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South Carolina could be doing more to reduce cancer, study finds

In this year’s report, South Carolina also scored red for smoke-free laws, tobacco prevention funding... “Our cigarette tax is the sixth-lowest in the country and the tax on other tobacco products also ranks at the bottom,” she said. “While 64 cities and
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 20, 2018 15:48
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[Washington] Dori: Politicians would rather buy votes than prevent cancer

American Cancer Society has just graded every state on preventing tobacco-related cancer deaths. They gave our state an F — F as in failure. Washington state gets $600 million every year from the lawsuit settlement and tobacco taxes. Do you know how much
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:40
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[Europe, UK] Stress-free e-cigarette authorized pointers would cut smoking deaths, explain MPs

Allowing advertising and marketing to shoppers used to be a necessary proposal. “The massive majority of UK smokers don’t know that e-cigarettes are tremendously safer than smoking, and this misfortune is getting worse,” he acknowledged. “Taxing e-cigs an
TMSS Magazine
added Aug 19, 2018 20:32
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be acce
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:19
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strongest achievements have been in protection from exposure to tobacco smoke; controlling advertising, promotion and sponsorship; controlling sales to and by minors; education, communication and public awareness; and packaging and labelling of NCTP.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:18
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Impact assessment of the WHO FCTC over its first decade: methodology of the expert group [FREE FULL TEXT]

An independent expert group (EG) was established to conduct the impact assessment...The EG developed and engaged in a transparent and systematic process to conduct the FCTC impact assessment. The methods employed were rigorous, and explicitly guided by co
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:16
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Analysis of Article 6 (tax and price measures to reduce the demand for tobacco products) of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there has been some improvement in tobacco tax policy over time, parties should adopt stronger tax measures, despite industry opposition and threats about illicit trade. Parties should implement FCTC Article 5.3 and ratify the Protocol to Eliminate
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:15
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The impact of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in defending legal challenges to tobacco control measures [FREE FULL TEXT]

FCTC was cited in 45 decisions....The way the WHO FCTC has been cited in court decisions suggests that it has made a substantial contribution to courts’ reasoning in tobacco control legal challenges and has strengthened government’s arguments in defending
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:13
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Tax harmonisation and tobacco product prices in the European Union, 2004–2015

The current tax stance has been successful at increasing both cigarette and RYO tobacco prices. To further enhance the public health impact of the European Union tax directive, the revision should promote the convergence of prices across Member States and
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:11
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Difference between recommended retail price and sales price for tobacco products in independent and convenience (small) retailers before and after the introduction of standardised tobacco packaging in the UK

Despite tobacco companies emphasising the importance of RRP, small retailers implemented small increases above RRP as standardised packaging was introduced. Consequently, any intended price changes by tobacco companies in response to the legislation (ie,
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:10
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