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[Asia, Pakistan] Protest held against govt for lowering cigarette prices

the finance ministry has reduced the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on pack of 20 cigarettes from Rs32.98 to Rs16 by introducing third tier. There is almost no change in the FED on upper slab. The protesters, while criticising the government for lowering the
The Nation (pk)
added May 30, 2017 23:51
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] Low taxes, easy availability behind high smoking rates in Kurdistan

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — As the world observes World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, Kurdish health officials plan to restrict cigarette availability to minors and raise existing tobacco taxes to confront an increase in the number of smokers in the Kurdist
Rudaw (The Happening) (iq)
added May 30, 2017 22:20
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[Korea - South] Government-led antismoking drive hits limit

Low cigarette price, stress from long work or study, mandatory military services, and other factors have combined to make Korea one of the 10 heaviest-smoking countries in the world. The government is of course not exactly sitting idle. Since a few year
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added May 30, 2017 21:59
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[Montana] LETTER: FERN: Taxing Tobacco

I too was hammered by e-mails mainly from users of vape products. Many said that they would have to go back to smoking if such a tax was implemented. I think the Big Tobacco/vaping industry orientation might have fallen short on logic to some of their st
Flathead Beacon (Kalispell, MT)
added May 30, 2017 21:20
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[Asia, Pakistan] Rights groups, civil society hold picket outside NPC

rights groups, health organizations and civil society are gathering outside the National Press Club tomorrow (Tuesday) to call upon the government to take tangible measures against tobacco industry. The industry, they says is spreading disease and death i
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 30, 2017 21:18
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[UK] Smoking kills 7 MILLION people each year - almost double the death toll recorded for the bad habit in 2000 - and will lead to a billion deaths by the end of this century

The startling figures show that tobacco use is now the leading cause of preventable deaths across the world, ahead of obesity. And experts stress the death toll is only going to keep on rising without tougher laws and regulations on cigarettes in develo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 30, 2017 20:47
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World No Smoking Day: Increasing the price of tobacco by 5% reduces consumption by 3.5%

In a 30-year-old study into pricing policy and tobacco consumption, it was found that increasing prices by only 1% reduces consumption by 0.5%. The results have now been published to mark World No Smoking Day on 31 May. Today a 1% increase in the price o
ScienceDaily
added May 30, 2017 03:04
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Tobacco retailers meet FinMin over industry concerns

The Sri Lanka Tobacco Retailers’ Association met the newly appointed Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera at the Finance Ministry last week to highlight several issues facing traders and tobacco sales. They pointed out that its membership of over 100,00
Daily Mirror (lk)
added May 29, 2017 19:26
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GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Smokers Undeterred as Bills Keep Rising

But irrespective of the programs to create awareness on the harmful effects of smoking, statistics show that 14-15% of Iranians from the 80 million population are regular cigarette smokers (more than 3% are women, and 20% men). “Though most of the cigar
Financial Tribune
added May 29, 2017 01:09
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