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Top 10 Most Expensive Chronic Diseases for Healthcare Payers

Estimated costs for smoking-related health issues in the US total over $300 billion per year, split between direct healthcare expenses of $170 billion and indirect costs of roughly $156 billion.
HealthPayerIntelligence.com
added Jul 20, 2017 03:57
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[Africa, Gambia] Tobacco Control Act 2016 launched

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in collaboration with partners yesterday launched the Tobacco Control Act 2016 and the celebration of the World No Tobacco Day awards, held at the Arch 22 in Banjul. In her launching statement, Saffie Lowe-Ceesa
The Point (for Freedom and Democracy) (gm)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:25
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THE U.S. IS NOT LIVING UP TO ITS OBLIGATION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF ITS CITIZENS

The tobacco problem is so big and costly that it is no surprise governments have taken “global” steps to reduce the harm tobacco causes...and the inclusion of a tobacco specific target in the Sustainable Development Goals that were universally adopted in
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:15
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SMOKING IS BAD, SURE, AND MOST SMOKERS FEEL DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FOR DOING IT

Gallup has found that each adult smoker racks up an average of $2,132 more in health care costs each year, adding $92 billion to the country’s total health care costs. Gallup predicts that such cost factors, as well as secondhand smoke, contribute to disc
Newsweek
added Jul 19, 2017 15:18
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[Wisconsin] Big Tobacco Targets the Black Community

Native Americans and White adults are the highest consumers of tobacco products in America. Yet, tobacco advertisements are found 10 times more in the Black community than anywhere else in the nation. In America, 18.3% of Black Adults are tobacco smokers
Milwaukee (WI) Courier
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Africa, Mid-east] Factors influencing the tobacco control policy process in Egypt and Iran: a scoping review

This study addresses a gap in knowledge concerning tobacco control in the Middle East and has identified multiple factors which are potentially slowing the process of enforcing policy to address tobacco consumption. Iran is the regional leader for tobacc
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 01:06
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Banning tobacco price promotions, smoking-related beliefs and behaviour: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country (ITC 4C) Survey

Adopting price promotion bans could ameliorate the associations between exposure to price promotions and smoking beliefs and behaviours.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2017 23:56
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[Australia] Govt should release Philip Morris plain packaging case costs

Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network Convener Dr Patricia Ranald said today. Dr Ranald said that the Australian public had a right to know the full costs of the failed case, which dragged on for over four years. “The failure to publish the costs
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:25
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WHERE CAN YOU FIND THE CHEAPEST AND MOST EXPENSIVE CIGARETTES IN EUROPE?

A packet of the most popular cigarettes in Europe costs 11.23 euros in Norway, with Iceland, Ireland and the United Kingdom following closely behind. While in Ukraine the same packet costs less than one euro, or 88 cents, making them almost 13 times che
EuroNews
added Jul 8, 2017 02:27
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[Kentucky] WITHROW: Ranking #1 for Wrong Reasons

the horrible chronic diseases and premature deaths caused by Kentuckians using tobacco products. Per capita, Kentucky ranks No. 1 of all 50 states in cigarette consumption and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths. One-third of all cancer deaths in Kent
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jul 7, 2017 16:05
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