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White House weakened draft of FDA's proposed tobacco regulations

weakened language detailing health risks from cigars and deleted restrictions that might have prevented online sales of e-cigarettes...Office of Management and Budget, which analyzes the potential economic consequences of proposed regulations, deleted lan
Reuters
added Jun 25, 2014 06:42
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Raising the Excise Tax on Cigarettes: Effects on Health and the Federal Budget

By themselves, the effects of improvements in health (including greater longevity) on revenues and outlays would have the net result of reducing deficits for roughly the next 50 years (see figure below). After that, however, the increase in spending (spur
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
added Jun 16, 2012 08:43
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[North Carolina] Duke To Add Tobacco Surcharge To Insurance

Employees who are smokers or tobacco users will pay $10 per month beginning in 2013
Duke University News Service
added Jun 6, 2012 08:16
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[California] LETTER: Smokers should pay

Boy! Talk about getting my dander up. The June 16 letter "Unfair taxation" really got to me. . . . . I am not willing to pay for your cancer research, when it is you who are choosing to cause yourself the cancer.
San Bernadino County (CA) Sun
added Jul 9, 2012 01:21
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[North Carolina] GOLDSTEIN: Slashing anti-tobacco programs will cost money, lives

The North Carolina legislature is poised to dramatically reduce and probably eventually eliminate the state’s nationally recognized tobacco use prevention and cessation program
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Jun 5, 2012 15:04
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[Canada] 10 years of a smoke-free Saskatchewan

Patrons adapted, and business in urban bars eventually recovered. "Coming up on 10 years that changed, like wow, has it been that long already? But you don't even think about it anymore," Johnston said.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:12
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KEENE: Too much fun for the anti-cigar spoilsports to allow

exempt “premium” cigars costing more than 10 bucks apiece. That will allow the do-gooders among us to make it more expensive and far more difficult for the poor to enjoy a good cigar while the professional and political elites continue to puff away. It’s
Washington Times
added Sep 10, 2014 14:25
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[Kenya] Six million smokers died in 2011 -- report

Dr William Maina, head of the division of non-communicable diseases in the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, dismissed the argument that the industries are legitimate businesses that sustain both local and the global economies by creating jobs and
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jun 23, 2012 15:44
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Cigars in Greece

Cigars are a luxury purchase, hence their consumption is strongly linked to disposable incomes. Unless the economy shows signs of recovery over the forecast period, the category is highly likely to continue to contract. Euromonitor International thus est
Euromonitor International
added Jul 20, 2014 10:02
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WEST/MARTEAU: Commentary on Casswell (2013): The commercial determinants of health - West [FREE FULL TEXT]

Reducing consumption requires re-thinking macro-economics to achieve prosperity without growth, a brave but vital initiative to curb the commercial determinants of health before the planet becomes too hostile to support human existence [7, 8].
Addiction
added Mar 21, 2013 12:08
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