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The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China

The adverse health effects of SHS exposure result in a large economic burden in China. Tobacco control policies that reduce SHS exposure could have an impact on reducing healthcare costs in China.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:03
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Which 5 States Are Charging an Arm and a Leg For Cigarettes?

Since 2011, The Awl has been surveying all 50 states about the price of tobacco, and if you're a smoker, the news is not good. For the first time no store in any of the 50 states offered a pack of cigarettes for less than $5. In general, the survey found
Motley Fool
added Oct 21, 2014 13:26
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[Russia] Overview of FCTC Article 6 Guidelines at COP6

Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka, technical adviser to the drafting group, provides an overview of the guidelines of Article 6 on price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco.
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:20
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[UK] One-week cancer tests paid for by tax on tobacco firms, Labour promises

Quicker diagnosis will cost the NHS less in the long-run, Labour says, as it pledges to help inject more money into health services
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:25
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[UK] Miliband: 'Levy tobacco firms to fund fight against cancer'

Labour leader Ed Miliband said the £750m cost of improving cancer test waiting times would be covered by a levy on tobacco firms.
BBC Online
added Oct 19, 2014 19:54
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Accounting for “Lost Pleasure” in a Cost–Benefit Analysis of Government Regulation: The Case of the FDA's Proposed Cigarette Labeling Regulation ($$)

Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 16, 2014 20:35
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'Lost pleasure' from smoking not a cost in economic analyses

"Lost pleasure" represented by consumer surplus should not be considered in economic impact analyses of tobacco regulation, according to an ideas and opinions piece published online Oct. 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 16, 2014 20:33
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A qualitative evaluation of 40 voluntary, smoke-free, multiunit, housing policy campaigns in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

Campaigns designed to enhance voluntary smoke-free MUH policy adoption should underscore the economic viability of such policies during each strategic step.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:53
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More California Residents Die From Smoking Than Aids, Study Says | The Snitch

While the number of smokers in California declined from a decade ago, and fewer cigarettes were smoked on a daily basis, nearly four million people still smoked, including an estimated 146,000 adolescents. “We found that while the California tobacco co
San Francisco Weekly
added Oct 16, 2014 13:02
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$18 billion tobacco toll in California: More deaths than from AIDS, Alzheimer's or diabetes

Smoking took an $18.1 billion toll in California – $487 for each resident – and was responsible for more than one in seven deaths in the state, more than from AIDS, influenza, diabetes or many other causes, according to the first comprehensive analysis i
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:38
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