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There is a £31 billion black hole in the UK economy because of 'sin taxes'

Taxpayers' Alliance (TPA). The analysis of HMRC figures found that the government lost £31.6 billion of tax revenue due to a black market in products like spirits, beer, and cigarettes. Between 2010 and 2015, £13.9 billion in tax was lost due to the bl
Business Insider
added Nov 14, 2016 13:41
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[Asia, India] BRIEF-Golden Tobacco Sept qtr loss widens

* Sept quarter net loss 94.4 million rupees versus loss 87.7 million rupees year ago * Sept quarter total income from operations 122.1 million rupees versus 110.6 million rupees year ago Further company coverage:
Reuters
added Nov 14, 2016 13:40
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McCONNELL: United States: Smoking Out The Scope Of Preemption

tobacco litigation was good practice on the issue of preemption. Most tobacco cases were and are about an alleged failure to warn. But federally mandated warnings have been on cigarette packs for over 50 years... The preemption ruling in In re Fontem, U
Mondaq
added Nov 14, 2016 02:17
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Vaporized: Smokeless Tobacco Retailer Totally Wicked Shutting Down

While Totally Wicked operates just six stores in Northeast Florida and one in Youngstown, Ohio, the reason cited for its decision to shut down could also reverberate among an estimated 3,000 other small retail vape locations. Fraser Cropper, managing d
CoStar
added Nov 14, 2016 02:15
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Vaporized: Smokeless Tobacco Retailer Totally Wicked Shutting Down

While Totally Wicked operates just six stores in Northeast Florida and one in Youngstown, Ohio, the reason cited for its decision to shut down could also reverberate among an estimated 3,000 other small retail vape locations. Fraser Cropper, managing d
CoStar
added Nov 14, 2016 00:34
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U.S. Heart Disease Rates Fell 20 Percent Since 1980s: Study

"We know it's a big risk factor for coronary disease, so we pay more attention that they maybe quit smoking, start exercising and put them on a statin," Pencina said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2016 00:11
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Most Elderly Smokers Don't Use Anti-Smoking Meds After Heart Attack

Many elderly smokers who've had a heart attack fail to fill prescriptions for medications ...elderly patients face many challenges, such as "multiple medical conditions, which often include depression and forgetfulness." That can make it tough for them t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2016 00:11
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Heavy Smoking May Boost Blacks' Diabetes Risk

, "high intensity" smokers -- who smoked a pack or more a day -- had a 62 percent greater risk of developing diabetes, White's team found. The study couldn't prove that smoking caused the diabetes, but it did point to an association. One diabetes expert
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2016 00:09
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DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease

New research shows that people can minimize an inherited risk for heart attack by living right -- exercising, eating healthy, staying slim and quitting smoking. Even with a little effort in these areas, people can cut their high genetic risk of heart di
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2016 00:08
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[Florida] Asbestosis Lawsuit Plaintiff Hopes for a New Day with New Trial

any hope for asbestosis compensation for the plaintiff will hinge on the outcome of a new trial ordered for defendant R. J. Reynolds. A co-defendant, Crane Co. was granted a verdict’s entry. The original asbestosis claim was filed by plaintiff Richard De
LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Nov 14, 2016 00:01
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