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[Asia] The smoky future of the tobacco farmers in India / No Tobacco Day asks rhetoric questions to India’s stand

‘At the crossroads of life and livelihood’ was a perfect name given to a study done on India’s tobacco industry; the second largest in the world after China. As the country endorses campaigns against the consumption of tobacco, the alternative employment
MIG - Media India Group (fr)
added Jun 1, 2017 22:36
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[California, North Carolina] Higher cigarette prices help tobacco manufacturers keep profits up

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA and ITG Brands LLC all raised their list prices in November and in March by 8 cents a pack each time.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 1, 2017 18:39
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how effective are tobacco control policies?

Researchers analyzed computer simulated models predicting the impact of six major non-clinical tobacco control interventions: taxation, youth prevention, smoke-free policies, mass media campaigns, marketing/advertising restrictions and product regulation
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:33
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Oklahoma Cigarette Price Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health

The $1.50-per-pack increase in the price of cigarettes that Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law today is truly a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma. It’s a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save lives, a financial win that will help raise revenue an
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:32
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[Senegal] Smoking: Africa Fights Back

"This is clearly the goal: Africans younger than 25 years of age represent a market of 700 million people," says Oumar Ndao. Recognizing the threat, the Senegalese government took action, voting in 2014 for anti-smoking legislation that is among the stri
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:40
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EDITORIAL: How to cut smoking in poor countries

Globally, tobacco-tax revenues are about $270bn a year, but less than $1bn of that is spent on anti-smoking policies. It is time for governments to help their citizens kick the habit—and earn some useful cash while they do it.
The Economist
added Jun 2, 2017 16:58
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[Virginia] NEW YORK TAX EVASION CASE SHOWS THAT STATE ATTEMPTS TO BAN ‘BUTTLEGGING’ AREN’T JUST SMOKE AND MIRRORS

The UPS case illustrates “how far some companies must go to police the activities of their customers in an era when online sales have greatly increased the number of packages being shipped,” in the words of Bloomberg News’ Erik Larson. The March opinion
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:37
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Armenia Looks to Ban Smoking in Public Places

Armenia’s Health Minister Levon Altunyan told reporters on May 31 that he had received instructions from the country’s leadership to declare a war on tobacco and to reduce the number of smokers in Armenia by 30-40 percent. An Armenian advertisement disco
Armenian Weekly
added May 31, 2017 18:57
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[California] San Francisco puts a litter mitigation fee of 20c pack on cigarettes.

Twitter
added May 31, 2017 18:06
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Contraband Cigarettes Cost Greece up to €1 Billion per Year

As no Greek government has managed so far to banish smoking in public places, the State is losing close to 1 billion euros every year from the sale of contraband tobacco and cigarettes. Tax raises and special levies on cigarettes have not deterred the m
Greek Reporter
added May 31, 2017 18:00
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