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[Ohio] RTA will test for nicotine in employees who volunteer

RTA employees who take a voluntary nicotine-screening test and pass muster as smoke free can reduce their insurance costs starting next year.
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Sep 17, 2014 14:25
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[New York] EDITORIAL: NYC smoking rates rise as budgets fall

tobacco control programs, like many others, require a continued financial commitment in order to be effective. Without additional funding, there is little chance that smoking in New York will decrease at the rate it once did.
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:17
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[UK, UK-Wales] ASH Wales: 'Investment needed to tackle illegal tobacco issue'

Almost half of smokers in Wales have been offered illegal tobacco, according to research from campaign group ASH Wales. It says Wales has one of the largest illegal tobacco markets, compared to regions in England.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:08
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Argues Before Justices That MRI Use Should Be Tax-Free

In Tristan Associates v. Commonwealth, the radiologists' attorney, Lloyd R. Persun, told the justices that the use of MRIs and CT scanners to produce images of a patient's body constituted manufacturing, and was therefore eligible for tax exemption.
Law.com
added Sep 16, 2014 14:16
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[UK] Millions being spent to combat effect of smoking

TAXPAYERS are having to fork out millions of pounds every year to pay for smokers’ social care, according to a public health body. More than £2million is being spent by North Somerset Council and £10million by Somerset County Council caring for older sm
Weston Mercury (uk)
added Sep 16, 2014 14:11
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[Korea - South] Which Will Court Be in Favor of, NHIS or Tobacco Firms, in Fierce Court Battle?

“The three companies are obliged to recompense our compensatory damages paid over tobacco-related diseases like lung cancer and laryngeal cancer.” The hearing held at the Seoul Central District Court on September 12 was the first and high-profile lawsuit
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Sep 16, 2014 13:47
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[West Virginia] Tobacco industry is wiped out

West Virginia once was a producer of burley tobacco, one of several varieties blended to make cigarettes. It was a cash crop that helped farmers get through the winter. But changes in markets and federal price supports wiped out the industry and the mil
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Sep 16, 2014 04:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South, UK] South Korea declares war on tobacco

laid out its battle plan on September 11... The tobacco industry made no immediate response but the Korean Smoking Association, which says it represents the interests of smokers, said the plan would burden ordinary people and that in a survey of smokers
Financial Times blogs
added Sep 16, 2014 04:28
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[Hong Kong] LEE: Tobacco tax callers could use reality check

In reality, however, when tobacco products are made more expensive, smokers go for the lower cost alternative, that is, illicit cigarettes. It is estimated that a third of the cigarettes consumed in Hong Kong are illegal....As COSH argues that tobacco pro
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Sep 15, 2014 13:46
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[Asia] Gathering support: ‘Naya Pakistan should be tobacco free’

A consumer rights campaigner has urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairperson Imran Khan to direct Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to eradicate tobacco cultivation from the province.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54
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