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AHA: Why More Americans Are Kicking the Smoking Habit

credit the combination of cigarette price increases, anti-smoking campaigns, smoke-free laws, and access to cessation programs as powerful levers aided by health advocacy groups. "These interventions really de-normalize tobacco use," said King.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2018 18:52
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BENTLEY: E-cigarette tariffs are a threat to public health

There are around 10,000 vape shops in the U.S. These stores are achieving something that FDA and anti-smoking groups never have–make quitting smoking enjoyable. As FDA itself has acknowledged, nicotine is not the problem but the harmful smoke from cigare
The Hill
added Aug 29, 2018 23:40
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[Australia] Smokers are starting younger even though they are going up in price

The news comes just days before the price of smokes rises in Australia / Taking up smoking is falling across all age groups except 11 to 15-year-olds / Experts say more anti-smoking adverts need to be targeted at high-risk teens
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:13
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Carreras warns against insect parts, faecal matter in illegal cigarettes

MANAGING director of Carreras Limited Marcus Steele has warned that the growing trade in illicit cigarettes poses an even greater threat to the health of consumers, citing industry analysis which indicate that illegal cigarettes have been found to conta
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:46
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[Jamaica] Fake cigarettes contain insects, faeces and dangerous toxins, tobacco boss warns

Marcus Steele, managing director of British American Tobacco-owned Carreras Ltd, is demanding action be taken over the huge global counterfeit cigarette market. With taxes increasing the price of cigarettes more people are turning to fake fags because the
Metro Café (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:45
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Tobacco-funded group starts Montana anti-initiative ad blitz

A group funded by the tobacco industry has launched a massive ad blitz against a ballot initiative to fund Montana’s Medicaid expansion program and other health programs by raising the cigarette tax by $2 per pack and taxing vaping products for the first
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2018 05:47
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[Washington] Wash. Liquor, Cannabis Official Tossed From Cig Sale Suit

A federal judge has let a Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board lieutenant escape a suit from Native American tribe members over confiscated commercial cigarettes, finding that there was a legal warrant for the seizure, among other things. U.S. Dist
Law360
added Aug 26, 2018 16:47
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[New York] Up in smoke: Two Staten Island men cheated state of more than $1.3 million in cigarette taxes, A.G. alleges

wo Staten Island men could pay a steep price for allegedly depriving the state of more than $1.3 million in tax revenue by selling untaxed cigarettes. Ihab Jaber, 48, and Iyas Leqyanya bought more than 20,000 cartons of cigarettes out of state and sold t
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Aug 24, 2018 13:10
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[Virginia, West Virginia] Cigarette smuggler avoids prison

The former manager of a Clear Brook cigarette outlet involved in a multi-million dollar cigarette smuggling ring has avoided federal prison. Sukhdev Singh Virdi was sentenced to three years probation Monday in U.S. District Court in Martinsburg, W.Va.,
Winchester (VA) Star
added Aug 24, 2018 13:09
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[Micronesia] Increase to Guam's tobacco tax lauded

Senator Joe San Agustin on Tuesday says the increase in tobacco taxes will help fund health and education programs, which will then decrease these programs’ reliance on the limited general fund money. The tobacco tax hike is now part of the revised fisca
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:52
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