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Effect of price changes in little cigars and cigarettes on little cigar sales: USA, Q4 2011–Q4 2013

Our results suggest that US cigarette smokers are avoiding the high cost of cigarettes by switching to lower priced little cigars. Increasing and equalising prices among comparable products, like cigarettes and little cigars, may motivate cost-conscious s
Tobacco Control
added Sep 11, 2015 01:31
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Four country case studies now available in Russian language

Tobacco control in practice is a series of country case studies illustrating the implementation of various articles of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). These documents are now also available in Russian and focus on a specific a
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 1, 2015 12:15
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AF's updated policy further promotes tobacco-free environments

Now, an updated Air Force instruction, published in March, seeks to further reduce health impacts from smoking, the nation's leading cause of death. "The Air Force is committed to promoting Comprehensive Airman Fitness (CAF), and tobacco free living is a
U.S. Air Force
added Apr 1, 2015 18:04
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TEENS CONTINUE TO LIGHT UP CIGARS, HOOKAH AND PIPES / High Prevalence of Cigars and the Dual Use of Combusted Tobacco Products Delay the Demise of Cigarettes

the public health and tobacco control communities are eager to secure meaningful changes that can significantly accelerate the decline in tobacco use. We urge the FDA to move swiftly to adopt a final rule to get the job done.
American Legacy Foundation
added Nov 13, 2014 20:57
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[UK] Smoking knowledge still a real drag

The results have been released ahead of Mouth Cancer Action Month, run by the British Dental Health Foundation, which takes place throughout November. Chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, Dr Nigel Carter OBE, hopes the upcoming campai
The Economic Voice (uk)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:08
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Malaysia government pushes on with anti-smoking campaigns with new regulations.

The new regulations, which went into affect on Saturday, make the minimum price for a pack of 20 cigarettes at RM7, and they have also pulled any packs without the minimum 20 cigarettes from the shelves.
Bikya Masr (eg)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:29
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[Trinidad And Tobago] World No Tobacco Day focusing on women smokers

Trinidad Guardian (tt)
added Jun 1, 2010 00:00
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction

shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
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Tobacco settlement coughs up $4M to fight smoking in Oregon

Oregon is getting a $4 million boost from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement to fight youth smoking, the first time funds from the settlement are actually being used in the state to fight tobacco use.
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added Sep 10, 2013 13:16
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