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GLANTZ: Users of non-cigarette tobacco products are price sensitive, too

The policy implication of this work is that tax increases (to increase price and reduce consumption) is good public health policy for nonsmoked tobacco products, too.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 6, 2018 15:57
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[UK] Tax sugar, alcohol and tobacco to help the poor, say experts

Just a day before the UK brings in a levy on sugary drinks, experts are urging every country in the world to use taxes to deter people from the eating, drinking and smoking habits that will damage their health. T
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:36
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'Sin taxes' can help to curb chronic disease: How levies on soft drinks, snacks, alcohol and tobacco are more likely to change the behaviour of poorer consumers

A global study found taxes on soft drinks, snacks, alcohol and tobacco are more likely to change the lifestyle behaviour of vulnerable poorer consumers / But most of the tax revenues would come from higher income households / Poor of society are dispropo
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 01:08
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a blueprint for tobacco control in indigenous communities

The report, “In a Good Way: Indigenous Commercial Tobacco Control Practices,” examines the role of tobacco in tribal communities and serves as a resource for those working to lower commercial tobacco use rates. Published by ClearWay Minnesota, Truth Ini
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:13
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[Kentucky] Cigarette tax too skimpy to deter smokers, coalition says

The Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow is lamenting a cigarette tax hike that it thinks is unlikely to have a meaningful impact on Kentuckians’ health. Kentucky lawmakers passed a revenue bill Monday that includes a 50-cent increase to the cigarette tax
Insider Louisville
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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STILL NEED MEASURES TO REDUCE SMOKING, TOBACCO USE IN KENTUCKY

The budget passed by the legislature today includes only a 50-cent increase on cigarettes. We appreciate that this was a difficult vote for many legislators in Kentucky. However, evidence shows that a $1 or higher increase in Kentucky’s cigarette tax wo
BereaOnline.com
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[UK-Scotland] ‘Smoke-free Scotland’ goal stalls as one in five fail to quit

The alarming statistic has been revealed as funding was cut to smoking cessation campaigns by the Scottish Government. There are now concerns from anti-smoking activists about the commitment to future funding after the national tobacco strategy “ran out”
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 4, 2018 12:44
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[Canada] SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TAXATION AND DISPARITIES IN SMOKING

Although smoking rates in Canada remain substantially higher among lower socioeconomic groups, similar reductions have been achieved among all socioeconomic groups over the past 20 years—the period with the largest absolute increases in tobacco taxes.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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ARCHIVE: The Influence of the Tobacco Industry on European Tobacco-Control Policy

196CHAPTER 6Ultimately, however, the impact of course is on the public. If policy makers are persuaded againstintroducing effective tobacco-control measures, more people will be harmed by smoking.Thefinal section (see section 3,The future: what should be
Research Gate
added Mar 30, 2018 19:40
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate for S. Korean men down in 2017

fell last year and stood below the 40 percent-mark for the first time, a survey showed Wednesday, partly on the back of the adoption of warning images on cigarette packs. According to the survey by the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, th
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:26
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