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[Canada] Nunavut sees tobacco sales decline one year after new tax

Cigarette sales have declined by 2 per cent in Nunavut since a new tobacco tax was introduced last year. The government says they've also seen significant declines in the sale of loose and chewing tobacco.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:02
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[North Carolina] Up in smoke: Tobacco’s decline

A quarter century after tobacco was the money crop in Robeson County, bringing in hundreds of millions a year to farmers and those who provide support services, the amount of tobacco grown here is a fraction of what it was then. But the number of Robeso
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Apr 15, 2018 01:48
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Association of Cigarette Price Differentials With Infant Mortality in 23 European Union Countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings In this longitudinal, ecological study, increases in the median price of cigarettes were associated with reductions in infant mortality across Europe between 2004 and 2014. However, pricing differentials between median and minimum cigarette pri
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:10
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL; Do what it takes to deter tobacco

When it comes to taxes, enough is enough. With that said, though, there is one tax that makes sense...cigarettes need to be taxed and taxed appropriately. We hope a hefty tax on cigarettes will help people put down this deadly, horrendous habit.
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 14, 2018 22:06
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[Montana] Will state's voters get fired up over tobacco tax?

Efforts are underway to put a proposal on the Nov. 6 ballot that would add $2 to the price of cigarettes to extend the state’s Medicaid expansion program. Ballot issue No. 9, also known as the Healthy Montana Initiative, was filed Feb. 22 by several heal
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 14, 2018 21:58
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Strong Link Between Cigarette Tax and Illegal Smuggling Rates

Our most recent research is now complete through 2016. We find that from 2015 to 2016, none of the top five smuggling states for inbound traffic changed positions. Nevada, the biggest mover in our annual ranking, leapt 35 places to number six in the natio
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Apr 14, 2018 01:34
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[UK] Make a packet of fags £20 and you could save millions of lives, say experts

If current tends continue, smoking will be responsible for killing around one billion people in the 21st century. But making fags even more expensive could avoid hundreds of millions of early deaths - from various cancers, heart disease and lung disease
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:46
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Making Cigarettes More Expensive Could Save 450 Million Years of Life, Study Says

the best intervention, according to a study published Wednesday in the BMJ, may be rooted in economics. Doubling cigarette taxes in 13 middle-income countries across the globe could save almost 450 million years of life and $157 billion in averted medica
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 13, 2018 17:04
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[USA] Russian legislators draft tit-for-tat sanctions on US alcohol, tobacco and agro-products

"It implies a ban or restriction of the import of agricultural products, raw materials and food products originating in the United States or other countries that supported the measures that the United States imposed on our country," he said. "It concern
TASS (ru)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:07
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[Canada, UK] Cigarette price HIKE: Outrage over calls for shops to charge £20 per PACKET

Researchers in Canada claim the measure would be more effective than smoking bans. They said 67 million men from the world’s poorest countries would quit if the price was increased...“Our study debunks the current narrative that higher cigarette prices
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:04
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