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Non-communicable diseases / Russian roulette

Of the 56m people who died in 2012, infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and Ebola claimed 12.8m lives, but non-communicable diseases (NCDs) killed three times as many. Cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory disease and diabetes together account for
The Economist
added Feb 15, 2015 19:17

Smoking Profits, with Reduced Risks

But while the prevalence rate may be falling, thanks to global population growth the absolute number of smokers is up . . . way up. Over the past three decades the total number of smokers has grown from 721 million to 967 million, while the total number
Investing Daily
added Jan 31, 2015 10:14

ROSS: Consumer surplus and cost-benefit analysis of tobacco use in countries in the earlier stages of the tobacco epidemic

Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) has been a standard tool for assessing the soundness of government policies in the USA since the 1960s. Since then, many societies have adopted CBA as an important input for decision-making in various domains, including the sp
Tobacco Control
added Jan 30, 2015 09:30

[UK-Scotland] Campaign to cut smoking in Glasgow

The city council and health chiefs have joined forces in a two year programme which will focus on some of the most vulnerable people in the city. They will include young people in care, the prison population and people living in deprived communities.
Evening Times (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 10:56

[New York] Upstate NY Adults More Likely to Smoke Than Rest of the Nation / Study shows dumb, poor people smoke more than intelligent successful people

according to a new Excellus BlueCross BlueShield report -- "The Facts About Cigarette Smoking Among Upstate New York Adults.
Niagara Falls (NY) Reporter
added Jan 27, 2015 13:50

[UK] Ecigarette makers target luxury market ($$)

At a small manufacturing plant in Walton-on-Thames on the outskirts of London, Andrew Korn makes luxury ecigarettes for the discerning user.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:54

[Australia, UK] SNOWDON: All the plain packaging lobby really wants is to hear tobacco companies squeal

Has the anti-smoking lobby’s war with the tobacco industry reached such hateful depths that it would prefer to see the cigarette market in the hands of organised criminals than have "Big Tobacco" make money and pay taxes? It seems it has.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 18:07

FDA Regulations Threaten Cigar Industry Shutdown

“Some domestic producers may cease to sell their products domestically or discontinue some products. Foreign producers may cease selling their products to the US or reduce the number of distinct products they sell in the US.”
Town Hall
added Jan 26, 2015 18:14

HUMPHREYS: The correlation between smoking and income

deeply addicted low-income smokers may face the choice between spending much-needed income on tobacco or venturing into the black market for untaxed cigarettes, which carries significant risks of its own.
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 18, 2015 18:23

[North Carolina] State's health grades fall for second year

N.C. Prevention Partners said Thursday. The group's 2015 report card grades the state on the progress made in preventing tobacco use...state received its highest grade — a C - for its tobacco-prevention efforts. That was a downgrade from B in the 2012 rep
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 14:48
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