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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

[North Dakota] Statewide Smoking Ban Burns Bar Owners

Vigen says she's already spent nearly 10-thousand dollars building her heated smoking shelter, and there's no way for her to recoup the money that will be spent making changes. However, she does say that overall, she's had more business since the smokin
KVLY TV 11 (Fargo, ND)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:37

Obama Administration Gives Smokers A Way Out Of Higher Insurance Premiums

The Obama administration on Tuesday effectively nullified a provision of the federal health law that would have allowed insurers in the small group market to charge smokers up to 50 percent more than nonsmokers. (Clearfield, PA)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:31

[Hungary] Planned tobacco tax hike seen denting revenue in 2013

An amendment on a planned increase in the excise tax on cigarettes would generate about HUF 2bn more budget revenue in 2012, but HUF 10bn less in 2013, the National Economy Ministry said on Thursday, responding to a query by MTI.
added Oct 8, 2012 02:32

[UK] Real cost of plain tobacco packs to independent retailers is revealed

In-store research by the Rural Shops Alliance (RSA) shows the introduction of plain tobacco packs could cost shopkeepers “tens of millions of pounds” a year, reports today’s Independent Retail News.
Talking Retail (uk)
added Aug 24, 2012 07:22

[UK] Obese and smokers less of a burden on the NHS than the healthy who live longer - report

Research by the Institute of Economic Affairs argues that a tax on fatty food could actually increase the burden on the health system and unfairly penalise the poor.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 27, 2012 16:11

The impact of a federal cigarette minimum pack price policy on cigarette use in the USA

A federal minimum price policy has the potential to greatly benefit tobacco control and public health by uniformly increasing the price of cigarettes and by eliminating many price-reducing strategies currently available to both sellers and consumers.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 5, 2017 01:54

[Florida] SC15-722 Lyantie Townsend, etc. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (PDF)

the Legislature granted litigants obtaining a judgment a vested right to a fixed rate of interest that expressly fixed the rate of interest until the judgment was paid... we quash the decision below, answer the rephrased certified question in the negat
Supreme Court of Florida
added Jun 10, 2016 17:36

[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

[Vietnam] GOODWIN: Watch Out, Joe Camel Is Back: Big Tobacco and the TPP

helping to promote cigarette use, an industry that accounts for one in ten adult deaths worldwide, especially among young Vietnamese women, will not make for a proud Obama legacy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:40
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