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[California] Smoking results in staggering costs over a lifetime

The average California tobacco smoker will lose more than $1.5 million over a lifetime, including the cumulative cost of a pack per day, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs, according to an analysis by the personal finance website Wall
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Feb 12, 2016 13:30
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Experts welcome India's tobacco control pledge made in Dhaka

India has endorsed the 'Dhaka Declaration on SDG Action in South Asia' that has set the agenda for making the region tobacco free by 2030. "As the country is grappling with shrinking health budgets, India's strategy to reduce the burden of non-communica
New Kerala.com (in)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:49
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[Asia-pacific] Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Reveals Real Intentions Behind The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

he discusses how similar measures have already been taken to affect environmental and health regulation laws, including in Togo, Australia, and Uruguay, which are all being sued by tobacco...Each one of these cases, on average, governments spend more than
Collective Evolution (CE)
added Feb 6, 2016 22:15
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American Lung Association gives Pennsylvania low grades for anti-tobacco efforts

The state's budget impasse has also hurt tobacco prevention and control in Pennsylvania, the association said. Funding for programs to reduce smoking has dried up as state lawmakers continue to negotiate a budget deal. "Pennsylvania is missing a clear op
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 3, 2016 15:14
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Facts

Nearly 1 in 4 high school students in the U.S. use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes, according to the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey 7.7 percent of middle school students use at least one tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.
American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:05
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[UK-Wales] Inmates at smoke free Wrexham super prison to be given gum and nicotine patches

Smoking will be banned in Welsh prisons from 2017 Wrexham super prison inmates could be given gum and nicotine patches to stop smoking – at a cost of over £12,000 a week to the North Wales heath service.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:06
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EDITORIAL: Help military ban tobacco

States can help the military and citizens, in spite of Congress, by emulating Hawaii and raising the smoking age to 21. We reiterate our strong endorsement of the current bills in the Legislature to raise the age to 21 here. It's the healthy, and patriot
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47
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[North Carolina] Cigarette smoking in NC: A million-dollar habit

The average smoker in North Carolina will spend $88,000 on their habit over a lifetime... healthcare costs are even higher than that, at $136,000, and tobacco addiction specialist Donna Borowski with Mission Health System in Asheville says finding the mot
Charlotte (NC) Post
added Jan 27, 2016 19:24
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VIDEO: Tobacco use costing New Jerseyans a bundle of money

Linda A Bellott, a 65-year-old New Jersey resident, has been smoking cigarettes for almost 50 years. She spends more than $50 per week on her habit, which amounts to more than $2,600 per year just to buy tobacco. I know I am "setting a bad example for m
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Jan 27, 2016 18:56
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[UK, Hawaii] Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are THREE times more likely to try smoking with the same year

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes are more likely to go on to try smoking, research suggests. School pupils who used an e-cigarette were three times more likely to smoke cigarettes a year later, compared with those who had never used the devices. It is il
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 16:10
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