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Will evolving e-cigarette policies help or hinder vape stocks?

It is worth considering that while overall levels of smoking are declining, the effects will last much longer and the cost to the public purse will continue to grow well after the world, if it ever manages it, eradicates smoking altogether. Governments e
IG (au)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:12
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Association of flavoured cigar regulations with wholesale tobacco volumes in Canada: an interrupted time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

the association of Federal Canadian regulations passed in 2009 addressing flavours (excluding menthol) in small cigars...demonstrates that flavour regulations have the potential to substantially impact tobacco sales. However, exemptions for certain flavo
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 00:43
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[Asia, China] Over 100 towns in Sri Lanka stop cigarette sales

Over 100 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with an aim to discourage smoking and making Sri Lanka a tobacco-free nation, the Health Ministry said here on Wednesday. According to the Ministry, the Public Health Inspectors (PHIs)
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 22, 2018 18:00
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[Denmark] Cigarette sales down after packets placed out of sight: Danish supermarket

Sales of cigarettes have noticeably dropped since 500 branches of supermarket Netto placed stocks out of sight of customers, the company said. The measure was introduced in July as part of a campaign to achieve a ‘smoke-free' generation of young people i
The Local (dk)
added Aug 21, 2018 21:32
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Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strong significant statistical relationship found between tobacco consumption and resources allocated to healthcare and education consumption may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase th
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:31
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:30
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Prevention and cessation best options to reduce tobacco-related heart disease

A new review--published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology--examines policies to achieve complete cigarette abstinence as part of efforts to reduce the risk of heart disease. "This manuscript is the second in an eight-part health
EurekAlert
added Aug 21, 2018 10:35
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The Effect of Price on the Consumption of Reduced Nicotine Cigarettes

smokers’ response to price points when purchasing cigarettes may extend to LNC if these were commercially available. Differential cigarettes prices based on nicotine content may result in voluntary selection of less addicting products.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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South Carolina could be doing more to reduce cancer, study finds

In this year’s report, South Carolina also scored red for smoke-free laws, tobacco prevention funding... “Our cigarette tax is the sixth-lowest in the country and the tax on other tobacco products also ranks at the bottom,” she said. “While 64 cities and
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 20, 2018 15:48
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be acce
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:19
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