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[Korea - South] Korea's 2015 cigarette tax increases

This commentary suggests two lessons for public finance practitioners. Substantive tax increases are crucial to reducing tobacco use... Second, as a rule of thumb, governments cannot afford to neglect the annual increases that ensure that tobacco taxes do
Tobacco Control
added Feb 12, 2015 10:47
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MORRIS: Pentagon’s War on Tobacco Fails

perhaps Obama will draw the line at smoking, given his own habit. Perhaps he’ll recognize that every soldier deserves the stress relief that he embraces in the Rose Garden as he ponders his next executive order. Perhaps he’ll put an end to this quagmire a
Washington Free Beacon
added Jan 7, 2015 15:20
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[Italy] A novel approach for monitoring tobacco use in local communities by wastewater analysis

This approach can provide objective and updated information, which are useful to assess the efficacy of tobacco-control interventions, with the aim of designing and implementing effective tobacco control plans.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:06
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Eurasian Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus to implement regulations on the packaging and labeling of tobacco products from 2017

as of January 2017 strong, uniform packaging policies will be in place in three countries covering 170 million people in our Region. In addition Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will also implement those regulations once they attain full membership of the Customs
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 1, 2014 13:29
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Multiple tobacco product use among US adolescents and young adults

Nearly half of current adolescent and young adult tobacco users in this study engaged in dual and multiple tobacco product use; the majority of them used products that fall outside current FDA regulatory authority. This study supports FDA deeming of these
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2014 22:46
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[New Zealand, USA] LETTER TO THE PM RE: TPPA (PDF)

some states will simply not put forward sensible health proposals for fear of the inevitable pressure and possible litigation that might ensue. In our view this concern is particularly relevant to measures for effective action on tobacco and alcohol.
Public Health Association of New Zealand (nz)
added Oct 6, 2013 06:35
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[Canada] Vaping businesses worried about new regulations

The provinces have stepped in to regulate e-cigarettes in the absence of comprehensive federal rules, and those shifting regulations are challenging the industry. Ontario is looking to make amendments to its Smoke-Free Ontario Act, though there’s no dat
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jun 7, 2016 20:31
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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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Research letter: A cigar by any other name would taste as sweet

(FDA) banned cigarettes with ‘characterising flavours’ like candy, clove and fruit, with the exception of menthol. Importantly, these regulations do not currently apply to cigars, which remain a heavily flavoured market
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19
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[Canada] Growing movement to ban smoking in Toronto apartment buildings

“Eighty per cent of residents who live in multi-unit housing in Ontario would choose smoke free if they had a choice,” said Lorraine Fry, the executive director of the Non-Smokers’ Rights Association. “Landlords don’t know that it’s legal for them to ac
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 16, 2014 02:56
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