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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Cost of a lifetime of smoking equivalent to an 800 sq ft flat, Chinese University study finds

Assuming consumption of one packet a day, Hong Kong smokers spend an average of HK$20,440 a year. Vivian Lee Wing-yan... "The money spent on cigarettes can be used on investment instead to potentially increase their assets,"..., ahead of World No Tobacco
South China Morning Post
added May 27, 2015 18:22
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[Africa, Nigeria] OBI: Why legislators must be fair on tobacco legislation

While other groups presented their memoranda, which were based on factual information in a civil manner, a member of the anti-tobacco groups attempted to scare members of the committee and others by bandying exaggerated figures to make his case better th
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 27, 2015 10:14
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[UK] Lack of sleep is behind low productivity - but smoking and drinking are fine

Researchers have discovered that the amount workers smoke, eat or drink alcohol does not affect their productivity in the office. However, those who had six hours or less a night were significantly less productive than those who got seven or eight hours’
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 26, 2015 08:46
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[UK] The real reason you're not productive at work? Lack of SLEEP: Get seven hours a night and you can 'drink, eat and smoke what you like'

Smoking, drinking and eating does not affect productivity at work as much as having six hours sleep or less does, according to new research carried out by Cambridge University and Rand Europe (file picture, posed)
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2015 08:44
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[Canada] This is the template of the letters sent to attorneys general and ministers of health in the provinces. (PDF)

Research now shows that when smokers become aware of the industry’s ugly behaviour, smoking cessation attempts increase. And when this occurs, illness is prevented and lives are saved. But if Canadians are totally unaware of the predatory practices behind
Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud [ Campagne pour obtenir justice face à la fraude du tabac] (ca)
added May 25, 2015 16:27
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[Canada] Awareness and Support for Health Care Cost Recovery Litigation: Results of a National Survey (PDF)

awareness of the litigation effort is extremely low, and awareness of the alleged illegal behavior of tobacco companies underlying the lawsuits is even lower. However, when informed about the litigation, a significant majority of Canadians support it.
Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud [ Campagne pour obtenir justice face à la fraude du tabac] (ca)
added May 25, 2015 16:24
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[Canada] Sixty health and legal experts release poll for World No Tobacco Day and express alarm over near zero awareness of landmark provincial lawsuits against Big Tobacco. (PDF)

“less than 10 percent of Canadians know that the provinces are suing tobacco companies over their behaviour”... Today, the Campaign is making public both the poll and the letter from more than 60 health and legal experts pressing provincial attorneys gen
Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud [ Campagne pour obtenir justice face à la fraude du tabac] (ca)
added May 25, 2015 16:22
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[Massachusetts] Methuen raises tobacco purchasing age to 21

September, the legal age to buy tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in Methuen will rise to 21. With that increase will come a dip in sales that could be hard to recoup, owners of local convenience stores said at a pair of public hearings on the re
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added May 24, 2015 21:27
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[Virginia] No easy solutions for illicit tobacco trade

Chaloupka... spoke last week at the annual meeting of the Tobacco Merchants Association in Williamsburg, a gathering of industry representatives and some public health advocates .... ...“If you can get low-tax states to bring their taxes up to some minimu
Richmond.com
added May 24, 2015 18:04
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Philip Morris lawsuit could cost taxpayers £11bn

TOBACCO giant Philip Morris is to launch the biggest corporate compensation case in history against the UK and Scottish Governments over the decision to impose plain packaging on cigarettes. Legal papers are expected to be presented today or early next
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 22, 2015 11:18
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