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Farage denies 'all-white' Ukip manifesto pamphlet is racist by saying: 'There was one fully black person and another who is half black'

He added of his party's policy: 'Would that burden the health service? Well let's put it like this: the NHS says, that smoking related illnesses cost it £2 billion a year, all right? Tobacco tax is £12billion a year so I don't quite buy the argument.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 15:52

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Health groups see opportunity in cigarette tax

“Indiana lawmakers can adopt an easy and practical solution to both raise revenues and save money – raise the tobacco tax by one dollar,”... The health coalition is on the right track – raising the tobacco tax is an opportunity Indiana can’t afford to m
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Apr 21, 2015 10:46

Cigarette makers ask for impact study on Romania’s planned smoking ban

The chain effect of banning smoking can lead to the loss of 20,000 jobs and can halve the turnover for about 50% of the units that sell cigarettes, cigarette producers said. They also claim that the decrease in cigarette sales can lead to a drop in sal
Romania Insider (ro)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:26

‘Money spent on tobacco in Jordan can build 8 hospitals’

Jordanians annually spend JD508 million on tobacco, which is enough to build eight hospitals, Jordan National Anti-Smoking Society President Mohammad Shreim told the Jordan News Agency, Petra, on Thursday. Smoking is an “epidemic” that is not yet listed
Jordan Times (jo)
added Apr 18, 2015 13:09

Smoking costs Germany 79 billion per year

The "cost" of smoking in Germany is nearly 1,000 euros per man, woman and child, according to a new report. But the tax pinch for non-smokers is far less than this number suggests.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Apr 18, 2015 12:59
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Quit smoking hotline snuffed out because of cuts

Illinois Tobacco Quitline also took a financial hit. Last year, it answered more than 90,000 calls. But now, those calls will go unanswered. The governor's office says it's just temporary and they would like to restore the funding in July when the next f
WCIA (Champaign, IL)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:46
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The Enduring Effects of Smoking in Latin America

Unless innovations in the detection and treatment of chronic diseases are introduced soon, continued gains in adult survival in Latin America and the Caribbean region may slow down considerably.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:09

[California] Measures in the fight on tobacco and e-cigarettes

• Include e-cigarettes in a special enforcement program against the sale of cigarettes to minors. (SB 24) • Strengthen existing law prohibiting online marketing of tobacco to minors. (AB 1541) • Make tobacco cessation services a covered Medi-Cal benef
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 15, 2015 08:37

AUDIO: Why Some Doctors Are Hesitant To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer

That translates into thousands of lives each year, says Dr. Claudia Henschke...But as more and more people are getting screened for lung cancer, other doctors worry the test is doing more harm than good. "It's the two-edged sword," says Dr. H. Gilbert We
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:18

LETTER: Tobacco products' cheap price hurts Indiana

Hoosiers shell out $570 per household annually in tobacco-related health-care costs, totaling an estimated $2.93 billion per year for our state. Beyond that, more than 11,000 of our friends, family members and neighbors pay the price of premature, tobac
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Apr 13, 2015 12:09
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