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[Korea - South, USA] New sci-fi film identifies "Marlboro Light" as last cigarette on earth

According to the new sci-fi/horror film Snowpiercer (R, Weinstein), the last cigarettes on earth are Marlboro Light. That’s what one train passenger cries out when another snaps open a cigarette case, eighteen years after the planet is flash-frozen. Ot
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:55

The Regulatory Impact Analysis Fails to Adequately Document the Sources the Benefit and Cost Estimates upon Which it is Based

Regulatory impact analyses are required for any mandate that will result in expenditures by state, local, tribal, or private entities totaling $141 million or more. The required analyses are described in guidelines promulgated by the Office of Informati
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:53

FDA cost-benefit analysis ignores that tobacco companies pass costs through to smokers, raising prices & reducing smoking

My colleagues at UCSF just submitted this comment to the FDA on the deeming rule: The Regulatory Impact Analysis Must Consider the Benefits of the Likelihood that the Regulated Companies will Pass the Costs of Compliance on to Smokers, which Will Raise
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:51

[Asia-pacific] Health ministers want tobacco-free Pacific by 2025 ($$)

Pacific health ministers have spearheaded a campaign for a “Tobacco-free Pacific” in the region where an epidemic of non-communicable diseases, exacerbated by tobacco use, accounts for 75% of deaths.
Matangi Tonga Online (to)
added Jul 19, 2014 13:46

The six goals for Big Tobacco by @SimonChapman6

--Widespread dual use --Retarding smoking cessation --Resocialising public smoking back into fashion ... --Conveying to young, apprehensive would-be smokers that nicotine is a benign drug --Welcoming back ex-smokers as customers --Cross-promotin
added Jul 19, 2014 12:16

Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk

Smoking may increase a person's risk for suicide, but high cigarette taxes and smoking restrictions in public places lower that risk, a new study suggests. Previous research has found that smokers are more likely to take their own lives than nonsmokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2014 04:45

Many U.S. Smokers Say Higher Cigarette Taxes Are Unjust

Independent research on the effectiveness of tax increases for reducing smoking rates is mixed.... While a majority of smokers think higher taxes on cigarettes are unjustly discriminatory, a solid majority of smokers say increased restrictions on smoking
Gallup Organization
added Jul 19, 2014 04:37

[UK] Effectiveness of tobacco control television advertisements with different types of emotional content on tobacco use in England, 2004–2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

60 000 adults aged 18 years or over living in England and interviewed in the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey from 2004 to 2010.... both types of campaign (positive and negative) are effective in reducing smoking prevalence, whereas consumption among smokers
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2014 04:18

[New Zealand] Theoretical impacts of a range of major tobacco retail outlet reduction interventions: modelling results in a country with a smoke-free nation goal

This modelling merges geographic, economic and epidemiological methodologies in a novel way, but the results should be interpreted cautiously and further research is desirable. Nevertheless, the results still suggest that tobacco outlet reduction interven
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2014 04:15

[Africa, Nigeria] No Plan To Ban Tobacco Smoking – Reps

House of Representatives yesterday stated that it had no plans to ban tobacco smoking in the country. Instead, the House clarified that a proposed legislation it was presently considering sought to “regulate” tobacco production, packaging and promotional
Leadership (ng)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:27
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