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The impact of a federal cigarette minimum pack price policy on cigarette use in the USA [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results The estimated price effect in our model was comparable with that found in the literature. Our counterfactual analyses suggested that the impact of a minimum price requirement could range from a minimal effect at the $4 level to a reduction of 5.7
Tobacco Control
added Mar 10, 2018 17:41
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] ARCHIVE: TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

But by the very act of including it, the TPP parties are indicating that the "safeguards" alone would be insufficient to prevent tobacco control measures from being challenged under the settlement mechanism. Allowing governments to retain the right to reg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:40
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco use and illness on rise among women, girls

An estimated 13 million women in 37 sub-Saharan countries use tobacco in various ways, including snuff, which is common in South Africa. Moeti, who was speaking at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, said enforcing existing tobacco control la
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:32
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New UN health agency regulation guidelines aim to help countries end ‘reign’ of tobacco industry

“Tobacco product regulation is an under-utilized tool which has a critical role to play in reducing tobacco use [and] these new tools provide a useful resource to countries to either introduce or improve existing tobacco product regulation provisions and
UN News Service
added Mar 10, 2018 16:55
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Tobacco product regulation: building laboratory testing capacity (PDF)

This is to provide a useful, comprehensible and easy guide for regulators and policymakers on how to test tobacco products, what products to test, and how to use testing data in a meaningful way to support regulation. The importance of laboratory testing
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:48
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Tobacco product regulation: building laboratory testing capacity

launched during the 2018 World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, provides practical, stepwise approaches to implementing tobacco testing. Such guidance is relevant to a wide range of countries in various settings, even those with inadequate re
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:42
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WHO issues new guidance on tobacco product regulation towards maximum protection of public health

Many countries have developed advanced policies to reduce the demand for tobacco, which kills over 7 million people annually, but governments can do much more to implement regulations to control tobacco use, especially by exploiting tobacco product regul
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Latin America] The Pacific Alliance, a threat to tobacco control? Analysis of an “under the radar” trade pact

The PA (currently PA countries are Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru), representing a market of over 200 million people, is actively engaged in exploring trade partnerships with TPP countries... Tobacco control community needs to take the offensive in mon
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:15
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NOEL: Nonprofit director: Secondhand smoke hits close to home for Oklahoma blacks

More than one in five black residents allows smoking in their homes, compared with fewer than one in six white citizens...iding Right Inc., an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit that addresses health and socioeconomic disparities involving African-Americans,
The Oklahoman
added Mar 10, 2018 15:54
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Tobacco Control Policies Working, Report Finds

While global tobacco consumption is slowing, the report noted that Africa and the Middle East are at tipping points as combustible cigarette use continues to climb. In sub-Saharan Africa alone, for example, tobacco consumption increased by 52% from 1980
MedPage Today
added Mar 10, 2018 15:47
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