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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smuggled smokes: The real cost of contraband cigarettes

WECHAT may be a popular app used for chatting, but some of its users have found a more creative use for it: to peddle contraband cigarettes. In May this year, four Chinese nationals were jailed for peddling contraband cigarettes on WeChat. The peddlers
The Middle Ground (sg)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:55

CDC: Adult smoking rate in Arizona drops to historic low

adult smoking rate in Arizona has dropped to a historic low of 14 percent. The new 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System report shows the percentage of Arizona adults who smoke has dropped from 19.3 percent in 2011. This decrease translates to
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:22

[UK] Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn

Health problems related to poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the NHS in England more than £11bn each year, officials say. Public Health England (PHE) says that unless they are tackled more effectively the NHS will become unaffordable. It warns
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2016 12:06

Tobacco retail outlet restrictions: health and cost impacts from multistate life-table modelling in a national population

These tobacco outlet reductions reduced smoking prevalence, achieved health gains and saved health system costs....While these interventions were not as effective as tobacco tax increases (using the same model), these and other strategies could be combine
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2016 16:30
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[UK] This is why you need to stop smoking now: take a look at what could change

Families across the North East being urged to kick their habits... But, with many people thinking about quitting for the annual Stoptober campaign, we’ve come up with some very good reasons to bin the bad habit.
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25

don’t buy newport's spin: "pleasure lounges" are deadly

Reynolds is practically giving away the cigarettes for one dollar a pack. It’s equally troubling that these so-called Pleasure Lounges are showing up at events that appeal not just to young adults but also to teens. There is nothing pleasurable about the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:11

[Asia] Study: 245000 Israeli smokers can be saved if Israel abides by WHO accord

Many of the estimated 550,000 to 710,000 Israeli smokers who will die prematurely from smoking could be saved if the government fully carries out the [FCTC] that Israel ratified in August 2005, according to a new study just published in the Israel Journa
Jerusalem Post
added Sep 18, 2016 23:17

Effect of cigarette prices on smoking initiation and cessation in China: a duration analysis

The effect of prices on smoking in China is likely to occur through averting initiation over time. At the population level, cessation behaviour may be less responsive to price increases as the wide range of cigarette prices in China may provide relatively
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2016 19:55

[UK, UK-Scotland] Cheap illicit tobacco comes at a cost

But this illegal trade has a cost, with the Treasury losing out on £2.1 billion a year in unpaid duty, quarter of a billion pounds in lost duty in Scotland. These are among the main findings of a major online survey conducted by the Tobacco Manufacture
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:40
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[California] EDITORIAL: Clearing our air for everyone

It’s a bold but meaningful step toward making Santa Maria a healthier city — for everyone. Smokers can still do their thing, just not in specified areas, where their personal freedoms are dinged for the good of the many.
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Sep 15, 2016 16:59
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