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[Iowa] Coming Sunday: Tobacco users penalized under new Obamacare rules

Rich Bartlett, owner of Southside Tobacco and Liquor, at 2424 S.W. 9th St. in Des Moines,discusses health insurance companies charging higher premiums to tobacco users and how unfair the practice is.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Nov 30, 2013 16:19
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[New York] City burn$ itself, cig makers warn

The Bloomberg administration’s latest crusade against cigarettes would slash the number of tobacco merchants by 21 percent and snuff out 9,741 retail jobs — mostly at bodegas and grocery stores — an analysis by the tobacco-industry-backed “Save our Store
New York Post
added Jul 7, 2013 21:23
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[Canada] Unhealthy behaviours, socioeconomic barriers contribute to 37 per cent of Ontario’s health care costs: report

The authors say that for every $1 increase in health costs attributed to Ontario’s aging demographic, the province has achieved savings in the range of 20 cents by reducing Ontarian’s unhealthy behaviours such as smoking, unhealthy alcohol consumption, p
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:16
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[Asia, Mid-east] Smokers in Saudi Arabia puff away SR50m every day

Over SR50 million goes up in smoke daily because of addiction to cigarettes in Saudi Arabia, let alone the thousands of deaths that occur every year due to smoking, the head of the anti-tobacco and anti-drugs organization has said. “Only last year, as ma
Arab News (sa)
added Jan 25, 2016 17:46
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[Czech Republic] MfD: President Zeman must pay for smoking in restaurant

had to pay 15,000 crowns for the privilege to smoke in a strictly non-smoking restaurant while on a visit to Brno on Thursday, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote Friday. Smoking in such a restaurant is a presidential privilege, but the president has to
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Nov 16, 2015 20:42
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Gibraltar, UK] Taking the fight to cigarette smugglers

In addition to a close cooperation with EU member states, international partners and stakeholders, these agreements have been proven effective. Since 2006 the number of seized Philip Morris cigarettes has declined by 85% and other brands covered by the a
New Europe
added Jun 1, 2015 10:55
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The Illegal tobacco business is booming across Australia

ILLEGAL tobacco is booming across Australia with a 30 per cent increase in black market trade in the past two years costing taxpayers more than $1.35 billion, a new report has found. Illicit tobacco continues to fund international crime syndicates with
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added May 4, 2015 18:59
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[Africa] Botswana's successful anti-smoking drive comes to Kenya

in Kenya, the World Health Organisation has found that fifteen percent of Kenyans aged between 13 and 15 use tobacco...In some African countries, child smokers now outnumber adult smokers. This shocking rise is storing up huge problems for Africa.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:17
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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
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 16, 2014 07:04
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Youth and tobacco

According to the Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC), the government follows the guidelines of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) with intention to reduce tobacco use and exposure. The guidelines/measures of the WHO are art
The Nation (lk)
added Aug 27, 2014 02:12
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