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The Impact of Income and Taxation in a Price-Tiered Cigarette Market – findings from the ITC Bangladesh Surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

t a price-tiered market provides smokers more opportunities...Therefore, tiered structure of the tax system should be replaced with uniform taxes. Moreover, overall cigarette taxes need to be raised to an extent so that it off-sets any positive effects of
Tobacco Control
added Apr 29, 2018 00:47
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: State budget snuffs out fight against tobacco use

The CDC’s recommended level is $63.6 million — less than half of the $150.7 million from the 1998 settlement and about 10 percent of total tobacco-related revenues. As the state grapples with rising medical and Medicaid costs, such an investment will pay
Yakima (WA) Herald
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds Tobacco continues to be sole funder of Prop E, the company’s effort to repeal San Francisco’s prohibition on selling flavored tobacco products

The latest campaign finance statements are out and RJ Reynolds continues to be the sole financer of “No on E”, the referendum campaign to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on the sale of flavored tobacco products, with $9,041,824. They are saturating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:51
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Availability, price and promotions for cigarettes and non-cigarette tobacco products: an observational comparison of US Air Force bases with nearby tobacco retailers, 2016

Retail stores located on Air Force bases sell cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products at prices well below those in nearby off-base retailers: the vast majority of these retailers feature interior price promotions for these products. Federal policies re
Tobacco Control
added Apr 29, 2018 01:29
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GLANTZ: When assessing models that estimate the effects of e-cigarettes, the devil is in the details

The thing that makes the big difference is the assumptions that the different modelers make about the behavioral and health effects of e-cigarettes. Despite saying that they are using “conservative” assumptions about e-cigarettes Warner and Mendez model
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:57
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are a gateway to marijuana, too

they find that any e-cigarette use at baseline about doubles the odds of using marijuana a year later. The effects of smoking cigarettes at baseline is an independent effect with about the same magnitude. The impact on younger kids was bigger.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:53
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Teens Love Vaping Flavors, and It’s a Regulatory Nightmare

“Kids may think they’re vaping flavor-only e-cigarettes, but the actual nicotine content of e-juice may be considerably higher than what is written...“A cigarette can be a cheap and quick alternative... The more they smoke, the more their perception of tr
Bloomberg News
added Apr 26, 2018 18:49
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[South Africa] Bill to get cigarettes into plain packaging now out for public comment

The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill for public comment. The bill will repeal the Tobacco Products Control Act, and will aim to promote public health and align SA’s tobacco control law with the Wor
BusinessLive (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 17:00
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[Asia, Pakistan] Need of strong tobacco control regime

Increasing taxes is one of few options available with the government to control tobacco consumption, but last year an adjustment in duty structure of cigarettes was introduced which led to a sharp fall in its price resulting in promotion of smoking espec
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:55
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[Louisiana] Healthier air for all

The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living evaluates and implements tobacco control initiatives that can reduce and prevent tobacco use, to help Louisianans lead healthier lives. Their aim is to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke in public spaces
KNOE 8 News (Monroe, LA)
added Apr 26, 2018 14:42
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