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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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Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Foreign / Policy Issues for Congress (PDF)

Illicit tobacco trade: The production, smuggling, and sale of tobacco products, including genuine and counterfeit cigarettes, is a lucrative form of financing for organized crime as well as terrorist groups, such as Hezbollah, Hamas, the Kurdistan Wor
US Department of State
added Nov 6, 2012 16:35
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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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The price of cigarettes in Russia may double in 2017

according to a document from the Interior Ministry seen by Izvestia daily. “The current excise rate of 1680 rubles ($27.5) per thousand cigarettes is due to be increased up to 2123 rubles ($35). From there, the price of a pack may cost 220 rubles,” the do
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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[Cuba] Head of Cigar Rights of America Talks FDA Cigar Regulations

LOOPE: between cost-benefit analysis, the Cuba question, the potential for litigation on certain questions within the deeming rule, it's all had an impact on slowing down the process...if the president doesn't issue new regulations by May 17, a Congressio
Cigar Aficionado
added Apr 14, 2016 01:05
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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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