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[Florida] LETTER: No Cigars, No Cigar Illness

What about tobacco’s impact on the national economy through increased medical costs and lost productivity, and on public health through more than 400,000 deaths a year? Nostalgia shouldn’t undermine the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate products that kill w
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:15
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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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[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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[Malaysia] Puff breaks cutting short 'working' life

Smokers may think they are only taking a few minutes from their work station for a "puff break" but other related routines, coupled with the actual act of smoking, can slice off more than three weeks of the company's time per employee in a year.
The Star (my)
added Jul 8, 2012 12:42
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[Malaysia] Average smoker spends RM180 on cigarettes per month – Survey

An average smoker in the country spends RM178.80 on cigarettes per month, according the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2011.
Borneo Post (my)
added Jun 13, 2012 10:45
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