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[Monaco] Luxury tourism: Casino and hotels adapt to changing clientele ($$)

The croupiers at the Monte Carlo Casino never worry . . . . the casino has struggled to make money in recent years. . . . turnover dropped 20 per cent almost overnight after smoking was banned in 2008.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 21, 2012 11:35
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[Canada] Saskatchewan city imposes fee on businesses selling tobacco products

The city of Lloydminster is Saskatchewan's first community to impose an annual fee on businesses which choose to sell tobacco. Businesses will have to pay $750 a year to sell tobacco products, and another $350 if they sell flavoured tobacco.
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40
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[Africa, Botswana] Govt loses millions to illegal tobacco trade

Recently, the Botswana Police reported an annual loss of P 3,328,000 through cigarette smuggling at the Tlokweng border...the MoH, in collaboration with the World Bank, is conducting a workshop aimed at eliminating illicit trade on tobacco products in th
Mmegi (bw)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:45
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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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[USA] 'How Will a US Smoking Ban Affect Canada?' Asks Lucky Nugget

CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2012 13:21
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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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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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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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