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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.
GantDaily.com (Clearfield, PA)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:31
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[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.
realdeal.hu
added Oct 8, 2012 02:32
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[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
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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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Cigar Industry Lawsuit Against FDA Regulation Slated for July 2017

“After a thorough and detailed legal review, we are challenging this unlawful regulatory action in federal court to protect the statutory and constitutional rights of our industry and its members,” said Mark Purcell, ceo of the IPCPR at the time of the f
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:02
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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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