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[Canada] Day 251: Not a secret deal so much as a deal about secrets

it was revealed that the plaintiffs and two of the defendant companies had agreed to keep the companies' financial records sealed. There was a time when the earnings of two of the companies - Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges - were a matt
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:43
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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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[Russia] The Price Of Cigarettes: How Much Does A Pack Of Marlboros Cost In Every Country? [MAP]

there’s one advantage to hanging out in Sochi, Russia -- if you’re a smoker. ... Here’s a map of the 123 countries for which data was available on the Numbeo database. Click on any
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 7, 2014 17:26
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Research reveals assorted ills of tobacco farming ($$)

Tobacco farming is harmful to the environment and to the farm workers, with multinational tobacco companies contributing to the problem by exploiting local farmers, new research has revealed. A review of research on the environmental health impact of tob
Cape Times (za)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:06
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'Dead broke' no more: Bill Clinton fancies $1,000 cigars, world's most expensive stogie maker says

The once 'dead broke' former president is a connoisseur of His Majesty's Reserve cigars, which cost $1,000 a piece, Gurkha Cigars owner and CEO Kaizad Hansotia told Bloomberg during an interview about the company.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 21:46
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[Iraq] US $70 m smoked annually

information available to the Kurdish Globe shows that the value of the cigarettes imported into the Kurdistan Region every year is in the region of US$ 70 million. Despite the fact that there are no official statistics, information available to the Kurdi
The Kurdish Globe (iq)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:33
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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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[Malaysia] Illegal puffs on the downtrend

THE results of the latest Illegal Cigarettes Study (ICS) for the period March-May 2012 reveal that the illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia is trending down to 34.7%, compared with 34.8% in October-December 2011.
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:06
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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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[USA] Youth Exposure to Tobacco in Movies in Ontario, Canada: 2004-2014 (PDF)

o At least 185,000 children and teens aged 0-17 living in Ontario today will be recruited to cigarette smoking by their exposure to onscreen smoking. o These future Ontario smokers will incur at least $1.1 billion in healthcare costs attributable to t
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Sep 11, 2015 13:42
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