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THE EFFECT OF CIGARETTE PRICES ON CIGARETTE SALES: EXPLORING HETEROGENEITY IN PRICE ELASTICITIES AT HIGH AND LOW PRICES (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our finding that the absolute value of the price elasticity of demand decreases as price declines is consistent with studies finding smaller absolute price elasticities of demand during 1970-1990 time period, a period characterized by very low inflation a
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Jun 13, 2016 21:52
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WORLD PROGRESS WATCH / US smoking rate sees faster decline

Indeed, many states with the lowest taxes also have the weakest smoke-free laws... The discrepancy is not just between states, but also demographic groups. Men, youth, American Indians, lower-income people, and the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 13, 2016 21:37
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[UK-Northern Ireland, UK-Scotland, UK-Wales] Has Childhood Smoking Reduced Following Smoke-Free Public Places Legislation? A Segmented Regression Analysis of Cross-Sectional UK School-Based Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

Analysis of repeated cross-sectional surveys across the four countries of the United Kingdom shows smoke-free legislation may be associated with a reduction in regular smoking among school-aged children. If this association is causal, comprehensive smoke-
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 11, 2016 21:09
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Tobacco industry shrinking thanks to smoking bans

Smoking bans are not only shrinking tobacco firm’s market at home but limiting their ability to invest in markets abroad, according to new research. More than 170 countries have now introduced various bans on smoking in public places and buildings, which
Warwick Business School (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:55
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Smoking bans shrink tobacco market worldwide

In a study of 141 companies across 20 countries over a 10-year period they found smoking bans in the country where the firm was based reduced the likelihood of them investing abroad. Professor Driffield said: Not only did bans affect the tobacco firm’s
News-Medical.net
added Jun 10, 2016 12:52
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Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up

A number of factors have contributed to the decline in smoking, according to Patricia Folan, director of the Center for Tobacco Control at Northwell Health, in Great Neck, N.Y. They include "environmental tobacco bans, increased taxes on cigarettes, anti
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 9, 2016 20:37
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us high schooler cigarette use is at historic low while nearly a quarter reported using e-cigarettes

The key takeaway from the continued and dramatic decline in cigarette use in the face of a rising total for all tobacco and nicotine products should be that robust public education programs and laws that limit youth access, with minimum package size requ
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 9, 2016 20:33
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Graphic Cigarette Warnings Deter Smokers

The pictorial warnings were more effective for both sexes and across races, ethnicities and socioeconomic levels. “This is the first well-controlled study that demonstrates a change in behavior,” said the lead author, Noel T. Brewer, a professor of heal
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 8, 2016 18:33
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ABASSI: Ewwww…Gross! Pics on Cigarette Packs Effective

Directing as many resources and efforst at targeting the youth population will always be our greatest hope with regard to intervention. Words, especially boring phrases from the Surgeon General, is simply an insufficient strategy in ameliorating smoking
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:05
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[UK] WARNING: Charities say 250,000 people will DIE from preventable conditions by 2025

“This report shows how maintaining a strong focus on public health – which has led to important breakthroughs like salt reduction in processed foods, banning smoking in public places and the introduction of front-of-pack food labelling over the last fift
The [London, UK] Express
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02
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