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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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[Canada] THE COST OF SMOKING: A MANITOBA STUDY (PDF)

A common perception is that while smokers may use more healthcare services, they die younger. ...Those in Manitoba who ever smoked use significantly more healthcare services and they do so over a considerably long period—into their late 70s and early 80s.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 19:34
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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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BRENNAN/SCHROEDER: Ending Sales of Tobacco Products in Pharmacies FREE ONLINE FIRST

Affordable Care Act increases health care coverage, but that coverage comes with a price. Any and all efforts to promote public health and reduce the burden of disease are greatly needed. Reducing smoking rates would have those effects, and removing cigar
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Feb 5, 2014 12:07
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[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
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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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