Headlines Tagged with policy impact — 462 headlines found
Tobacco Tax Reform A Multisectoral Perspective AT THE CROSSROADS OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT (PDF) (228pp)
This report provides decision support for policy makers on tobacco tax reform, as well as analytical and empirical tools for using tobacco excise taxes to save lives and increase government revenues. The report sets forth the public health, economic, a
Oct 4, 2017 World Bank
added Oct 4, 2017 11:22
The government had oversimplified the problem by assuming price hikes would decrease the cigarette consumption in lower income families. However, with cheaper alternatives available, the citizens turned to illegal cigarettes with price tags of RM3 – RM8..
Oct 4, 2017 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:54
This month is ‘Stoptober’, the annual government-backed campaign to persuade smokers to give up tobacco for good. This year, for the first time, the organisers have taken the decision to endorse vaping as an effective tool to help smoking addicts quit.
Oct 3, 2017 The Spectator (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
The Penn State Smoke Free/Tobacco Free Task Force, in an effort to enhance the health of the entire Penn State community, has concluded its evaluation of options and is recommending to make Penn State a tobacco-free University. The findings of the task f
Oct 2, 2017 Penn State University
added Oct 3, 2017 12:57
In an analysis of potential health benefits of getting smokers to quit tobacco, the researchers found that those 6.6 million people who switched to vaping would live for a collective total of up to 86.7 million extra years.
Oct 2, 2017 Reuters
added Oct 3, 2017 12:52
Now that the Cassidy-Graham bill has been pulled, it’s a good time to think about concrete ways to improve health and health care in our country... Efforts at smoking cessation should also be increased. The total economic cost of smoking in the United St
Oct 1, 2017 The Conversation (au)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:50
Despite some of the strictest tobacco control policies in the world, recent data shows the decline in smoking in Australia has stalled. “First-line” quitting strategies available in Australia such as nicotine patches offer around a 7% success rate (or 93
Oct 1, 2017 The Conversation (au)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:42
HEFLER: The changing nicotine products landscape: time to outlaw sales of combustible tobacco products?
the rapid evolution of the nicotine product marketplace in recent years warrants a re-assessment of the viability of phasing out commercial sales of combustible tobacco, and presents an opportunity to end the exceptionalism of combustible tobacco being pe
Oct 2, 2017 Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:48
But has the smoking ban really had an effect on public health? When you ask restaurant workers, most would say it has. At the Blackbird Cafe in Minneapolis, workers are just minutes away from their Saturday night dinner rush. Cooks are busy prepping me
Oct 1, 2017 KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:59
non-price tobacco control policies have no significant effect on the age of onset of smoking either for males or females. Current tobacco control policies do not seem to discourage young individuals from starting to smoke....special tobacco control polici
Sep 30, 2017 VoxEU.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research) (uk)
added Sep 30, 2017 03:06