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[Louisiana] State police expect New Orleans to lose millions if smoking ban is passed

Representatives presenting the report to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board..."I do believe the board has a responsibility since it is our duty under the law to promote economic development through gaming in this state -- and gaming huge footprint in New
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 19, 2014 02:14
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[New York] Upstate NY adults more likely to smoke than adults in rest of the state and nation / An Affordable Care Act provision supports smokers who have resolved to quit

Excellus BCBS's "The Facts About Cigarette Smoking Among Upstate New York Adults" reports that smoking costs New York state more than $15.6 billion (2014 dollars) each year in direct medical costs and economic productivity losses.
readMedia
added Dec 19, 2014 02:09
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Kentucky Business Leaders Smoke Free Helps Bottom Line

Most businesses in Kentucky support a statewide indoor smoke-free law, according to the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Lawmakers will hear testimony about property rights Wednesday. Photo credit: Greg Stotelmyer.
Public News Service (PNS)
added Dec 17, 2014 05:27
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BITTMAN: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

But there’s a bigger question: How can intelligent, thoughtful, science-based legislation survive attacks by well-funded lobbyists — many of whom have worked in the very agencies they besiege — who now seem to be able to include sneaky “fixes” that might
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:08
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SmokelessTobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective (PDF)

• Smokeless tobacco use is a global problem that is present in at least 70 low-, middle-, and high-income countries and affects more than 300 million people. The greatest burden from ST use is in the South-East Asia Region, which experiences the highe
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:04
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[Asia, India] New Report: Smokeless Tobacco Use is an Overlooked Global Scourge with a Huge Public Health Toll

This report reminds us that efforts to reduce the deadly consequences of tobacco use around the world must include smokeless tobacco. The report, 2014 Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective, was released today by the U.S. Centers for D
PR Newswire
added Dec 16, 2014 06:57
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AUDIO: Blair Horner: New York Is Losing Control Of The War On Tobacco

Over the past few years, New York has slashed its tobacco control efforts in half, from a high of $85 million to just under $40 million today. When these programs are cut, more kids start to smoke, fewer smokers quit, health care costs go up and, worst o
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Dec 16, 2014 03:27
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Direct and indirect costs of smoking in Vietnam [FREE FULL TEXT]

The existing estimates of the costs associated with smoking in Vietnam indicate that the society suffered an economic loss due to tobacco use. The two existing estimates of the costs of smoking in Vietnam suffer from major limitations that result in und
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:13
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CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign provided outstanding return on investment

The 2012 Tips From Former Smokers campaign spent only $480 per smoker who quit and $393 per year of life saved, according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The results of the study were published today in the American Jour
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:56
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Cigarettes Cause One-Third of U.S. Cancer Deaths: Report

"Our results indicate that cigarette smoking causes about three in 10 cancer deaths in the contemporary United States. Reducing smoking prevalence as rapidly as possible should be a top priority for U.S. public health efforts to prevent future cancer dea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 11, 2014 23:53
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