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Claims that smoking kills more people annually than other dangerous activities combined

Will's claim -- that smoking kills more people annually than in World War II or from other dangerous diseases and habits -- holds up with the CDC and the Census Bureau. As a result, we give Will a True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Aug 17, 2012 03:34
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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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[Canada] DRESCHEL: To vape or not to vape

But in the absence of conclusive data, Ontario's Liberal government is already demonizing e-cigarettes and ignoring their potential to save lives and health-care dollars. The government claims its smoke-free strategy is to help smokers quit, protect othe
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:30
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A quarter of Egyptians are smokers: Health minister

Egypt has one of the highest rates of smokers in the world, the country’s health minister said on Tuesday. Adel El-Adawy said during a speech at a ministry conference on the economy of the tobacco industry that 24.4 percent of Egyptians smoke tobacco.
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:25
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SEE IT: Plane returns to Toronto after passenger threatens to ‘bomb Canada’

Two American fighter jets accompanied Sunwing Flight 772 from West Virginia back to Toronto after Ali Shahi, 25, became agitated... "He basically just tore a strip off her, explaining how expensive the cigarettes are here in Canada, he hates Canada," wit
New York Daily News
added Jul 25, 2014 23:45
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Holy Smokes! Some People Spend 25% of Their Income on What?!

Don't let your dreams of a comfortable retirement go up in smoke -- or in lottery tickets, or lavish vacations. Gallery: What a Smoker's Budget Could Purchase
Daily Finance (AOL)
added Sep 23, 2012 19:26
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New tobacco law ignites controversy in Chile

Business unions predict sales drop of more than US$480,000 per day for restaurants and bars, while many restaurant owners feel indifferent.
Santiago Times (cl)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:40
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[USA] 'How Will a US Smoking Ban Affect Canada?' Asks Lucky Nugget

CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2012 13:21
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Ohio Statehouse can help snuff out disturbing trend 50 years after Surgeon General's landmark smoking report: Toby Cosgrove and Michael F. Roizen

But Ohio has now sullied itself by being one of the few states -- if not the only state -- with increased tobacco use since 2009. Why?... We need leadership in Columbus; we in the United States, and in Ohio especially, can’t afford for additional progre
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Jan 12, 2014 04:00
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Cigarette trafficking in five northeastern US cities

Reducing cigarette trafficking would increase the effectiveness of tobacco taxes in reducing smoking and generate additional tax revenue, particularly in higher-taxed cities. Federal action to reduce cigarette trafficking, such as a track-and-trace system
Tobacco Control
added Dec 12, 2013 02:22
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