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The impact of a federal cigarette minimum pack price policy on cigarette use in the USA

A federal minimum price policy has the potential to greatly benefit tobacco control and public health by uniformly increasing the price of cigarettes and by eliminating many price-reducing strategies currently available to both sellers and consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2017 01:54
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC says excise tax drop

The Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) says that its contribution to Government revenue, through excise tax fell to Rs. 87.4 billion during the year ending 31st December 2016.
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:16
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End-game within reach

A new report proposes the immediate and accelerated implementation of three actions aimed at ending cigarette use by US adults... The report, Ending cigarette use by adults in a generation is possible, was the work of a team of tobacco control and health
Tobacco Reporter
added Mar 5, 2017 00:38
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A 14-year longitudinal study of the impact of clean indoor air legislation on state smoking prevalence, USA, 1997–2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Clean indoor air policies were negatively associated with smoking prevalence. • The time policies were in place was negatively associated with smoking prevalence. • Taxes and clean indoor air policies have effects on prevalence. Abstract
Science Direct
added Mar 4, 2017 16:04
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[Oklahoma] Chaloupka: Don’t trust tobacco industry on cigarette taxes

As Oklahoma lawmakers consider options to address a major budget shortfall, the tobacco industry is hoping to avoid some key facts. The truth is that raising the state cigarette tax by at least $1.50 a pack would bring significant, long-lasting health an
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Mar 3, 2017 22:16
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France leads the way with four (and counting!) innovative tobacco control measures in 2017

Since the beginning of the year, France has implemented a series of ground-breaking tobacco control measures - and signalled that more will come into force next year. .. These three new measures, plain packaging, the tobacco company revenue tax and the ne
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Mar 3, 2017 20:50
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[Canada] Fight Cigarette Smuggling With Better Policing, Not Higher Taxes - C.D. Howe Institute

Provinces should fight contraband cigarettes with better policing, and reforming government allocation of cigarettes to Aboriginal reserves, rather than impose higher taxes, according to new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Smokes, Smuggler
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 03:10
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[New York] Sheriff's office arrests three in past week for untaxed cigarettes

New York City Sheriff's Office has arrested three people in the past week for selling untaxed cigarettes and other illegal tobacco products, according to the office's twitter page. The first two arrests happened within the confines of the NYPD's 123rd Pr
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Mar 3, 2017 02:56
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Why do people use electronic nicotine delivery systems (electronic cigarettes)? A content analysis of Twitter, 2012-2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

our findings suggest the reasons for using ENDS is in part to circumvent existing policy regulations for controlling combustible tobacco use. Three of the 7 most cited reasons for vaping focused on evading policies, such as novel flavors (e.g., cherry) th
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:20
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[Oklahoma] Cigarette tax expert says state could see millions and health benefits

Oklahoma would raise millions in new tax revenue and save thousands of lives by raising the cigarette tax to $1.50 per pack, a tobacco taxation expert said Tuesday. Frank J. Chaloupka, an economist who has extensively researched tobacco taxation, said dur
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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