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[West Virginia] Bowling: higher tobacco tax would lower smoking rates

Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Karen Bowling agreed Tuesday that raising state tobacco taxes would reduce the state’s high rates of smoking and tobacco use. ..answering a question raised by Sen. Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, about the eff
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jan 28, 2015 13:38
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[Asia, Korea - South] Tobacco price hike begets fresh uncertainties

While the new tobacco tax has been in effect in South Korea for only three weeks... The ugly side effects of the economic policy include the personal use of corporate credit cards for buying cigarettes, illegal cigarette sales online and increasing visits
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 27, 2015 12:39
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[Azerbaijan] Stop all-pervading cigarette smoke

60 percent of men and up to 10 percent women smoke tobacco in Azerbaijan....Natural beauty of the country, its history and delicious cuisine are what attract people to Azerbaijan; however, tobacco smoke may ruin the impression. The current law "On tobacco
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:55
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Smoking decline shows local, state efforts paid off

Boyle cited good reasons for why fewer of today's young adults are opting not to smoke. Among them is the fact that they're in the generation that came of age after the state's Freedom to Breathe Act was passed in 2007, banning smoking in the workplace.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jan 26, 2015 22:18
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Smoking decline shows local, state efforts paid off

Boyle cited good reasons for why fewer of today's young adults are opting not to smoke. Among them is the fact that they're in the generation that came of age after the state's Freedom to Breathe Act was passed in 2007, banning smoking in the workplace.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jan 26, 2015 22:18
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[Asia, Taiwan] Legislators allege misuse of tobacco tax revenues

Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) lawmakers yesterday accused the government of using tobacco tax revenues to sponsor festivals or even print calendars, instead of focusing on smoking prevention and health promotion.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:46
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[Australia, Bhutan] 2 Approaches To Ending Smoking: Laws And Labels

of all the efforts — from Orwellian-style bans to smoke-free cars — only a handful seem to have delivered results. Oddly, making smoking illegal isn't one of them... So Big Brother can make a difference, just not necessarily with the long arm of the law
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 26, 2015 20:37
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[UK] DOMINIC LAWSON: Why persecuting smokers will cost us all more in the long run

I was editor of the Sunday Telegraph at that time, and I ran a story about this under the headline ‘Passive Smoking Doesn’t Cause Cancer: Official’, revealing that the WHO had initially kept back its research into passive smoking in seven countries which
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:36
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VIDEO: Minnesota cigarette smoking rate falls to new low

adult smoking rate in Minnesota has declined to 14.4 percent, a 28 percent decrease since 1999. A number of factors led to the drop in smokers, including the soaring price of cigarettes and new laws that make it more difficult to smoke.
KTTC TV (Austin, MN)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:55
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[Singapore] PM Lee attends Nee Soon South constituency event on smoking zones

Singapore is studying more ways to discourage people from smoking, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday at a community event marking the set up of "designated smoking points" ... "We have been studying what the Australians are doing and I think w
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:53
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