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Uniform rate of cigarette excise under GST in India [FREE FULL TEXT]

The implementation of GST is a golden opportunity for India to adopt best practices in related areas of taxation. A uniform excise on cigarettes as described here would be an essential component of an efficient and effective tax system for India.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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[China] Childhood secondhand smoke exposure and pregnancy loss in never smokers: the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Childhood SHS exposure was associated with higher risks of pregnancy loss in middle-aged and older Chinese women.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Children's exposure to secondhand smoke at home before and after smoke-free legislation in Taiwan

The proportion of children exposed to SHS at home in Taiwan declined substantially from 2005 to 2009 after smoke-free legislation, and fell further by 2013, irrespective of SES and household compositions. Still, inequality in SHS exposure at home by SES a
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Australia's plain tobacco packs: anticipated and actual responses among adolescents and young adults 2010–2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The actual response of youth to plain packaging was greater than anticipated prior to their introduction, and support for plain packaging increased from preimplementation to postimplementation among all groups of youth. Jurisdictions planning to implement
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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EDITORIAL: A “Frank Statement” for the 21st Century? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The global movement public health activists built over decades of toiling in the trenches must stand together and not allow PMI to buy more time by executing a 21 st century version of the ‘Frank Statement.’
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

In this issue, we look at reactions to the Philip Morris International (PMI) initiative ‘Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’. It is fitting to recall a quote from Robert Kennedy in his address to the first World Conference on Smoking and Health (as it was
Tobacco Control
added Oct 24, 2017 13:50
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West Virginia University Researcher Lessons Learned in Iceland

A West Virginia University researcher is working in two counties to apply lessons about peer groups from Iceland where he says teenage use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco has been “virtually eradicated.” Alfgeir Kristjansson, assistant professor in WVU’s
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 24, 2017 05:09
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Kentucky launches Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow

Determined to move Kentucky from its dismal rankings as the nation’s worst state for cancer and the second-highest for smoking, more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered Oct. 18 in the Capitol to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Oct 23, 2017 18:47
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[Russia] More taxes, less smokers

The project's goal is to reduce tobacco consumption distribution to 25% by 2022 and create conditions for further sustainable reduction of consumption. As main target focuses, the document calls the reduction of tobacco consumption distribution in Russia
Realnoe Vremya (ru)
added Oct 23, 2017 14:01
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[UK] Political priorities and public health services in English local authorities: the case of tobacco control and smoking cessation services

At a time of significant cost pressure, political support for tobacco control in English local authorities mitigates but does not remove the risk of cuts to budgets for smoking cessation services.
Journal of Public Health
added Oct 23, 2017 13:50
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