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[Asia] Vietnamese spend over $1 billion per year on cigarettes

With 16 million smokers, it is estimated that Vietnamese people pay about VND22 trillion ($1.05 billion) for cigarettes per year. This is also the amount of money spent for treatment of the five common diseases related to tobacco.
Vietnam Net
added Oct 30, 2014 20:36
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SBP report reveals, Pakistanis blew away 250 billion in smoke

According to a report by the State Bank of Pakistan, during the fiscal year 2013/2014 smokers spent 250 billion rupees on purchasing almost 64.5 billion cigarettes in the country. The report states, that the cheapest cigarette available in Pakistan is pr
Frontier Post (pk)
added Oct 26, 2014 19:29
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[Minnesota] Rice County landlords to ponder smoke-free policy

Promoting health and safety while reducing property expenses. Those are just some of the benefits that building managers and landlords will hear during a smoke-free workshop next month. According to Minnesota Smoke Free Housing, nearly 50 percent of Minn
Faribault (MN) Daily News
added Oct 24, 2014 18:20
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[Pennsylvania] Nutter Administration Pushing City Workers Toward No-Tobacco Pharmacies

Thousands of non-union Philadelphia municipal workers are being coaxed into using pharmacies that don't sell tobacco products. And higher health care premiums are coming for those workers who do smoke.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:13
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[UK] Jeremy Hunt wants a 'smoke-free' Britain

Britain should “aspire” to be a country where nobody smokes, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. Responding to a landmark NHS report, which placed prevention and public health at the heart of a plan to transform the health service in England over
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:09
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[UK] NHS needs £8 bn funding boost and 'major reforms' says health chief

Simon Stevens says the funding boost, combined with reforms and ambitious efficiency savings is needed to close a £30bn funding black hole which would otherwise open up by 2021
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:44
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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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