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[Africa] Shocking statistics on tobacco smoking in Kenya

Over 8 billion sticks of cigarettes are smoked in Kenya every year, according to recent statistics from the World Health Organization ( WHO). This represents an increase given the statistics indicate that over 6.4 billion sticks of cigarettes smoked in
The Standard (ke)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:19
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Big tobacco and anti-cancer activists agree: Health provision goes too far

Big tobacco companies and anti-cancer activists are standing in opposition to a part of the Affordable Care Act that allows insurance companies to charge smokers 50 percent more than patients who do not use tobacco.
Washington Post
added Feb 18, 2013 22:08
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Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

We modelled the cost-effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC)...appears to be cost-effective from the hospital payer perspective. Important consideration is the relatively low intervention cost compared to the reduction in costs rela
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:33
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[Australia, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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[North Carolina] Senator asks FDA for clarity on consequences of new e-cig rules

A Republican Senate committee chairman has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking “for assistance in understanding the consequences” of its new rules on electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2016 11:41
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[Botswana] Stringent tobacco control vital - Mbongwe

Millennium Development Goals (MDG) will remain unattainable as long as the government does not control the use of tobacco, Anti Tobacco Network Interim Executive Director Bontle Mbongwe has said. Speaking during a media workshop this week, Mbongwe argu
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:59
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Terrorism and Tobacco--How Cigarette Smuggling Finances Jihad and Insurgency Worldwide

The Cutting Edge
added Jun 29, 2009 00:00
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Reynolds, ITG square off in dispute over payments to Florida for health-care expenses related to smoking

ITG Brands LLC is suing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an attempt to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands. As part of Reynolds American Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 23, 2017 13:56
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NOVELLO: Crackdown on e-cigarettes, cigars will prevent death, disease : The Front Burner

Though the livelihood of small businesses may be at risk by these regulations, and I'm aware that small-cigar makers are clamoring, the FDA has recognized the increased costs of such tobacco regulations. The agency is taking steps to help businesses navi
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Aug 17, 2016 14:51
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Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA [FREE FULL TEXT]

states will continue to lose revenue, and smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco bas
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:57
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