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ARCHIVE: Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products (PDF)

Over time, the committee concludes that raising the MLA will likely lead to substantial reductions in smoking-related mortality, though results from the models suggest that these results will not be observed for at least 30 years, assuming that the
The National Academies
added Aug 17, 2017 15:47
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[Asia] Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass media campaigns as part of a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:25
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:24
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Cigars Fend Off Challengers

The impact that taxes, bans and restrictions have on cigar sales are often difficult to measure. The effect of a flavor ban can prove devastating for retailers that bump against another jurisdiction that does not have a ban. The same goes for taxes. In s
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36
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Altria August dividend trade alive despite U.S. nicotine proposal

A U.S. proposal to slash nicotine levels in cigarettes may have smoked some investors out of Altria Group Inc...but long-term stockholders are staying put after decades of dividend hikes in August. Altria, informally known as "Big Mo" before its split fr
Reuters
added Aug 10, 2017 01:49
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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 5, 2017 15:14
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[California] Tobacco sales falter, not so much here

According to the state, sales have dropped statewide, but Rishad Shami, a clerk at Kings Smoke Shop at Main Street and Olive Avenue, said their sales have hardly slowed. “If it dropped, you can’t notice it,” said Shami as customer after customer came in
Porterville (CA) Recorder
added Aug 5, 2017 15:05
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Content analysis of U.S. news stories about e-cigarettes in 2015

Statements about e-cigarettes’ potential risks were frequently attributed to trusted sources such as physicians, and outnumbered claims about their health benefits. Such coverage may impact e-cigarette risk perceptions, use intentions and policy support.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 4, 2017 17:59
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Basic science and public policy: Informed regulation for nicotine and tobacco products

Through these types of interactions, collaborative efforts to inform and modify policy have the potential to significantly decrease the use of tobacco and alternative nicotine products and thus enhance health outcomes for individuals.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 4, 2017 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cigarette sales down as shops comply with product display ban

Three days after the display of tobacco products was banned in shops, retailers are saying that cigarette sales have gone down, with some who took earlier measures reporting a drop of up to 30 per cent. Smokers said that they have not been personally aff
TODAYonline (sg)
added Aug 4, 2017 12:48
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