• The study conducted by the State Legislative Analyst Office shows people are buying fewer packs of cigarettes and as a result revenues from the cigarette tax decreased more than 60-percent in May of 2017 compared to May of 2016. "Sales declined, I'd say dramatically declined," said Zak Refai, High Society Smoke Shop Owner.
    2017-07-26 | abc30.com

    • Study
    • Tax
  • On Friday, a federal district court turned away the first legal challenge to the Food and Drug Administration’s so-called deeming rule. This regulation subjects electronic cigarettes to regulation as “tobacco products” under federal law. Although the FDA’s primary charge is to protect public health, there are reasons to believe that this rule will achieve the opposite, as I discussed in these posts.
    2017-07-26 | washingtonpost.com

     

    • FDA
    • Regulation
  • The US is the largest market of E-cigarettes and is expected to grow further because of increasing number of tobacco smokers who are shifting to a safer alternative i.e. E-cigarettes. In European E-cigarette market, the UK is the fastest growing region with many upcoming small retailors and vendors, providing innovative & cost effective E-cigarettes.
    2017-07-26 | digitaljournal.com

    • E Cigarettes
    • Market
  • The article compares the probability of smoking in the post-period conditional on e-cigarette use without smoking to the probability of smoking in the post-period conditional on neither e-cigarette use nor smoking. In a recent JAMA Pediatrics article on the correlation between e-cigarette use and subsequent cigarette smoking among adolescents and young adults, Dartmouth demographer Samir Soneji and his co-authors find that the (...)
    2017-07-26 | newsweek.com

     

    • E Cigarettes
    • Regulation
  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), said that mentally ill individuals have a higher tendency to smoke than healthier members of the public. Hence, they would benefit greatly from having access to the safer alternatives, that would at least decrease the likelihood of them experiencing the preventable ailments associated with smoking.
    2017-07-25 | vapingpost.com

     

    • Safer Alternative
    • Smoking
  • ITC increased cigarette prices by 4-8% on Monday, a week after the GST Council imposed a cess to make up for lower tax incidence under the new regime on a class of goods tagged as sin products. Premium brands like Classic and Gold Flake Kings have seen the sharpest hike in prices. The company, which accounts for three out of every four cigarettes sold in India, increased prices on as many as 25 different pack sizes and variants for (...)
    2017-07-25 | economictimes.indiatimes.com

    • Cigarette Prices
    • Tax
  • A Tokyo start-up has invented a revolutionary aid to kicking the smoking habit and has attracted investments the company will use for expansion. CureApp expects its product, an app that works by allowing users to interact on their smartphones or tablets with a virtual nurse who gives suggestions on how to resist tobacco cravings and monitors their progress, to be approved for coverage under Japan's health insurance programme by 2019.
    2017-07-25 | thenational.ae

    • Health
    • Tobacco
  • Smokers who undergo a CT scan of their lungs are more likely to quit, new research suggests. Scientists said the findings of a study – looking at the effect of CT screening on smokers at high-risk of developing lung cancer – disputed the belief that a negative screening result offers a “licence to smoke”. They suggested that engaging with lung screening can give smokers an opportunity to access smoking cessation support (...)
    2017-07-25 | independent.co.uk

     

    • Health
    • Quitting
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