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The economic costs of tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Results Using 2011 prices, the economic loss due to tobacco was US$20.5 billion over the last 10 years, without accounting for smuggled (illegally imported) tobacco. ... Conclusions In Saudi Arabia, short-term and long-term economic gains will result f
Tobacco Control
added May 22, 2013 11:41
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Analysis: Is it fair to penalize smokers and overeaters? Yes, say experts. Here's why.

Because it’s not just about them, say some health economists, bioethicists and public health researchers. “Your freedom is likely to be someone else’s harm,” said Daniel Callahan, senior research scholar at a bioethics think-tank, the Hastings Center.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2013 23:50
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State of Tobacco Control 2013 (PDF)

Money emerges as the core theme in State of Tobacco Control 2013—specifically how states fail to invest in preventing and reducing tobacco use, and how the tobacco industry spends money to make more in profits at the expense of the health of the American
American Lung Association
added Jan 16, 2013 07:27
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[Canada] A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario (PDF)

current heavy smokers (one or more packs of cigarettes per day) had the highest level of health care costs followed by former heavy smokers, light smokers, former light smokers and non-smokers. The three other risk factors—alcohol, diet and physical
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:20
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10 Most Expensive Countries to Buy Cigarettes in the World

This has been the list of 10 most expensive countries to buy cigarettes in the world. The causes for these high prices are good since they promote people to quit the vice.
Insider Monkey
added Jul 25, 2015 21:39
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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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[Jamaica] LETTER: No need for concern over smoking ban in tourism sector

the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ) supports the introduction of the no-smoking policy in the interest of public health. Concerns have been expressed that this ban may have negative effects on our tourism industry. Could this be based on the assu
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 25, 2013 06:35
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[Australia, New Zealand] Plain packaging not affecting tobacco sales

The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores says tobacco sales remain consistent, despite plain packaging, but retailers are paying more in administrative and labour costs to implement the change.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Feb 10, 2013 22:22
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[Canada] What is the Role of the Canadian Government in Fostering Smoking? Part 1 of an Investigative Series

This series will examine the role of the Canadian government’s regulatory and law enforcement policies in fostering the health damages now being attributed to the tobacco companies; the effects of government policies need to be considered by the courts i
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:51
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[Asia, China] 1 in 3 cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal, controversial study finds

About a third of all cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal and the city is losing out on billions in tax revenue as a result. Those are the findings of a tobacco industry-funded report on the consumption of illegal tobacco in 11 Asian countries last
South China Morning Post
added Oct 3, 2013 04:25
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