to 17% by
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 9, 2016 22:20
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[California] As cities, states OK legal pot, 'sin' taxes, will national public health policies follow?

Despite losses in other states, California's passage of a cigarette tax hike could drive other states looking to drop smoking rates. Over the past decade, such policies have led to a decline in the U.S. smoking rate, which went from 23% in 2001 to 17% by
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 9, 2016 22:20
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[Alaska] The far-reaching effects of eliminating tobacco use on health campuses

November 17 marks ANTHC's 10th anniversary of adopting a tobacco-free policy (it has been updated to include not only cigarettes and spit tobacco, but e-cigarettes as well). The anniversary coincides with the Great American Smokeout, a national event cre
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Nov 7, 2016 22:02
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Talking Politics: Missouri Tobacco Tax Increase Fails To Decrease Smoking Rates

Studies show that it doesn’t matter how much of an increase there is in tobacco taxes because smokers are going to continue to pay a high price to fuel their addiction, regardless of the health effects. Almost 10,000 people in Missouri die every year fro
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Nov 7, 2016 22:01
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Decrease in mortality rate and hospital admissions for acute myocardial infarction after the enactment of the smoking ban law in São Paulo city, Brazil

Conclusions Hospital admissions and mortality rate for myocardial infarction were reduced in the first months after the comprehensive smoking ban law was implemented.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2016 00:57
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[Australia] Systematic review of health and behavioural outcomes of smoking cessation interventions in prisons [FREE FULL TEXT]

outcomes of this review suggest that cessation programmes/bans can be an effective mechanism to interrupt prisoner smoking behaviour when properly enforced.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2016 15:11
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Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity to work with Stanton Glantz on Marijuana and Tobacco Policymaking Research

seeking a postdoctoral fellow to conduct policy research in the evolving policy environment around marijuana policy and how it interacts with tobacco control policymaking. This work will include research on the state and local policymaking process as it
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:14
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco Excise Increase Affects Small Industries, Ministry Says

Hartanto said that an increase in tobacco excise has the potential to affect small kretek cigarette industries. Therefore, the Minister underlined the importance of maintaining the increase in a manageable level, especially for small cigarette industries.
Tempo (id)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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