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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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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on significant public health value and cost savings resulting from the agency's youth smoking prevention campaign

we're taking steps toward a world where combustible cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction – making it harder for future generations to become addicted in the first place and allowing more currently addicted smokers to quit. While we explo
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2018 21:40
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4 things parents need to know about juul and nicotine addiction

1. JUUL has a higher nicotine content than many other e-cigarettes. 2. The ability to hide JUUL enables frequent use. 3. Kids are attracted to flavored e-cigarettes and believe they are less harmful. 4. Pediatricians are still learning about JUUL.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 21:25
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are selfies making smoking cool again?

big Tobacco gets a stream of free advertising from people on social media who post “smoking selfies,” images that may help tobacco companies recruit more young smokers. Self-portraits featuring tobacco use are prevalent and widely shared, and operate as
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 17, 2018 13:23
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Bangladesh Dramatically Reduces Tobacco Use — Government Must Continue Life-Saving Progress

Bangladesh has dramatically reduced tobacco use over the past nine years, according to a new survey released today by the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Bangladesh’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that tobacco use has d
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:26
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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Organizations Selected to Lead "STOP," $20 Million Global Tobacco Industry Watchdog

announced that the University of Bath, The Global Centre for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) have been selected to collectively direct a new global tobacco industry watch
PR Newswire
added Aug 15, 2018 17:22
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[France, Thailand, UK] Three major anti-smoking groups are joining forces to fight Big Tobacco

Three of the globe’s most ardent anti-tobacco groups are joining forces, part of new effort to create a one-stop shop to monitor the tobacco industry, its lobbying tactics, and its marketing strategies. Stopping Tobacco Organizations Products (STOP) is
Quartz
added Aug 15, 2018 16:24
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Cancer report ranks Georgia low, cites state’s tobacco tax, funding

Georgia earned high marks in just two of nine categories related to fighting cancer, according to a recent report. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) says in its report that only six states had fewer top ratings, labeled as “Gr
Gwinnett (GA) Daily Post
added Aug 15, 2018 16:15
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[France, Thailand, UK] Bloomberg targets Big Tobacco's 'underhanded tactics'

gave a trio of anti-tobacco crusaders $20 million to up their game against an industry aggressively marketing its deadly wares worldwide, especially in developing countries. The non-profit groups—based in France, England and Thailand—jointly secured the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:10
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