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[Australia] Life Insurance for Smokers

Life insurance may be more expensive for someone who smokes, however, if you’re generally in good shape, you shouldn’t have a problem finding a policy. If you quit smoking, most insurers will consider you a non-smoker after 12 months. However, this is as
LifeInsuranceComparison.com.au (au)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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CORRECTED-India's ITC Q1 profit rises 10 pct, beats estimates

India’s biggest cigarette maker ITC Ltd posted a better-than-expected 10 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Thursday, as the company paid a significantly lower excise duty, a tax on manufactured goods.
Reuters
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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Indonesia's president begs exporters to bring earnings back home

The president on Thursday met with executives from about 40 exporters, including Budi Hartono, the owner of cigarette maker Djarum
Reuters
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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“Sin” taxes—eg, on tobacco—are less efficient than they look / But they do help improve public health

Lifelong smoking will bring forward a person’s death by about ten years, which means that smokers tend to die just as they would start drawing from state pensions. In a study published in 2002 Kip Viscusi...The Institute of Economic Affairs, a free-market
The Economist
added Jul 27, 2018 14:23
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Tobacco 'Sin' Tax Unreliable, Study Finds

The research found that with tobacco, the funds levied for state budgets ultimately diminishes as people buy or use less of the targeted products. Similarly, state revenue growth from taxes on alcohol and gambling is unlikely to be sustained due to how t
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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Where did Ferrari's new CEO come from? Cigarettes and money

He hasn't built Ferraris, but he used to wrap them in tobacco ads / Arguably the most prominent and widely recognized brand/car package was the red, black and white Marlboro logo that encompassed the Ferrari cars. Marlboros were marketed by the company
Autoblog
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[Switzerland] Sergio Marchionne the Ferrari CEO who saved Fiat and Chrysler dies aged 66 weeks after surgery

66, passed away after suffering complications following recent surgery... for a shoulder problem about three weeks ago....newspaper photographs of a chain-smoking Marchionne awaiting talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside the Chancellery in Be
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 26, 2018 11:59
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[Missouri] Dueling smoking ban proposals could face St. Louis County, St. Charles County voters

Voters in St. Louis and St. Charles counties could see rival sets of indoor smoking bans on the Nov. 6 ballot — a strict, no-exemption plan promoted by health groups and weaker ones offered by affected businesses. In St. Louis County, the owner of Hollyw
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2018 03:27
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NATO Submits Comments to FDA on Nicotine, Flavors

NATO focuses on many different issues and concerns raised by potentially limiting the amount of nicotine, which include: The need to allow a market for alternative noncombustible and heat-not-burn products to be regulated and approved before maximum nico
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 26, 2018 01:41
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[Massachusetts] Chelmsford among communities with age 21 tobacco restriction

The effort to increase the tobacco sales age limit to 21 years will undoubtedly cut into the revenue of convenience stores, including the 7-Eleven Dennis Lane has owned for 44 years. The loss would be unfortunate for business, he said, but it’s not why
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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