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[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
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] AHMAD: Changing tack on smoking

LAST week Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah in a surprise announcement canceled an anti-smoking campaign that was to have taken place shortly...As innocent non-smoking people, we should not tolerate anyone smoking in public and we should pressurize
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:19
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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
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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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[Canada] Saskatchewan city imposes fee on businesses selling tobacco products

The city of Lloydminster is Saskatchewan's first community to impose an annual fee on businesses which choose to sell tobacco. Businesses will have to pay $750 a year to sell tobacco products, and another $350 if they sell flavoured tobacco.
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40
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[Illinois] REEG: From injustice to justice: Lessons learned from the Madison County tobacco litigation

the employer of thousands of citizens, spent millions in fees and expenses on the case...having that money available for salaries and benefits for its employees, other benefits for its customers or the public, charitable causes and other good deeds. The p
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 28, 2016 23:55
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[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
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[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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MOODY: E-Cigarettes Poised to Save Medicaid Billions

the rational policy decision is to adopt a non-interventionist stance toward the evolution and adoption of the e-cig until hard evidence proves otherwise. While cigarette tax collections will fall as a result, Medicaid spending will fall even faster.
State Budget Solutions
added Apr 2, 2015 19:09
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[Canada] SHATENSTEIN: My best friend was a smoker who died 10 years ago this week. It's time for big changes to tobacco regulations

For my best friend, the new adventures stopped 10 years ago this week. Daniel Feist was 51 when he died. Longtime readers will also remember the unflinching series of articles he and I co-wrote for the Gazette in fall 2004, after he was diagnosed with St
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 18:07
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