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The price sensitivity of cigarette consumption in Bangladesh: evidence from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Bangladesh Wave 1 (2009) and Wave 2 (2010) surveys

Raising cigarette prices through increased taxation could lead to a win-win-win situation in Bangladesh: it would reduce cigarette consumption, increase tobacco tax revenue and potentially decrease socioeconomic inequities.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2013 03:17
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Statement On CDC's New Report About Youth Smoking

"Today, the CDC has released new evidence that proves we must redouble our efforts against big tobacco. Declines in cigarette smoking among our youth are only buffered by increases in other forms of tobacco use - like flavored cigars,"
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:24
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Evaluation of Tobacco Control in Mauritius Shows Need for New Pack Warnings and Stronger Commitment to Smoking Bans

For over three years, researchers from the Mauritius Institute of Health (MIH) have been partnering with the World Health Organization, and Mauritius Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in collaboration with the University of Waterloo, on the ITC Maur
International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (the ITC Project)
added Aug 3, 2012 02:48
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[China] Anti-smoking Activist Wu Yiqun

Yet smoking opponents trying to prevent those deaths are not regarded as frontline heroes saving lives, said Wu Yiqun, one of China's most aggressive anti-smoking activists.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jun 2, 2012 18:30
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Investment incentives and the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: evidence from Zambia

Much of the struggle Zambia has experienced in implementing the FCTC can be attributed to misalignments between the economic and health sectors. Zambia's development agenda seeks to bolster agricultural processing and manufacturing. Tobacco control propon
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:10
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Where are all those “cancer sticks” produced? Pinpointing the factories

Six trillion cigarettes every year...Where do they all come from? Where are they manufactured? Where are they rolled, wrapped, and boxed for shipment? The Cigarette Citadels project was created to explore these and other questions about the tobacco ind
Stanford University Global Tobacco Prevention Research Initiative
added Apr 11, 2015 20:07
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Cambodian gov't approves draft law on tobacco control

"The draft law, compiled by the Ministry of Health, is aimed to determine measures to control tobacco-made products and to reduce impacts on health, economy, society and environment," the statement said, adding that the draft law comprised 13 chapters wi
Xinhua Newswire
added Dec 5, 2014 15:32
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National Prevention Strategy

The National Prevention Strategy, released June 16, 2011, aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. ... The seven Priorities are: Tobacco Free Living
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:50
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[Canada] Anti-smoking warnings getting a cold shoulder

Young adults are brushing off warnings that smoking will kill them, choosing instead to light up in social settings. This is helping to stall the decline in Canada's smoking rate, a new University of Waterloo report suggests. Researchers argue Canada mu
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Jan 31, 2014 00:03
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[Canada] E-cigarettes take social scene by storm; pose headaches for regulators

Some proponents of e-cigarettes contest that assertion, suggesting e-cigarette juice containing nicotine is governed by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations of 2001. Health Canada disagrees. "That is wrong," one of the officials declares. "
Canadian Press
added Dec 24, 2013 01:01
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