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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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[Asia, Pakistan] Increase in size of GHW: leading cigarette firm warns of shortfall in revenue collection

Managing Director for Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, said that such ad hoc initiatives will negatively impact the projected future government revenue growth and contribution.
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:09
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[Australia] Tobacco industry 'should be sued by government' over smokers' health costs

The Australian government should sue the tobacco industry after landmark research found Australian smokers have a three times greater chance of dying today than a lifelong non-smoker, the president of the Australian Council on Smoking and Health says.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 25, 2015 09:45
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BRODY: Need to Curtail Smoking Becomes More Acute as Its Known Dangers Widen

F.D.A. now has the authority to regulate tobacco more strenuously, and should be using it to counter the industry’s efforts to make its product more palatable and seemingly less dangerous.
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 23, 2015 12:22
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[Kentucky] HEINE: Going smoke-free

Kentucky is No. 7 in cardiovascular deaths, No. 1 in cancer deaths, No. 1 in lung cancer, and No. 13 in asthma prevalence. And Kentucky leads the nation in smoking with 26.5 percent...Going smoke-free is one way that Kentucky can do better.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 06:12
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[Arizona] County approves health care surcharge for smoking employees

Pima County employees got a clear message from the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday: smoke or use nicotine and it will cost you. It's already costing all of us, officials said, citing an estimated annual increase of $5,800 in county health expenses per ea
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Feb 21, 2015 22:16
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An evaluation of the FDA's analysis of the costs and benefits of the graphic warning label regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

We concluded that the analysis of the impact of GWLs on smoking substantially underestimated the benefits and overestimated the costs, leading the FDA to substantially underestimate the net benefits of the GWLs. We hope that the FDA will find our evaluati
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2015 04:38
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When states win lawsuits, where does money go?

some of those bonds are now coming back to bite them. An analysis of more than 100 such deals by ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative journalism enterprise, last year found that some bonds are in trouble because annual settlement payments to the state
USA Today
added Feb 20, 2015 04:19
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Want Finances Out Of Punitive Damages Phase ($$)

asked a Florida federal judge Wednesday to exclude evidence about their finances from the punitive damages phase of an Engle trial, arguing that such evidence is irrelevant because they have agreed not to challenge a "constitutional" punitive damages awar
Law360
added Feb 19, 2015 18:04
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‘Jordanians spend JD500m on tobacco every year’

Jordanians spend over JD500 million in cash on tobacco every year, while the indirect costs are estimated at over JD2 billion, according to the Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society.
Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:48
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