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[Europe] Health Commissioner says new tobacco laws will boost EU economy

Tonio Borg, has insisted that draft laws to further regulate the use and sale of tobacco in the EU will save thousands of lives and boost the EU economy.
BBC Online
added Feb 26, 2013 09:21

[Missouri, Nebraska] The Business of a Smoking Ban, Part I

Lost business versus healthier employees. Freedom of choice versus avoiding second hand smoke. These arguments are all current to us, but more than eight years old to some just a state away. Take a trip one hour north and one hour west from St. Joseph an
KQTV St.JoeChannel (St. Joseph, MO)
added Feb 18, 2013 21:52

[South Africa] Smokers take more sick days

Smokers take on average three more sick days from work every year than non-smokers, according to a recent review published in the journal Addiction. ... Occupational Care South Africa (OCSA) estimated that productivity lost due to absenteeism cost the S
Health-E (za)
added Feb 14, 2013 14:03

[Kentucky] Gov. Steve Beshear wants to protect Kentuckians from secondhand smoke

Gov. Steve Beshear has promoted a statewide smoking ban in his annual State of the Commonwealth speech. He told a joint session of the House and Senate on Wednesday that addiction to tobacco is hurting productivity in Kentucky, jacking up medical costs a
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2013 08:48

The impact of the Cyprus comprehensive smoking ban on air quality and economic business of hospitality venues

The goal of this study was to assess the indoor levels of particulate matter in hospitality venues in Cyprus before and after the implementation of the law on 1/1/2010, evaluate the role of enforcement, and examine the legislation's effect on revenue and
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 22:28

Study: Kansas' smoking ban hasn't affected business in restaurants, bars

The Kansas Health Institute analysis concluded "there is no apparent evidence that smoking bans in Kansas have been associated with a decrease in statewide restaurant and bar sales, or with a decrease in the number of establishments serving liquor." Aft
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jan 26, 2013 06:33

Smoking penalty: Individual health care coverage could become unaffordable for many people

Millions of smokers could be priced out of health insurance because of tobacco penalties in President Barack Obama’s health care law, according to experts who are just now teasing out the potential impact of a little-noted provision in the massive legisla
Washington Post
added Jan 24, 2013 20:21


* How Eliminating the Global Illicit Cigarette Trade Would Increase Tax Revenue and Save Lives If the global illicit trade were eliminated, governments would gain at least $31 billion, and from 2030 onwards would save over 160,000 lives a year. more...
World Lung Foundation
added Jan 6, 2013 13:09

Smokers Pay 14% Higher Health Insurance Premiums Than Non-Smokers, eHealth Data Shows

"This is valuable data for consumers and advocacy groups working on important health issues related to smoking and overall fitness," said eHealth Chief Executive Office, Gary Lauer. "For the second year in a row now, we've been able to put a dollar figure
CBS MarketWatch
added Jan 4, 2013 20:49

Sri Lankans spend 10 times of poverty alleviation funds for smoking, says Minister

Sri Lanka Minister of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka says the poverty cannot be eradicated in the country as long as people waste money for alcohol, smoking and drugs.
added Dec 26, 2012 01:02
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