Public opinion regarding earmarked cigarette tax in Taiwan
- SELF-INTEREST AND PUBLIC OPINION TOWARD SMOKING RESTRICTIONS AND CIGARETTE TAXES. Green, Donald Philip; Gerken, Ann Elizabeth // Public Opinion Quarterly;Spring89, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p1
A burgeoning literature suggests that self-interest has little influence on policy preferences. In sharp contrast are the findings discussed in this paper: we show that self-interest plays a decisive role in shaping attitudes toward smoking restrictions and cigarette taxes. Data from two random...
- THE BIG ISSUE. // Crain's Cleveland Business;7/10/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 28, p9
The article presents the results of a public opinion poll conducted online to find whether people support a 30-cent-per-pack tax on cigarettes in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, to fund the arts. Alan Sikon from Maple Heights, Ohio, approves of it as long as taxes are not levied on chewing tobacco, which...
- American Cancer Society poll shows voters favor cigarette tax hike. Allen, Curtis // Cancer News;Fall93, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p3
Present results of the American Cancer Society's survey on the $2 tax hike on cigarettes. Supportive states; Percentage of Americans who believe that the tobacco industry is concerned only with profits; Perceived effect of the tax hike on smoking rates.
- Poll shows New Jerseyans suspend anti-tax feelings when... // Insurance Advocate;10/18/97, Vol. 108 Issue 41, p16
Reports that higher tax be imposed on smokers, according the findings of public opinion poll by New Jersey Breathes. How people recognize the magnitude of problems caused by tobacco; Members of the New Jersey Breathes coalition; Effectiveness of various measures in reducing smoking; Way to keep...
- The air we breathe. Robinson, John P.; Speer, Tibbett L. // American Demographics;Jun95, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p24
Focuses on the issue of second-hand smoke as a major health hazard and asserts that businesses can gain a competitive edge by going smoke-free. How most Americans favor designated smoking areas in public places; How most college graduates favor a total ban; Finding that smoke-filled rooms...
- Independent evaluation of the California tobacco education program. Elder, John P.; Edwards, Christine C. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p353
Evaluates the implementation of tobacco control programs and research in accordance with California's Proposition 99, which increased the state's cigarette tax and designated one quarter of the increased revenue to develop statewide media campaigns and to fund local health departments,...
- CDC issues first state rating on tobacco use. // Nation's Health;Feb96, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p8
Reveals that states with low cigarette taxes have higher than average rates of adults who smoke based on a report released by the Centers for Disease Control. Estimated deaths from tobacco-related illness.
- Oregon tobacco tax increase drives down cigarette sales. // Nation's Health;Apr99, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p11
Reports that an Oregon cigarette tax increase led to a substantial decline in the number of cigarettes state residents buy. Decline in smoking prevalence; Factor that influences the creation of the Oregon Tobacco Prevention and Education Program.
- Franklin Co. Public Health urges smokers to consider quitting as cigarette tax increases. // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;7/10/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 162, pA10
The article reports on the call of Franklin County Public Health in New York for smokers to ask help from the New York State Smokers' Quitline to stop their addiction following the increase in cigarette excise tax by on July 1, 2010.