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Australia Reports Dramatic Drop in Smoking Following Plain Cigarette Packaging and Other Tobacco Control Measures

Other countries should follow Australia’s lead in implementing life-saving policies Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, DC – Australian health officials today reported that the nation’s smoking rate has dropped by more than 15 percent – from 15.1 percent in 2010 to 12.8 percent in 2013 – following implementation of a …

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Way Forward to Utilize The 2% Tobacco Excise Revenue Sharing and The 10% Local Cigarette Tax for Health Objective

Last 26 June 2014, a workshop entitled ‘Way Forward to Utilize The 2% Tobacco Excise Revenue Sharing and The 10% Local Cigarette Tax for Health Objective’ was held in Lombok, Indonesia. The workshop was attended by city representatives from the Health District Office (Dinas Kesehatan), Local Planning & Development Board (Badan Perencanaan Daerah), and Economic …

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