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Indonesia Sees Decline in Number of Cigarette Factories

4,669 cigarette factories in 2007, which had fell to 754 by 2016 According to Heru, the better tobacco control measures taken by the Directorate General of Customs and Excise has resulted in the decline of cigarette factories. “Both through administrativ
Retail News (hk)
added Oct 4, 2016 14:10
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GLANTZ: Why the data in latest study on smoke free laws and heart attacks supports an effect

Vivian Ho and colleagues ... concluded that “Smoking bans were not associated with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure hospitalizations...This conclusion differs from our meta-analysis of 45 studies of 33 smoke-free laws, the Institute of Medicin
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 02:27
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Smoking Bans May Keep Young Men From Heavy Smoking ($$)

Researchers examined data from more than 4,300 people in 487 cities nationwide who were interviewed annually between 2004 and 2011 when they were aged 19 to 31. Among young men who were light smokers and lived in areas with smoking bans, their rate of
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 30, 2016 21:43
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[California] LEVIN: How would the Prop. 56 tobacco tax really affect poor smokers?

So why do we have few smokers if tobacco is relatively cheap? Public health experts credit California’s low smoking rate partly to aggressive anti-smoking campaigns and other initiatives, such as banning workplace smoking and being the first state to ban
CALmatters
added Sep 30, 2016 21:39
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[Australia] Smoking rates among high school students drop as habit falls out of favour

The report released on Wednesday compared baseline and midpoint figures from a range of sources from 2007 to 2014, and found the habit seemed to be falling out of favour with young people. 19.1% of high school students aged between 12 and 17 had tried a
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:29
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[Kentucky] Tobacco-free school policies help drive youth smoking to historic lows

Kentucky’s youth smoking prevalence is at a historic low, dropping nearly 10 percentage points over the past decade. Current smoking among Kentucky high school students is 16.9 percent, down from 26.2 percent just 10 years ago, according to the 2015 Kent
Kentucky New Era
added Sep 30, 2016 21:15
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Smoking Bans Prove Effective At Dissuading Casual Smokers

researchers from Ohio State and Purdue Universities did, for the first time conducting a national study on how smoking bans in cities, states and counties have persuaded smokers to kick the habit, publishing their findings in the September 2016 issue of t
AskMen.com
added Sep 30, 2016 12:54
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Colorado amendment could triple state’s cigarette tax

Amendment 72 proposes a significant increase in cigarette tax, which is expected to reduce tobacco usage. Economics professor David Mushinski said cigarette taxes, however much they may increase, do not have much of an impact on consumption for long-ter
Rocky Mountain Collegian (Colorado State University)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:42
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[UK] Most people will make it to 80: Wealthier and healthier lifestyles mean both men and women are living longer than ever

Attributed to decline in smoking and better diagnosis and treatment
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:24
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[Australia] AACS State of the Industry Report 2015 (PDF)

• Illicit trade and the prospect of further regulatory burden persist as key threats. Government regulations such as smoking bans and restrictions at public venues, the introduction of plain packaging, numerous excise tax increases, and bans on retail
Australian Association of Convenience Stores (au)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:15
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