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[Australia, UK] O'NEILL: Big Tobacco goes after the young in developing markets in a case of history repeated

Britain...enacted anti-smoking measures in a piecemeal fashion, allowing the industry to invest in other avenues such as sport sponsorship...developing countries should take notice of this and tackle tobacco marketing comprehensively, leaving no avenue fo
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:31
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Characteristics of tobacco purchases in urban corner stores

87% of purchases did not include tobacco... These findings can help inform retail-level tobacco sales decisions, such as voluntary discontinuation of tobacco products or future public health policies that target tobacco sales. The results challenge prevai
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:27
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[Asia] Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass media campaigns as part of a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:25
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:24
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Tobacco marketing at the point-of-sale

There is an urgent need to understand how diverse tobacco products are marketed in retailers that youth visit and how promotion differs by store type and neighbourhood demographics. We examined 1-year changes in the availability and advertising of non-cig
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:23
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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco Control Bill shelved

The much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill was sent back for further amendment...the draft law, whose purpose is to align local tobacco control efforts with the [FCTC], did not go through as planned ...“What they are basically asking for is that the structure
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:57
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q&a: how to train emerging activists to support a social movement

we’ve trained hundreds of young people to be community activists through our National Summit on Youth Activism, an annual training program for youth and young adults. At this year’s summit, 148 high school students spent four days just outside Washington,
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:39
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[Massachusetts] Canton considers measures to end tobacco sales

Under proposed regulations being reviewed by the local Board of Health, no new stores would be permitted to sell tobacco products, with some exceptions...“The ultimate goal is to slowly, over time, reduce the number of tobacco permits, without inconvenien
Boston (MA) Globe
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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[Colorado] Aspen voters asked to vote on new sales tax

Prices for cigarettes and other tobacco products in Aspen will see a substantial increase in the event that voters approve a local tobacco sales tax this fall...."Future leases (in which the city is landlord) should exclude tobacco sales from moving forwa
Vail (CO) Daily News
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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Cigars Fend Off Challengers

The impact that taxes, bans and restrictions have on cigar sales are often difficult to measure. The effect of a flavor ban can prove devastating for retailers that bump against another jurisdiction that does not have a ban. The same goes for taxes. In s
Convenience Store Decisions
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36
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