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[Canada] Health officer says e-cigarettes shouldn’t be taxed like tobacco

Taxing e-cigarettes is ‘completely inconsistent’ with the province’s position that the products are avaialble for adults as a tobacco-use reduction or cessation aid, says Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief public health officer.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:47

Do environmental cues prompt attempts to stop smoking? A prospective natural history study

Further research should examine whether environmental cues and introspective states (e.g. self-efficacy) interact to prompt quit attempts.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Jul 28, 2015 10:42

[Asia-pacific] Exposing the TPP: The Dirtiest Deal You Never Heard Of

instances of this happening have already taken place. Right now, Philip is trying to reverse the Fair And Equitable Tobacco Reform Act (FETRA), implemented by US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in an attempt to score more profit from increasing taxes.
added Jul 27, 2015 15:52

Tobacco Taxes Reduce Health Expenses and Increase Worker Productivity

What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Chattopadhyay: Based on an updated review of all of the available scientific studies, the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) reiterated its recommendation for tobacco pr
added Jul 26, 2015 05:41

10 Most Expensive Countries to Buy Cigarettes in the World

This has been the list of 10 most expensive countries to buy cigarettes in the world. The causes for these high prices are good since they promote people to quit the vice.
Insider Monkey
added Jul 25, 2015 21:39

[Australia, UK-Scotland] LETTER: RIDGWAY: Illicit tobacco

Sheila Duffy...distorted the situation in the introduction has been a success...this is totally incorrect... llicit trade and Ash’s desire to tax tobacco virtually out of existence will play directly into the hands of the criminals.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:14

[Asia-pacific] Economic Slowdown Snuffs Out Growth in Indonesia's Smoking Industry

Indonesians are smoking less than before, and that poses a dilemma for a government that faces a budget shortfall as well as rising unemployment and counts on tobacco taxes for about 10 percent of state revenue. President Joko Widodo’s government needs t
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:30

[California] Childhood-welfare agency worries proposed cigarette tax increase would reduce funding

The agency, First 5 California, already is searching for new sources to replace a decline in tobacco tax revenue, the result of fewer Californians smoking and lower cigarette sales. Almost all revenue raised by the proposed tax would go toward education
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 24, 2015 11:09

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Health Ministry, lawmakers want tobacco tax

The Health Ministry and legislators have urged the Finance Ministry to earmark all government revenue from tobacco taxation for the health budget, as the sector is heavily burdened by widespread medical issues brought about by the consumption of tobacco.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 24, 2015 10:48

Belgium pushes through tax shift totaling some $7.7 billion to lighten cost of businesses

The center-right government of Prime Minister Charles Michel has pushed through a tax shift to lighten the cost of labor for businesses and offset it with taxes on energy, alcohol and tobacco.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2015 15:45
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