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[USA] Smokers in the US may have declined but the dangers to smoking stay lethal

Growing concern: Tobacco products still pose significant risks to health, and while the number of smokers in the United States has significantly declined, for every American smoker who has quit, the global rate of smoking has increased.
The Star (my)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:52
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[Ireland] KEALY: Leo's health insurance remarks are just more smoke

"Anyone who can afford to smoke 20 cigarettes a day can afford to take out health insurance."...it is nonsense to suggest that they can simply divert elsewhere the money they spend on tobacco. The usual rules of 'opportunity cost', whereby a consumer, by
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:21
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CDC Shows Sustained Commitment to Fighting Tobacco with New Anti-Smoking Ads – Cost-Effective Campaign Helps Smokers Quit

The new ads remind viewers that smoking causes not only well-known conditions such as lung cancer and heart disease, but in fact damages nearly every organ in the human body. The smoking-related diseases highlighted in the new ads include macular degenera
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:10
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The impact of the Malaysian minimum cigarette price law: findings from the ITC Malaysia Survey

The MPL appears not to have meaningfully changed cigarette prices in Malaysia, as licit brand prices remained well above and illicit brand prices remained well below the minimum price level before and after MPL's implementation. The increasing proportion
Tobacco Control
added Mar 26, 2015 09:56
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A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the First Federally Funded Antismoking Campaign

Conclusions Tips was not only successful at reducing smoking-attributable morbidity and mortality but also was a highly cost-effective mass media intervention.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 26, 2015 09:32
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[France] Should French smokers really pay €13 a packet?

should pay the "fair price" of €13 per packet so the state can cover the real financial burden that smokers have on the country's economy, a new study has claimed....€16.3 billion is spent annually on health care for people who have fallen sick due to smo
The Local France (fr)
added Mar 25, 2015 12:47
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] Can Smoke-Free Casinos Still Cash In?

The boom times are over in Macau. The Chinese gambling hub's gross domestic product plunged a horrifying 17.2 percent in the fourth quarter, and the government has curbed its projected casino revenue for the year by 27 percent. China's slowing economy an
Bloomberg News
added Mar 24, 2015 11:37
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Exclusive: U.S. to roll back 'lost pleasure' approach on health rules

U.S. government is preparing to roll back a widely criticized approach to public health, in which the "lost pleasure" people might suffer if they quit smoking or chose to eat healthier foods was used to reduce the projected benefits of new regulations, go
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2015 14:37
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SCHMITZ: Tobacco Industry's $7,000 Per Death Is Concerning & Is Just Another Reason For You To Quit

the tobacco industry makes around $7,000 per smoking-related death every year...reaching Millenium Development Goals and reducing the payouts from the people its product kills each year might be just the thing to bring that catastrophic progress to a halt
bustle
added Mar 21, 2015 21:05
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Cheap cigarettes take heavy toll on health

UAE is among the countries where cigarettes are so affordable that a worker earning an average salary can buy six packs with hourly wages, health experts revealed at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health being held in Abu Dhabi.
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:56
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