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FDA and NIH create first-of-kind Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science

Despite decades of work to reduce tobacco use in the United States, it continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and disease. A new, first-of-its-kind regulatory science tobacco program, TCORS is designed to generate research to inform the r
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
added Sep 23, 2013 10:42
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An empirical analysis of cigarette demand in Argentina

Conclusion Econometric analyses of cigarette consumption and their relationship with cigarette price and income can provide valuable information for developing cigarette price policy.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 13, 2013 09:38
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[Malaysia] Watchdogs: Appoint licensed pharmacists to sell e-cigarettes

Several consumers’ associations have proposed for the Health Ministry to appoint licensed pharmacists or registered medical practitioners to sell electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes in the market.
Borneo Post (my)
added Jan 19, 2013 18:25
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[India] Noida village bans gutkha, fine on sellers

A Noida village panchayat has passed a bizarre order to make its area tobacco-free. On Sunday, a panchayat was held in Sarfabad village wherein the elders discussed how youth in their 20s have been suffering from critical diseases.
Times of India
added Jul 22, 2012 19:48
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[North Carolina] GOLDSTEIN: Slashing anti-tobacco programs will cost money, lives

The North Carolina legislature is poised to dramatically reduce and probably eventually eliminate the state’s nationally recognized tobacco use prevention and cessation program
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Jun 5, 2012 15:04
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Butting out: Not seeing the tobacco fields for the leaves

Philpott is working to reduce tobacco consumption among Canadians, but has left out important stakeholders such as convenience store owners and organizations fighting the scourge of contraband tobacco
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:34
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Capitol Notebook: Maine DHHS a no-show for tobacco-fund hearings

Lawmakers reviewing the Fund for a Healthy Maine have been frustrated that staffers from the Department of Health and Human Services have refused to appear before their committee. Rep. Roberta Beavers, a South Berwick Democrat, was among those annoyed th
Falmouth (ME) Forecaster
added Nov 16, 2015 22:18
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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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Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

We modelled the cost-effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC)...appears to be cost-effective from the hospital payer perspective. Important consideration is the relatively low intervention cost compared to the reduction in costs rela
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:33
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HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52
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