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The burden of disease in Russia from 1980 to 2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

For males, smoking was the second most common risk factor and was responsible for 24·1% (21·7–26·5) of deaths...he prevalence of smoking in Russia remains high and increases in smoking have been noted for women...xes on tobacco in Russia remain among the
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 31, 2018 15:34
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Why more Americans are kicking the smoking habit

Both King and Shaeffer 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
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 31, 2018 13:29
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Christopher Tufton: Tobacco lobby all smoke and mirrors

Yet, the tobacco industry would have us acquiesce to its call for a reduction in the SCT on cigarettes, suggesting that to do so would be to stymie the illicit trade in tobacco. However, to reduce the SCT would be to encourage greater consumption of tob
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:34
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[Indiana] Study says cigarettes, e-cigarettes are economic complements, not alternatives

In today's world there are alternatives to cigarettes if you really need a fix, but this study found out that if cigarette sales go down, things like e-cigarettes go down too, even when they aren't covered by the same higher tax.
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Aug 30, 2018 22:43
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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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