Headlines Tagged with costs/finances — 5,967 headlines found
Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect of no-smoking policies in Asia, where both high- and low-income countries are belatedly waking up to a growing tobacco-related health epidemic. Researchers say inadequate public awarene
Sep 19, 2014 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:02
Philip Morris determined to make its legal battle over cigarette labeling with Uruguay, a lesson for other countries
Some media outlets have compared the legal dispute between big tobacco and Uruguay as David vs. Goliath, with Philip Morris' seemingly endless coffers up against the small economy of Uruguay. "The amount of money that Philip Morris has at its disposal p
Sep 18, 2014 MERCOPRESS (uy)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:18
From January, smoking will be banned in all restaurants and bars, a move similar to Germany’s health act in 2007 that prohibited smoking at alcoholic establishments, making enclosed smoking booths inside the exception. The German government soon faced s
Sep 19, 2014 Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:00
After the policies were implemented, the average number of unique tobacco customers decreased by 13.29%, CVS Health found. After controlling for baseline rates of smoking over time, the number of unique patients purchasing cigarettes decreased by 5.5% fo
Sep 18, 2014 Pharmacy Times
added Sep 18, 2014 17:58
Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect ... Researchers say inadequate public awareness of smoking risks, coupled with aggressive tobacco marketing, has left Asian nations with some of the highest smoking rates in the world a
Sep 18, 2014 Malay Mail (my)
added Sep 17, 2014 23:19
RTA employees who take a voluntary nicotine-screening test and pass muster as smoke free can reduce their insurance costs starting next year.
Sep 17, 2014 Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Sep 17, 2014 14:25
tobacco control programs, like many others, require a continued financial commitment in order to be effective. Without additional funding, there is little chance that smoking in New York will decrease at the rate it once did.
Sep 17, 2014 Washington Square News (NYU)
added Sep 17, 2014 07:17
Almost half of smokers in Wales have been offered illegal tobacco, according to research from campaign group ASH Wales. It says Wales has one of the largest illegal tobacco markets, compared to regions in England.
Sep 17, 2014 ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:08
In Tristan Associates v. Commonwealth, the radiologists' attorney, Lloyd R. Persun, told the justices that the use of MRIs and CT scanners to produce images of a patient's body constituted manufacturing, and was therefore eligible for tax exemption.
Sep 15, 2014 Law.com
added Sep 16, 2014 14:16
TAXPAYERS are having to fork out millions of pounds every year to pay for smokers’ social care, according to a public health body. More than £2million is being spent by North Somerset Council and £10million by Somerset County Council caring for older sm
Sep 15, 2014 Weston Mercury (uk)
added Sep 16, 2014 14:11