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Big tobacco's big profits

Without nicotine addiction, there would be no tobacco industry. The tobacco industry knows this and has diversified to develop other nicotine products like E-cigarettes. The electronic cigarette market has grown from just $50m in 2005 to an estimated $7.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:39
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[Mexico] Smoking on the rise after years of decline

Euromonitor has revealed the tobacco industry saw some recovery in 2016 when sales increased by almost 3%, bolstered my new smokers aged 15 to 24. Higher tobacco taxes imposed in 2011 failed to hold back industry revenues, which were up more than 64% in
Mexico News Daily (mx)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:16
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[Senegal] Smoking: Africa Fights Back

"This is clearly the goal: Africans younger than 25 years of age represent a market of 700 million people," says Oumar Ndao. Recognizing the threat, the Senegalese government took action, voting in 2014 for anti-smoking legislation that is among the stri
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:40
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco campaigners welcome price hike on cigarette

Anti-tobacco campaigners Friday welcomed price hike on cigarette in the proposed budget for 2017-2018 fiscal (FY), reports BSS. Placing the budget in the Parliament on Thursday, Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said, "I am proposing to fix the pri
The News Today (bd)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:58
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35 Indicted in Cigarette Raid

Federal prosecutors indicted 35 individuals who allegedly used their ties through ownership or employment in convenience stores and grocery stores in Missouri to sell untaxed cigarettes in Illinois, New Jersey and other venues where the city and state tax
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:16
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[Canada] VIDEO: Regulations for Marijuana vs Tobacco

regulations to make sure it's consumed responsibly. And the heavily regulated and competing tobacco industry would like to see an even playing field...Kiernan talks to...Imperial Tobacco Canada about why it's important for the tobacco industry to weigh in
Bloomberg News
added Jun 2, 2017 19:52
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Cheaper cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco slows smoking’s downward spiral

the first time in two decades that a statistically significant fall was not recorded. There are several factors likely to be responsible for the previously brake-less downward slide in smoking. Long-time campaigners Mike Daube and Todd Harper have set o
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:28
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EDITORIAL: How to cut smoking in poor countries

Globally, tobacco-tax revenues are about $270bn a year, but less than $1bn of that is spent on anti-smoking policies. It is time for governments to help their citizens kick the habit—and earn some useful cash while they do it.
The Economist
added Jun 2, 2017 16:58
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[New Jersey] NJ considers using more cigarette tax money on programs to help people quit

The proposal (S862/A3338) would dedicate 1 percent of the roughly $700 million a year the state collects from cigarette taxes, or $7 million, to anti-smoking initiatives. It’s a step in the right direction, said Karen Blumenfeld, executive director of Gl
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Jun 2, 2017 05:06
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[Asia] Smoking cost Israeli economy NIS 13b in 2016

A report by the Minister of Health about smoking in 2016 was published today, shedding light on the extent of smoking in Israel among various population groups. The report also addresses the economic aspects of smoking. According to the report, 22.7% of
Globes/Israel's Business Arena
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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