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[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29
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Serbia: EUR 1.5 billion spent annually on cigarettes

The number of smokers in Serbia has been declining, by around 7 percent in the last 10 years, but the total of EUR 1.5 billion is still spent on cigarettes on an annual level which almost equals the entire budget of the Republic Fund for Health Insurance,
InSerbia (rs)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:59
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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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The price of cigarettes in Russia may double in 2017

according to a document from the Interior Ministry seen by Izvestia daily. “The current excise rate of 1680 rubles ($27.5) per thousand cigarettes is due to be increased up to 2123 rubles ($35). From there, the price of a pack may cost 220 rubles,” the do
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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[Canada, USA] Couche-Tard slashes tobacco prices to boost brand

Global retail giant Couche-Tard has dropped prices on tobacco products in its American stores, in an effort to draw more customers to the convenience stores that it owns in the United States.
The Suburban (ca)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:04
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NOVELLO: Crackdown on e-cigarettes, cigars will prevent death, disease : The Front Burner

Though the livelihood of small businesses may be at risk by these regulations, and I'm aware that small-cigar makers are clamoring, the FDA has recognized the increased costs of such tobacco regulations. The agency is taking steps to help businesses navi
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Aug 17, 2016 14:51
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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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