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'Dead broke' no more: Bill Clinton fancies $1,000 cigars, world's most expensive stogie maker says

The once 'dead broke' former president is a connoisseur of His Majesty's Reserve cigars, which cost $1,000 a piece, Gurkha Cigars owner and CEO Kaizad Hansotia told Bloomberg during an interview about the company.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 21:46

[Africa, South Africa] EDITORIAL: Learn from cigarette tax

using taxes as a blunt instrument to achieve social goals does not work. Alcohol is also heavily taxed, yet alcohol abuse remains rampant. Sales of fuel-guzzling SUVs have actually increased since an emissions tax was imposed. Taxing sugar is not the way
Business Day (za)
added Aug 21, 2014 07:00

Why Can't the Pentagon Stop Smoking?

why would Congress insist that the Pentagon sell cigarettes -- at a discount, no less?...Sadly and predictably, political forces are fighting back. In response to the Navy's possible sales ban, Representative Duncan Hunter...Defense Department spends more
Bloomberg View
added Aug 19, 2014 16:33

Travel industry to smokers: Puff at your own risk

Turns out that cigarettes are stressing out a lot of travelers, and in a lot of different ways. Hotels and car rental companies are struggling to deal with shifting winds when it comes to smoking. That includes some states’ legalization of recreational
The Washington Post
added Aug 18, 2014 16:32

[UK] Chain-smoking mum and son stub out habit after puffing on almost 1.5 MILLION cigarettes

A chain-smoking mum and son have kicked the habit after puffing on more than 1,436,120 cigarettes and spending almost £650,000. Anne Donnelly, 88, and son Tony, 66, smoked for a combined total of 128 years after starting as schoolchildren.
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 18, 2014 11:32

[Illinois] EDITORIAL: What is the FDA smoking?

given the known costs -- lung cancer, other cancers, heart disease, stroke, emphysema, COPD, reduced fertility, higher infant mortality -- we suggest a different name for this whole exercise. Let's call it the misery avoided index.
Chicago Tribune
added Aug 17, 2014 07:14

[New York, North Carolina] NC Tobacco Production Contributes to Black Market Cigarettes

Organized crime has a new source of funding that's rooted partly in North Carolina. Cigarette trafficking is now grossing in over 5.5 billion dollars annually ... with limited police force and lacking legislation regarding the issue, it's difficult to get
NCNN (North Carolina News Network)
added Aug 16, 2014 21:16

FDA taps YouTube star to fight teen smoking

latest weapon to fight teen smoking goes by the name “SkyDoesMinecraft” and can tout more than 10.3 million subscribers on YouTube. The FDA said Friday they have hired Adam Dahlberg, a 21-year-old YouTube star to post anti-smoking public service announce
The Hill
added Aug 16, 2014 16:08

[Indonesia] Pictorial warnings hit cigarette manufacturers hard

said his cigarette sales had decreased by 10 percent since the Government Regulation (PP) No.109/2012 on tobacco control that mandated the inclusion of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets took effect in June this year. He related the decline t
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 15, 2014 09:58

FRYE: Employees who Smoke can Cost You: So How about Doing Something?

Smoking unquestionably has a deleterious effect not just on overall health, but also on employee productivity. But there are programs and mechanisms an employer can use to enhance both for its employers.
Corporate Wellness Magazine
added Aug 14, 2014 02:43
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