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Computational Models Used to Assess US Tobacco Control Policies

multiple studies demonstrated the independent effect of taxation on decreasing future smoking prevalence, and models for other tobacco control interventions showed that these strategies are expected to decrease smoking, benefit population health, and are
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 18:36
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how effective are tobacco control policies?

Researchers analyzed computer simulated models predicting the impact of six major non-clinical tobacco control interventions: taxation, youth prevention, smoke-free policies, mass media campaigns, marketing/advertising restrictions and product regulation
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:33
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Oklahoma Cigarette Price Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health

The $1.50-per-pack increase in the price of cigarettes that Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law today is truly a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma. It’s a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save lives, a financial win that will help raise revenue an
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:32
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Cigarette Taxes Touted by WHO as One of Best Ways to Cut Smoking

“Increasing tobacco tax and prices is one of the most-effective, yet least-utilized control measures that countries can use,” Douglas Bettcher, director of the WHO’s department on prevention of non-communicable diseases, said in a video interview. “Taxes
Bloomberg News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:06
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[Virginia] NEW YORK TAX EVASION CASE SHOWS THAT STATE ATTEMPTS TO BAN ‘BUTTLEGGING’ AREN’T JUST SMOKE AND MIRRORS

The UPS case illustrates “how far some companies must go to police the activities of their customers in an era when online sales have greatly increased the number of packages being shipped,” in the words of Bloomberg News’ Erik Larson. The March opinion
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:37
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Armenia Looks to Ban Smoking in Public Places

Armenia’s Health Minister Levon Altunyan told reporters on May 31 that he had received instructions from the country’s leadership to declare a war on tobacco and to reduce the number of smokers in Armenia by 30-40 percent. An Armenian advertisement disco
Armenian Weekly
added May 31, 2017 18:57
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[California] San Francisco puts a litter mitigation fee of 20c pack on cigarettes.

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added May 31, 2017 18:06
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Contraband Cigarettes Cost Greece up to €1 Billion per Year

As no Greek government has managed so far to banish smoking in public places, the State is losing close to 1 billion euros every year from the sale of contraband tobacco and cigarettes. Tax raises and special levies on cigarettes have not deterred the m
Greek Reporter
added May 31, 2017 18:00
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[New York] On World No Smoking Day, this is how to eliminate cigarettes

This means that tobacco sales would drop by 3.5% if tobacco prices increased by 5% - a level that social medicine expert Michael Kunze believes realistic. "A (5% price increase is a) level that is acceptable to all parties: to us doctors, because a lot
New York Daily News
added May 31, 2017 16:07
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[New York] On World No Smoking Day, this is how to eliminate cigarettes

This means that tobacco sales would drop by 3.5% if tobacco prices increased by 5% - a level that social medicine expert Michael Kunze believes realistic. "A (5% price increase is a) level that is acceptable to all parties: to us doctors, because a lot
New York Daily News
added May 31, 2017 16:07
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