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Smoking costs $1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: WHO/NCI study

Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday. That cost far
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2017 16:14
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A $2.00 per pack increase in the tobacco excise tax will reduce smoking, save billions in healthcare expenditures, and create thousands of California jobs (PDF)

Smoking prevalence in California will be more than 2 percentage points lower in 2020 with the tobacco tax increase • In 2020 just 7.1% of California adults will smoke, and the remaining smokers will smoke less • Smoking rates drop quickly because of the
eScholarship
added Oct 16, 2016 15:16
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[Latin America] Estado de situación sobre aspectos fiscales y de accesibilidad del tabaco en la Argentina [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusión: La Argentina debería incorporar políticas impositivas para reducir el consumo de los productos del tabaco que complementen las regulaciones actualmente vigentes, tendientes a reducir el consumo y su intensidad.
Argentine Journal of Cardiology (ar)
added Oct 14, 2016 15:59
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[California] Chronicle recommends: Yes on Prop. 56

We do agree with one point Big Tobacco is making: Passage of Prop. 56 will generate a steadily diminishing revenue stream. This is a good thing. It means fewer people will be smoking. This will save lives, lower the burden on the state budget and help bu
San Francisco Chronicle
added Aug 26, 2016 17:10
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[California] U.S. pharmacies sell cigarettes for less than other stores

Cigarettes are often cheaper at the very place that people shop for health supplies and fill medicine prescriptions, according to a new study in California. “Compared to other types of stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes, more for bo
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:08
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Obamacare's surcharge for smokers may have backfired

A provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows insurers to charge smokers higher premiums may have discouraged smokers from signing up for insurance, undercutting a major goal of the law, according to a study published this month. The surcharges, of
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jul 19, 2016 19:16
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As tobacco age rises to 21, California sales, revenue down

California’s official move Thursday to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21 years old will lower the state’s tobacco tax income by about $68 million a year, according to legislative analyses. But sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:33
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53 billion illegal cigarettes consumed in the European Union last year

New KPMG report for British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International finds that governments lose up to EUR 11.3 billion in revenues
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 8, 2016 14:27
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ARCHIVE: Hungry for tobacco: an analysis of the economic impact of tobacco consumption on the poor in Bangladesh [FREE FULL TEXT]

largely neglected by those working in poverty and tobacco control. Strong tobacco control measures could have immediate impact on the health of the poor by decreasing tobacco expenditures and thus significantly increasing the resources of the poor. Addres
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:04
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[Europe, UK] EDITORIAL: What comes after standardised packaging for tobacco? ($$)

The industry should pay a levy to provide sustainable funding for tobacco control policies
British Medical Journal
added May 25, 2016 14:51
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