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California Leads Nation in Annual "State of Tobacco Control" Report English Increased Tax Revenue Improves State's Standing, Local Cities Step Up in Record Numbers

"This year, California began reaping the financial and health benefits of an increased tobacco tax," said Mark Johnson, Board Chair for the American Lung Association in California. "I've seen personally how effective it can be as one of my close relative
PR Newswire
added Jan 25, 2018 23:41

Report card offers grades on cutting tobacco use in North Dakota, Minnesota

North Dakota received an A for smoke-free air but got an F for its tobacco taxes. The tax on a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota is 44 cents, the third lowest in the nation, the report said. Minnesota has the nation's seventh highest tax per pack at $3
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:43

California moves up in tobacco control, large cities lag in annual American Lung Association report

Reflecting steps taken in 2016 and 2017, California ranked at the top of the states in a report issued Wednesday by the American Lung Association. “The overall reason is the tobacco tax,” said John Yi, who manages American Lung Association campaigns for
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jan 25, 2018 01:42


This year’s “State of Tobacco Control” finds Gov. Roy Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly are failing to enact proven policies that will reduce tobacco use, exposure to secondhand smoke and save lives: Funding for State Tobacco Prevention Pro
Spectrum News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07

Vaping under threat in tobacco-loving Indonesia

Chain-smoking Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector, sparking criticism that the government is siding with giant tobacco firms at the expense of public health. The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world's highest smoking ra
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:13

Price elasticity of demand of non-cigarette tobacco products: a systematic review and meta-analysis

There is sufficient evidence in support of the effectiveness of price increases to reduce consumption of non-cigarette tobacco products as it is for cigarettes. Positive substitutability between cigarette and non-cigarette tobacco products suggest that ta
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08

The Most and Least Expensive States to Be a Smoker

Wallethub recently published an analysis that calculated the potential monetary losses of smokers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia to see which region was the most expensive and the cheapest for tobacco users. The researchers looked at the li
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Jan 24, 2018 04:46

[Canada] More tobacco taxes, smoke-free bylaws: local group calls on B.C. government to take action

Jack Boomer, director of the Clean Air Coalition of B.C..."We need to make it harder for children and youth to start smoking and easier for adults to quit while protecting people from second-hand smoke," he told CBC host of The Early Edition Stephen Quin
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 24, 2018 00:00

[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
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How smokers contribute to Iran’s budget?

The Iranian government’s revenues through selling cigarettes registered a rise by 21.9 percent during the first eight months of the current fiscal year (March 20-Nov. 21, 2017). The government revenues of indirect taxes imposed on cigarette sells stood
AzerNews (az)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:18
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