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[Canada] Cigar retailers want exemptions from packaging rules

“It would affect my business immensely. I’d be basically shut down,” said Jeff Arrowsmith, owner of Jade Smoker’s Corner, an 18 and up store specializing in expensive import cigars and tobacco products. A new law allowing Health Canada to regulate what
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:56
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[UK] NCD Countdown 2030: worldwide trends in non-communicable disease mortality and progress towards Sustainable Development Goal target [FREE FULL TEXT]

Substantial reduction of NCD mortality requires policies that considerably reduce tobacco and alcohol use and blood pressure, and equitable access to efficacious and high-quality preventive and curative care for acute and chronic NCDs.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:54
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[UK] Tobacco display ban linked to fewer children buying cigarettes

Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17%, according to new research. Imperial College London, which carried out the study, said the findings suggest tobacco display bans may hav
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales down 1.1% on campaign, higher prices

Sales of cigarettes in South Korea declined 1.1 percent in the first eight months of 2018 from a year earlier due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed Wednesday. South Korean smokers purchased 2.31 billion 20-ciga
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:14
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[UK] Does Stoptober work?

West, who was part of a team of researchers who examined the effectiveness of the campaign in its first year in 2012, said that the public health campaign is “incredibly good value for money”. But...“very little” money is spent on the campaign.
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:50
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[Virginia] VCU’s Center for the Study of Tobacco Products receives nearly $20M grant to predict outcomes of tobacco product regulations

The $19.78 million grant will be used to launch a five-year project focused on predicting the outcomes of government regulations of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[Indiana] Study says cigarettes, e-cigarettes are economic complements, not alternatives

A new study from Ball State says that by raising taxes on cigarettes, the sales on e-cigarettes fall too, even though they aren't covered under the same tax. About 15 percent of the United States population has a smoking habit according to t
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:21
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[New York] Catholic Charities takes on e-cigarettes

Catholic Charities of Fulton & Montgomery Counties is taking on new health issues these days on the e-cigarette front, as adult cigarette smoking remains well above the state average in both counties. The city-based agency is in the last year of a $1.3
Gloversville (NY) Leader-Herald
added Sep 19, 2018 20:21
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[Africa, South Africa, USA] Why more Americans are kicking the smoking habit

The decline in smoking rates in the USA didn't happen overnight – it took time for anti-smoking campaigns and policies to unfold. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:58
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[UK-Scotland] Assessing progress in protecting non-smokers from secondhand smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Scotland has witnessed a dramatic reduction in SHS exposure in the past two decades, but there are still nearly one in five non-smoking adults who have measurable exposure to SHS on any given day. Tobacco control strategies globally should consider the us
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:37
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