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[Australia] Liberal Democratic senator David Leyonhjelm defends smokers, slams tobacco excise increase

In a speech to the Senate on Wednesday, the libertarian senator, who has pledged never to vote for an increase in taxes, thanked smokers for lighting up and described their "generosity" to the nation's coffers as staggering. "As you well know there are
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:32
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[UK] Smoking costs Midlands £1.3bn - and leads to one million sick days

The figures were released as bosses at Public Health England who want smokers to join the Stoptober campaign to encourage them to kick the habit. Smokers cost Wolverhampton a total of £68.7million, Sandwell £83.2million, Walsall £71.5million, Dudle
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:26
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[Australia] Senator's smoking comments misguided: AMA

LIBERAL Democratic senator David Leyonhjelm's speech on smoking has been described as "misguided" and "utterly inappropriate" by the Australian Medical Association (AMA). IN his speech to the Senate on Wednesday, the libertarian senator vowed to stand up
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:25
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[Australia] Phillip Morris donated to Liberal Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm

The senator who defended the rights of smokers and said they were being disproportionately slugged through tobacco taxes has confirmed his party accepted donations from tobacco giant Phillip Morris.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:21
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'You pay 17 times more than you cost...Your generosity to the nation's treasury is truly staggering': Politician THANKS Australians for smoking in extraordinary speech

Senator David Leyonhjelm praised Australian smokers in unusual address 'Ladies and gentleman, thank you for smoking,' he said 'Your generosity to the nation's treasury is truly staggering' Claimed politicians have a 'filthier' habit - spending people
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 14:38
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AUDIO: The discount that links big tobacco to the military

defense department spends $1.6 billion a year on tobacco-related expenses, like treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Despite the numbers, members of the military get discounts on all kinds of products at military base stores, including tobacco
Marketplace (American Public Media)
added Oct 1, 2014 09:04
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[UK] Up in smoke: The habit is costing not just you

New figures from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) show that Plymouth City Council is paying £3.5m a year to help people with smoking-related illness to live in their own homes (domiciliary care). The true figure could be much higher because of lack of
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 07:28
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[North Carolina] Blue Cross Medicare HMO options likely to cost more / Premiums higher on replacement plans

thousands of local retirees ages 65 and older, as well as past or current companies affiliated with Reynolds. Many Reynolds workers over the past 30 years had volunteered for early-retirement packages in part because they could stay in the company health
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2014 14:38
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The prevalence of brand switching among adult smokers in the USA, 2006–2011: findings from the ITC US surveys

Nearly half of smokers in the USA switched their cigarette brand or brand style within a year. Switching between brands may be more price motivated, while switching within brands may be motivated by price and other brand characteristics such as product le
Tobacco Control
added Sep 27, 2014 13:50
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[France] Intervention de Marisol Touraine [Announcement of the National Programme to reduce smoking by Marisol Touraine, Minister of Social Affairs, Health and Women's Rights] (PDF)

The program that I present today, includes a series of coordinated, proactive and innovative. Our goal is ambitious... The program revolves around three main axes: protect young people, help smokers stop and act on the tobacco economy.
Minister of Health (France) (fr)
added Sep 26, 2014 08:01
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