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Report: Mississippi needs more policies to fight cancer

The state that led the fight against "Big Tobacco" in the nineties has no state-wide law guaranteeing smoke-free restaurants, bars and workplaces.... "I don't think raising taxes is a way to solve a budget issue or a bad habit," said Rep. Sam Mims, R-McCo
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Aug 3, 2017 09:17
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[Czech Republic, Europe] CZECH SMOKERS TAKING STOCK OF HEAT-NOT-BURN TOBACCO PRODUCTS AS SMOKING BAN STARTS TO BITE

Taxation of HNB tobacco products has not yet been decided at the EU level and the Czech Finance Ministry has yet to address the issue...HNB tobacco products are exempted from consumer tax in the Czech Republic which gives them an enormous advantage over
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:25
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: make it harder to get tobacco and it will be snuffed out, report says

The drastic measures will be presented to MPs on Wednesday morning... Edwards is among a group of 30 health experts who will launch the five-year strategy and accompanying progress report, titled Achieving Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025, at a Parliament brea
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:13
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[UK] Availability of cheap tobacco undermining efforts to cut smoking

roll-your-own and cartons of factory-made cigarettes...A widening gap between the cheapest and most expensive tobacco products is evidence of a wider variety of brands being introduced to cater to some smokers' declining budgets, according to new research
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 1, 2017 16:40
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behind the marketing strategy that costs the tobacco industry $900k an hour

industry spent over $8.6 billion on marketing in retail establishments, also called point-of-sale marketing, in 2014 ...Research shows that it is very effective: Youth who are frequently exposed to point-of-sale tobacco marketing are twice as likely to tr
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:19
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[UK] Big tobacco ‘manipulating cigarette prices’ to thwart taxes on smoking

by switching brands, smokers could buy tobacco in shops at the same prices they paid in 2002. The range between the cheapest and most expensive brands almost doubled over the 12 years. In 2002 it was 12p per cigarette but by 2014 this had increased to 23p
The Observer (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:45
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Availability and use of cheap tobacco in the UK 2002 - 2014: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Project.

The effectiveness of price increases as a deterrent to smoking is being undermined by the availability of cheap tobacco such as roll-your-own tobacco and cartons of packs of factory-made cigarettes. Wide price ranges allowed smokers in 2014 to easily obt
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 31, 2017 12:43
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Govt to Cut Nicotine, But Ignore Better Quicker Remedies

Banzhaf has been called "The Man Behind the Ban on Cigarette Commercials,"... One simple measure would be to raise the federal cigarette tax from its current level of $1.01/pack - a rate which has remained unchanged since 2009... Prohibit
PRLog
added Jul 31, 2017 12:20
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[Canada, USA] Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., et al. v. United States of America

Grand River seeks not less than $310 million to $664 million for damages allegedly resulting from a 1998 settlement agreement between various state Attorneys General and the major tobacco companies, and certain state legislation that partially implements
US Department of State
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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Feds give big tobacco new headache as California taxes proving hazardous to cigarette sales

Big Tobacco is feeling the sting not only from federal action but also from California tripling cigarette taxes in April, with some retailers indicating cigarette purchases are down as much as 50 percent. On the federal front, the U.S. Food and Drug Admi
CNBC
added Jul 30, 2017 12:04
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