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Smoke in These 7 States and It Could Cost You at Least $1.85 Million Over Your Lifetime

Based on statistics provided by WalletHub, some 20 million Americans have lost their lives to smoking-related illnesses, including 2.5 million nonsmokers that developed a disease as a result of long-term secondhand-smoke exposure. It's also the leading c
Motley Fool
added Feb 1, 2015 17:01
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One in every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan illicit

loses almost Rs 26 billion per year due to illicit tobacco trade, Philip Morris Pakistan Limited (PMPKL) pressed in a detailed presentation to Director General I&I (IRS) and his team.
The News Tribe (uk)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:47
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Is it time to stop subsidising nicotine replacement therapies?

the Commonwealth spent A$8.7m in media placement of anti-smoking messages trying to stimulate smokers to make quit attempts. How many more attempts might have been made had that figure been able to draw on the money being allocated to subsidised NRT?
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 30, 2015 11:37
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ROSS: Consumer surplus and cost-benefit analysis of tobacco use in countries in the earlier stages of the tobacco epidemic

Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) has been a standard tool for assessing the soundness of government policies in the USA since the 1960s. Since then, many societies have adopted CBA as an important input for decision-making in various domains, including the sp
Tobacco Control
added Jan 30, 2015 09:30
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[UK] It Pays for Moms-to-Be to Stop Smoking

Financial incentives help pregnant women quit smoking, a new study shows.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 29, 2015 13:01
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[California] JARDINE: Snuffing out a bad habit by quitting smoking

And they are about 50 percent to 75 percent cheaper than regular cigarettes, according to one manufacturer. But don’t tell that to the guy who, in a moment of clarity at the gas station last weekend, said he’s done smoking for good because cigarettes hav
Modesto (CA) Bee
added Jan 29, 2015 10:11
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[Kentucky] ALVARADO: Statewide smoking ban would save lives and taxpayer dollars

I am asking my colleagues to help me — along with lawmakers from both parties and every region of the state, the public health and medical community, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and over 500 other organizations — to make a smoke-free Kentucky a real
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 28, 2015 08:03
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Smoking decline shows local, state efforts paid off

Boyle cited good reasons for why fewer of today's young adults are opting not to smoke. Among them is the fact that they're in the generation that came of age after the state's Freedom to Breathe Act was passed in 2007, banning smoking in the workplace.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jan 26, 2015 22:18
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Smoking decline shows local, state efforts paid off

Boyle cited good reasons for why fewer of today's young adults are opting not to smoke. Among them is the fact that they're in the generation that came of age after the state's Freedom to Breathe Act was passed in 2007, banning smoking in the workplace.
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Jan 26, 2015 22:18
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[Africa] Botswana's successful anti-smoking drive comes to Kenya

in Kenya, the World Health Organisation has found that fifteen percent of Kenyans aged between 13 and 15 use tobacco...In some African countries, child smokers now outnumber adult smokers. This shocking rise is storing up huge problems for Africa.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
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