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[Asia] In Pakistan, Cigarettes May Be Hazardous to Your Fiscal Health

Local brands are starting to take away market share from rivals marketed by British American Tobacco Plc and Phillip Morris International Inc. The reason is simple: They cost less than the 36-rupee ($0.34) tax imposed on a legitimate pack of cigarettes.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 9, 2016 02:49

Mortality and economic burden of Krasnoyarsk region, Russia, caused by regular tobacco usage

We found that tobacco use-related economic burden is at least equal to 2% of the gross regional product of the Krasnoyarsk region in 2013....Smoking cessation is a priority for prevention of the tobacco-related diseases and reduction of their burden on lo
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Feb 23, 2016 19:13

Tobacco price increase and smoking behaviour changes in various subgroups: a nationwide longitudinal 7-year follow-up study among a middle-aged Japanese population ($$)

We confirmed that the tobacco price rise was associated with increasing cessation and decreasing relapse concurrently. Furthermore, this price rise was associated with favourable smoking changes in nearly all population subgroups; a large differential imp
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2016 09:51

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarette tax cannot cover cost of treating smoking-related diseases, says health ministry

Datuk Dr Abdul Razak Muttalif from the Institute of Respiratory Medicine says more than RM3.83 billion of public funds was used to treat patients suffering from cigarette-smoking-related diseases in 2010.
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:10

[Macau] Smoking ban forecast only to shave casino revenue

The Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau estimates that the forthcoming ban on smoking in Macau’s casinos will reduce their gross gaming revenue by between 2.76 per cent and 4.6 per cent, Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion has said.
Macau Business (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:26

[Asia-pacific] Macau total smoking ban may pare casino revenue by up to 4.6 percent

Health Bureau (SSM) says in a statement it estimates that the city's gaming revenue would be reduced by up to 4.6 percent if a blanket ban on smoking in all gaming venues was implemented, adding that it had taken a preliminary assessment conducted by the
Macau News (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:25

FDA and the Department of Defense: A Joint Force to Reduce Tobacco Use in the Military

Working collaboratively, we developed an agreement where FDA would supply DHA with six advertisements from The Real Cost campaign, to run in more than 100 military installation movie theaters, domestically and internationally, until March 2016. The ads f
FDA Blogs
added Sep 22, 2015 17:34

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Singapore] Macau Casinos Are Fuming as China's Gamblers Puff Away Elsewhere

A bill being considered by Macau legislators to fully outlaw smoking in casinos promises to set the city’s 35 betting parlors further apart from rivals in Singapore and other Asian gaming destinations. While a blanket ban would be a victory for public hea
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2015 00:23

[UK] Blowing smoke: is vaping waste as bad as cigarette butts?

Consumers are not properly aware of the dangers of e-cigarette waste, with whole vaping devices being sent straight to landfill rather than being recycled. That’s according to waste management company Business Waste, which claims e-cigarettes are pose an (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 11:13

Tobacco Taxes Reduce Health Expenses and Increase Worker Productivity

What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Chattopadhyay: Based on an updated review of all of the available scientific studies, the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) reiterated its recommendation for tobacco pr
added Jul 26, 2015 05:41
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