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[Australia] Plain cigarette packaging: healthier citizens, sicker state finances?

eliminating smoking would make it harder for young workers to gain experience and move up in business. In the long term, a healthier population produces a more productive, mobile and flexible workforce, but in the short term eliminating smoking is not ben
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 5, 2015 14:04

Tobacco Use Boosts Cost of Artery Disease Tx

In the first large study to examine the impact of tobacco use on outcomes and medical costs in a PAD population, nearly half (49%) of smokers with PAD were hospitalized over the course of a year, and this hospitalization rate was 35% higher than that see
MedPage Today
added Oct 4, 2015 10:17

Economic burden from smoking-related diseases in Thailand

The total economic loss from smoking-related diseases highlights the significant loss to the society, health sector and the country's economy. Such information is crucial for informing national public health policy, particularly when a conflict arises be
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2015 15:19

[Iowa] Senator: Passing smoking ban in casinos a gamble

A state senator is urging legislators to ban smoking at casinos like Prairie Meadows. And while some casino-goers are on board, others say it would hurt business. An exemption in Iowa's Smokefree Air act currently allows casino-goers to smoke inside. Th
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:39

[Asia, India] Kerala smokers spend Rs.226 crore on heart ailments

The report is based on a one-year study on 'Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases in India' conducted by the Public Health Foundation of India with support from the union ministry of health and family welfare, and the World Health Organization.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:48
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[Minnesota] Tobacco’s Cost Impact for Peripheral Artery Disease Patients

Conclusions: The authors concluded that tobacco use in PAD patients is associated with substantial increases in PAD-related hospitalizations and significantly greater costs.
American College of Cardiology
added Sep 28, 2015 17:33

[Minnesota] Medical Costs Soar for Smokers Who Develop Artery Disease

significantly increases medical costs among people with peripheral artery disease (PAD)...researchers analyzed 2011 health insurance claims data from more than 22,000 PAD patients in Minnesota, and found that annual per-patient health care costs were $18,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 28, 2015 16:59

UN Officially Recognizes that Tobacco Makes the World Poorer

General Assembly formally adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a plan to eradicate global poverty. The goals formally recognize, on a global scale, the negative impact of tobacco consumption on health, wealth, and development and commit membe
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Sep 26, 2015 18:16

Ukip MEP Tim Aker claims smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures

A Ukip MEP has been slammed for saying the smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures that devastated thousands under Margaret Thatcher. Tim Aker stood by his remarks at the Ukip party conference in Doncaster - despite them being attacked a
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 16:04

[Macau] Smoking ban forecast only to shave casino revenue

The Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau estimates that the forthcoming ban on smoking in Macau’s casinos will reduce their gross gaming revenue by between 2.76 per cent and 4.6 per cent, Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion has said.
Macau Business (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:26
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