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A novel approach to estimating the prevalence of untaxed cigarettes in the USA: findings from the 2009 and 2010 international tobacco control surveys

One in five packs were untaxed with rates higher in states with higher-excise taxes. It is unclear whether these estimates differ from the actual prevalence of cigarettes that are untaxed by a smoker's state of residence. Harmonisation of excise tax rates
Tobacco Control
added Nov 7, 2013 03:54
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[UK, USA] Big tobacco strikes out at bid to ban menthol ($$)

critics argue they play a crucial role in encouraging people to smoke by improving the taste and making it easier to inhale tobacco fumes, and may be harder to give up than their regular counterparts.
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 5, 2013 09:52
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[Germany, USA] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated ... The new clinical study, to be conducted in Germany, will enroll 260 healthy volunteers, includ
MedPage Today
added Jul 29, 2013 16:20
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[USA] 'How Will a US Smoking Ban Affect Canada?' Asks Lucky Nugget

CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2012 13:21
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[USA] Support Rising For Outdoor Smoking Bans In US, Canada

Based on 89 surveys in both countries between 1993 and 2014, researchers say the growth of support for smoking restrictions, even among smokers, shows that outdoor smoking bans can achieve majority support. “This and other studies have found that it loo
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2015 21:29
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[Russia, Syria, USA] Veteran Diplomat Fond of Cigars, Whiskey and Outfoxing U.S.

Mr. Lavrov, a chain-smoker, is known as an old-school diplomat. He flatly ignored an effort by Secretary General Kofi Annan to ban smoking in the United Nations headquarters, saying Mr. Annan did not own the building. He enjoys whiskey and cigars, and his
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2013 04:57
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[USA] Addiction to Smokeless Tobacco in America

According to the Federal Trade Commission report of 2012, smokeless tobacco sales in the United States alone, amounted to about 2.8 billion dollars for the year of 2008. The sales are robust and increasing due in some part to the decline of cigarette smo
Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) (ca)
added Oct 27, 2012 19:17
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[USA] Trends in annual sales and current use of cigarettes, cigars, roll-your-own tobacco, pipes, and smokeless tobacco among US adults, 2002–2012

The increase in non-cigarette tobacco consumption is a public health concern because all tobacco products are harmful. Eliminating imbalances in tax structure and regulations between cigarettes and non-cigarette tobacco products may help reduce aggregate
Tobacco Control
added Apr 22, 2015 09:12
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[Canada, UK, USA] Smoke and mirrors: The tobacco industry pursuit of the cancer-free cigarette

“We’ve got consumers getting sick because they use our products.” It’s a statement that previous BAT executives wouldn’t have dreamed of making. Incredibly, tobacco companies in North America were still denying the link between smoking, addiction and di
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Oct 8, 2012 14:29
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Effects of plain package branding and graphic health warnings on adolescent smokers in the USA, Spain and France

an experimental test of the effects of plain pack branding and graphic health warnings (GHWs) in three different countries ...plain packs can independently strengthen the more instantaneous, direct effects (short of quitting thoughts) found with the GHWs.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2016 01:16
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