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Plain cigarette packaging

1 History of plain packaging 2 Evidence and criticisms 3 Opposition 4 Plain packaging around the world 4.1 Australia 4.1.1 Tobacco industry response
added Mar 11, 2015 11:19

Russian smokers down 17% since 2013

On the 2-year anniversary of Russia's historic tobacco control law, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation reported encouraging prevalence numbers. The number of smokers in Russia has fallen by about 17% since the adoption of tobacco control le
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:31

[Asia, India] Jammu & Kashmir Reports Highest Number of Smokers

About 26.6% population of Jammu & Kashmir is using tobacco products, as a result the state has emerged lung cancer capital of India, the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) reported on Friday.
Medindia Health Network (in)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:18

[Australia] Visualizing the booming business of big tobacco

Oliver notes that the tobacco industry is booming thanks to growing demand from developing countries. The screen grabs from IHME’s tobacco visualization tool, below, illustrate these trends... Number of smokers in developed countries, males (green), and f
added Mar 7, 2015 13:14

[Australia] Use and abuse of statistics in tobacco industry-funded research on standardized packaging [FREE FULL TEXT]

[PMI] has recently funded two studies into the impact...Both of these papers are flawed in conception as well as design but have nonetheless been widely publicized...we focus on the low statistical significance of the analytical methods used and the assum
Tobacco Control
added Mar 6, 2015 13:23

States Pursue Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Increases

19 state legislatures are considering bills that would increase cigarette and/or tobacco tax increases. Last year, 23 states had bills introduced to raise cigarette and tobacco taxes, but Vermont was the only...The following states have bills introduced t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:46

[UK] To vape or not to vape? More and more just say no …

Vaping rates among smokers and ex-smokers rose steadily until the end of 2013, when some 22% of smokers and ex-smokers were vaping. But this proportion levelled out throughout 2014 before dropping to 19% during the final quarter of last year. Early signs
The Australian (au)
added Feb 22, 2015 14:54

Academy Awards Breakout 2015

Acting speaks loudest -- Actors smoking in their Oscar®-nominated roles, 2015 / Is Oscar® an ashtray? -- 57% of nominated films include tobacco imagery in 2015 / Compare Oscar® noms -- Films by rating and tobacco presence, 2010-2014
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:39

Vital Signs: Disparities in Nonsmokers' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke — United States, 1999–2012

Overall, SHS exposure in the United States has been reduced by half since 1999–2000. However, 58 million persons were still exposed to SHS during 2011–2012, and exposure remains higher among children, non-Hispanic blacks, those living in poverty, and thos
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:09

[New York] GRAPHIC: Smuggled smokes: Nannies v Al Capone

Eric Garner died after a New York cop put him in a chokehold. His crime was selling “loosies”, or untaxed cigarettes...There are sound public-health reasons for taxing tobacco but as the map shows, the higher the taxes, the bigger the black market.
The Economist
added Feb 16, 2015 05:24
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