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Price of cigarettes should increase by 50% to £20 a pack to save more than 60 million lives worldwide, experts say

Increasing cigarette pack prices by 50 percent would cause around 67 million men from the world's poorest countries to quit smoking, a Canadian study found. Low-income earners would have a 7.7 times greater quit rate than those with the highest salaries
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 19:42
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Cigarette Tax Hike Could Ease Poverty for Millions Worldwide: Study

The researchers from the Global Tobacco Economics Consortium used a computer model to predict how a 50 percent cigarette tax increase would affect health and poverty in 13 middle-income countries with a total 500 million male smokers. Such a tax hike w
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 12, 2018 19:26
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The health, poverty, and financial consequences of a cigarette price increase among 500 million male smokers in 13 middle income countries: compartmental model study

Higher prices of cigarettes provide more health and financial gains to the poorest 20% than to the richest 20% of the population. Higher excise taxes support the targets of the sustainable development goals on non-communicable diseases and poverty, and pr
British Medical Journal
added Apr 12, 2018 17:53
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[UK] PRICE HIKE Price of cigarettes should increase by 50% to almost £20 a pack, say experts

Raising taxes on fags even further would help the poorest in society, new findings show
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:50
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Higher cigarette prices would help millions avoid poor health and extreme poverty

The findings show that people on low incomes have the most to gain, and the researchers say modest action by many governments "could yield unprecedented health gains and poverty reduction." Based on current patterns, smoking will be responsible for abo
EurekAlert
added Apr 11, 2018 23:50
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Price elasticity of demand of non-cigarette tobacco products: a systematic review and meta-analysis

There is sufficient evidence in support of the effectiveness of price increases to reduce consumption of non-cigarette tobacco products as it is for cigarettes. Positive substitutability between cigarette and non-cigarette tobacco products suggest that ta
Tobacco Control
added Apr 10, 2018 22:37
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[Pakistan] Health Ministry suggests a further tax slap on tobacco companies

The ministry has inferred that not only the tobacco companies have benefited out of the reduction in cigarette prices, but pharmaceutical firms have also got heavy revenues by treating the consumers harmed by cigarette smoking, which is a consequential b
Global Village Space (pk)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:16
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco ads banned in Oman

The advertising of tobacco and its derivatives on social media and billboards has now been officially banned...decree No. 43/2018, banning the advertising of tobacco across all media outlets, including social media and billboards. ...“prohibits the public
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:42
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Prices for Armenia-made cigarettes expected to go 15% up before September - exclusive

Prices for Armenia-made cigarettes are expected to go 15% up before September because of the increased excise tax rate, Babken Pipoyan, head of the Informed and Protected Consumer nongovernmental organization, told ARKA News Agency.
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:19
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health ministry wants higher taxes on tobacco firms

the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has suggested to the government to increase taxes on tobacco companies in the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2018-19. The ministry believes not only the tobacco companies have benefi
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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