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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Kim's £28m fag addiction: North Korea chubby tyrant splashes cash on cigarettes and cigars

The dumpy leader ordered his minions to empty the coffers of £28million for fags from China and Singapore and £700,000 went on fine cigars and cigarillos. The 33-year-old politician also forked out £88,000 on second-hand machinery to roll rough home-grow
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:26
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GLANTZ: Obama DHHS should look beyond economists when assessing consumer surplus

At a minimum, behavioural scientists and neurobiologists need to be among the experts evaluating the government’s approach to these issues.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 16, 2015 15:01
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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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[Jamaica] Smoking costing Gov't more than it pays - health ministry

Carreras ... last week told the Human Resource and Social Development Committee of Parliament that it contributes $11 billion …. But in a stinging rebuttal before the committee yesterday, the health ministry said that for every tobacco dollar in taxes, th
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:28
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The Effect of the California Tobacco Control Program on Smoking Prevalence, Cigarette Consumption, and Healthcare Costs: 1989–2008

Conclusions/Significance Between FY 1989 and 2008 the California Tobacco Program cost $2.4 billion and led to cumulative NIPA healthcare expenditure savings of $134 (SE $30.5) billion.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Feb 13, 2013 17:06
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco tax smokescreen evaporates

Using tax changes as a smokescreen for price rises has allowed tobacco companies to maintain their earnings as cigarette consumption in the UK and Europe has continued to fall. One tobacco analyst, who asked not to be named, described the relationship b
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 15:55
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FDA Testing Of Cigars: What Does It Mean, What Will It Cost?

The FDA's jurisdiction over the premium cigar industry goes into effect this summer, but cigar manufacturers whose products are subject to testing will be given a three-year grace period to streamline and normalize their compliance requirements. This mea
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 8, 2016 19:56
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[UK] SHRIMPTON: Editor's comment: Preparing for the tobacco display ban

But in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, where 1.5sq metres can be exposed, it may well be legal, if not particularly elegant. ...While staying legal is the most important immediate consideration, independents must continue to project a professional im
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:35
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The economic costs of tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Results Using 2011 prices, the economic loss due to tobacco was US$20.5 billion over the last 10 years, without accounting for smuggled (illegally imported) tobacco. ... Conclusions In Saudi Arabia, short-term and long-term economic gains will result f
Tobacco Control
added May 22, 2013 11:41
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Analysis: Is it fair to penalize smokers and overeaters? Yes, say experts. Here's why.

Because it’s not just about them, say some health economists, bioethicists and public health researchers. “Your freedom is likely to be someone else’s harm,” said Daniel Callahan, senior research scholar at a bioethics think-tank, the Hastings Center.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2013 23:50
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